Councillor thanks town for support

Cllr Keith Longdon
Cllr Keith Longdon

A Lib Dem councillor in Eastwood has this week said he would like to thank residents for their support following the recent elections.

Cllr Keith Longdon, a Nottinghamshire county councillor and Eastwood town councillor, said he was ‘delighted’ with the support of townfolk after nine Lib Dem councillors were elected onto the town council.

He said: “We put forward 15 candidates for Eastwood Town Council and I’m pleased to say nine were successful meaning we will now have control.”

The councillor says he looks forward to the town council moving into the Post Office building.

“It will provide a serviceable chamber for meetings and also a community room for private use. It is more than five years since we left our old offices and we have been in rented accommodation. The Post Office is an ideal base for the council and means the Post Office will continue.”

A small works loan will be attained, which was already budgeted for by the previous council, to complete refurbishment. Future improvements and refurbishment to the building will be done with a grant.