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TALKING TO PEOPLE across St James, the answers are almost always the same: ● Do something about the parking ● Stop the flytipping, and rubbish blowing about everywhere AFTER the bin men have been ● Do something about the match day traffic ● Sort out the terrible roads ● Keep the flats in good repair […]

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Fawlty Towers?

by Jill Hope on 6 May, 2013

IT MAY NOT be Torquay, but it’s certainly a farce! MOST RESIDENTS in the Lift Tower Estate know that a planning application is underway for abseiling events at the Lift Tower to be permanently increased to 26 a year. The public consultation was due to finish 21 days after 12 March. The planning application was due […]

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Jill Hope elected for Sixfields

by Jill Hope on 4 May, 2013

At the county council election on 2 May 2013, Jill Hope was elected as Liberal Democrat Councillor for the Sixfields Division. The votes cast were as follows: Jill Hope……………….865 Conservative…………813 Labour……………….637

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PART of St James was been moved into Sixfields division for the county council elections in May 2013. WHEN you vote at elections, you’ll vote at your normal polling station, but instead of voting for a councillor in the old St James division, you’ll be voting for a councillor in Sixfields division.

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Letter from the leader

by Jill Hope on 28 February, 2013

What a victory! After three weeks of seriously intense campaigning, we’ve done it. Mike Thornton is the new MP for Eastleigh. Waiting for news from the count was nerve-wracking. We knew we’d had a stellar polling day operation and got our voters out: but was it going to be enough? And then Hilary Stephenson, our […]

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Conservatives took Towcester for granted

by Jill Hope on 13 February, 2012

LOCAL residents turned their backs on the local Tories in two recent council by-elections. Towcester’s previous county councillor moved 200 miles away to Cornwall, but she remained on the council, claiming £7,000 a year in allowances. Then the Tories had the nerve to waste £3,000 of taxpayers’ money on an oil painting to commemorate her […]

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ONE of my fellow-Lib Dem candidates in South Northants is being given a very hard time in the press, because she is an artist, and has published some of her photographs on an ‘Adult’ website.

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AV: a miserable little compromise?

by Jill Hope on 25 April, 2011

DID Nick Clegg call the AV a miserable little compromise? He’s often quoted as having said it. No he didn’t! It’s annoying that so many journalists and TV programmes are so lazily quoting this without doing any hint of research. Let me give you the whole quote, in context: Nick said: “AV is a baby […]

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TORY CLAIMS – exposed

by Jill Hope on 11 April, 2011

CLICK ON the image to read the full facts about the outrageous Tory claims including The Saints. IT’S A QUESTION OF HONESTY!

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The ant and the grasshopper

by Jill Hope on 10 April, 2011

DO YOU remember Aesop’s Fables? I’m not sure if people still read Aesop’s fables, but if you did read these as a child, do you remember the story of the ant and the grasshopper? The ant worked all summer long storing food for the winter, while the grasshopper rubbed his legs together to make his […]

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