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Tory Leader announces Cameron support

Vale Conservative Leader Cllr Melinda Tilley announced her support for Leadership hopeful David Cameron today at a question and answer session with local school pupils.

Local MP 'bugged' at conference

A Conservative Party Conference fringe event, organised by the Conservative Political Officers Network (CPON), at which Ed Vaizey was speaking at was targetted by a Lib Dem 'spy', it can be revealed.The event - entitled "Winning Elections - The Conservative Way!" - featured newly-elected MPs Ed V

Point of no return

Parts of the Pump House in Faringdon’s Market Place have now been opened at great expense to the people of the town. Even this close to the end of the project, the cost continues to escalate.

Lib Dems not interested in the community

Deputy Leader of the Conservative Group Cllr Terry Cox declared himself "very upset" by the decision of the Liberal democrats to nearly half the money available for community grants.

Lib Dems tried 25% council tax rise!

Documents have been brought to the attention of the Conservative group which show that the ruling Lib Dem group tried to get permission for a 25% Council Tax rise from the Minister for Local Goverment.

Lib Dems don't care about youth

Conservatives reacted with anger to the Liberal Democrat decision to close Abingdon open air swimming pool as part of drastic budget cuts imposed due to severe financial mismanagement.An audit of sports provision had already reported a damning verdict for the Liberal democrats saying that only 9%

Conservatives' secure rethink of Faringdon sewage plans

On the back of the visit by Shadow Secretary of State for the Environment Mr Richard Ottaway MP organised by Councillor Matthew Barber and Wantage Conservative Spokesman Ed Vaizey a meeting was held between Faringdon Conservative County Councillor Judy Heathcoat, Tim Fane of Faringdon Environment

Letter to the Faringdon Folly

Sir, The saga of Faringdon's Pump House has gone on for many years now, and shows no signs of improving. The Town Council is determined to push through the redevelopment of the Pump House despite its questionable financial basis. The Council are continuing to pour money into this project.

Councillors accused of misconduct

Faringdon Folly: Faringdon Councillors Matthew Barber and Roger Cox have been accused of misconduct by fellow town councillors over a visit to Lord Faringdon.