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Redditch Standard: “We’re heading in the right direction’ ahead of May 6 elections”

Matt Dormer and Mike Rouse sat down (virtually) with The Redditch Standard to take questions from the press regarding our manifesto for the local elections coming up on Thursday 6th May. You can read the full article here: https://www.redditchstandard.co.uk/news/redditch-conservatives-were-heading-in-the-right-direction-ahead-of-may-6-elections/ You’re very welcome to email us to ask any questions regarding our manifesto, or to arrange […]

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County Council commits to train station redevelopment project

Worcestershire County Council’s Cabinet has weighed-in behind the vision for a new Redditch Train Station by endorsing proposals to acquire the land the plans say it may require, resorting to compulsory purchase orders if necessary. The proposals would see the delivery of a new two storey station with an expanded waiting room, new retail facilities […]

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“Section 24” Notice Lifted at Redditch Borough Council

Conservatives have welcomed the news that a “Section 24” notice no longer applies to Redditch Borough Council. The announcement comes as a credit to the hard work of Conservative Councillors at the council, and in particular Councillor David Thain who covers the Finance portfolio on the council. David said in response to the report by […]

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Redditch awarded nearly £1.4m in public sector decarbonisation fund

Redditch council has been awarded over £1.2m from the Phase 1 allocations for the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme. Phase 1 of the Scheme provides £1 billion in grants as part of the Chancellor’s ‘Plan for Jobs 2020’ commitment to support the UK’s economic recovery from COVID-19, supporting up to 30,000 jobs in the low carbon […]

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For the first time since 1994, Redditch Borough Council is building its own housing assets again

Under the Conservatives, Redditch Borough Council is building its own new council houses for the first time in 27 years. The last council house built by the authority was in 1994. The work starts with 19 new homes, designated for affordable rent levels, in Edgeworth Close in Church Hill, and is due to begin this […]

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Plans for new cafe and additional parking at Morton Stanley Park uploaded by Council

Redditch Borough Council has uploaded plans for a new café at Morton Stanley Park to its Planning Portal. The idea for the facility was pioneered by Councillor Matt Dormer (CON, West) and is taking a step closer with the submission of this application by the Borough Council. Redditch Conservatives, as a political party in the […]

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All options for new, open and green cemetery site to be re-examined

The Leader of Redditch Conservatives, Councillor Matt Dormer, has announced today that he has instructed officers at Redditch Borough Council to work with him directly explore all options in relation to the provision of burial land within the Borough of Redditch and that he will personally review the list of previously explored sites. Matt Dormer […]

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Redditch Conservatives pass balanced budget at Town Hall including investments in parking, electric car charging and regeneration

The need for a long-term approach was laid bare at Redditch Borough Council’s budget setting meeting last night (Monday 22 February 2021) as local Conservatives passed a balanced and sensible budget, which also brought forward much needed investments into electric vehicle charging infrastructure with £160,000 allocated to install electric charging points within the Borough as […]

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Local firms urged to register themselves on council’s e-procurement portal

Redditch firms are being urged to seize opportunities to win contracts from Redditch Borough Council and other public bodies, as the latest new opportunity to supply services to the borough council was published. The council is calling on local suppliers to register with the systems the public sector uses to buy goods and services. Cllr […]

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Woodland management works to save healthy trees

Redditch’s woodlands could see some significant changes in the coming weeks due to essential maintenance work as part of the Borough Council’s proactive Woodland Management Programme. The next phase of the programme will see contractors carrying out work at Arrow Valley Park (off Ipsley Church Lane) and Oakenshaw Woods (to the rear of Tesco) later […]