Positive change can happen with positive communication – new Town Councillors

So, the poll has closed, Much Wenlock has given its verdict, and we have two new Town Councillors. They will be signing their papers shortly, which means they'll be able to take part in the Town Council meeting on 17th May. The result is shown below:   So, congratulations to Kate and Daniel and well … Continue reading Positive change can happen with positive communication – new Town Councillors

A clear conflict of interest, a flagrant breach, and a questionable outcome

The minutes of Much Wenlock Town Council's Finance and Resources Management Committee meetings for January and February 2018 have just been published. Of interest to some will be the reversal of decisions taken at consecutive meetings - about a tenant's dog, the Corn Exchange market table plan and the Town Clerk's pay review. To reverse a decision, the Town … Continue reading A clear conflict of interest, a flagrant breach, and a questionable outcome

Revealing, confusing, interesting and astonishing – how your Town Council is spending your money

It's revealing to read the Responsible Financial Officer's (i.e. the Town Clerk's) explanation of significant variances to budget in the Town Council's expenditure over the past year. This is in preparation for its Finance & Resources Management Committee meeting to be held on 24th April. Subscriptions Although within budget, £1,900 on subscriptions seems excessive for the … Continue reading Revealing, confusing, interesting and astonishing – how your Town Council is spending your money