Let’s make Lower Road safer for pedestrian’s

Let’s make Lower Road safer for pedestrian’s

Cllr Mandy Brar (pictured) is supporting local resident, Sharon Price, in her campaign for a safe pedestrian crossing on Lower Road.  162 local residents signed the petition for a safe pedestrian crossing.  The Lower Road route is used a lot by school children and parents, as well as patients for the medical centre, customers for […]

Follow Riverside and Belmont TVP on twitter

Riverside and Belmont police team can be followed on Twitter. I have just signed up to a Twitter account to follow them. Follow this link. The Tweets will inform you of a variety of things including – updates regarding incidents, operations which have taken place, arrests, crime prevention advice and how to contact your team.

Car parking prices are not working

Less than a third of the way through the council’s financial year, it is obvious to the LibDems that the Tories’s car parking polices are not working. Cllr Kathy Newbound, LibDem Group Deputy Leader said, “The council’s income is well below what was predicted. Latest figures suggest the shortfall could be as much as £150,000. […]

LibDems welcome U turn on voluntary groups

LibDems believe that it is essential if the Big Society is going to work then it needs to restore funding to local voluntary groups. Cllr Kathy Newbound, LibDem Deputy Group Leader said, “This year the local Tories cut the funding for voluntary groups by a fifth. From £132,170 in their first year of office they […]

Sprinklers could help save lives

Borough LibDems know that sprinklers could save lives. Cllr Kathy Newbound, LibDem Group Deputy Leader said, “A fire causing 13 deaths in a Scottish care home in 2003 led to the Scottish Parliament making sprinklers compulsory in all care homes two years later. This year the Welsh Assembly have asked for all new homes to […]