Author Archives: Mattie Osborne

Worcestershire Lib Dems Propose Council Tax Rise

Lib Dems in Worcestershire County Council have stated they believe a council tax rise by three percent from April to help fund necessities such as adult social care. The council’s Lib Dem group suggested that the added half percent increase on from the Conservatives already proposed two and a half percent rise, will add an additional ยฃ1.4 million to go

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UK Government authorise pesticide that kills bees

Bees are essential workers for our ecosystems and agricultural industries, so why are the UK Government so adament to damage them when they’re already struggling? Earlier this week, UK Environment Secretary George Eustace gave farmers authorisation on the use of a pesticide containing neonicotinoid thiamethoxam on sugar beet seeds, following the UK’s official leave from the European Union which banned

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LGBT+ Anger Towards ‘House Of Commons’ Twitter Discussing Conversion Therapy Ban.

The House of Commons’ official Twitter has come under fire for publishing a tweet asking why conversion therapy should be made illegal, angering many in the LGBT+ community. (Header Photo by Denis Lawley) Posted only 3 days after the official Pride Month, a time of celebration and continued protest for those in the LGBT+ community on their hard fought struggle

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The End Of An Era: The Artrix Goes Into Administration

After 15 years of providing for Bromsgrove and most of Worcestershire, Artrix Arts Centre is heading into administration following the financial blow dealt by COVID-19. Opening back in 2005, the Artrix dedicated its 15 years of business to providing Bromsgrove with a staple venue for theatrical & artistic performances and education, and continually acted as a family-friendly charity. The centre

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