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Conservatives Retain Local Council Seats

The Heywood and Middleton Conservative Association are pleased to announce that they have successfully held their seats in both Norden and Bamford wards, in the 2015 Local Elections.  Councillors Pat Sullivan (Bamford) and Peter Winkler (Norden) retained their seats with comfortable majorities of 450 in Bamford and 1205 in Norden.

Councillor Ashley Dearnley Opens New Children's Nursery.

Wardle & West Littleborough Councillor, Ashley Dearnly spends a wonderful morning St. Andrews School and has the great honour of opening their new Nursery.  Councillor Dearnley said: "It is an honour to open this new nursery, which will benefit local children".

Iain Gartside Chosen as By-Election Candidate

Members of the Heywood and Middleton Conservative Association have adopted Councillor Iain Gartside as their local candidate in the forthcoming by-election on 9th October 2014.

It's All Conservative for Norden

It was a fantastic result for Norden Ward at last nights local elections, when candidate Mike Holly secured his place as Norden's third Conservative Ward Councillor...   

PROPOSED - Council Tax Freeze 2014/15

The following is a comment from Councillor Michael Holly, the Council’s Conservative Group’s Spokesperson for Finance.“The Council will soon set the Council Tax for next year. Last year the ruling Labour Group increased it by 3½% despite an offer by the Government for additional funding if the increase was 2% or less.  In my position as the Conservative Spokesperson for Finance, I produced a proposal, which was fully costed, to fund the difference to enable a Council Tax freeze but it was rejected by Labour. Same old Labour - tax and spend your money!"

Conservatives Retain Norden in By-Election

Norden Conservatives were celebrating last night after their by-election candidate, Peter Winkler stormed in with an impressive win for the ward.  Taking over 50% of the poll with 1081 votes he Peter retained the seat for the conservatives which had come available following the untimely death of Conservative councillor, the late Ann Metcalfe.