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Brentwood in the next 20 years….

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 14 February, 2016

If you want to have your say in the development plan for Brentwood between now and 2037 then it is time to have your say. The Conservative Government has decreed that we need to build 5,500 homes in this time.  Now, I have made it clear that, on behalf of the majority of residents in […]

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Brentwood Housing Survey

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 16 May, 2013

So, there is going to be a Housing Survey – don’t miss your chance to tell the council what you think.  This is important and there’s a short window for responses! From the Council’s website: More than 5,000 Brentwood residents will be asked by Brentwood Borough Council to take part in a housing survey during […]

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Tories’ favourite comic sinks to new low

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 4 October, 2011

I detest the Daily Mail, I make no secret of this.  I think the paper is vile. However, it excelled itself last night after publishing the wrong story about the result of Amanda Knox’s appeal.  Now, in essence there’s nothing wrong with having two versions ready to publish, but look at these four obviously invented […]

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Tory MP says Lib Dems have too much influence – HOORAY!

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 17 September, 2011

If you were ever in doubt about the Lib Dem influence in government, then these words from Nadine Dorries should show the Tory view.  So, if you voted Lib Dem at the General Election to stop Tory policy then, I would argue, you have got your wish!  Remember, we have got 75% of our manifesto […]

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A lovely wedding for William & Kate

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 29 April, 2011

I hope that many of you have enjoyed the Royal Wedding day today.  I thought it was a lovely wedding and it is clear to see that the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge certainly love each other.  In my view, they look like a committed couple and I hope they will be very happy together. I […]

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Lib Dem President Tim Farron MP in Brentwood West today!

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 3 March, 2011

I was delighted to welcome my friend Tim Farron MP, President of the Lib Dems, to the ward today! Tim came to launch our 2011 Manifesto for Brentwood with us and meet some residents and party activists too. He’s a lovely guy, great company, and went down really well with everyone he met. We went […]

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