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Rothwell Lib Dem councillor Stewart Golton, has given local community group For Disability Mobility (FDM) £250 so they can keep transporting South Leeds’ elderly and training other community transport drivers throughout the city. FDM provide a community transport service for the elderly or infirm and run a social club, helping to reduce loneliness and social […]

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Derelict Queensway garages to get a green makeover.

by stewartgolton on 22 May, 2017

ROTHWELL Lib Dem Councillor Stewart Golton has welcomed the news that the garages on Queensway, off Haigh Road, once demolished, are to be replaced by a communal green space that can be enjoyed by all residents. After years as a local eyesore, demolition has started and work should be finished on the new communal green […]

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On the campaign trail

by stewartgolton on 7 May, 2017

STEWART Golton has been on the election campign around the constituency talking to people about what really matters to them. Primary concerns are education, health and housing. People from around the constituency have been at pains to point out how genuinely concerned they are about how we can continue to maintain levels of service and […]

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Derelict Queensway garages get green makeover

by stewartgolton on 7 May, 2017

RESIDENTS of Queensway have had a local eyesore cleared up thanks to Lib Dem councillor, Stewart Golton. The dis used garages in the middle of the estate had become a magnet for vandals, fly tippers and vermin making life hell for local residents. Coun. Golton lobbied the local authority who have demolished the garages. He […]

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Elmet and Rothwell has selected Coun Stewart Golton, the Lib Dem leader of Leeds City Council as their official Parliamentary Candidate in the forthcoming General Election. Coun Golton has represented the Rothwell ward for 11 years and has successfully led the Lib Dem team to oppose both Labour and Conservative policies. Standing on a platform […]

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Lib Dem Councillor, Stewart Golton is encouraging the residents of John O’Gaunts to get their estate’s needs formally recognised in writing, by completing the Rothwell Neighbourhood Forum’s residents’ survey. Coun. Golton (Lib Dem, Rothwell) said: “The community on John O’Gaunts have a history of being let down by the council when it comes to estate […]

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A year after the new franchise was announced, Lib Dem Councillor, Stewart Golton met with Northern Rail to find out the scale and timetable for the promised improvements to the line. When the franchise changed hands from Arriva to Northern, a slew of announcements were made, promising more trains, running for longer and with more […]

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20mph zones need enforcing warns Councillor Golton

by stewartgolton on 20 April, 2017

Lib Dem Councillor, Stewart Golton has warned that a 20mph zone agreed for Stone Brig Lane to protect pupils from Rothwell Primary will be ineffective unless enforced. With consultation already complete and signage now created, the zone came into effect as soon as the signs went up. It joined several other 20mph zones already in […]

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Lib Dems end parking issues on High Ridge Park

by stewartgolton on 19 April, 2017

Lib Dem Councillor, Stewart Golton, has lobbied for a shrub bed to be removed on High Ridge Park after residents got in touch. The plan has now been backed by Leeds City Council, after Stewart’s lobbying. Local residents had approached Stewart, concerned about the lack of parking in the area, especially given the proximity of […]

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Lives at risk without 20mph zone enforcement

by stewartgolton on 22 March, 2017

A 20mph zone has been agreed for Stone Brig Lane to protect pupils from Rothwell Primary but Rothwell Lib Dem councillor Stewart Golton has warned that without enforcement, the zone will be ineffective. With consultation already complete and signage now created, the zone is set to come into effect as soon as the signs go […]

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