Opinions

Taxpayers Market Walk has lost £2.38 million off its' value

From a freedom of information request submitted by campaigner and armchair auditor Peter Malpas, Chorley Council has revealed that the valuation of Chorley's Market Walk Shopping Centre has fallen by £2.38 million. It was first acquired by Chorley's Labour council in December 2013 for £23.341 mil

NHS cash welcomed across Lancashire

Letter to the Editor
Lancashire Evening Post

"The Prime Minister’s announcement of an extra £20 billion a year cash injection for the NHS, will I’m sure be welcomed across Lancashire.

CC Aidy Riggott on the Conservative plan to reopen Lancashire's libraries

County Councillor Aidy Riggott writes "Last week I was proud to join my Conservative colleagues County Councillor's Keith Iddon, Andrew Snowden and Mark Perks in voting to reopen the Lancashire libraries that had been disgracefully closed by the previous Labour administration at County Hall.

Popular Campaigns continue in new Lancashire Hoghton with Wheelton Division

Andrew Snowden, the Conservative’s Council Candidate for Wheelton and Withnell in 2016, who led a series of campaigns on dangerous driving, dog-fouling, flooding and spending on rural areas, will continue his fight as our County Council candidate for the new Lancashire County Council Division Hog

Euxton and Buckshaw flooding chaos

After last year’s heavy storms, which left roads impassable for weeks, Labour-run Lancashire County Council are still not interested in preventing further flooding in Euxton, Buckshaw and Astley.

Chorley’s Labour council spends £4,550 on exclusive hospitality for ten

Chorley's Labour council have revealed they spent £4,550 before VAT on hospitality entertaining three businesses at the Royal Horticultural Society Show in Chelsea last year.   To compare with the lives of Chorley's hardworking families, that is equivalent to a face value with VAT of £546 each.  We look at one way how they could have spent no more than £378 a little more than 2 miles away from the show.