Mark Jewell

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Flytipping Reported and Removed

by markjewell on 15 January, 2012

Your local LibDem team have reported recent flytipping on the car park of Ashtongate. This has now been removed. It is vitally important to keep on top of flytipping as areas can quickly become permanent grot spots. Flytipping can attract a fine of up to £50,000. You can report flytipping direct to Preston City Council […]

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Local Parks get Green Flag Award

by markjewell on 26 September, 2011

Ashton Park is the latest of Preston’s Parks to receive the prestigious Green Flag Award. County Councillor Mark Jewell said, “After narrowly missing out last year this is great news. “The Friends of Ashton Park and Park Rangers have worked towards this award over a number of years. They have also managed to involve the […]

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LibDems call for renewable energy across Lancashire

by markjewell on 7 October, 2010

County Hall is set to look at generating its own energy across Lancashire. The move follows from Liberal Democrats on Lancashire County Council putting forward a proposal to explore the potential to expand its renewable energy generation. The proposal was put forward by County Councillor Allan Knox. He highlighted that Germany generates over 100 times […]

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Preston Peregrines Watch Launched

by markjewell on 26 September, 2010

Today a Youth Environmental Group was launched on Ashton Park. The group has been launched in partnership with Wildlife trusts, Wildlife watch and Preston City Council. It is open to all youngsters from the age of 7. See CC Mark Jewell at the event Each month there is an event. Today was creating different types […]

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Bin Charges Reviewed

by markjewell on 15 October, 2009

Following a review of bin charges by the Conservative run City Council, the £28 charge for new bins has been retained. At a full Council meeting today the Liberal Democrats put forward a proposal to scrap all bin charges for residents on benefits.  Commenting Mark Jewell said, “This charge is a stealth tax on our […]

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Conservatives Go Cold on Climate Change

by markjewell on 26 September, 2009

Conservatives are accused of going cold on tackling climate change by Liberal Democrats on Lancashire County Council. At today’s full Council meeting at County Hall Conservatives and BNP defeated a motion to promote eating a meat free meal each week. The motion proposed that the Council should promote the adoption of a weekly meat free […]

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