CHRISTCHURCH CONSERVATIVE COUNCILLOR CRITICISES ROAD MAINTENANCE CUTS

CHRISTCHURCH CONSERVATIVE COUNCILLOR CRITICISES ROAD MAINTENANCE CUTS

Conservative Christchurch Councillor Peter Hall has criticised the cuts to the maintenance and street cleansing of Christchurch roads, which are part of BCP Council’s £600,000 worth of road maintenance cutbacks announced last month by the Council’s Liberal Democrat Cabinet Member for finance, Councillor David Brown. Commenting on the issue, Councillor Hall said: “It’s simply not good enough for the residents of Christchurch to see previously announced investment into street cleaning and maintenance scrapped. Little to no money has been spent on our town’s infrastructure since the beginning of the year. To learn that this is set to continue is very worrying indeed. On the back of a number of other disappointing failures for residents across Christchurch, from the loss of parking due to the Police Station redevelopment to being bottom…
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CONSERVATIVES ON BCP COUNCIL ANNOUNCE PLANS FOR TOUGHER ENFORCEMENT BY EXPANDING PSPO PROGRAMME

CONSERVATIVES ON BCP COUNCIL ANNOUNCE PLANS FOR TOUGHER ENFORCEMENT BY EXPANDING PSPO PROGRAMME

Illegal campfires, camping and littering at our beauty spots could be protected by new PSPOs Following the successful deployment in many Councils across the country of Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs), the Conservative Group on BCP Council are calling for urgent funding into an array of PSPOs across the BCP area to help enforcement issues. Commenting on the plan, which could be funded by the alternate budget proposals included in the Conservative’s Budget Reset paper which will be considered the Liberal Democrat-led Cabinet on Wednesday, Councillor May Haines, Shadow Cabinet Member for Community Safety said: “Residents are emailing and telling us on a daily basis that they’ve had enough with nothing being done to enforce bad or unsociable behaviour across our towns. Previous Councils have used PSPOs in the past,…
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