Campaigners hit out at Labour's library cuts

Campaigners for Hull's libraries have reacted angrily to plans that will see library services across the city reduced significantly.

A report going to the Council's cabinet this month recommends significant cuts to library opening hours. These include closing Central Library for two half days during the week and full day closures for libraries including Avenues, Fred Moore and Holderness Road. 

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Hessle Lib Dems on Town Council tax freeze

Lib Dems on Hessle Town Council have frozen Council tax this year.

At a time when every penny counts, we know it's a priority for people in Hessle to keep bills low.

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Residents Let Down by Council's bin service over the New Year

Local Lib Dems are raising concerns with the Council about problems with bin collections over the Christmas and New Year period.

Many people did not have their brown bins collected on their rearranged day or the Saturday after the New Year bank holiday, and the Council are not arranging missed collections for people whose bins were not emptied unless residents themselves rang 300300 to arrange collection.

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Lib Dems on Hull City Council call for Council Tax Freeze

Lib Dem councillors are calling for Hull’s Council Tax to be frozen in 2015-16, amid fears the Labour administration want to put it up again.

Next year the government has pledged funding to help councils freeze Council Tax.

 

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Petition Launched for New Zebra Crossing on Hessle Road

Maria Coward, Cllr Claire Thomas and the Pickering Ward Lib Dems have launched a petition calling for a zebra crossing for Hessle Rd, near the Police Station.

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Lib Dems condemn £240,000 consultant spend and services cuts

8th January 2015

Lib Dem councillors have condemned the decision by the Labour administration to spend another £240,000 on consultants.

At a meeting of Council next Thursday Lib Dem councillors will condemn the £240,000 spend and call for further cuts to libraries and Customer Service Centres to stop.

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New play equipment for Cullen Close play park

Cullen Close play park, East Hull, is set to receive £30,000 of new play equipment and refurbishment.

The refurbishment will include: new play equipment, new surfacing, two benches, new bins, a netball hoop and some landscaping.

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Action taken to tidy streets after complaints

Local councillors have worked to get the Wold Road and County Road South area tided after complaints from residents.

A number of residents in the area had complained to local councillor Ruth Payne about the state of grass verges and footpaths in the area.

Ruth along with Boothferry ward's other councillors, Helena Clay and Karen Woods, arranged for the area to be tided.

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Flood Bus to pay another visit to West Hull

After the success of a recent Flood Bus event in Derringham ward a further visit has been arranged for February 2015.

On Monday 8 December 2014 Derringham ward held its first Flood Bus.

Many residents attended the event where they were able to ask questions to representatives from Yorkshire Water, the Environment Agency, the Council’s Floods Team and local Councillors.

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East Park: Residents concerned about event parking

Concerns have been raised about parking while events are on in East Park.

Holderness ward councillor Jackie Dad has raised residents concerns about the parking after receiving reports about over parking and confrontation.

In recent months concerns has grown about the lack of marshalling and controlled parking. This has led to dangerous parking, blocked drives, confrontation and reduced access to the roads around the park whilst events are on.

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