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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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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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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 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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Rothwell left in a hole again by Leeds City Council

by stewartgolton on 21 October, 2016

ROTHWELL Lib Dem councillor Stewart Golton has accused Leeds City Council bosses of neglecting Rothwell’s roads after finding out that the town’s budget for pothole repairs is the lowest in the city. Rothwell will receive just £5,000 from the pothole action fund, a government grant worth £472,000 to Leeds City Council in 2016/17. Every other […]

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Leeds City Council ignore Wood Lane residents

by stewartgolton on 26 September, 2016

  Leeds City Council has ignored local Lib Dem Cllr Stewart Golton’s challenge to deliver a solution for Wood Lane residents‘ parking misery. Coun Golton had formally asked  Coun Richard Lewis the man responsible for Leeds’ highways to set up immediate talks with the owners of Leeds Valley Office Park to create more parking on site […]

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  Local LibDem Councillor Stewart Golton has challenged the senior Labour councillor in charge of the city’s Highways Department to show leadership and deliver a solution for Rothwell residents badly affected by a decision taken by his staff. Cllr Golton has written to Cllr Richard Lewis (Lab, Pudsey) on behalf of local residents facing danger […]

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Lib Dems campaign for workers’ right

by stewartgolton on 16 July, 2016

ROTHWELL councillor, Stewart Golton is leading a Lib Dem assault on Leeds City Council’s commitment to a fairer economy over its plans to purchase a warehouse let to online retail giant Amazon. The Lib Dem group has urged the administration to use its power to ensure that Amazon, a company with a controversial past with […]

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