2:19pm Friday 13th December 2013
10:41am Thursday 5th December 2013
Every one of us has a budget that we have to balance – making sure our expenditure does not exceed our income. For many of us at the moment, that’s a challenge. At the Council, it’s an almost Herculean task.
3:21pm Monday 2nd December 2013
11:52am Tuesday 26th November 2013
Fairs are a rip-off I went to Oxford on Sunday and they had a Christmas fair with a number of food stall holders all charging very high prices, £5 for a bratwurst in a bread roll from a German stall. Another stall was selling six doughnuts for £5. (Is £5 the new minimum currency for stall holders?) There was a variety of fresh olives being sold by weight but with no prices whatsoever on display.
10:48am Wednesday 20th November 2013
I have long campaigned for improvements in the support we provide for children with special educational needs & disabilities (SEND), as well as their parents and carers. Many more families than we realise are affected, and that’s why we should all welcome the news that things now seem to be moving forward. Last month the Government published a revised Code of Practice, which sets out the statutory guidance for all those working with, and caring for, children and young people with SEND.
3:54pm Tuesday 12th November 2013