In just a few days time on the 26th May, construction workers are due to start the building of the new White Oak Leisure Centre (WOLC) in Swanley. So, why has the Sevenoaks District Council (SDC) taken the decision to build a replacement WOLC that doesn’t accommodate so many of the existing clubs and users? This question is difficult to answer. Continue reading White Oak Leisure Centre Going????
There are 2 alternative plans and these have been sent to the Sevenoaks councillors by the committee. Continue reading Alternative Plans for White Oak
On Thursday 13th February a planning meeting took place at Sevenoaks District Council where the future of Swanley Leisure Centre was discussed and voted on. Continue reading The future of Swanley Leisure Centre
Refuse workers based in Bexley – the London borough with the capital’s best recycling record – have successfully balloted for strike action against their controversial outsourcing employer, Serco. Continue reading Bexley refuse workers successfully ballot for strike action
Over the past 8 years there have been occasions when STC has shown signs of dying from terminal ineptitude, lacking transparency, poor judgement and have behaved with reckless financial irresponsibility on a grand scale, resulting in huge financial losses. Continue reading Resident’s Letter to Swanley Town Council
Littering and fly tipping is as high as ever it seems. From the verges of our roads to our treasured parks and town centre, litter is a big problem in Swanley and beyond. Continue reading Littering Our Communities
The new July 2019 Sentinel is out. You can view it here. Continue reading July 2019 Sentinel
Yesterday KCC debated Councillor Martin Whybrow’s motion to declare a climate emergency. Continue reading Update on Get Kent County Council to Declare a Climate Emergency
Thank you to those people who showed their support in the election of 2nd May. It is indeed a privilege to serve as a Labour District and Town Councillor for St. Mary’s Ward. Continue reading Jackie Griffiths’ Report
A record 1.6 million food bank parcels have been handed out over the past year according to recent reports from the Trussell Trust. This is a rise of 19% on the previous year, with over 500,000 going to children alone. Continue reading Foodbank usage on the rise!