Local News

Council Tax lower in Conservative councils

The local elections on May 2nd will decide how your local council services are run – and how much you pay for them.

Conservative councillors protect the services local people rely on. While keeping their tax low.

Jon's plan for Upper Gornal and Woodsetton

Jon Turner's Five Point Plan for Upper Gornal and Woodsetton

I am delighted to have been selected to stand for the Conservative Party in Upper Gornal & Woodsetton. Having lived in the area for all of my life, I want to make a difference for our community.

Exports continue to rise in the West Midlands

Exports have risen once again in the West Midlands with an increase of 7.6% according to HMRC. The West Midlands was home to more than 9,680 exporters, an increase of 2.5 per cent year on year, with an average value of £913,000 per exporter.

Kids swim free in Dudley

The Conservatives in control of Dudley Council have announced that children can swim for free over the six-weeks holiday to encourage youngsters to stay active, keep fit and help beat the boredom during the six-week break.

£1 million local boost to roads

Conservatives running Dudley Council have announced that they will spend an extra £1 million per year on highways for the next four years.

Two hours free parking across Dudley

Motorists will now be able to park for up to two hours free across Dudley, thanks to plans by the Conservatives on Dudley Council.

The move is an attempt to make it easier for shoppers and to boost trade in our town centres.

St Georges Day Event

Following on from the phenomenally successful  Christmas  event in Gornal, which saw in excess of 2,000 people attending, the Gornal Together Community group is organising a St Georges Day event on Saturday 23rd April from 12 -4pm in the village. There will be fair rides, craft stalls in the Zoar and Derby & Joan, together with folk dancers and musicians, the Ellenvale singers and a genuine Punch & Judy show. We are also hoping that St George and even a dragon may put in an appearance!