Archive for Month: September 2015

  • 5 Discoveries I have found since becoming a Councillor

    I became the councillor for Rectory Farm earlier this year in May. Now I have been in the role for nearly 6 months I reflect on some of the things that have surprised me the most. All Councillors generally get on well and try to co-operate with one another This was one of the things…

  • Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour will be unelectable, its policies unworkable but it would be dangerous to simply ignore the people he has appealed to.

    This week is Labours first annual party conference after Jeremy Corbyn was overwhelmingly elected as its new party leader earlier this month. Like many others I watched the Labour leadership race with interest and surprise as it became clear he was the frontrunner and indeed would go on to win the leadership with a huge…

  • One Image Can Change Everything

    One common thing that all old enough to remember the events of September 11th 2001 will share, is that they will know where they were when they first saw heard the news the Twin Towers in New York had been attacked. For me it was during a Psychology lesson at Northampton School for Boys. It was one of…

  • Labour’s Motion would not offer viable solution

    At full council tonight Cllr Arthur McCutcheon will be proposing a motion that the council look into a review of the Northampton Borough boundaries. The aim of this motion brings to address the problem of an increasing number of sites being built on the boundary edge of Northampton but fall under different Boroughs such as…

  • Ongoing Issues For Bridleways Residents

    Following the dangerous collapse of garage brick cladding at Sabrina Filbee’s house in August the issues of the residents at the Bridleways Estate (Rectory Farm) have come into the media spot light. The truth is that a lot of the residents here have been suffering with a number of problems since the estate was built, it’s…

  • Meeting at Ecton Village Parish Council

    This morning I met with Cllr Stephan Hibert, Cllr Jennie Bone, Ecton Parish Council and several concerned residents regarding the issue of Fly Tipping around Ecton, specifically Ecton Lane. Though this area is strictly not on my ward several Rectory Farm residents use the lane and have raised concerns with myself and others. During the…

  • Welcome!

    Welcome to my new blog. This is where I will be updating you on my activities in my role of councillor and also where I will express my views on both local and national political matters. Please note any views I express are not necessary that of the Conservative Party or Northampton Borough Council Conservative…

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