Let’s start a revolution in Linden Lea – 100% voter turnout!

There’s an election on May the 4th. I’m running for Labour at the Linden Lea Dorset County Council division and even with a 100% voter turnout I probably wouldn’t win even if I had run a hard face to face campaign. Some people ask me why I bother standing? We need an opposition to make those in power accountable. If I came within a hundred or so votes in Linden Lea against the incumbent Tory, you never know – they may work harder for their votes next time… During my movements among people who identify themselves as ‘left wing’ I …
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Linden Lea bus problem?

There’s a common misconception that buses really aren’t necessary in rural communities, or so it appears as Dorset County Council routinely slashes bus services around Linden Lea. Looking at Crossways, a very working class community in Linden Lea, we will examine the cuts and show how it impacts us all. £1.85 million cuts to transport budget Earlier this year Dorset County Council has said that it is to cut all but two of the bus services it supports around the rural communities, including villages of Linden Lea, the council supposedly serves. Among those services to be slashed is the 101 …
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