The Parties Respond to Our Questions! Q3 – Local Food

Here’s the third blog in our series of High Peak General Election candidate responses to our questions. The full, unedited responses for this question are available in this document: Candidates Responses-Q3. What initiatives would you introduce that would support local food producers and farmers to sell their produce in an environment dominated by a small number ofContinue reading “The Parties Respond to Our Questions! Q3 – Local Food”

The Parties Respond to Our Questions! Q2 – Unending Economic Growth

Here’s the second blog in our series of High Peak General Election candidate responses to our questions. The full, unedited responses for this question are available in this document: Candidates Responses-Q2. Get involved in the discussion! Can the economy keep growing for ever? If so, where will resources come from; if not, what is the alternative?Continue reading “The Parties Respond to Our Questions! Q2 – Unending Economic Growth”

The Parties Respond to Our Questions! Q1 – The Local Economy

We asked you to suggest questions for candidates for the 2015 General Election. We cobbled together what we thought were a representative sample of seven and duly sent them on. We received personal responses from all the candidates except UKIP’s Ian Guiver (although we did receive a copy of a UKIP policy document from Ian’sContinue reading “The Parties Respond to Our Questions! Q1 – The Local Economy”

Balsam Bashing Cash Boost!

I’m delighted to be able to tell you that Transition New Mills has been given a £500 Greenwatch Action Grant from Derbyshire County Council for the Tackling Invaders project to help us step up our efforts to deal with Himalayan Balsam this year. This will enable us to: purchase protective equipment such as gauntlets publiciseContinue reading “Balsam Bashing Cash Boost!”