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Canvassing is Hard Work but So Interesting!

May 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

I don’t think I’ve ever been so tired in my life, my feet are aching and my nails are split and broken. Three cheers for canvassing!!! In fairness I have met some lovely dogs, beautiful cats and strengthened my leg muscles after a knee operation last year. Whether or not I have put Ukip’s [...]

On the Campaign Trail in Bream

May 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

It seems an awful long time ago that we started our campaign to be elected to the Forest of Dean District Council as the two members for Bream. In fact the story started in the run up to Christmas when we had printed a Ukip calendar with our name and a photo on. We also included some local numbers [...]

Serious Political Debate in 2015

January 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

Firstly a Happy New Year to everyone in the Forest of Dean.  2015 will be an important year in politics, as locally we will re-elect our District Council, and nationally we prepare for one of the closest General Elections in a generation.  UKIP today sends out this message to our colleagues in [...]

Profile of Steve Stanbury: UKIP Parliamentary Candidate

December 2, 2014 // 0 Comments

Steve Stanbury, has been selected as UKIP‘s Parliamentary Candidate for the Forest of Dean, one of the party’s top ten key target seats for the May 2015 General Election. Steve was selected in a secret ballot of local UKIP members on 2nd October 2014, held at the Parkend Working [...]

Vote UKIP: Vote Malcolm Berry on 23rd October

October 22, 2014 // 0 Comments

Mitcheldean Division Casual Vacancy You are the boss UKIP are the only people to say outright that politicians must serve you, the voters.   UKIP is a breath of fresh air and tells it like it is. Tories parachute in an outsider from Littledean! Labour doesn’t help working people any [...]

Contrast and Compare

May 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

A well-worn phrase from my teachers at Grammar School in the Sixties when they wanted me to put forward a balanced argument when answering exam questions. Not at all like the inaccurate and as usual misleading Grauniad article on UKIP Councillors elected last May. By the way I’m now waiting for [...]

All it needs to leave the EU is Confidence

May 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

In years past a leading toothpaste manufacturer used to advertise its product with the slogan: ‘A ring of confidence’.  Although the EU has its ring of gold stars on a blue background, it has undermined the confidence of the UK to govern itself, which is the message put out by Lord Lawson when [...]

Huge swing to UKIP in the Forest of Dean!

May 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

COUNTY COUNCIL ELECTION 2nd May 2013 UKIP in the Forest of Dean enjoyed an incredible night on 2nd May when 3 UKIP councillors were elected to the County Council. In the other 5 seats UKIP came 2nd in 4 and 3rd in 1. The full results were as follows:     UKIP Tory Labour Lib Dem [...]