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New food bank set to open in Rothwell

  Rothwell will soon have a much needed food bank thanks to the hard work carried out so far with community volunteers.   The food bank is a result of a series of meetings I set up as chair of the Outer South community committee. The meetings have brought together representatives from several community groups […]

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Two wind turbines planned on farms near Carlton and Rothwell

There are two separate wind turbine applications which are currently under consultation in the Rothwell and Carlton area. A turbine (maximum height 45.7m) has been proposed for land at Swithens Farm (ref 14/00220/FU). The other application is for a turbine (maximum height 45m) nearby at Green End Farm (ref14/01481/FU). There is a distance of 200m […]

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Local people frightened by irresponsible Liberal Democrat election campaign

Local residents have been contacting local Labour councillors worried about rumours of a ‘blackout’ in Rothwell. Me and Cllr David Nagle have responded to reassure people that there definitely won’t be a ‘blackout’ and that it is simply a rumour being spread by local Liberal Democrats. The facts are that Leeds City Council’s budget is […]

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Aldi sets its sights on Rothwell

Me and my ward colleague Cllr David Nagle have been approached as Rothwell ward councillors by Claire Temple of Planning Potential Ltd to have a meeting with her and her client, the supermarket Aldi, ahead of a public consultation event they are holding on 10 June. I  had a chat with Ashleigh Signs about the […]

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