Archive for Month: May 2015

  • 100th AIR REFUELING WING CHANGE OF COMMAND CEREMONY

    Had the great pleasure of attending the ceremony today at RAF Mildenhall to witness the change of command ceremony. It was a good to meet Col and Mrs Torkelson  after the ceremony and welcome them back to East Anglia where he had served before.

  • YES YOU CAN HELP SAVE A LIFE

    Spent part of today with the lovely ladies of Swaffham Lionesses who have raised £250.00 for Norfolk Accident Rescue copy and past link below ONLY 2 AND A BIT DAYS TO GO!! Closes 30/5/15! An urgent appeal by the Norfolk Accident Rescue Service (NARS). We currently have on loan an automatic CPR machine called a…

  • TODAYS EASTERN DAILY PRESS

  • I AM SO PLEASED

    to have been elected chairman I just wanted to say thank you to all those who have sent greetings on all social media on my election as Chairman of Breckland for the coming year. It was a great honour and a great surprise to be asked a couple of weeks ago. Normally you get a…

  • AFTER THE RAZZAMATAZ

    Elections, you love them or hate them, but they are the keystone of democracy. The saddest thing is when we hear people say – I never vote it, makes no difference, I am only one, and so on. Elections do matter, you may not win, or your opinion may not be the successful one, but…

  • COUNCILLORS REPORT – 1ST MAY 2014 / 10TH MAY 2015

      2014/2015 was my 12th year representing Eynsford ward and was the last year of my third term on Breckland Council. One of my proudest boasts is that Breckland has achieved most of its promises made during the three election campaigns I have fought. I am also proud that I have done all that I…

  • NEW MEMBER DAYS

    Just completed two days of new member induction at Breckland. I was there alongside a few of the returning members to assist and support Being elected Councillor for a Ward can be both daunting and exciting. Learning to be a councillor takes a bit of time, and I am pleased to have been part of…

  • PLANNING

    First week of new council and Planning seems to be the big thing again…. I remember when first elected I was thrown in the deep end with a planning application, which 12 years on still rumbles in the background and is likely to be raised again in a few weeks time. For now we have…

  • FIRST DAY BACK

    May 11th is the first day of the new council. Elections were over on Thursday but for the district were counted on Friday and Monday is our first day working. As I said yesterday I had a series of touching base brief meetings in Breckland in the morning…. Bawdeswell Parish Council in the evening. As…

  • CAMPAIGN DIARY – LAST ENTRY

    Saturday….. As with all elections we have a kind of wash up meeting to discuss the highs and lows. As you can imagine after such a good victory it was a happy time. Most friends who had stood for re-election got in, we will all miss Robert Kybird who just failed to win his seat in…