Fighting the SAP

by stewartgolton on 11 July, 2019

YESTERDAY (July 10) was full council and the debate over the Site Allocation Plan. The SAP is Leeds City Council’s five year plan for land that they will allow t be developed and land that is off bounds. We were expecting a bad deal for Rothwell and we weren’t disappointed. Three areas of green belt […]

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Lib Dem councillors job fight to save bowling greens

by stewartgolton on 18 February, 2019

BOWLING greens across Leeds are under threat for the second time in 5 yearsas Leeds City Council look to make further savings, but local Lib Dem councillors have vowed to help keep our local greens open. Cllrs Carmel Harrison and Stewart Golton were alerted to the threat of the closure of the winter green at […]

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Our record representing YOU!

by stewartgolton on 27 April, 2018

Rothwell Liberal Democrats are the only party offering you three candidates who all live in the ward. Stewart, Carmel and Pat are all longstanding residents, and we all have a track record of getting involved in the local community. Unlike Labour, the Lib Dems put our local community before party political interest. People tell us […]

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Lib Dems demand solution to Wood Lane parking problem

by stewartgolton on 2 April, 2018

Lib Dem councillor, Stewart Golton, has criticised the Labour administration on Leeds City Council for adding to the parking hell of residents around Wood Lane. Stewart asked the local authority to allocate space on the planned Stourton park & ride site for office workers on Leeds Valley Park who use Wood Lane and neighbouring streets […]

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Rothwell Lib Dems back manifesto launch

by stewartgolton on 22 March, 2018

Coun Stewart Golton led candidates Carmel Harrison and Pat Yates in backing Communities in Control the Lib Dem manifesto for Leeds for local elections on May 3. Highighting plans to improve transport, the environment, education and social care Coun Golton, the Leader of the Lib Dems on Leeds City Council said there was never a […]

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Putting the trains back on track

by stewartgolton on 26 February, 2018

STEWART Golton and Carmel Harrison have demanded action from Northern Rail to reveal their planned timetable changes following suggestions they plan to scrap two vital rush hour trains. Residents who commute daily to Leeds, alerted Stewart and Carmel to the fact that the 17.16 from Leeds to Goole would cease to stop at Woodlesford while […]

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Strawberry Fields forever

by stewartgolton on 28 January, 2018

Stewart Golton and Carmel Harrison, who is one of the three Lib Dem candidates in this year’s all out council elections took the fight to save Strawberry Fields, Carlton, to residents this weekend. Campaigning to help save Carlton from the development of 150 new homes they talked to concerned locals. The mood on the streets […]

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Fly Tipping – more than rubbish

by stewartgolton on 24 January, 2018

Stewart is as furious as everyone in Rothwell at the fly tipping that is ruining our towns and villages. He regularly lobbies Leeds City Council on behalf of residents. Now he wants your help to be more pro active and he’s joined by the rest of the Lib Dem campaign team particularly candidates Carmel Harrison […]

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Rothwell Civic Hall

by stewartgolton on 14 January, 2018

ROTHWELL Civic Hall is a centrally located public building that Leeds City Council want to sell. Once sold the local community will receive 20 per cent of the proceeds back and the remaining 80 per cent wil revert to the central LCC account. On Friday interested parties met local representatives to discuss options. They agreed […]

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Coun Golton invites Virgin Media to inform local residents

by stewartgolton on 8 December, 2017

COUN Golton has worked with Virgin Media in the Rothwell area to bring residents up to date about upgrading work happening in the area. The Lib Dem Leader on Leeds City Council and the Lib Dem councillor for Rothwell spoke to the multi media group recently asking them to inform people about the disruption to […]

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