February 2017

All For The Sake of Profit

February 24, 2017 // 1 Comment

“We do not play politics with pensions” said Cllr Susan Carey (pictured) at full council on Wednesday 22nd February. Cllr Carey was responding to a question put by our public face which was asking for the Shepway District Council (SDC) pension deficit total; which turns out to be £23.6 [Click to Read More]

” Probably Carcinogenic to Humans.”

February 16, 2017 // 1 Comment

The World Health Organisation says it probably causes cancer in humans. It has been banned outright in countries as diverse as the Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany, Denmark, France, Colombia and Sri Lanka. France has banned its use in parks and schools, and the EU is conducting a safety review of [Click to Read More]

Council Pays Tax Dodgers Thousands

February 12, 2017 // 2 Comments

Shepway District Council (SDC) continue to use HR Go a temporary staff recruitment agency based in West Terrace (pictured); which is alleged by The Guardian to be involved, along with several other temp agencies, in “aggressive tax avoidance schemes” which are reported to cost the exchequer [Click to Read More]

Sort It Out.

February 10, 2017 // 2 Comments

UPDATE: The Car has now been MOT’d, but still no tax showing according to DVLA Ex Conservative Shepway District Councillor David Wimble (pictured), editor and sole owner of the The Looker, the editor who sanctioned the headline about  Cllr Peter Simmons  that said ” This Man is a [Click to Read More]

Japanese Knotweed & Princes Parade

February 6, 2017 // 3 Comments

Japanese knotweed (Fallopia japonica) (pictured) is one of the most invasive species in the world. Japanese Knotweed is a real thug as it spreads rapidly. The Environment Agency even produce their own knotweed-code-of-practice, and it states: Lack of regrowth is not evidence of eradication. [Click to Read More]