Monthly Archives: February 2016

People Power.


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The problem of dog mess


It’s a problem that gets on lots of people’s nerves – the scourge of dog owners who don’t clear up after their pets.                                                                                       So, what can be done to rid streets and parks of their mess? The signs are easy … Continue reading

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Parish councils may face referendum cap over ‘excessive’ tax


Analysis by BBC News found thousands of parish and town councils in England increased their share of the annual bill, raising £18.9m in extra funds. The government said it could make them “subject to the referendum principles”. But parish councils said … Continue reading

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Independent controlled APC Freezes Precept.


Anston Parish Council has voted not to raise the parish precept (aka Anston Tax’) this financial year (2016/2017) A stringent examination of the council’s accounts and identifying some savings means that unlike the previous Labour controlled parish council the Independent … Continue reading

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Fast Food, Obesity and Diabetes.


KFC and McDonald’s are upset with Rotherham Borough Council because of the council’s draft policy which would keep fast foodshops at least 800m (875 yards) from school and college gates. The authority’s draft policy says it wants to promote “healthy … Continue reading

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