Conservatives launch South Glos manifesto

South Gloucestershire Conservatives promise more police on the beat, the roll-out of superfast broadband and a recycling reward scheme if they win next month’s local elections. The party’s manifesto was launched in Bradley Stoke’s Town Square on Friday, in the presence of local MP Jack Lopresti and the Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries,  Ed Vaizey. The document, entitled

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Candidates announced for 5th May local elections

Provisional lists of candidates standing for the 5th May district and local elections have been published by South Gloucestershire Council (SGC). In each of the three SGC wards in Bradley Stoke, the three main parties (Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrats) have each nominated a number of candidates that exactly matches the number of seats being contested (i.e. one or two).

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South Glos Labour launch election manifesto

South Gloucestershire Labour is the latest politcal group to launch its manifesto for the 70 seats on the district council that are up for election on Thursday 5th May. The theme of Labour’s manifesto is that the party will be the community’s voice in the tough times ahead. It outlines “the Con Dem Coalition’s harsh treatment of local government, the

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Liberal Democrats launch South Glos manifesto

South Gloucestershire Liberal Democrats fired the opening shots in the 2011 Local Election campaign when they launched their ‘Action for our Area’ manifesto in Bradley Stoke’s Town Square on Saturday morning. Local MPs Steve Webb and Don Foster joined local candidates and activists to promote the document that promises to “create a Council that works for you … not for

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