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Elections 2012: Swings to Labour and UKIP throws up mixed messages

Comment: City MP says Conservative message is not reaching voters and engaging them enough to visit the polling booths.

Liberal Democrats hold Crookes seat in 2012 local election

Liberal Democrat Rob Frost has been elected as a councillor for Crookes in the 2012 local elections. The results were as follows: Rob Frost, Libera...

Crosspool residents vote in local election and mayoral referendum

Crosspudlians will be casting their votes today to choose a new local councillor for the Crookes ward and decide whether or not Sheffield council s...

Crookes ward: local elections and mayoral referendum on Thursday 3 May

Local residents will be voting in the local council elections and mayoral referendum on Thursday 3 May. There are 28 seats up for election, which i...

Gaff Prone NULBC Councillor Describes Church as a ‘Cult’

A gaff prone Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Councillor has once again put his foot it – this time on Facebook. Ashley Howells, Conservative council...

Terry Follows Denver as Lord Mayor of Stoke-on-Trent

Popular Independent Councillor Terry Follows will be sworn in as the next Lord Mayor of Stoke-on-Trent on 26th May. Terry the newly elected Council...

Crookes local election result: Labour win seat back from Lib Dems

Labour’s Geoff Smith has taken the Crookes ward seat from the Liberal Democrat John Hesketh. Geoff collected 2,916 votes, while John received...

Labour strengthens position in Assembly elections

The Welsh Assembly election results showed a swing to the Labour Party with it gaining 30 of the 60 Senedd seats allowing it to govern although sti...

500 words from Ross Ward

Firstly may I add my thanks to Pits n Pots for affording me this opportunity to talk about why I would like the chance to represent my ward of Meir...

Prime Minister David Cameron in Stoke-on-Trent

Prime Minister David Cameron was in Stoke-on-Trent yesterday [Thursday] to celebrate Portmerion Potteries fantastic performance and to help boost t...

Local elections and AV vote in Crosspool next Thursday

Local residents will be voting in the local council elections and Alternative Vote referendum a week on Thursday. For the local elections Crosspool...

500 Words Shazad Hussain

Firstly, thank you for the opportunity to be able to put forward vision for Dresden and Florence and the City of Stoke-on-Trent on PitsnPots. I am ...

Candidates line up for 5th May

Here's a list of the candidates for the Lancaster City Council elections taking place on 5th May 2011. This list is sourced from a PDF on the Counc...

Call For Referendum on Highways PFI And County Hall Remodelling

One Islander calls for a referendum on highways PFI and County Hall remodelling

David Miliband Gives Stoke-on-Trent Labour Party a Campaign Boost.

Stoke-on-Trent Labour Party had a massive boost to their local election campaign when David Miliband paid a visit to the city to take part in a Q&a...

List of Lichfield District Council election candidates released

The full list of nominees for the local elections in Lichfield and Burntwood has been announced. Residents will go to the polls on May 5 to decide ...

Cuts, Cuts & Prescription Charges! – It Doesn’t Get Any Better Does It?

As the City is still reeling from the loss of many key services and community facilities we have to now face up to yet another low blow, dished out...

Stoke-on-Trent City Council Elections – Will You Stand Up For The City?

The forthcoming local elections are, in my opinion, the most important in the City of Stoke-on-Trent in modern history. The past twelve months have...

MP Votes In Favour Of EU Referendum

MP votes for EU referendum

Tony Walley – On My Stoke-on-Trent Soapbox

Parliamentary Boundary Changes - When 3 Become 2 I suppose it was to be expected that eventually, after decades out in the wilderness, the Conserva...

Comprehensive Spending Review Takes £15million From Stoke-on-Trent

Coalition Chancellor George Osborne’s announcement that Local Authority budgets will be slashed by 7.1% each year until 2015 will mean the City o...

Pickled Politics Could Be Council Newspaper's Undoing

Communities Secretary Eric Pickles announced proposals to tighten up the publicity rules for councils so they guard against campaigning with public...

This Coalition Can Work - As Long As Lib Dems Are Happy

The media is obsessed with trying to find chinks in the coalition agreement but the real question is whether the Liberal Democrats continue to beli...

Local Labour joins national protest against VAT rise

The local Labour Party is campaigning against the proposed rise in VAT, which rises to a 20% rate in January. Labour Party members manned a stall o...

Ashley Howells 'Apologises' - But I'm Still Not Happy!

I was incensed to read the comments made by Newcastle-under-Lyme Councillor Ashley Howells in today's Sentinel. He said: [quote]"I am extremely sor...

It's About Trusting The Folks

By Public Servant Magazine Communities Secretary Eric Pickles explains how the coalition government is setting out to rebalance power and make loca...

Politics After The Election

A couple of weeks ago Andrew Gamble visited Keele to speak about the general election results and what it means for mainstream politics.

Veteran MP seeks powerful Tory post

The veteran MP for Croydon South, Richard Ottaway, has announced his candidature for the chairmanship of the influential Conservative Party House ...

Election 2010: Parliamentary Candidate Messages

We recently attempted to contact all of the Parliamentary candidates standing for Wolverhampton North East in the general election to ask them if t...

Election Special: Norsheen Bhatti Conservative PPC for Stoke-on-Trent Central Clashes with the BNP

Norsheen Bhatti the Conservative Party Candidate for Stoke-on-Trent Central is one determined lady. Her selection was not without controversy when ...

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