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Coalville bid rejected.

by admin on 30 March, 2011

The Coalville bid, which was an extra tax on all businesses in Coalville was rejected by 58 votes to 70. The idea behind the bid was to raise extra taxes from local businesses to supposively help revitalise the town. Many businesses were very sceptical and did not see the bid helping enough to increase trade […]

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Bardon road garage – alcohol sales review?

by michaelwyatt on 23 March, 2011

After a number of local residents contacted Cllr Michael Wyatt about their concerns of drunken behaviour and litter problems arising from people coming from the Bardon Road garage late at night. Cllr Wyatt said, “The council have now spoken to the owners of the garage and they have decided to implement a number of changes […]

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Cllr Michael Wyatt proposed an amendment to the Conservative budget at the District Council tonight after the administration failed to include issues that local people had expressed their concerns about. Labour and Conservative Councillors voted against the below proposals, which would of helped to go some way to revitalised our Town. Items included, Free parking […]

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Cllr Michael Wyatt has called on the Conservative controlled District Council to support the Coalition Governments changes to Car Parking charges, by reviewing the current charges set in Coalville, which is having a detrimental affect on local businesses. Some local small businesses have reported over a 20% reduction in sales during 2010. Mr Pickles has […]

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Spending review news!

by admin on 20 October, 2010

Labour left the country’s finances in ruins. Make no mistake, these are Labour’s cuts. Because of Labour’s failings, we now have to fork out a whopping £120 million per day just to repay the interest on our debt. Labour went on a ‘trolley dash’ and left us at the checkout on election night to pay […]

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Cold callers code of practice comes into force!

by michaelwyatt on 29 September, 2010

From Friday all energy salesmen MUST ‘officially’ obey Cold Caller Signs. On Friday the EnergySure code of practice will officially include rules that energy company sales staff shouldn’t knock on any doors displaying a ‘no cold callers’ sign. While it’s been policy for a few months, this is the final step in nailing it down […]

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Cllr Michael Wyatt has been working hard again this year to help improve the local environment by working in partnership with Sharpes Gardening Services who helped to keep the hanging baskets watered throughout the summer. And Bardon Aggregates who helped fund the hanging baskets on the Greenhill Estate. Cllr Michael Wyatt said, “I am determined […]

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Currys retail store in Coalville is set to close at the end of the month, if not before. Cllr Michael Wyatt has today pointed the blame squarely with the Tory Controlled Council and the owners of the precinct who have failed after nearly four years to bring change to Coalville. Michael Wyatt said, “Its another […]

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The GMB trade Union have published a list of local Authoirties in the East Midlands who have failed to collect the full amount of council tax and business rates. North West Leicestershire District Council still has £1.3 million uncollected. Cllr Michael Wyatt Leader of the Liberal Democrat group on the Council said, “It’s clear the […]

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The Government’s East Midlands Office has decided not to call in the decision taken by the Tories Planning commitee, which voted in favour of Tesco instead of supporting the vast majority of local people who wanted ASDA. Cllr Michael Wyatt said, “Its another sad day for Coalville. The local people wanted ASDA, now they have […]

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