David Brown

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Dear Resident……

by davidbrown on 20 April, 2015

Over the last four years we have been working hard to address issues you have told us are important to you. Not only do these include better play areas for children and young people, safer roads and protecting our bus services, but providing affordable housing while protecting our green belt from inappropriate development. Our children […]

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Campaigning for our community

by davidbrown on 20 April, 2015

PROTECTING OUR GREEN BELT Your Lib Dem Councillors have fought proposals to develop the open space and green belt between Merley and Bearwood. Councillor David Brown commented: “Local Lib Dems will continue our legacy of protecting our green spaces and protected heathland and push for development on appropriate brownfield sites in the Town Centre rather […]

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Special Bus Surgeries on Saturday 19 October

by davidbrown on 16 October, 2013

Following the announcement by Yellow Buses of the withdrawal of the 4d and 27 services from Merley and Bearwood on 3rd November, I have been working with Annette Brooke MP and we have now finalised arrangements for two public meetings as below. All residents of Merley and Bearwood are invited to attend. We have picked […]

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On Friday 27 September, in response to the numerous contacts from local residents about the imminent withdrawal of the Yellow Bus services 27 and 4d, I was allowed to address the members of Poole Council’s “Route and Branch Member Working Group” which considers bus routes and subsidies across Poole. My full submission is shown below: […]

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Yellow buses to withdraw 4d and 27 services

by davidbrown on 16 September, 2013

The Team that works for you

by davidbrown on 31 March, 2011

Councillor David Brown has lived in Bearwood for 18 years and is due to get married this Summer at Canford Parish Church. As an approved foster carer, David has fostered over 40 teenagers, and had a successful career in the local Financial Services industry before being elected in 2007. David has been involved in local […]

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Cllr Daphne Long steps back

by davidbrown on 31 March, 2011

After four years as one of Merley & Bearwood’s councillors, Daphne Long is stepping back from local politics. Over this period Daphne has worked tirelessly for Merley and Bearwood residents. Daphne’s long experience of planning and transport issues and her active representation of disability concerns will be missed. We all would like to thank Daphne […]

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NEWS UPDATE

by davidbrown on 31 March, 2011

Green Bins – The Conservatives are proposing to extend the green bin service across the rest of Poole but will charge for the collection service. This will affect all existing green bin users as well as the new and is expected to rake in an extra £1.34 million. Do let us know your views. Playbuilder […]

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Council Tax “no-brainer”

by davidbrown on 31 March, 2011

Residents will be pleased to learn that this year’s council tax will not be increased. This has been made possible through funding from the Coalition Government. Any Council freezing council tax at 2010 levels will receive a grant equivalent to a 2.5% increase. Poole Council benefits by more than £1.7 million. “The Council Tax freeze […]

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New Community Shelter

by davidbrown on 31 March, 2011

Councillor David Brown recently spoke at a meeting with Leisure Services, Police, Youth Club, residents and young people about installing a Youth Shelter in Bearwood – this is due to be funded with £10,000 from Poole Housing Partnership. Councillor David Brown said “I’ve been working with the Police and Youth Club on this project for […]

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