Absolute total nonsense, in the councils 50 year history not once, that's never!!!! Has the government threatened it with intervention. This is now twice in Preston's short 4 year term. Please do not drag good councillors, and I include councillors from all sides of the spectrum down to his self...
It costs approx. £6,000 a week for every child in the care of Middlesbrough, that's over £300k a year each, we only need an extra half doz put into care and that adds almost £2m to the children's care budget, we don't get paid per child from the government, we have to make our budget fit, we...
The budget certainly hasn't been decided yet, Preston might well have decided what he wants to cut and get rid of, but if it stays as it is, I very much doubt he will get his budget passed, I certainly won't vote for it as it is.
Just paid £8.49 for 3 scabby pieces of boneless chicken and a tiny box of popcorn chicken, side of beans, 20 chips and a lukewarm coffee from KFC. Wife was out and I was at a late meeting, never again!
Tees Valley Monitor is the place where all the info is.
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It's not unusual, the "Volt" package is still available now on it's website, still at £79PM, granted I got a few extras chucked in as a long term customer who threatened to leave, but we all have that option if we work at it.