This week on social media …

There have been two hot topics on local social media sites this week. Firstly, there have been accusations flying around that I – together with my colleagues representing LB South ward on CBC – have been trying to block Councillors from other Leighton Buzzard and Linslade wards from ‘calling in’ planning applications for scrutiny by … Continue reading This week on social media …

Planning, local plans and Government policy

Planning continues to be a very hot topic, with many residents questioning why we - as local Councillors - cannot block the endless developments we see springing up all around Leighton Buzzard and Linslade. As I explained in my blog post a week or so back, planning decisions have to be made based entirely on … Continue reading Planning, local plans and Government policy

The history of the recent expansion of Leighton Buzzard

When I speak to residents, the second biggest issue in the town (after policing and crime) is the expansion of Leighton Buzzard and Linslade. This concern is reflected in many of the comments on the various local Facebook groups. Directly related to the new developments - some completed, several ongoing - is the lack of … Continue reading The history of the recent expansion of Leighton Buzzard