Archive for Month: March 2013

  • Lincolnshire Police and Crime Commissioner Alan Hardwick should Resign Urges District Councillor

    Cllr. Giles McNeill, Conservative (Nettleham Ward), has called on Police and Crime Commissioner Alan Harwick to resign following the humiliating ruling by a High Court Judge at a hearing in Manchester. Mr. Justice Stuart-Smith said the the Commissioner’s decision was ‘irrational’ and ‘perverse’, determining that the Chief Constable’s suspension was therefore unlawful. Cllr. McNeill said: “It…

  • Budget 2013: Local Councillor Welcomes Tax Cutting Measures

    West Lindsey District Councillor Giles McNeill, Conservative (Nettleham Ward) has welcomed the 2013 Budget delivered by Chancellor George Osbourne, particularly the bold set of tax cuts announced for businesses and employers in West Lindsey. A new Employment Allowance will take £2,000 off the National Insurance bill of every employer – open to businesses, charities and…

  • Local Conservatives Support Parish Council’s Get-Together

    Nettleham Ward District Councillor Giles McNeill and Nettleham & Saxilby Division County Councillor Jackie Brockway, have used funds from their respective authorities to support Greetwell Parish Council’s initiative of holding get-togethers in the MaCh resturant on Wragby Road in North Greetwell, to help improve the areas sense of community. Cllr. Giles McNeill said: “It is…

  • Superfast Broadband Internet Access Will Be Delivered Soon

    Superfast speeds are just around the corner with a multi-million pound broadband project due to start imminently.   Businesses and communities across Lincolnshire are set to benefit from fast, affordable fibre broadband as the planned roll out of superfast broadband across the county – including in West Lindsey – was announced by Lincolnshire County Council…

  • District Council Approves 2013/14 Budget

    It is onwards and upwards as West Lindsey District Council continues to invest in local communities.The dsitrict council has set its budget for 2013/14 at the Full Council Meeting held at the Guildhall, Gainsborough on Monday, 4th March 2013. It has agreed to support the most vulnerable communities by investing £300,000 to help with issues such…