Tim Hill

Liberal Democrat Councillor for Elstow, Stewartby and Kempston Hardwick. Learn more

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BT Looks to Wield Axe on Local Payphones

by timhill on 12 June, 2008

British Telecom have announced plans to remove 28 public payphones from a variety of both urban and rural locations across Bedford Borough. Liberal Democrats have called for BT to justify the removals by providing individual usage figures for the payphones and stating the criteria they have used to identify call boxes for removal. The Liberal Democrat […]

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A UK-wide campaign to encourage people to recycle more of their household waste has been backed by Tim Hill.   National Recycling Week is being held on 2nd – 8th June. This is the fifth year it has been held. It is run by Waste Resources Action Programme (WRAP), a national organisation set up to […]

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Controversial new policies for the future development of Bedford Borough have been branded ‘deeply flawed’ by Liberal Democrats. The Core Strategy and Rural Issues Plan, passed at the recent meeting of the Borough Council but opposed by the Liberal Democrats, imposes weak environmental standards on the 17,500 new homes due to be built in the […]

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Travellers at Bury Farm, Wootton Green

by timhill on 15 April, 2008

Last summer, I had raised my concern that although making Bury Farm a good place for walkers to visit is a good idea, having no height barriers for the car park would make it open to travellers. The relevant officer disagreed and was supported by the Council Executive including the Mayor. Local residents have been in […]

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Hanover Court Councillor’s Advice Surgery

by timhill on 20 March, 2008

Councillor’s Advice Surgery   2pm, Thursday, 27th March 2008  Hanover Court Common Room  Claire, the Hanover Court Estate Manager, has extremely kindly given permission for me to hold a Councillor’s Advice Surgery in Hanover Court.  I will be in the Common Room from 2pm-3pm to help with any queries you have or any advice you […]

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Calling all Stewartby residents

by timhill on 20 March, 2008

I am a member of the Borough Council’s Community & Culture Committee. The Committee has recently agreed to the Liberal Democrat proposal that Stewartby should be one of four pilot “Super Output Areas”.  These SOAs (Super Output Areas) will be the four the Committee is reviewing what can be done in to influence their measures […]

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Several residents have been in touch with me on this issue. Speeding cars along Stewartby Way are making it difficult for the residents of the Sir Malcolm Stewart Homes to cross the road to the nearby bus stop. I have today submitted an application pack to the County Council supporting this much needed sign. However […]

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The boy is back

by timhill on 29 February, 2008

After 3 weeks off following my radical mastoidectomy on 7th Feb, I’m fully back in action as from now. My right ear cavity is still stuffed with antiseptic material that is itchy and annoying. The 8cm scar behind my ear is still sore but I’ve had enough of rest 🙂  I’ll be at our Advice Surgeries […]

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US Presidential Quiz

by timhill on 27 February, 2008

Interesting quiz at http://www.gotoquiz.com/candidates/2008-quiz.html  My result was Your Results: 90% Dennis Kucinich 89% Mike Gravel 88% Barack Obama 86% Chris Dodd 86% Hillary Clinton 84% John Edwards 83% Joe Biden 76% Bill Richardson 39% Rudy Giuliani 25% John McCain 24% Ron Paul 19% Mitt Romney 19% Tom Tancredo 17% Mike Huckabee 7% Fred Thompson

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Sick leave

by timhill on 27 February, 2008

Should be back in action on Monday 3rd March. Stuff in right ear cavity is now just itchy and annoying. 8cm scar is now just very sore rather than very, very, very sore.

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