Waste piles up for residents

by stewartgolton on 6 February, 2017

RESIDENTS of new build homes in Leeds will face mounting piles of garden and food waste as Leeds city Council continues to cut services. Lib Dem Councillor for Rothwell, Stewart Golton attacked the plans as short sighted after it was revealed that while these residents would be shouldering their fair share of council tax payments they […]

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HS2 alternative route still a bad deal

by stewartgolton on 24 January, 2017

Rothwell LibDems continue to oppose the HS2 plans to blight our community. The local MP and Labour Councillors have all welcomed HS2’s plans to replace canalside viaducts with a tunnel through the heart of Woodlesford. However, Local Lib Dem Councillor Stewart Golton feels there’s little to cheer about: “It’s good news that residents in the […]

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Cash boost for local children’s tech competition

by stewartgolton on 22 January, 2017

Councillor Stewart Golton (Lib Dem, Rothwell) has donated £200 to allow Rothwell students to take part in a Krypton Factor style science tournament for Leeds schools. The competition is organised by Leeds Rotary Clubs, and is due to be held at the John Charles Sports Centre in Middleton on February 28th. The competing teams will […]

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Stewart says – “Save our Town Hall”

by stewartgolton on 22 January, 2017

ROTHWELL Council Offices are under threat and Coun Stewart Golton is calling on local residents to save them for the community. The Leader of the Lib Dem group on Leeds City Council has campaigned with the local party to save them to benefit people in Rothwell.  But as the battle to sell them off and […]

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Stewart welcomes park and ride at Stourton

by stewartgolton on 13 December, 2016

Lib Dem Councillor Stewart Golton, has welcomed plans to create a park and ride at Stourton in a bid to clear traffic congestion in Rothwell and the surrounding villages. He said that it was an ‘essential piece of infrastructure’ for southern residents looking to commute in to Leeds. The announcement comes as part of a […]

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But Lib Dem Councillor Stewart Golton stepped in to ensure that council red tape does not put the stoppers on Rothwell’s Christmas Carnival. Rothwell Carnival Committee faced a bill from the council of £458 to close the road to allow the Christmas open market on Commercial Street. Cllr Golton (Lib Dem, Rothwell) said: “The Christmas […]

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Stewart gets in the Christmas spirit early!

by stewartgolton on 25 November, 2016

Coun Stewart Golton has been busy behind the scenes to ensure that Christmas happens for everyone across the ward. Below are a series of initiatives he has supported or backed with cash! Winter wonderland coming to Carlton! Local Lib Dem councillor Stewart Golton has given £300 to help recreate Lapland at Carlton’s Christmas Fair. The […]

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Links to the proposed HS2 route

by stewartgolton on 23 November, 2016

For the benefit of residents in Rothwell ward below are a series of links to the amended proposed HS2 routes. The HS2 plan and profile maps for the above announcement can be found on the government publications website (links below). Please find details below of the route sections with in the Leeds District for Phase […]

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Stewart Golton warns of rush to close care homes

by stewartgolton on 21 November, 2016

ROTHWELL Lib Dem Coun. Stewart Golton has warned that Labour councillors are acting irresponsibly by rushing to close down council care homes including Dolphin Manor and Home Lea House in Rothwell. A recent council meeting saw administration councillors on Leeds City Council vote down a proposed stay of execution for six care homes that it […]

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Woodlesford residents betrayed by HS2

by stewartgolton on 19 November, 2016

Lib Dem Coun Stewart Golton has condemned the revised route plan for HS2 as it still presents a bad deal for the residents of Oulton and Woodlesford. The government announced the new route this week as part of its official proposals for HS2 in Leeds. Under the new plan, trains would come further into Woodlesford, […]

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