Council spends another £25,000 on consultants

Opposition councillors have attacked Hull’s Labour administration for spending another £25,000 on consultants looking into the boundary issue.

Recently the Council agreed to pay consultants PricewaterhouseCoopers £25,000 to: “explore the potential options and benefits in relation to a merger scenario of the administrations of Hull City Council and East Riding Council.”

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Road markings on Beverley Road improved

Improvements have been made to a box junction at the junction of Beresford Avenue and Beverley Road.

The markings of the box junction will be enlarged south of Beresford Road to make turning safer.

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Councillor calls for Council to tackle derelict pub

On the day that the developer is meeting Planning Committee councillors to discuss options for the Wheelhouse Pub site, Beverley ward councillor Dave McCobb is calling for both sides to work together to deliver urgent action to sort out the derelict pub on Beverley Road.

Dave said: “Like many of my friends and neighbours in the Beverley Road area, I'm genuinely saddened every time I go past the site of the former Wheelhouse Pub on Beverley Road.

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Lib Dems in Hessle Submit Petition to keep Police Presence

 

Today, Lib Dems presented our petition to keep a Police presence in Hessle at a meeting at East Riding Council.

We would like to thank all those who signed the petition and have contacted us about this issue over the last few months. It is clear that there is overwhelming support for a Police presence in Hessle.

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Councillor raises power supply concerns

A local councillor in North Hull has raised concerns about the power supply to the HU6 area after the area was hit by yet more power cuts.

Councillor Dave McCobb has been contacted by a number of people in the area who have complained of power cuts and fluctuations in the power supply.

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3,800 homes covered by ‘Bring Out Your Rubbish Days’

A programme of ‘Bring Out Your Rubbish Days’ in Hull City Council’s Beverley ward has been completed.

Local councillors Dave McCobb and Karen Mathieson secured the funding and helped to organise the programme.

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550 signature petition ignored

A petition signed by 550 people calling for the reinstatement of a bus route is being ignored.

Lib Dem councillor Jackie Dad says that a petition calling for the reinstatement of the 53 bus route is being ignored by the Labour administration.

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£595,722 boost for children in Hull and the East Riding

Figures just announced show that nurseries, childminders and other early years providers in Hull and the East Riding are set for a £595,722 cash injection to help three and four-year-olds from disadvantaged families.

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Councillor Dave McCobb – “The Council must learn lessons about how it carries out major road repairs”

Beverley Ward councillor Dave McCobb is calling on the Council to review how it handles major junction repair work in light of confusion, delays and access issues during the recent road works at the junction of Beverley Road, Sutton Road and Greenwood Avenue.

Cllr McCobb said: “Whilst most people agree that repair work was needed, and are pleased with the outcome, the Council has a lot to learn about how to keep residents properly informed.

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Call for action to tackle speeding traffic on Laburnum Avenue

Campaigners are calling for action from the Council to tackle speeding traffic on Laburnum Avenue, East Hull.

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