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
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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
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
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
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
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
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
Season’s Greetings! I hope you and your family are well. This is my personal newsletter to let you know what I am doing on your behalf and to keep in touch with you. Let me know if I can help with anything. Best wishes for Christmas and 2022. Three new rules to tackle
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
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