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Entries Tagged as 'Horsham Council'

Council funding cuts in West Sussex

December 15th, 2010 · 7 Comments · Politics

I have been having a look at the details of the government funding for councils (Excel spreadsheet), and very depressing it is too.  Of course it would be even more depressing if I lived in, say, Hackney, Newham, Manchester, Liverpool or any of those other places faced with cuts in spending of more than 10% […]

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Campaigning on affordable housing

November 21st, 2009 · Comments Off on Campaigning on affordable housing · Politics

I was out in Horsham’s Carfax again this afternoon with colleagues from Horsham Labour Party to try and persuade shoppers to sign our petition about affordable housing.

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Council secrecy in Crawley

September 3rd, 2009 · 11 Comments · Politics

One of the local papers this week has a story that is not only interesting, but even displays an element of investigative journalism and even a surprise.    It would have been more impressive if it had been published six weeks ago when the council meeting and vote that it relates to actually occurred – I […]

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Pushing for 40%

July 13th, 2009 · Comments Off on Pushing for 40% · Politics

On Saturday not only was I up before 10am but I was out and about: in Broadbridge Heath to be precise.  I met up with some colleagues from Horsham Labour Party to go knocking on doors.   For a change we were not asknig anybody to vote for us, but just to support us in one […]

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New council leader

January 24th, 2009 · Comments Off on New council leader · Politics

The leader of Horsham district council is standing down this year and is expected to be replaced by Robert Nye who is currently the deputy leader and, presumably, not the same Robert Nye who wrote some excellent novels about Merlin, Faust and Mrs. Shakespeare. This story is illustrated on the County Times website with a […]

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