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?
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
Christmas is fast approaching. And before we know it, the kids will opening the first window in their advent calendars eager to begin the countdown until good ol’ Santa comes down the chimney with gifts…for all the good boys and girls of course! Christmas has always been a special time of year in Bollington. A … More Christmas Decorations Throughout Bollington!
Need your car cleaned and haven’t got time to do it? Every 2 weeks down at The Recreation Ground in Bollington, a Car Wash service is run. This is in partnership with Cheshire & Greater Manchester Community Rehabilitation Company (CGM CRC aka Probation service), The Bridgend Centre and The Friends of The Bollington Recreation Ground. … More Car Wash @ The Rec, Bollington
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
Thank you for taking the time to complete the Bollington Youth Club Questionnaire. This questionnaire is designed to be completed by the Youth of Bollington, with the supervision of an adult if necessary. The questionnaire will look for information as to what activities, support and other things you would like to do or see in … More Bollington Youth Club: Questionnaire
It was a busy night in the council office this past Tuesday where we saw a packed house eager to discuss the pre-application proposal of a new plan which many in Bollington feel very passionately about. This new proposal would see the demolition of the building that is occupied by The Bay Leaf Lounge that … More The Big Issues: Sainsbury’s in Bollington
I sit at the computer screen following a very hectic week. A week where I attended the Mayor Making, my first Town Planning Meeting and a little trip over to Amsterdam with my fiancee, Laura and our best man, Tom and our Maid of Honour, Nikki. Now I sit at the computer with my nephew … More My Thoughts on Youth Provisions in Bollington
During this election campaign, I have had the tremendous opportunity to speak with people of Bollington. It has been great to hear what you are passionate about and I’m pleased that the majority of you feel as passionately about the issues facing Bollington as I do. I have been lucky enough to briefly chat with … More The Snow Flake and Why Voting is Important
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?