Visiting Belton House

Today was the first time I had visited Belton House with my children. It was a gorgeous morning and perfect weather for wandering around this National Trust property. It was also another opportunity to get my camera out and see if I can produce some great snaps. As an amateur photographer, I treated myself to a Nikon SLR a few years ago and have been very happy with the results. Alongside some gorgeous pictures of my children which will stand the test of time I have captured some great photos of different places. Here are some from today: Such beautiful … Continue reading Visiting Belton House

Tories claiming credit but taking no responsibility

This week has shown our Tory MP claiming credit for bringing the bypass dream for Grantham a step closer with a £16m cheque from the Treasury. http://www.granthamjournal.co.uk/news/local/nick-boles-mp-column-conservatives-are-making-grantham-s-bypass-dream-a-reality-1-6173872 What Boles fails to mention is the fact we are still talking about … Continue reading Tories claiming credit but taking no responsibility

Apologies for roadworks over running, however he was warned in July.

Cllr. Richard Davies this weekend apologised for further overrunning of the already delayed Springfield Road junction works in Grantham. In his apology, Cllr. Davies admits to mistakes by the planning teams and promises that lessons will be learned so this does not happen again. However, if I take you back to the middle of July when the road works were about to be opened, you will see a discussion between Cllr. Davies and members of the public, including myself, which warned him about the potential of this sort of delay. The discussion was wide ranging and centred around feasibility studies … Continue reading Apologies for roadworks over running, however he was warned in July.

Thanks to everyone who supported me.

So the counting is over, the results have been verified, and Cllr. Richard Davies has been returned for another four years. I would like to personally congratulate Richard on his success. The residents of Grantham North West have entrusted him with another four years. On a personal note, on what has been an extremely tough month for me, I would like to thank all who helped me with the campaign and everyone who came out to support me on election day. We increased our share of the vote from 10% in 2009 to 36.6% yesterday. I’m very glad I got … Continue reading Thanks to everyone who supported me.

Lucy Rigby supports my campaign for Grantham North West

Lucy Rigby, Parliamentary Candidate for Lincoln throws her support behind my campaign in Grantham North West to have true representation on Lincolnshire County Council. Lucy says: “David will make an excellent Councillor for the residents of Grantham North West. He’s hard-working and is genuinely passionate about his local community. He’s got the right skills, local knowledge and tenacity to represent people effectively and to achieve real results”. I would like to thank Lucy for her kind words and assure the people of Grantham North West that I am ready and able to represent your division effectively, truly representing what your … Continue reading Lucy Rigby supports my campaign for Grantham North West

What do you want to see in your councillor?

Leading up to the election on 2nd May, I want to hear what you want in your councillor. I have developed a small questionnaire where you can let me know what your thoughts are and give me any feedback you feel is necessary. Just click on the below link and let me know. I look forward to hearing from you. Click here to answer the questionnaire Continue reading What do you want to see in your councillor?

Labour District Councillor Ian Selby throws his support behind my campaign

Today, I was out and about in the Barrowby Gate area and joining me was District Councillor Ian Selby. It was great to have an experienced campaigner lend his support to my campaign to bring true representation back to Grantham North West. As a true community champion, Cllr Selby understands my aim to bring the community voice back to the council chamber in Lincolnshire. Thanks to Ian and the residents who gave me a warm welcome on the doorstep. Continue reading Labour District Councillor Ian Selby throws his support behind my campaign