Why are cycle lanes happening, Everywhere?
A voter asks Can you tell me what you think of the situation with regard to cycle lanes, which are being increased by a very large number all around Stretford, Trafford and most other surrounding areas? It is a driver’s worst nightmare and it no longer matters when you are travelling. There used to be…
Putting Children back to first priority
I am really pleased that Andy Western – leader of Trafford Council has made the comments I’m sharing below. It’s something I’ve been uncomfortable with since the outset of the first lockdown. I was never happy that schools were shut down. With hindsight, I can see we needed a pause to get on top of…
Can Covid be in the past whilst rates soar?
Answer: Possibly not, but it’s not our biggest problem right now For a long time I have been keeping a close watch of hospital admissions in the north west and also deaths. Those figures have been gently coming down for a few months. So, I must admit I hadn’t for quite a while been following…
Covid is not done with us yet
Locally, the number of Covid infections has gone through the roof. We need to get those vaccinations going before ‘freedom day’.
Covid-19 Vaccination Progress
This has been a big issue for me. To be honest, I’ve ruffled a few feathers and got a ticking off at this month’s Labour group meeting, but hey-ho. In the wealthy belt across the south of the borough the GPs seem to have worked through the cohorts at breakneck speed, way ahead of the…
A levels and Alleyways
Councillor’s update: work on planning, local issues, covid, exams, and the transformation of a community’s alleys.