Entries by John Harrington

Donate to Challenge the sale of the Council Smallholdings.

Judicial Review of Smallholding Sale – IOC has launched crowdfunding campaign to fund a judicial review of the decision to sell all Herefordshire’s council owned farms. We think farming should be open to everyone – not just the lucky landed few. And we think Council (publicly owned) assets should be retained and borrowed against, not sold […]

Ross-on-Wye West Election 23rd March

  24 year old Jordan Creed, a bus campaigner from Ross-on-Wye, is our candidate for the Ross West Town Council by election. Ross is a town everyone assumes is Conservative, hence Jesse Norman MP will turn up for the opening of a packet of crisps here (quicker than a seagull) but Jordan is hopefully going to […]

Leominster South Election 23rd March

Our superb candidate for the vacant ward of Leominster South, following the sad death of Cllr Peter McCaull, is Jon Stannard, a self employed heating engineer and former IOC Executive member. It’s new ground for IOC, we have never stood in Leominster but it’s time to spread our wings and give the people of our largest town more choice. Interesting times […]

Council Smallholdings

Once again our Conservative Cabinet of seven Cllrs; Tony Johnson, Patricia Morgan, Philip Price, Jonathon Lester, Harry Bramer, Paul Rone and (to a lesser extent, David Harwood) make hugely important decisions with far reaching consequences without proper advice and consultation. Cllr Roger Phillips started the sell off process in the early 2000s, boasting of the revenue […]

Charles Nicholls

Charles Nicholls has decided to leave  It’s Our County for personal reasons. He wishes to continue to serve the residents of Hereford’s Bobblestock Ward as an unattached parish councillor. On behalf of It’s Our County I want to thank Charles for all his work over the past five years. When I think of IOC, right […]

Let’s Listen Day, Herefordshire.

Let’s Listen Day, Herefordshire. Mental health is an issue that will affect most of us at some-time during the course of our lives. It can be insignificant or all-consuming but no matter which end of the scale, talking about it can be painful. For most of us complaining about life is fairly easy. Therefore it’s […]