Lib Dems submit 7,500 strong petition calling to scrap the Green Bin Tax

Lib Dem Campaigners and Councillors have been campaigning for over a year against the Council’s Green Bin Tax. Thursday evening saw Lib Dems present petitions with over 7,500 signatures to the Leader of Council demanding them to scrap the Green Bin Tax.

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West Berkshire Council reported to Trading Standards over Green Bin Tax

Lib Dem Councillor Alan Macro has complained to West Berks Council Trading Standards that the council did not adequately inform residents that they need only pay £25 for garden waste collection (Green Bin Tax) if they subscribe between 1st March and 30th June. The complaint reads:

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Council Leader's defence of Tory Cllr's transphobic retweet proves exactly why we need a change

This evening at a full council meeting, Conservative leader Cllr Graham Jones was asked why Dominic Boeck has not been removed from the Executive Committee given the verdict of the Council's Governance and Ethics Committee on his Twitter activity. 

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Save Newbury Football Ground

Newbury Community Football Group have been fighting to protect a community football ground in Faraday Road from being sold for development to build 80 flats by West Berks Council. 

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Lib Dems storm to victory with 17% lead over Tories

Lib Dems Jeff Brooks and David Lister win the double Thatcham West by-election with the Tories second, Greens third and Labour fourth. 

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