April County Matters

April County Matters

I was contacted last year with a request for a specialised seat for young children who are unable to use the normal swing seats in the Children’s play area on the promenade.

This has now been installed and I am sure this will enhance the facilities which already exist on this site.   I was able to find funding from the County Council to provide this latest piece of equipment for the benefit of both residents and visitors.

Unfortunately I was unable to persuade my Lib Dem and Labour colleagues to take the council tax freeze grant from the Government and instead they have imposed a 2% council tax rise on us all. This decision was totally unnecessary and will put an extra tax burden on many people.

Spring is nearly upon us and I hope you will join me in thanking all the gardening volunteers that make sure our promenade area always looks pristine for the season. Also thanks to the volunteers who will be shortly manning the recreational area so that we can all enjoy the facilities on the promenade


Bill Wearing

Conservative County Councillor Grange Division.