August 2007

August Local News Round Up

By popular request we see our return to a summary of local stories in the News Shopper and Mercury.  Making the local headlines in August...


 The Mercury


Conservatives win promise of improvements for Progress Hall

After continual pressure from Cllr Spencer Drury over the last six months, the Counc

Conservatives stand up for Sowerby residents

Councillor Dermot Poston has been very concerned about recent anti-social behavour at Sowerby Close and, as residents there will know, he presented their petition to a full Council Meeting. One really troublesome resident was evicted as a result. The problems at Sowerby have ranged from misuse of alcohol and drugs through to criminal damage and verbal abuse.

Update on Castlewood Reservoir work

Residents will have noticed at the start of June that Westmount Road has been partially blocked off to allow work on pipes under the road.

Introducing Warwick Lightfoot

Our final profile of the four Conservative finalists for the nomination as our London Mayoral candidate is Warwick Lightfoot


Introducing Boris Johnson

The third in our series of candidate profiles of the four hopefuls for the Conservative London Mayor nomination is that of Boris Johnson.


Introducing Victoria Borwick

Our second in the series of introductions to the four Conservative London Mayor hopefuls in this September's Open Primary features Victoria Borwick.




Introducing Andrew Boff

Over the next four days we will be introducing the four Conservative hopefuls for London Mayor who are participating in this September's Open Primary.  The first of these (alphabetically) is Andrew Boff.




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