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Redditch Labour council has a £12M council home building fund that it uses to build council homes like those currently being built in Dixon Close, Abbey. Our council is one of the few councils in the country that not only has held on to its housing stock but is expanding it. Making it one of the largest council retained housing stocks in the West Midlands.

Redditch Labour Building Council Homes

Redditch Labour council has a £12M council home building fund that it uses to build council homes like those currently being built in Dixon Close, Abbey. Our council is one of... Read more

In the 3 months leading up to the 2018/19 budget, Conservative councillors repeatedly went against the wishes of the public consultation and attempted to privatise our Leisure services - 3 times.

On each occasion Labour won by a single vote.

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Labour stop Tory privatisation of leisure by 1 Vote!

In the 3 months leading up to the 2018/19 budget, Conservative councillors repeatedly went against the wishes of the public consultation and attempted to privatise our Leisure services - 3... Read more

Redditch Labour council have unveiled their exciting vision to transform the heart of our town and create a thriving, vibrant public space. A centre that's fit for the 21st century, that sensitively integrates the new with the old, highlighting our listed buildings, showcasing our heritage.

This multimillion pound regeneration scheme has been 2 years in the planning and once the council's presentation is finalised the proposal will go out to public consultation allowing you to play your part in creating a town that we all can be proud of. 

 

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Redditch Town Centre Regeneration

Redditch Labour council have unveiled their exciting vision to transform the heart of our town and create a thriving, vibrant public space. A centre that's fit for the 21st century, that... Read more

Our 2018 Borough Election got underway with a fundraiser at the Redditch Hockey & Cricket club. It was a great opportunity to meet all our candidates and let our hair down. Now let battle commence.

 

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Borough Election Campaign Gets Underway

Our 2018 Borough Election got underway with a fundraiser at the Redditch Hockey & Cricket club. It was a great opportunity to meet all our candidates and let our hair... Read more

Labour Members and Supporters out and about in the community. Borough Councillors Debbie & Greg Chance with County Councillor Robin Lunn. Led the Labour litter pick on Mount Pleasant. We'll be consulting the Met office before setting the date for the next one.

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Community Litter Pick.

Labour Members and Supporters out and about in the community. Borough Councillors Debbie & Greg Chance with County Councillor Robin Lunn. Led the Labour litter pick on Mount Pleasant. We'll...

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Redditch skyline lit up by spectacular fireworks display

 

Thursday saw the night sky above Redditch Arrow Valley Park lit up in a riot of colour. As the annual Redditch Borough Council free fireworks spectacular was set underway by Redditch's Labour Mayor Jenny Wheeler. The entertainment was provided by local rising start Stuart Woolfenden and the rock quintet 'Redtails'.

 

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Redditch Fireworks Spectacular

  Redditch skyline lit up by spectacular fireworks display   Thursday saw the night sky above Redditch Arrow Valley Park lit up in a riot of colour. As the annual Redditch... Read more

 

Hop on: Leader of Redditch Council Bill Hartnett with Councillor Joe Baker.

MORE than 400 people attended the 37th Royal Signals Job Fair in connection with Job Centre Plus.

The event, at Kohima House saw a wide range of companies attend to talk about career opportunists.

There were more than 30 booths at the fair, including the NHS and Diamond buses, and Redditch United Football Club.

Councillor Joe Baker, who attended the event, stressed the importance of supporting the efforts of these organisations in assisting Redditch residents back into work.

"Not only does it help the local economy but it gives people a sense of self pride to be able to find work and to be able to support themselves and their families," he said.

"We congratulate the efforts of the 37th Signals for their hard work and support of our town."

A spokesman from the 37th Royal Signals Job said it was a successful event.

"We had lots of interest in people wanting to join the Army (regular and reserve)," they said.

Labour Councillors Support Jobs Fair

  MORE than 400 people attended the 37th Royal Signals Job Fair in connection with Job Centre Plus. The event, at Kohima House saw a wide range of companies attend...

A POP-UP shop in Redditch offering advice and information about hate crime has been hailed as a success.

Coun Joe Baker, Redditch Borough Council’s Portfolio Holder for Community Safety and Regulatory Services said: “This was a great event that the community partnership put together. Incorporating theatre and information to show people the seriousness of hate crime, how to report it and that it is not acceptable in our community. Redditch Borough Council operates a zero tolerance when it comes to hate crime, which I fully support.”

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Hate Crime Redditch PCSO Vicki Maxwell, Cllr Joe Baker, Debra Meftah (Busking for Advice) and Sarah McIntosh (Community Safety Project Officer) speak up about hate crime. Photo by Marcus Mingins (Redditch Standard).

Combating Hate Crime

A POP-UP shop in Redditch offering advice and information about hate crime has been hailed as a success. Coun Joe Baker, Redditch Borough Council’s Portfolio Holder for Community Safety and... Read more

Council leader and Councillor for Church Hill Bill Hartnett was at the Bridge Memorial Hall today, with Redditch Mayor and Councillor for Winyates Jennifer Wheeler meeting with former Mayor Madge Tillsley.

Lending their support, as always, are Pat Witherspoon, Councillor for Church Hill and Batchley & Brockhill Councillor Pattie Hill.

 

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Cancer Research Fund Raiser at the Bridge.

Council leader and Councillor for Church Hill Bill Hartnett was at the Bridge Memorial Hall today, with Redditch Mayor and Councillor for Winyates Jennifer Wheeler meeting with former Mayor Madge... Read more

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Thank You from the Labour Party

To the door-knockers, pavement-pounders, leaflet-printers and phone-callers. To the T-shirt-makers, envelope-stuffers, data-crunchers and lift-givers. And the status-sharers, campaign-funders, placard-wavers and conversation-starters. Thank you so much. www.labour.org.uk/

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