Local Elections: OTC Decision on Polling Cards Branded Undemocratic

The Wharfedale Observer has run a piece on the decision of a few Lib Den town councillors to run the West Chevin by-election without polling cards. http://www.wharfedaleobserver.co.uk/news/16085989.otley-by-election-polling-card-decision-branded-undemocratic/?ref=mr&lp=2

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Labour’s Liz Picks up the Baton

Out talking to residents in West Chevin this week, Labour’s candidate for the town council by-election Liz Carr met up with one well-known West Chevin resident, Kevin Cooney, a former Labour town councillor. “Kevin talked me through the work he did with local residents, getting together groups and raising funds for the Caxton Road and … Continue reading Labour’s Liz Picks up the Baton

Elections: What Hardy Candidates We Have

This weekend the candidates were out and about talking to residents and getting a feel for the challenges they will face once elected in May. Saturday was all about the Otley Town Council where Liz Carr, supported by the 3 council candidates, spent time talking to residents in West Chevin. On Sunday Sian, Nathan, and … Continue reading Elections: What Hardy Candidates We Have

Labour Candidate Liz Carr Announced for Otley By Election

Labour have announced that Liz Carr will be their candidate in the town council by-election in West Chevin ward, to be held on March 22nd. The by-election has been called because former Liberal Democrat town councillor Savannah Dabill was forced to step down, after non-attendance at council meetings. Currently the Liberal Democrats have 15 out … Continue reading Labour Candidate Liz Carr Announced for Otley By Election