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Upton takes step forward to "plastic-free" Parish Council

Upton Parish Council has taken a step toward being a "plastic-free" Parish Council.

The proposal, made by Conservative Councillor Jill Houlbrook, would see the Parish Council move away from the use of single-use plastics.

Councillor Houlbrook said:

Upton Community Litter Pick A Success

Jill Houlbrook, Conservative Councillor for Upton, would like to thank everyone who turned out to help at the community litter pick on Saturday morning.

Youth unemployment has halved since 2010

Youth unemployment has halved since 2010; real wages for workers have grown for the seventh consecutive month; overall unemployment is at its lowest since 1975.

We're freezing fuel duty for the ninth year in a row

We're freezing fuel duty for the ninth year in a row, cutting tax and making the UK a country of opportunity for all. So that no matter where you come from or what your circumstances, if you work hard and play by the rules, you will be fairly rewarded.