NEWCASTLE BOROUGH COUNCIL ELECTIONS 2015
My name is Sarah Pickup and I am writing to ask for your support. I am standing as the Labour candidate in the Newcastle Borough Elections for the Ravenscliffe ward. I need your vote on Thursday 7th may.
I have lived in Kidsgrove most of my life and I am proud of my home town. I have served as a local school governor for over 20 years and learnt a great deal about our education system. I am also a college lecturer at Staffordshire University.
I would like the opportunity to serve as your Councillor to fight for local residents, young and old. I will focus on keeping council tax low, tackling anti-social behaviour, protecting our green spaces, help to boost apprenticeships and improve housing conditions.
Since Conservative controlled Staffordshire County Council closed down all of Kidsgrove’s youth clubs, young people have complained they have nowhere to go. Youth clubs are a vital intervention in young lives. This service gave young people the chance to socialise in a safe environment as well as get advice on health and well-being issues. I will help lead the fight to obtain funding for a new local youth service. This will ensure young people are safe in the evenings and not hanging around on our streets. Young people are our future.
I have been angry and frustrated with the Tory County Council refusing to invest much needed funds into Kidsgrove Sports Centre. The building has been left to rot and I want to be a key player, scrutinising the council and I will fight for every single penny that Kidsgrove deserves. I wont be a sitting duck if elected. I will be a thorn in the side of the local authority and hold decision makers to account. Kidsgrove deserves a state of the art sports centre.
I have always had a strong belief that we should give something back in life and I would like the opportunity to serve you. A vote for me will be the PICKUP this ward needs.
As the local candidate, I know some of the main issues affecting the area include dog fouling, litter, speeding traffic, parking and the cost of living. As your Labour Councillor, I will be the problem solver this area so desperately needs. You can trust me to speak up for the area and never remain silent when local people need me.
You can help by voting Pickup on Thursday 7th May. Please use your vote for Labour.
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Published and promoted by Kyle robinson of 88 Newchapel Rd, Kidsgrove, ST7 4RT on behalf of Labour’s Sarah Pickup.
NEWCASTLE BOROUGH COUNCIL ELECTIONS 2015
My name is Laura Dillon and I am standing to be Newchapel’s Newcastle Borough Councillor. Firstly, I would like to tell you a little bit about me. I am a mum of four wonderful boys, one who has mental health issues.
I worked with the National Health service for 7 years supporting breastfeeding mums and supporting teenagers through their pregnancy. I have served as a school governor at a local primary school. I have worked for an international company as an area sales manager and known what it can be like to pay child care costs. It isn’t easy to be a mum in 21st century Britain.
I want to support local people, with issues that matter to them. I have had real life experiences and I think this makes me an ideal person to hold office.
I’m committed to helping people who are unable to speak out for themselves, supporting the families who are being persecuted for not fitting a criteria. I want to support families who are being put under huge pressure due to the cost of living crisis.
Newchapel has many environmental issues that can no longer be ignored. Litter and dog fouling needs tackling and cracking down on. I shall be working much more closely with Street Scene to get our streets cleaner and work to prosecute litter louts.
The local bus service MUST be reinstated. Residents have stopped me to complain that the Conservative candidate has done nothing to save the bus service in our area, leaving young students and elderly residents cut off. Labour Councillors in Talke fought for the reinstatement of their bus service and won, so its not impossible to get back what we need. Only I will take the fight to those at the top to get us all a better deal.
I hope you will vote for the candidate that will put you first. I wont be a sitting duck Councillor, I will be speaking my mind.
Please vote Labour on May 7th.
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Published and promoted by Kyle robinson of 88 Newchapel Rd, Kidsgrove, ST7 4RT on behalf of Labour’s Laura Dillon.
My name is Kyle Robinson and I have had the honour of serving as the Butt Lane and Clough Hall Councillor for the last 4 years. I am standing for re-election and I am asking for your support on May 22nd.
I have lived in Kidsgrove and Butt Lane all of my life and I am proud to call this town my home. During some of my school years I attended Clough Hall Technology School and I now also work at the school as a finance assistant.
Since becoming a Councillor I have been able to fight for residents young and old in the community. Some of my biggest achievements include the demolition of the old Woodshutts pub to create affordable housing, the protection of green spaces from greedy developers and successfully obtaining government funding with Joan Walley MP for a disabled friendly bridge at Kidsgrove Railway Station due to be installed between 2016-19.
More recently, I challenged Tory controlled Staffordshire County Council on their proposals to shut down youth clubs and make youth workers redundant. I have led the fight in our area to obtain £50,000 to save our local youth service as this will ensure our young people have somewhere to feel safe in the evenings and not on our streets. I like to remind Councillors and decision makers that young people are our future.
For the last four years I have chaired the Butt Lane Locality Action Partnership. The group works with the local police, health services and other partners to reduce anti-social behaviour in Butt Lane, Clough Hall and Kidsgrove. We continue to work with Staffordshire Police to improve the Police presence in our area.
For the last 3 years I have served as Kidsgrove Mayor and Deputy. This has included the day to day running of Kidsgrove Town Council, delivering a council tax freeze for a fifth year in a row. I have also helped to raise over £15,000 for charities including the Motor Neurone Disease Association, The Alzheimer’s Society, Staffordshire SANDS, Douglas Macmillan Hospice and many other localised charities.
I have always had a strong belief that we should always give something back in life and I want to carry on representing you in the most dedicated fashion. I am not seeking a second term to do small things.
As the local candidate, I know some of the main issues affecting the area include dog fouling, litter, speeding traffic, parking and the cost of living. As your Labour Councillor, I will continue to fight Government cuts whilst solving these issues for all of us.
You can help by voting Robinson on Thursday 22nd May. Please use your vote for Labour.
Butt Lane and Clough Hall’s Labour candidate