Wednesday, 28 July 2010

Blog & Newsweek: 14 Bracknell & National politics

Here is a selection of issues making headlines during the past few weeks:

Local News

£1m leg up the housing ladder - First-time buyers will get a leg up on to the housing ladder with the help of a pioneering, multimillion-pound scheme that will benefit house buyers, the council and the taxpayer in a “virtuous circle”.

‘Mixed response’ to wind turbine plans - A public exhibition detailing plans for four wind turbines near Arborfield, Shinfield and Earley prompted a “mixed bag” of comments.

Local Links

Green Reading restarts Reading Lists Top of the Berkshire Blogs

Ask Alvin joins Race Online 2012 in bid to get everyone online by the London Olympics

Green Gabbles - Has Bracknell MP Philip Lee’s maiden speech

Mark Reckons wonders Do I have as much at stake as some other Lib Dems?

National Link (Links of the day)

Paul Waugh Examines more Lib Dem influence on Home Office policy in Yobs' iPods are safe

Dean Nelson asks 'Can Britain choose more business but less immigration from India? Of course not'

Scarlet Standard examines Burkas and Feminism

Tom Watson MP has Extract from the BBC Charter

And Spider Plant Land goes to the Farnborough Airshow and has some nice pics

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