Bridge ward monthly report 16

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Better lighting for Bridgeway shopping centre

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New wall mounted light. Index.
Scheme is planning 6 extra columns and a white light source, with an average lighting level of 20 lux.


Tories re-run old poll tax argument

20130131-123404 AM.jpgAnd still they argue that people have to pay to value a service, seemingly forgetting that that’s not the argument if you treasure the NHS. By requiring poor people to contribute towards Council Tax, and saying only paying means you value the services provided, they risk a repeat of the injustice and disruption of the Poll Tax.
Note however, that they have chosen not to apply that idea to older people.
This was covered by BBC Newsnight tonight, who exemplified the story wih Nottingham’s figures – see below..

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Eric Pickles has condemned such coverage by Newsnight and regional tv stations, saying
Labour councils protesting against the cuts have “a backing group of gullible and unquestioning BBC regional reporting”.


Joking Apart by Alan Ayckbourn at Nottingham Playhouse

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The Meadows Welcome Pack is now online

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Contents include –

Advice and Support
Schools and Children’s Services
Drugs and Alcohol
Young People
Employment and Volunteering
Education and Training
Refugee Support Groups
Emergency Services
Useful numbers

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Victoria Embankment to host Armed Forces Day

Victoria Embankment to host Armed Forces Day on June 29th.
Yesterday, the Sheriff of Nottingham signed a Community Covenant for the support of armed forces personnel and their families.