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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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Act now on Leadwell Lane – Stewart demands

by stewartgolton on 28 October, 2016

Rothwell Lib Dem Councillor Stewart Golton is demanding Leeds City Council act urgently on a local eyesore which is also an environmental hazard. Coun Golton said the council’s excuse that they cannot afford to buy a piece of land at Leadwell Lane was ridiculous  when they have just ‘gifted’ Yorkshire Cricket Club £4 million of […]

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Communities set to pay the cost of pharmacy cuts

by stewartgolton on 27 October, 2016

Rothwell Lib Dem councillor, Stewart Golton has warned that communities will suffer after the government reaffirmed its commitment to cutting pharmacy budgets. And he said that the most vulnerable in society, particularly the elderly will suffer. The Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee has warned that the government will be imposing a cut of 12 per cent […]

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Councillor Stewart Golton (Lib Dem, Rothwell) has warned that at least one of Rothwell’s pharmacies may be forced to close thanks to government budget cuts. The government has announced that it will cut funding for pharmacies by £170 million, with the reduced budget taking effect from October. Health minister Alistair Burt has also said that […]

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Dolphin Manor

by stewartgolton on 26 October, 2011

It is a few weeks now since the Council decided not to take forward its proposals to shut down Dolphin Manor residential home. The residents can now finally feel secure in the place they are very proud to call home. It took a lot of hard work from a great many people to prove to […]

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Rothwell Allotments

by stewartgolton on 13 October, 2011

I have been contacted by many concerned allotment holders and residents after the For Sale signs went up at the Victoria and Reservoir Allotment Sites in Rothwell. Land Agents Strutt & Parker are working on behalf of the Lord Mowbray Estate to sell both allotment sites. Both sites are currently leased by Leeds City Council […]

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Leeds incinerator u-turn criticised

by stewartgolton on 11 October, 2011

Leeds City Council has today selected its preferred bidder to build an incinerator in East Leeds. Veolia will build a plant capable of processing 183,000 tonnes of waste a year on the old markets site at Cross Green. The council’s Exec Board will be asked to formally appoint Veolia as the council’s partner in the […]

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