Local News

Weeds a growing issue in Upton

Upton Councillor Jill Houlbrook has been inundated with complaints about the size and proliferation of weeds growing in the gutters in Upton.

September Update from Councillor Jill Houlbrook (Upton)

We had a very full Parish Council agenda last evening. On the list was an item about renewing the Parish Council engagement with the Upton Community Links group. Especially important to keep cross Channel dialogues open at the moment.

Simon Eardley: My Priorities for Saughall & Mollington Ward

Conservative candidate Simon Eardley has set out his local priorities for the Saughall & Mollington Ward.

They are:

1. Campaigning for a fair share of resources for the villages of the ward that takes into account its rural character and the challenges this can present.

Candidate Praises Lache Fun Day

After attending Love Lache on Sycamore Fields, Conservative Council candidate Jack Jackson said:

"It's been fantastic to spend a summer’s afternoon at Love Lache on Sycamore Fields.

Upton Conservatives Roll Up Sleeves & Tidy Up Cockpit

Fed up with waiting for the Council to do the work needed in the Cockpit, Gary Hulmes and Councillor Jill Houlbrook organised a working party to just get on with it.

Along with residents they spent 4 hours, trimming, weeding, sweeping, tidying and cutting the grass.

Gary said:

Jack Jackson: Getting Things Done for Lache

Jack Jackson has been reporting untidy hedges and other issues to the Council to get action taken for local residents in Lache.

Jack said:

"When meeting residents on St Marks Road, concerns were raised that the hedges were overgrown and encroaching onto the footpath.

Cllr Jill Houlbrook on Unacceptable Parking

On a trip around Upton yesterday morning Upton Councillor Jill Houlbrook visited parking hot spot Marina Drive and was disappointed to find several drivers completely ignoring the double yellow lines. 

Jill says:

Local News for Saughall & Mollington Ward - Summer 2018

Free After 3pm parking abolished by Labour

Despite protests from businesses and residents, the Labour run council have abolished the popular ‘Free After 3pm’ parking scheme in Chester. 

The plans remain controversial. 

Conservatives welcome £20.79m tech boost for local NHS

Cheshire and Merseyside in line for £20.79m tech-funding boost as part of £122.4 million for NHS in the north.
Part of wider half-a-billion pound investment in technology improve patient care, reduce workload on staff and make every pound go further