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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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Campaigning in Clifton

This morning I was campaigning near Clifton Country Park, formerly Clifton nature Reserve, delivering The Community Action Party leaflet supporting a directly-elected mayor and encouraging people to vote YES on the 26th January 2012. A fellow Cliftonian...

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You Labour councillor's raking it in !

http://www.salford.gov.uk/memberallowances.htm Over recent months many of you have commented about how our town has deteriorated since Salford City Council took over in 1974. Salford City Council controlled by the Labour Party. So while Swinton has been...

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The Noah Robinson Monument

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=142778289147479&set=a.102727516485890.5575.100002459261337&type=3&theater The above is a link to a photo of me standing aside The Noah Robinson Monument. Local historians will know the importance of this monument...

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