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Angel Close potholes to be filled at last

by craigwhittall on 20 January, 2015

We are delighted that the Council has finally agreed to fill the patchwork of potholes at the entrance to Angel Close, Pennyland. Previously, when we reported them they weren’t deep enough to fix. They have got worse and sparked off more complaints from residents. The potholes must now have reached the Council’s ludicrous intervention level as my […]

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Number 18 bus under threat again!

by craigwhittall on 11 January, 2015

The Lib Dem Focus team, local residents and Parish Councils are very concerned that less than a year after the number 18 bus service was restored to an hourly service, it is likely to be cut again in the latest round of Council bus cuts. This would affect many residents, particularly the elderly, along the […]

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Pensioners pay for garden that Council doesn’t maintain

by craigwhittall on 22 November, 2014

Pensioners in Turnmill Court, Springfield were so fed up with the Council not maintaining their communal garden that they have clubbed together to pay for a gardener to pull out the weeds and dead trees. The garden was revamped using ward councillors’ local budgets a few years ago when the previous garden was completely choked […]

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Leopard Drive resurfacing – good news

by Isobel McCall on 10 December, 2013

During a recent residents’ survey carried out by Ric Brackenbury, Rosemary Snell and Isobel McCall on Pennyland, one of the biggest concerns that was raised was the poor state of Leopard Drive.  The Lib Dem team had already asked the Council to repair the road earlier this year following complaints by residents. The good news […]

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Ashland building site causes headache for neighbours

by Isobel McCall on 1 November, 2013

Rosemary Snell has taken up problems on behalf of residents on Langham Way in Ashland Vale who are suffering as a result of living next to a major building site.  She has asked the Council to take action against the developers to make them a better neighbour.  Residents are currently being disturbed by very early morning […]

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Council fails to deliver on its promises again

by Isobel McCall on 14 October, 2013

This pavement in Belsize Avenue, Springfield has been dangerous for months. When it was reported to the Council by the Focus team, repairs were promised as soon as the resident in the neighbouring property had cut back overhanging bushes, so that the pavement could be accessed to be fixed. The bushes were cut back months […]

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Broadband complaints on Downhead Park

by Isobel McCall on 10 August, 2013

Ric Brackenbury has taken up complaints about broadband speeds on Downhead Park.  If you are experiencing slow speeds and are willing to pass your details on to the Council to do a line speed check, please contact Ric at [email protected]  

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Sewage works causing a stink

by Isobel McCall on 1 August, 2013

Cllr Ric Brackenbury has been pushing the Council to deal with smells coming from Cotton Valley Sewage Works in Pineham.  Over recent months there have been serious problems with their sludge treatment process, and when the wind is blowing the wrong way the odours can be smelt several estates away. The Council has enforcement powers under […]

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