Cllr Allan Knox and Clitheroe’s Lib Dem team have welcomed a decision by Ribble Valley Borough Council to put a brake on the current market proposal and to launch a proper consultation before any plans are submitted.
Allan had previously called for an extraordinary council meeting where he would have been demanding that a stop be put on the current process and that the council consult widely, deeply and in a meaningful manner with residents, market users and traders about what they wish to see on the market site, before any plans were drawn up. Continue reading
Ribble Valley’s Opposition councillors have united in calling for an Extraordinary Council meeting about the Clitheroe Market Development.
Their request for the extraordinary meeting calls for a brake to be put on the current redevelopment proposals and for there to be a wide, deep and meaningful consultation process before any new plans are drawn up. Continue reading
BBC iPlayer users in the UK will need a valid licence to use the service from September 1, even if they don’t have a TV and only watch online via a laptop or mobile.
Specifically, you still don’t need a licence to watch other on-demand services like Netflix or other terrestrial broadcasters’ digital platforms, like ITV Player. Continue reading
Cllr Allan Knox has welcomed the news that plastic bag use has plummeted in England since the introduction of a 5p charge last year, under the previous coalition government.
Plastic carrier bags cause some of the worst litter problems. They blow around the street and get caught in trees and bushes, making a horrible mess. Because we are given so many, they are a large part of the waste we thrown out, costing local council taxpayers a large sum of money to dispose of our waste. Continue reading
Cllr Allan Knox has condemned the so-called public consultation around the new market development as a sham and as being the same sort of consultation a developer carries out when they want to foist hundreds of new houses on a town or village which is already drowning under new house building. Continue reading
A resolution proposed by Ribble Valley Liberal Democrat Council Group Leader, Cllr. Allan Knox, that condemned racism, hate crime and xenophobia has been passed unanimously by Ribble Valley Borough Council.
Clitheroe Lib Dems have a launched a campaign to get Taylor Wimpey (the developer at the Standen estate) to change their mind and build the roundabout at the junction of Pendle Road and the A59, before they build any houses. Continue reading
Local Liberal Democrats, led by Cllr. Allan Knox have blasted local Conservative’s for letting down Clitheroe and all of Lancashire, as figures unveiled in Parliament show, that cash to fix our roads has been slashed. Continue reading
Figures released by the Department for Health shows the Conservative Government is planning a further £3,437,113 cut to the public health budget in Lancashire. The budget pays to help improve people’s health – and stop them getting ill in the first place – so there is less pressure on the NHS. Continue reading
Following on the news that traffic calming measures are going to be provided on Henthorn Road, comes more good news that the Woone Lane one-way system is about to be implemented, in the early spring.
Cllr Allan Knox reports: “Alongside the information about Henthorn Road, came the news that the scheme for Woone Lane would be implemented at the same time. Continue reading