Browsing articles from "May, 2016"
May
23
2016

Clean-up on a bright new day…….

Community Clean-Up – Cowey Sale and Thames Tow Path This morning was warm and sunny with no wind – perfect conditions for being out in the fresh air down by the river. Between 10am and 11am, 35 volunteers collected 39 sacks of rubbish, including a car exhaust silencer, a bed pan, traffic cone and a folding push chair from the undergrowth at Cowey Sale and along the tow path between the marina and first Desborough […]

May
19
2016

A Fresh New Start!……

…….Residents Group and Liberal Democrat Partnership takes control of Elmbridge Borough Council Last night was the Annual Council meeting at Elmbridge Borough Council. It is traditionally a ceremonial occasion that sees the election of the Mayor for the coming year, who is almost always the Deputy Mayor of the past year. This year was no exception to that practice, and Tannia Shipley, a former schoolteacher and a Residents Group Councillor for Hinchley Wood and Weston […]

May
9
2016

The Winning Team……….

….look very happy with the official results being announced by Chief Executive of Elmbridge Borough Council, Rob Moran.   Thank you, the local electorate for supporting our candidates in Central Walton, with all three candidates being elected on the 5th May. The expressions on your Councillors faces is clearly one of pride in the fact they they will be representing you in Elmbridge Borough Council helping to keep National Politics out of local issues.  

May
8
2016

Reflections on 2016 Elections….

Although I have been associated with the Walton Society for many years, I have never stood for councillor before. However I was pleased when I was offered the opportunity to do so a couple of months ago. Four weeks canvassing provided a mixture of boredom (when many consecutive doors were not answered; gloom (when people said they weren’t interested or voting for the opposition); and happiness when greeted by someone full of enthusiasm, who told […]

May
7
2016

Conservatives lose control!!!………………..

WELL AT LAST, The Conservative majority at Elmbridge Borough Council is no more……. the electorate in Elmbridge have had their voices heard……. Congratulations go to all the Independent Councillors elected in Elmbridge. The Walton Society retain full control of the Walton Central Ward. Even the Conservative Leader of Elmbridge Council is no longer even a Councillor. Our most sincere congratulations go to the three Walton Society candidates for the Walton Central Ward who were elected […]

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