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Press Releases - 25 Jan 2006

Robert Fisher Writes to Cllr Alan Day, Boston Borough and Lincolnshire County Council
Dear Cllr Day
LACK OF PROGRESS WITH A BYPASS FOR BOSTON
When I attended the Boston Borough Council Full Meeting on 20 December 2004, the only thing I heard you say was to stand up and discredit a fellow Councillor, who was a Labour Councillor.
When I telephoned you on 21 December 2005, you suggested I telephone another Labour Councillor at Lincolnshire County Council to ask why he had accepted John Adams Way, rather than a longer term solution for Boston.
You also blamed the previous generation of Councillors for not doing enough for a road scheme for Boston, my father included.
I would like to ask what you have personally done to contribute to a solution to the dire situation that Boston finds itself in (without blaming anyone else from whatever party they may belong to), as I personally have concerns about someone like you saying what they are saying (blaming others) and doing nothing yourself.
Thanking you in anticipation and I look forward to hearing back from you.
Yours sincerely
ROBERT FISHER
Boston Bypass & Economic Growth Pressure Group
25 January 2006

Boston Target Article - 25 Jan 2006
Following the article that appeared in the above edition of the Boston Target, which states that Brian Rush, Mike Borrill and Robert Fisher have all resigned from the BBPG, we would like to clarify that Christine Basu's claim that we resigned for personal reasons is untrue.
Our new group has been formed to put real pressure onto Lincolnshire County Council, as the three of us have been held back from putting any sort of pressure on the Councils since the meeting at West Street in September 2005.
As Brian Rush's resignation states, "We used to bang our drum loudly ... we outed those councillors that were doing nothing for the traffic chaos ... I do believe we must come up with original, maybe even controversial actions that will put the bypass firmly back on the media and the minds of people in Boston."
Robert Fisher, having spoken to Mike Borrill, his fellow Vice Chair, replied to Brian's resignation in Christine Basu's absence in September, stating, "Rest assured that whilst we are "working with the Councils", this has given us the opportunity to put pressure on them internally, which, if this does not prove to be effective enough over the coming weeks, will result in us banging the drum louder than ever before." Unfortunately, we were prevented from doing so and had no alternative but to resign ourselves and form a group that will be able to apply real pressure as and when required.
If any other members of the public in Boston or the surrounding area, including Skegness, feel strongly that something must be done about Boston's dire traffic situation and would like to join a group determined to do something about it, we would love to hear from you. Please email [email protected] or [email protected] if interested.
Brian Rush, Mike Borrill & Robert Fisher
25 January 2006

 

Observations of a Coach Driver
Ted Brooks states, "Lincolnshire is the worst county that I drive in and I have lived there all my life ... There is very little chance to overtake safely. Even some existing wider roads are being made single file by planting concrete kerbs and bollards in the middle of the road. Is that safer?"

"What Lincoln wants, Lincoln gets. What Boston needs, Lincoln forgets."
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