Liberal Democrats announce £94m to fix schools and hospitals in Bolton

Today, in the final days of the election campaign, the Liberal Democrats have announced they would provide £48M to repair Bolton hospital if elected. The funding would address delayed repairs to NHS, bringing IT systems up to day and build new infrastructure to reduce overcrowding at hospitals. The party has also announced it would provide £46m of … Continue reading Liberal Democrats announce £94m to fix schools and hospitals in Bolton

Proud to be working with Bolton at Home to create great homes. #GE17Housing

The Liberal Democrats Housebuilding plan: The housing crisis in Britain has become an emergency. For far too long Britain has built many fewer homes than we need; unless we build enough to meet demand, year after year, we will find that housing costs rise further out of reach. That is why we have set an … Continue reading Proud to be working with Bolton at Home to create great homes. #GE17Housing

New figures reveal an increase in fly-tipping complaints

A recent FOI request to Bolton Council has revealed complaints of fly-tipping on private land increased by more than 25% from 15/16 to 16/17. Bolton Council served 115 abatement enforcement order notices to deal with these complaints, clearing away 62 incidents when the notice hadn't been complied with at a cost of £37,477. In March … Continue reading New figures reveal an increase in fly-tipping complaints

The Conservative manifesto could lump residents of Bolton with £24,558 social care bill

Conservative manifesto plans will mean the average household in Bolton could be forced to pay £24,558 of the value of their homes for social care after they die, it has been revealed. The manifesto plans, which would mean that people would be forced to hand over assets worth over £100,000 to pay for social care … Continue reading The Conservative manifesto could lump residents of Bolton with £24,558 social care bill

Planning application for houses behind Thornleigh College

Two planning application has been submitted for house building on land at the back of Thornleigh Salesian College, which will see the wooded area replaced with 21 houses over two separate sites. Site B highlighted in Red Site A: 00695/17 | OUTLINE APPLICATION FOR THE ERECTION OF 7No DETACHED DWELLINGS WITH GARAGES (ACCESS, LAYOUT AND SCALE … Continue reading Planning application for houses behind Thornleigh College

Lib-Dem Campaigner Warren Fox will stand as MP for Bolton North East

ROAD safety campaigner Warren Fox will stand as the Liberal Democrat candidate for Bolton North East in this year's snap General Election. Mr Fox, a member of Bolton Road Safety Group, will be standing in the Labour safe seat held by Sir David Crausby. Mr Fox, aged 32, who lives in Astley Bridge, says he … Continue reading Lib-Dem Campaigner Warren Fox will stand as MP for Bolton North East