Election 2016 Archive

Election results – Unsworth ward and council-wide

Unsworth 2016 local election ward results: Tony Clough UKIP 411 Nicole Haydock Green 66 David Jones Labour 1365 (elected) Steve Middleton Liberal Democrats 114 Bernard Vincent Conservative 885 Turnout 40% Thank you to everyone who voted for

Polling day information – Unsworth ward

Polling Day for the local elections is Thursday 5 May 2016. Polling stations are open 7am – 10pm on Thursday. You don’t need your polling card to vote.   Polling stations are: Hollins Community Centre, Hollins Lane

The Truth about house building on Green Belt land in Unsworth

Earlier in the year I blogged here about the Conservative Government’s controversial plan to allow fracking in the Bury area, including Whitefield. I note that our Prestwich-based Conservative candidate in the upcoming Unsworth ward local election has

Postal votes for Unsworth ward, local election 2016

If you currently vote by post (or signed up to vote by post before the deadline passed on Tuesday) you should have received your postal vote by now. If you are a postal voter and have not

Bury cyclist dies after striking pothole

It was upsetting to read in the Bury Times that an 83 year old cyclist from Ramsbottom has died after he hit a pothole on Bury New Road in the town. In 2014 I blogged here about

Donate to Steves 2016 local election campaign fund

Make a donation to Steve Middleton’s local election fund and help elect another Liberal Democrat onto Bury Council in 2016. In order to fund my 2016 local election campaign, I am now accepting donations by Direct Debit.