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Government Raid on Social Housing

Government’s Right to Buy announcements will make it harder for people to find homes “Our aim is to make sure everyone has a decent home they can afford, but this week’s sudden Government announcement to extend the Right to Buy scheme to social housing providers is a damaging raid on their assets.” Cllr Marianne Overton

Government Raid on Social Housing2022-06-15T11:43:17+00:00

MAY 26 – Elected! Bob Oldershaw for Sleaford on NKDC

Congratulations, Bob Oldershaw Your Lincolnshire Independent Councillor for Sleaford Quarrington, Mareham and Greylees on North Kesteven District Council Elected on May 26th   Thank you very much to each and every person who took the trouble to come and vote.  Specuial thanks to the 545 people who voted for Bob, winning the seat. The Conservatives

MAY 26 – Elected! Bob Oldershaw for Sleaford on NKDC2022-06-15T11:03:16+00:00

April News – Supporting Ukraine Refugees, Saving Energy

Supporting Ukraine Refugees Our first refugees are now arriving in Lincolnshire, under the two schemes; the family and friends which is unfunded and the sponsor scheme which is funded. Thanks to Rev Chris Goldsmith for support and to families already registered to sponsor refugees, hosting for at least six months and getting visas.  We already

April News – Supporting Ukraine Refugees, Saving Energy2022-04-14T14:14:02+00:00

March News – New Local Plan, Ukraine

Ukraine  The brutal invasion of Ukraine by Russia is horrific. Ukraine’s democracy were in no way threatening, but now they suffer war with all it’s pain.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to the people of Ukraine. Our communities are helping, with local businesses and schools as collection points for food, blankets, clothes and firt

March News – New Local Plan, Ukraine2022-04-13T15:24:47+00:00

Reducing Energy Costs – February News

Reducing Energy Costs Properties in bands A to D will get up to £150 rebate, that’s 89% of dwellings in our District. There is also a small discretionary hardship fund for bands E to H. www.n-kesteven.gov.uk/energyhelp The Government is helping the Energy companies but we need more focus on grants for better insulation. People who

Reducing Energy Costs – February News2022-04-13T14:39:33+00:00

Independents Return to Lincoln Cathedral!

Independents at the new Lincoln Cathedral Centre 4th March Local Government Association Independent Regional Event At Lincoln Cathedral Centre 4th March 2022 Thanks to all who joined us for an inspiring day at the new Lincoln Cathedral Centre for a conference hotspot on post-covid issues. Disappearing Councils, “levelling-up”, mental health and tackling climate change all

Independents Return to Lincoln Cathedral!2022-04-13T14:24:12+00:00

Join the big event – Friday 4th March

LGA Regional Event, hosted by the LGA Independent Group Friday 4th March 2022 10am-8pm @ the NEW Lincoln Cathedral Centre and afterwards at the COLLECTION   Dare To Be Different - and together we can be most effective   Want to meet up at last in a safe environment? This covid-safe conference will give councillors

Join the big event – Friday 4th March2022-03-02T20:07:32+00:00

Lincolnshire Traffic up 30% in a decade

Lincolnshire Transport Plan 5 Response from Lincolnshire Independents     November 2021 Economic growth that encourages further traffic is counter-productive and is not the primary objective of our communities. COP26 has established that the current decade is critical. New fossil fuel vehicles will still be on sale until 2030. There is no alternative but to reduce traffic

Lincolnshire Traffic up 30% in a decade2021-12-12T00:33:34+00:00

Election Success in Metheringham Ward!

Congratulations to our TWO Lovely Lincolnshire Independents North Kesteven Distric Council, Metheringham Ward Includes everyone in the Villages, Fens and Heaths in the parishes of Metheringham, Tanvats and Sots Hole, Dunsston and Nocton. Amelia Bailey and Mark Williams It was an incredibly close election on a full slate of candidates. Amelia Bailey was elected on

Election Success in Metheringham Ward!2022-03-01T23:28:54+00:00

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