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UKIP support the return of Grammar Schools to Gloucestershire

September 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

A UKIP Councillor from the Forest of Dean is to table a motion at Gloucestershire County Council on Wednesday calling on the County’s six Conservative MPs to support the creation of new Grammar Schools throughout Gloucestershire. Councillor Richard Leppington, who represents the Blakeney and [...]

Bream Rugby Club benefit from GCC grant

September 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

In the pictures are County Councillor Richard Leppington, Bream Rugby coach Dave Emmery and captain Dean Andrews with some of the training equipment funded by a grant of £5000 from Gloucestershire County Council Coach Dave emery said ” the club needed to replace and acquire additional  [...]

Gloucestershire Full Council Meeting 8th July 2015

July 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

MORE COUNTY COUNCIL WASTE BY LIB-DEMS When I was elected to the County Council I naively assumed that all the others duly elected would be working hard for the benefit of the Council Tax payers in Gloucestershire.  Following hard on the heels of Labour’s politically motivated attempt to bankrupt [...]

Newnham Cricket Club

July 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

There are few pitches in the Forest in as good condition as that of Newnham Cricket Club. This is, in large measure, due to the efforts of Chairman Chris Kenny and his loyal team of helpers. This season they have been aided by the purchase of a new gang mower (shown mounted on a tractor in the [...]

New signage at Church Walk in Viney Hill

June 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

After an extensive campaign by a local residents group, Gloucestershire County Council have installed new signage at Church Walk in Viney Hill. The “Horse and Rider” and “Single Track Road” advisory signs make a significant contribution to alerting drivers to the nature of [...]

Littledean School Football Team

March 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

County Councillor Richard Leppington was delighted to supply Littledean Primary school with new football kit and equipment as part of the Gloucestershire County Council Active Together Grant. The fund was designed to encourage children to engage in sport and other physical activity in an effort to [...]

The Javelin Park Incinerator.

February 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

UKIP’s three Gloucestershire County Councillors, have today voted against the Labour motion to cancel the existing contract for the Javelin Park Incinerator. UKIP’s three Gloucestershire County Councillors, Cllr. Colin Guyton, Cllr. Richard Leppington, and Cllr. Alan Preest, who all [...]

Do as I Say not as I Do

August 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

This has got to be one of the most patronising statements ever used and it is quite clear that most of our political classes think just that. Take Judging by their rhetoric you would have thought that the most successful area would be one run by a combination of Greens, DimLebs and Liebour. Well [...]

Road safety in the Forest of Dean

May 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

At the May meeting of Full Council for Gloucestershire County Council a motion on Road Safety was proposed by the UKIP group. The motion was proposed by Richard Leppington and seconded by Alan Preest. The motion urged the Council to write to all Gloucestershire MPs to ask them to support the [...]

County Council Happenings May 2014

May 13, 2014 // 0 Comments

A 48 Group Richard attended the A48 group meeting in Lydney. The meeting was attended by representatives of all the parishes adjoining the A 48, the Police, Road Safety Partnership and Highways managers. In a lively and wide-ranging discussion, Richard secured a promise from the Road Safety [...]
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