Safeguarding our land
Local candidate for Barton David Wilson reflects on the City Council's decision to build a park and ride extension at Wincheap.
Profit before people
The new houses being built on the Causeway at the Island of Wall, Whitstable are causing real disruption to local resident as the convoy of huge cement lorries are churning up the road. George Caffrey, resident of Island Wall highlights how the council is failing to live up to its obligations.
Why the Tory plan to end SERCO is rubbish
Canterbury City Council today announced the ‘exciting news’ that district wide refuse collection, currently being done to a rubbish standard (arf) as a private contract by SERCO, is being re-examined. Wake up at the back - yes, it’s bins, this is the local authority, it’s what they do. But let’s take a closer look at what they’re proposing.
The health costs of poor housing
Labour's Councillor in Westgate Simon Warley reflects on the health cost of poor housing as parties reveal their local manifestos.