Local Lib Dems have welcomed Energy Secretary Ed Davey to Hull as he cut the first turf on Alexandra Dock – kick-starting the new factory that Siemens are building on the site.
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.
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.
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.
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.