In light of the tragic events in Manchester last night, we’ll be suspending all campaigning today, and would be grateful if you and your local parties did the same. This includes canvassing, leafleting, phonebanking, press and social media work. Co-leader Jonathan Bartley has issued this statement: “Our thoughts are with those affected by this appalling incident in Manchester…. Continue reading »

Bluewater expansion

Bluewater has been given the go-ahead to expand its West Village area and make alterations to other parts of the shopping centre, set to create 2,300 jobs. The shopping centre has also promised to make payments to town centres that could lose customers due to the expansions. Dartford council’s development control board voted unanimously in favour of… Continue reading »