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Does Salford need fixing ?

Today, Stephen Morris from the English Democrats NW attended an interview with Hazel Blears MP on The Politics Show to be screened on Sunday at 12.00 noon about the mayoral referendum in the city of Salford as to whether the city is to have a directly-elected...

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City of Salford's White Elephant No 1

My earlier blogs indicate why we need a new Leader at Salford City Council and why Councillor Merry, unelected Leader of Salford Council should go. In my earlier blog I said we need Councillor Merry to go or we will ie our Council will go bust. Salford...

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Swinton deceased for an Asda Car Park ?

Asda Planning Application, Swinton. Swinton deceased to make way for a Car Park ! A planning application has been submitted to Salford City Council to build an Asda supermarket adjacent to Swinton Precinct. Swinton Precinct in recent times has deteriorated...

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Lancashire or Greater Manchester ?

I am a Preston lad through and through which means I am a Lancashire lad through and through too ! Many years ago I moved into Swinton which in previous years was also part of Lancashire. This may explain why I personally feel quite at home living here....

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A Swinton mayor for Salford !!

A directly-elected mayor for Salford and he or she lives in Swinton. How good would that scenario be for our town ? Well, if you vote YES and Salford decides to have a directly-elected mayor system of local government on the 26th January 2012, it is not...

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Please respect our bygone Swintonians !!

Many of you would have probably seen me walking miles and miles around Swinton delivering my leaflets keeping local people informed. On my travels when going through Swinton centre I notice that despite signs at St Peters Church which clearly tells people...

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Asda Planning application update

The developer for the planning application for the new Asda supermarket GVA has telephoned me back. They have confirmed their plans DO involve the removal of the burial ground at the former Swinton Unitarian Church where bygone Swintonians lay in peace....

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