Labour demands Openness and Transparency in Budget

Labour demands Openness and Transparency in Budget. Essex Labour group of Councillors are tabling amendments to Full Council Budget meeting this week. Essex Labour group of Councillors are tabling amendments to Full Council Budget meeting this week. These amendments will provide more openness and transparency to the activities of the council: – We propose spending: 1) An additional £60,000 to carry out an independent review of Children’s services to ascertain what impact year on year budget savings have had on early intervention and prevention. 2) An additional £60,000 to carry out a review into the impact of Early Intervention and Prevention … Read more

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Variety Jam Night & Open Mic!

Variety Jam Night & Open Mic! Harwich Branch Labour Party Fundraiser! FAMILY FRIENDLY! £2.00 on the door. KIDS FREE! Raffle on the night. More info contact Dave 01255 318825 or email events@harwichlabourparty.org.uk

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AGM recognises a busy year for Harwich Branch Labour

Members of Harwich Branch Labour Party packed the Acorn Suite at the Royal Oak public house on Thursday 11th January for the branch’s AGM. Reports from branch officers confirmed that membership is high and still growing, successful fund raising has ensured a healthy bank balance and strong campaigning has brought genuine benefits to the local community. The branch’s chair, Charlie Powell, secretary, Maria Fowler, and treasurer, Fiona Powell, were all re-elected unopposed and, although members were sorry to learn that the two vice chairs, Pam Morrison and Maison Urwin, were not seeking re-election, two worthy successors in Rob Shephard and … Read more

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MUSIC QUIZ NIGHT FUNDRAISER!

HARWICH BRANCH LABOUR ‘MUSIC Quiz Night’ fundraising event! ALL WELCOME! Teams of up to 6 at £2 per head. Quizmaster Colin Perry! 100 pieces of music in medleys of 10 ranging from the 1960’s through to the 2000’s. All teams have to do is identify the artist. RAFFLE ON THE NIGHT! Further information contact: Dave McLeod Tel 01255318825 email davemcleod11@hotmail.com or Maison Urwin 07910026229 email – maison@tinygremlin.com

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Fighting Back: Creating Change Launch Night

Fighting Back: Creating Change Launch Night! A evening of live music with some of Colchester’s finest bands and DJs, seasoned with lightning talks from inspiring local activists for a bit of radical bite. Music from: Lou Terry Lighthouse Jam DJ Ben Howard Talks from: Vivienne Wiggins – campaigning on homelessness Rebecca Rocket – trade unions in the community Members of the Syrian refugee community in Colchester Tickets: £5.00 / £3.00 concessions To help us determine numbers, please RESERVE YOUR PLACE here – you can then pay on the door on the night. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/fighting-back-creating-change-launch-night-tickets-41438445506 Free parking. Paid bar. Profits to Harwich … Read more

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Dangerous condition of the A120

For all those who are as angry and fed up as I am with the dangerous condition of the A120 – This is what we are up against – – – Please complain using the contact details provided. Wed 03/01/2018 15:06 Dear Cllr Henderson Thank you for your email of 14 December. I understand your concerns for this particular section of road but please be assured that our network is inspected on a weekly basis. If our safety inspectors identify safety critical defects, such as pot holes, these are rectified within 24 hours, ensuring the A120 remains in a safe … Read more

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