March 29, 2016

Theatre saga becoming a farce

FEEDBACK, Gazette 29 March 2016   SURELY this needs to be brought to Gazette readers’ attention – especially those living in the Borough of Stockton. Some […]
March 23, 2016

Northern deal? Deal us out

  Northern Echo/TeessideTogether,  15 March 2016   Dave Roberts is chairman of TeessideTogether, set up last year to campaign for greater unity across the area, including […]
March 23, 2016

OUR COUNCILS ARE ‘NOT FIT FOR PURPOSE’

GOVERNMENT GUIDANCE ‘SHOWS OUR COUNCILS ARE NOT FIT FOR PURPOSE’ TeessideTogether, 22 March 2016   Government guidance on the right size for local councils ‘makes one thing […]
March 9, 2016

BDaily – Northern Powerhouse Insight #3

This investigation, surveying regional business opinion, hopes to add coherence to the concept. After speaking to Dr. Stan Higgins, CEO of cluster organisation NEPIC and Rob Charlton, […]
March 7, 2016

Suitable Structure?

7 March 2016 – Letter to Gazette Dave Roberts – Chairman, TeessideTogether   In just the last few months we have seen Redcar and Cleveland Council […]
March 3, 2016

BDaily – Northern Powerhouse Insight #2

Come May, two years will have passed since George Osborne first spoke of the need for ‘building a Northern Powerhouse’. Whilst awareness of the phrase has […]
February 29, 2016

BDaily – Northern Powerhouse Insight #1

First up is Dr. Stan Higgins, CEO of cluster organisation NEPIC, which supports the growth of the North East’s chemical-using industries. Come May, two years will […]
February 4, 2016

Inquiry into new mayors

Gazette, 4 February, 2016. Jonathan Walker Regional mayors and super councils are being created without consulting the people they are going to govern, an enquiry has […]
February 1, 2016

Bigger Can Mean Much Better

Feedback, Gazette – 1 February 2016 Edward Grainger, Nunthorpe. DAVE Robers, prospective Tees Mayoral candidate, has, better than anyone for some time, just made the overwhelming […]