Woodlesford Station Crossing Update

by stewartgolton on 19 October, 2017

As reported in the last Focus, Rothwell Lib Dem Coun Stewart Golton had secured £5000 funding for widened footpaths to improve pedestrian safety at Station Lane/Aberford Road, but was frustrated at the delay in implementation. Focus Editor, Carmel Harrison, is delighted to see the improvements now in place “I use this crossing all the time, […]

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FRESH HS2 BLOW FOR ROTHWELL

by stewartgolton on 19 October, 2017

ROTHWELL residents will be as badly affected by HS2 as their Oulton & Woodlesford neighbours following the revealations of a huge rolling stock yard planned for the former Skelton Grange site announce by HS2 Ltd in July. Local Conservative MP, Alec Shelbroke has welcomed the rolling stock yard because of the jobs that come with […]

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ROTHWELL Lib Dem councillor, Stewart Golton is calling for Leeds City Council to spend an unexpected windfall on better recycling services for residents. Waste management firm Veolia will pay the council an undisclosed sum as a result of its failure to meet contractual obligations on recycling of waste sent to the incinerator facility in East […]

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THE final days of campaigning for the General Election have seen Stewart and the Lib Dem team in Elmet and Rothwell focus on key issues. People repeatedly told us they were concerned about investment in skills, employment opportunities for young people, social care, the NHS and local issues such as Save Rothwell Town Hall. We […]

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Hustings in Rothwell and Wetherby

by stewartgolton on 31 May, 2017

  STEWART Golton took the Liberal Democrat manifesto to the community at the weekend and last night (Tuesday) when he took part in hustings arranged by Churches Together in Rothwell and Wetherby. The Lib Dem leader of Leeds Cty Council tackled subjects as diverse as employment, industrial strategy, HS2 and local parking issues. Questions were […]

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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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