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Residents from Station Road and roads nearby have presented a petition requesting a pedestrian crossing on Lower Kirklington Road over to the Burgage. Roads throughout Southwell and villages are certainly busier. As a result, concerns about road safety have increased, especially at peak times in the morning and late afternoon. The crossing at Station Road […]

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I and other Lib Dem Councillors have been very concerned that the final mitigation measures for Southwell have still not been published nearly 4½ years after the event. We continue to question several aspects of the proposals seen to date. There is a lack of transparency in the costings and in spite of being a […]

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Flood Funding – Tories get it wrong – again

by Peter Harris on 11 December, 2017

In October, Southwell Town Councillors were astonished to be accused of dragging their feet over funding of flood defences. The accusation came from one of  Southwell’s own District Councillors claiming that the Town Council had been pontificating when it should have been first in the queue. In fact the Town Council was indeed the first […]

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Report from Kelham Hall – November 2013

by Peter Harris on 21 November, 2013

The District Council has not met since I last reported from Tuesday Oct 15, but there have been a round of Committee meetings. In the mean time Julian and I have continued to see officers on two matters particularly; the Neighbourhood Plan, and the flooding issue. As I reported before we have been concerned about […]

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Report from Kelham Hall – October 2013

by Peter Harris on 19 October, 2013

The District Council met on Tuesday Oct 15. There have been no meetings of any main committees that I have attended since the September, as there are so few meetings now of the Council and its Committees now. I will continue to send direct messages from the Council Chamber as the Council have now stopped […]

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Report from Kelham Hall – and update on Southwell flooding

by Peter Harris on 27 September, 2013

Flooding matters A large part of Julian’s time in the community after the flood in late July was taken up first in tracking the flooding through from Halam Road Leeway Road etc through Lower Kirklington to Archers Field and Crafts Way – this was reported back through the Flood Forum.     Do see some […]

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The Town Council held a public meeting on May 16 on the Neighbourhood Plan. A Neighbourhood Plan is the one remaining way in which the residents of Southwell could shape the future housing developments for the future. The town wants to have the backing of residents before committing time from volunteers in producing a Plan. […]

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A Neighbourhood Plan for Southwell

by Peter Harris on 15 May, 2013

On Thursday 19h00 at the Minster School, there will be an important meeting to decide the future of Southwell. Come along to hear the views of fellow residents on how Southwell should develop.   Add your views too.

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Since my last report there have been no meetings of the Cabinet or of the main Scrutiny Committees. The first meeting of the Council since our last report was last night ending at 20h40 The outcomes of the meeting were difficult to assess as, due to the lack of a Conservative majority on the Council, […]

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Thank you for your support

by Peter Harris on 6 May, 2013

Thank you for the support from in the election last week. Despite a strong vote in Southwell and some of the villages, I was not elected to be your County Councillor. Bruce Laughton Conservative Party 2365 49.3% Elected Peter Harris Liberal Democrats 1579 32.9% Dave Clark Labour Party 433 9% Alison Louise Schanzer UK Independence […]

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