Monday, 27 July 2009
It's Yorkshire Day on Saturday and there is just enough time to order your new Yorkshire flag and other Yorkshire products. Please download and print off the form above and send it to YRS Products 39 Essex Close, Redcar, Yorkshire, TS10 4BY.
Sunday, 26 July 2009
To enter the 2009 North Riding Duck race please download, fill in and send off the form above to: Cllr Chris Abbott, 39 Essex Close, Redcar, Yorkshire, TS10 4BY together with entry fees (£1.00 per entry). Please make cheques payable to Yorkshire Ridings Society.
Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council Licence No LOTO241. Promoter Chris Abbott, 39 Essex Close, Redcar, Yorkshire, TS10 4BY.
We are now taking orders for our black and white 2010 True Yorkshire Calendar featuring Yorkshire recipes, which is published on Yorkshire Day, price £1 plus 80p postage and packing. A5 on card.
Please make cheques payable to Yorkshire Ridings Society and post your order to:
YRS Products, 39 Essex Close, Redcar, Yorkshire, TS10 4BY.
Friday, 24 July 2009
Redcar Liberal Democrats completed a hat trick of sensational victories from Labour in less than twelve months when Eric Howden won the Dormanstown By Election held on Thursday 23rd July.
The result was as follows:
Eric Howden LD 805 (52.3; +27.2)
Lab 515 (33.5; -18.6)
BNP 145 (9.4; +9.4)
Con 73 (4.7; -18.0)
LD gain from Lab
For the third time Labour has lost its overall majority on the Council. After each of the previous two by-elections Labour managed to persuade one of the Council’s seven independents to help them cling onto power.
Candidate Eric Howden said: "I am delighted we have won. It was an extremely professional campaign by the Lib Dems. I will do my best to repay the confidence they and the people of Dormanstown have placed in me."
Prospective MP for
“We had an excellent candidate in Eric Howden and I'm sure he will do a great job for the people of Dormanstown.”
Councillor Chris Abbott, Leader of the Liberal Democrats on the Council said: “The cock has crowed three times for Labour and it is time they got the message. In the two years they have been back in control of the Council they have destroyed all the good work the previous Lib Dem led Coalition had achieved.”
The composition of the Council is now:
Labour - 24
Liberal Democrats - 16
Conservative - 11
Independents supporting Labour - 4
Independents – 3
Vacancy - 1
In the town of
Monday, 20 July 2009
I have sent in the following request for a Scrutiny Panel investigation into the flooding problems in Redcar and the Borough of Redcar and Cleveland as a whole.
I find that there seems to be a certain amount of concern about whether enough is being done by the relevant authorities to reduce the threat of flooding, which is devastating to those it keeps happening to.
Have you got a picture of the foods in Redcar? Email me and we will publish them in this blog.
Sunday, 12 July 2009
Saltburn Valley Gardens
North Riding Duck Race
Visit the Owls
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Sports and Activities
for Young People
Kiddie’s Trampolines and Rides
Yorkshire Tea and Cakes
In the Tea-Room
All Day (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)