Cllr Darren Fower

First EVER Liberal Democrat Councillor for South Werrington and North Gunthorpe Learn more

Q: Did you know that; it’s 15 years since the introduction of the minimum wage, the minimum wage was originally £3.60, it has been raised 15 times since its introduction and 147 MPs voted against its introduction? So should it now be a priority for all the main political parties? Commenting, local Lib Dem councillor, […]

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The Liberal Democrats (pictured, Danny Alexander) are planning to burnish their credentials as the tax-cutting party for the low paid and pensioners by floating the possibility of cutting national insurance contributions for anyone earning below £12,500 a year. Commenting, Liberal Democrat city councillor, Darren Fower said: “This move will also give a tax cut to […]

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After reporting further faulty lights in and around the city, local Lib Dem councillor, Darren Fower, says he thinks it’s time the Council looked at incentivising local citizens to report such matters, by using more contemporary forms than providing a telephone number to call? Commenting, Darren said: “We’ve got apps and smart phones almost everywhere […]

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APP update for Cllr Darren Fower

by admin on August 10, 2014

For those who’ve already downloaded Cllr Darren Fower’s app, you should by now have received a notification of the latest updates and improvements? Improvements included, refreshed contacts page, redesigned news feed, fuller events section and the inclusion of Daren’s latest AudioBoo recordings! To download the LATEST app now for YOUR phone, mobile device or tablet […]

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The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has warned national care provider Barchester Healthcare to make urgent improvements at its Werrington Lodge care home in Peterborough to ensure everyone who lives there receives the quality of care and support they are entitled to expect. During an unannounced inspection which took place on 8 and 12 May 2014, […]

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In an article published on the Peterborough Environment City Trusts website a statement from Sustrans reads: “Peterborough is taking positive steps to encourage cycling through the Travelchoice project, but we are worried that this could be undermined by not making adequate allowance for cyclists in and around the City Centre. Bridge Street is at the […]

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The Conservative controlled City Council in Peterborough have recently announced they are looking to extend the cycling ban along Bridge Street, in Peterborough City Centre. In their media release the Council talks about protecting pedestrians, with the Cabinet member for City Centre Management, stated that cyclists should “…..dismount and push their bikes along Bridge Street…….” […]

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Would YOU like to become a City Councillor?

by admin on August 1, 2014

The Liberal Democrats have a strong and proud tradition in local government. For the Peterborough Liberal Democrats, local government is key – localism, community politics, and a real commitment to devolved power are all hallmarks of the Liberal Democrat approach. We pride ourselves on working hard “all year round, not just at election time”. If […]

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The street light located outside of number 50 Church Street, Werrington Village, Peterborough, has now been reported to Peterborough City Council, by local LIB DEM ward councillor Darren Fower. Commenting, Darren said: “This particular light has been faulty on several occasions in recent months and therefore, I’ve also asked for an update once this particular […]

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At the start of July 2014, a report appeared in the Telegraph newspaper claimed that an investigation was underway regarding the treatment of vulnerable elderly people at Werrington Lodge, care home, at Baron Court, Werrington, Peterborough. A spot inspection by officials of the national Care Quality Commission, allegedly discovered several areas of concern: Patients left […]

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