Category: Clare

  • VOLUNTEERING AT CLARE COUNTRY PARK

    Looking forward to my first volunteering session at Clare Country Park on Sunday. I am delighted that the country park is transferring to the control and care of the people of Clare who will nurture it and cherish it. It is one of my biggest regrets as a councillor that the park was allowed to…

  • Every picture tells a story…especially in Clare

    Clare Co-Op is closed for refurbishment. The trucks parked on Market Hill, bringing in the new fittings and taking  away the he debris, have led to mayhem. On Tuesday, the bollard protecting the house opposite the Bell Hotel was knocked over by an HGV which mounted the pavement and drove on without stopping. SCC highways…

  • 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…

  • Heavy lorries in Clare

    Graham Newman, the county council’s portfolio holder for Roads and Transport, visited Clare at my invitation on Friday 12 July. I took him on a tour of the town and we walked down to Stour Valley Community School to meet pupils who had undertaken a travel to school survey. The council has a sustainable travel…