Tag Archives: Barnsley Council Leader

Barnsley council don’t like scrutiny or democracy

The local government association states that one of the key roles residents expect their councillors to fulfil is to “represent their views at council meetings”.  So what do you do when you are the leader of a council with an overwhelming majority and a councillor has been elected who starts doing just this – asking… Read More »

Penistone First newsletter edition 1

To celebrate Yorkshire Day we are releasing our first edition of Penistone First the (hopefully) regular newsletter of Penistone Yorkshire First showing what we are up to in Penistone and Yorkshire. Included is an update on the neighbourhood plan proposals for Penistone Town Council, a plea to Barnsley Council Leader, Sir Stephen Houghton, to strengthen… Read More »