What does it mean to be Bollywog and a Bollingtonian and is there a difference?

It’s been an interesting and busy week on Social Media for the people of Bollington. The Saga of the BayLeaf Development reached a dramatic climax when the application was refused on Tuesday. The people of Bollington demonstrated to Cheshire East Council that they will fight tooth and claw to be heard and will fight with … More What does it mean to be Bollywog and a Bollingtonian and is there a difference?

#Don’tBombSyria

The debate on whether or not to approve airstrikes over Syria is on my mind. Like many of you, I have read and watched the news, listened to the opinions of our politicians and discussed this issue with friends, family and colleagues. The solutions to the issue appears to be binary with the debate simply falling … More #Don’tBombSyria

Judging A Book By Its Cover: Racial Profiling And The Police In England And Wales

Racial profiling and Institutional racism have become a stigma within the Police service in England and Wales. It was the murder of Stephen Lawrence that actually brought these serious issues to the attention of the nation. Even to this day, Stephen Lawrence’s name echoes throughout the police service, media, politics, courts and the public. Since … More Judging A Book By Its Cover: Racial Profiling And The Police In England And Wales

What do YOU think the real issues of Bollington are?

My philosophy on the role of the Councillor is to represent the people of the community who vote to put you there. The values, skills and attributions to do this to a high standard are but not limited to: Transparency Communication Honesty Integrity Efficiency In an effort to demonstrate my commitment to these values, I … More What do YOU think the real issues of Bollington are?