Archive for Month: August 2013

  • Every little bit helps…

    County Councillors in Suffolk are each allocated a small pot of money they can distribute in their divisions to support local communities. My Locality Grant for this year is £12,000 and I have already made several awards: £300 to Clare Swimming Club which took over the pool at Stour Valley Community School for four weeks…

  • At last – a step forward over HGVs in Clare

    After much campaigning  there at last has been some progress on tackling HGVs in Clare! I got the issue onto the agenda of a high level meeting with senior highways officers, Cllr Graham Newman, the Portfolio holders for Roads and Transport and myself at which we agreed SCC  will undertake a study looking at the…

  • On the Buses…

    Poor public transport is a problem facing people living in villages across Suffolk and in this area it is especially tough as in Stansfield, Denston, Poslingford and Hawkedon we have no bus service at all now. Suffolk County Council currently spends more than £30m a year on subsidising public transport, home to school transport and…