Michael Dixey

Articles by Michael Dixey

Michael has been a city councillor since 1987 and is the leader of the Lib Dem Group on the City Council. He was a major force in the campaign to stop the building of the disastrous multi-storey car park in Station Road West. He has been particularly critical of the council’s lack of financial management which has resulted in the quadrupling of the council’s borrowings to £172 million over the four years prior to the COVID-19 outbreak which will cause huge additional pressure on civic finances.

Three simple steps the council must take to reduce litter

The authority’s waste contract is up for renewal in 2021

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Neighbourhood Watch issues warning over garden waste bins

Stickers indicating bins have been paid for are being removed

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Canterbury West Multistorey Car Park

Multi-million-pound car park has just three occupants on opening day

There is already a serious hole in the council’s finances

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Tories hang on to their allowances

Meetings have been suspended, but Tory chairs still want paying

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Sign pointing to recycling centres

Household Waste Recycling Centres are now open

KCC reopened the centres on Friday 15 May

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Westgate Gardens

City Council report

Lib Dem group leader Michael Dixey gives an update on council matters during lockdown.

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