Welcome to Bob Thompson’s diary

Welcome to Liberal Democrat Borough Councillor Bob Thompson’s diary. I intend to update this every fortnight to keep readers aware of current council issues and of matters local to Hoole. So what do borough councillors actually do? After the hype of an election do councillors retreat to

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Silver spoon of elections job

A letter by David Mead, local Liberal Democrat, published in the Chronicle 29th September: The Chief Executive, Steve Robinson’s letter (Chronicle 8 September) seems to indicate that he personally received the £45,000 payment for acting as returning officer in the May elections.  This was

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Welcome to Newton Ward – final boundary proposals

This long ward stretches from Parkgate Road and the “Fountains Roundabout” in the West to Long Lane in Upton in the East. It will include Northgate Village, Parkgate Road, Abbots Grange and nearby parts of Upton Ward, as well as much of Newton. This is similar to the Boundary Committee’s draft

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