A By-Election has been called at Ryhall and Casterton due to the stepping down of the current Independent Councillor
POLLING DAY IS THURSDAY 12th SEPTEMBER 2019.
ARMY VETERAN TO STAND IN LOCAL BY-ELECTION AS CONSERVATIVE CANDIDATE - RICHARD COLEMAN
Richard is a local resident of Essendine, where he lives with his wife and daughter.
Richard served in the British Army for over 22 years and is now based
at RAF Wittering, working with RAF service personnel and their families.
Richard has previously served his village as a councillor on Essendine Parish
Council and is keen to continue serving his local community.
Councillor David Wilby, Con,who also serves the Ward said;
'Richard has achieved high standing in his years of service in the British Army.
I know that he will bring this dedication of service to our villages.
He is local, has a life time of experience in leadership, a huge helping of common sense
and an urgency to get the job done in a timely manner.
Richard has my full support and I look forward to working alongside him in order to serve you.'
The by-election has been triggered due to long-standing and well respected Councillor,
Chris Parsons, having been unable to take office following the local elections in May.
Former Essendine Parish Councillor and Army Veteran, Richard Coleman, will stand
for the Conservatives in the upcoming by election in the Ryhall and Casterton Ward.
Rutland now has two Admiral Nurses in the county providing dementia care to
those most in need. Admiral nurses provide specialist dementia care to patients
and offer support to their families. They often deal with some of the most complex cases of dementia,
enabling loved ones the choice to stay in their own homes by providing one-to-one support,
care and advice.
Cllr Walters, Cabinet member for Adult Social Care and Health, said; 'We are
delighted to be able to offer this service to residents most in need. It demonstrates our
continued commitment to providing a good quality of life to all.
The Safer Rutland Partnership has prioritised three key areas of crime for the next three months.
The partnership which works with Rutland County Council, the Police and other blue-light services
has drawn up the policing priorites to include:
• Road safety and speeding through our villages
• Anti-social behaviour
• Theft of Motor Vehicles
RUTLAND'S AMBITIOUS BROADBAND PLANS
Rutland County Council is working to become one of the best-connected rural areas for broadband.
Rutland's Digital Strategy which is being led by Councillor Oliver Hemsley, Leader of Rutland County Council, will work to
improve the speeds of rural broadband services, extend to full fibre coverage, connect
businesses to new opportunities and facilitate 4G and 5G mobile broadband.
Councillor Hemsley said; 'We committed to residents and businesses alike that we would improve the quality and access
to broadband across the County and as a Conservative group we are working to deliver this by 2020.'
NEWS FROM RUTLAND CONSERVATIVES:
Rutland County Council are working to improve the biodiversity of our verges, church yards and public open spaces
by allowing rare plant life and animal life to thrive through its summer maintenance programme.