Redditch Borough Council issued with “Section 24” financial warning

Redditch Borough Council has been issued with a "Section 24 notice" by the Borough's auditors. The Redditch Standard has the story. In recent years revenue support grant, new homes bonus allowance and business rate support have all plummeted leaving Redditch with an increasing budget shortfall of £1.5million over the next three years and needing to … Continue reading Redditch Borough Council issued with “Section 24” financial warning

Ongoing Action Being Taken to Combat Anti-Social and Drug Behaviour in Church Hill – Share your experiences

Anti-social behaviour is something that comes up a lot in my surgeries and local neighbourhood meetings. It ranges from anti-social parking to more sinister acts, which are sometimes actually just plain criminality. Following these discussions, I personally investigated the issue - going above and behind the role requirements of being a local Councillor and putting … Continue reading Ongoing Action Being Taken to Combat Anti-Social and Drug Behaviour in Church Hill – Share your experiences