Archive for May 2016

BUNGLING COUNCIL & LAZY LEADERS SPEALL WOE FOR EWLOE WARD. DAMNING INDICTMENT ON TRAVELLERS MONTH LONG INVASION.

Residents who live close to the former Alyn & Dee Council office, ‘Unity House’, situated in the middle of Ewloe have complained for over a year about the deterioration & the vandalism of this valuable community asset, which is still leased to Unilever until July? What seems like for ever, my ward colleague. & I have pleaded to get the building’s fabric protected & its boundaries secured. The response has been the same, “all damage & state of building is Unilever’s responsibility but it’s ok. It’s visited regularly by its security force, cameras & speakers warn intruders & police monitoring vandalism. (See blogs passim where all these concerns were previously recorded). Months ago, one officer, since left, admitted that Unilever’s lawyers were far smarter than the Local Authority’s legal team. He was keen to instruct a firm who specialises in commercial contracts & I suspected that Unilever was ignoring Asset Department officer instructions. Is this the reason why he left as he suspected Unilever’s goal was to end the lease with the minimum of costs to themselves? Was this global company too mean to pay to return the building to its original excellent condition? Surely not? The gypsy invasion started …..