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HAVE you ever seen the film Anger Management? Someone may want to send a DVD of Jack Nicholson’s 2003 classic to the deputy leader of Worcester City Council, Labour’s Geoff Williams, to illustrate the perils of losing one’s temper.
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BEMUSING times at the Guildhall this week, after the city’s Labour leadership gained a new councillor without having to fight any election, knock on unwelcoming doors or wait nervously in a gloomy chamber for the voters’ verdict.
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I F there’s one thing guaranteed to get politicians of all colours in a flap, it’s those pesky seagulls. The air rodents were famously described as “vermin” by Tory councillor Roger Knight when he was in charge of the environmental brief at the city council, and now it appears they’re back under the microscope.
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IT’S often the wives who have to take a backseat when their husbands enter parliament, but not in the Baldwin household.West Worcestershire MP Harriett Baldwin, who gave up a lucrative career in investment banking to enter the Commons in 2010, certainly wears the trousers in that relationship.
1:59pm Friday 19th April 2013
WITH county council candidates dropping like flies, a large poster being vandalised in Worcester so it reads like a BNP sign, and leaflets going through doors asking people to vote on the wrong day, it’s been a torrid couple of weeks for UKIP.
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ANDREW Grant, the president of Worcester Conservatives, caused a stir this week when he sent out a letter claiming gay marriage would confuse children and offend teachers, who in his eyes could not possibly approve of reading pupils stories of same-sex people getting hitched.
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IF any figure in local government was ever able to achieve pantomime villain status, Eric Pickles would be it. The booable rogue, a former leader of Bradford City Council turned MP and local government minister, has sent flustered town halls a booklet outlining “50 ways to save money” and issued it to the media so we can have a right old rummage through.
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