Archive for Month: March 2015

  • DAY TWO OF ELECTION CAMPAIGN

    TUESDAY 31st MARCH Meet up with my running mate Bill Borrett and sort out some details for the next few weeks. Had a chat about UKIP on the telephone with some voters…they are certainly a ‘marmite’ party, and I expect them to be standing against me in Upper Wensum Ward, so what do I think.…

  • NORTH ELMHAM WINNING FUNDS

    North Elmham gained extra funding from the Participatory Budgeting event on 21st March. Well done to all Here we see a parish councillor explaining the cause of the village to an event visitor

  • BAWDESWELL GETTING ADDITIONAL FUNDING

    This is from the Participatory Budgeting event on 21st March. Bawdeswell won funding for the Patio area of the NEW VILLAGE HALL. Well Done JO

  • COUNTDOWN TO MAY 7TH

    Today Parliament is disolved, and the official election begins. Of course we are not confirmed as candidates for another week but it does all start today. My leaflets will be picked up from the printers this afternoon and I will be speaking to voters each day. So far the issues are the Economy and whats…

  • ELECTIONS

    Its that time again Election Campaign gets underway on Monday. Picking up leaflets in afternoon then six weeks of door knocking most days. Now will have 15 villages in the new Upper Wensum Ward following boundary commission changes in Breckland – that means lots of new turf to cover. Hope to knock on every door…

  • TWO FANTASTIC EVENTS

    FRIDAY – Attended the Pride of Breckland awards in Watton. Breckland Council recognised people in the district who have acted above and beyond the normal call of living and really contributed to their communities. Top three in each category attended and the final winners were ann0unced as Carer of the year        …

  • WHICH COMMUNITY PROJECT GETS YOUR VOTE

    Drop in to hear about a range of great community projects, have a cup of tea and vote for the project you think should get funded. Saturday, 21st March 10am-12noon Dereham Memorial Hall Or text your vote to 07519 378796, project details: https://interactivefunding.wordpress.com  

  • BIG SPRING CLEAN TO BRIGHTEN BRECKLAND

    Residents living in Breckland are being encouraged to help make the district a little brighter this spring by participating in an exciting initiative. The Big Spring Clean, run by Breckland Council, is a new scheme which aims to get volunteers from across Breckland creating their own tidy-up projects to help improve their communities. To support…

  • NEW MEMBERS?

    Kicked off last night by attending and giving a short presentation to prospective Town, Parish and District councillors. A good number had gathered at Elizabeth House in Dereham, and I got to speak to a lot of them prior to the meeting. Most seemed veery keen and able. several had been attending parish councils in…

  • HUSTINGS

    Had a good time visiting today – Weekend visitings mean I get to speak to people on their gardens or working on the car so did not deliver so many leaflets but was able to give some advice and take up a case for one person. Avery worthwhile few hours. I also met Paul the…