Category Archives: Marple

Who I am voting for in Hazel Grove 2015

We are now in the last few days of this election campaign, and it is “make your mind up” time. For Labour, here in Hazel Grove, we have Michael Taylor. A hundred times out of a hundred, if it was … Continue reading

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Hazel Grove attracts the political big guns

There is no fixed definition of a marginal seat in UK politics although it is generally acccepted that the key seats that could be viewed as marginal are the 192 UK constituencies that have a 10% majority or less and … Continue reading

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Darran Palmer, UKIP candidate for Hazel Grove

Following the interviews with Michael Taylor for Labour , Lisa Smart for the Liberal Democrats, and William Wragg for the Conservatives here are Darran Palmer’s UKIP answers to the same questions: Could you give me a one minute biography? My … Continue reading

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William Wragg, Conservative candidate for Hazel Grove

Following the interviews with Michael Taylor for Labour and Lisa Smart for the Liberal Democrats, here are William Wragg’s Conservative answers to the same questions: Could you give me a one minute biography? My name is William Wragg, I am … Continue reading

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Michael Taylor Labour candidate for Hazel Grove

Could you give me a one minute biography? My Father was a milkman, my mother a nurse. I am originally from Lancaster. A product of the grammar school system I was the first person in my family to go to … Continue reading

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All aboard for the Hazel Grove candidates

Thirty days to go and a quick drive around some of the main roads around Romiley, Marple, Marple Bridge and Mellor revealĀ  little visibility of the old methods of electioneering. Before twitter, facebook, endless TV coverage and cheap printing, the … Continue reading

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Tour de France comes to Marple

Well not exactly but at 3 miles away close enough for this picture to seem like something from a dream. The reality of the the world’s third most popular sporting event came to Britain this weekend and stimulated many, many … Continue reading

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