Potential list of cuts being considered by Gedling's Tory Counci

Tory Gedling Borough Council are considering cutting funding for many services!!

This was discussed at a council cabinet meeting last week, let me know what you think. I will be campaigning against Tory cuts.

Tories have given into Labour pressure and promised not to close Arnold Leisure Centre or the Bonnington Theatre but what about the rest of these potential cuts?

Potential Areas for Budget Reduction



Proposals for Additional Fees and Charges:




Car Park Charging (actual amount generated dependant upon charging levels introduced)


Pre Planning Advice


Increase Garden Waste 6.6% above inflation


Increase Bulky Waste fee 25% above inflation




Proposals of Potential Areas for Adjustment:




Reduced expenditure on Contacts Magazine


Reduce Revenue Parish Aid by 10%


Reduce Grant Aid to Voluntary Sector by 10%


Close Calverton Leisure Centre


Close Arnold Leisure Centre


Reduce Base Maintenance by 10%


Reduce Summer Refuse Collection to 2 months


Reduce Number of Neighbourhood Wardens


Reduce Funds/Pots:


  Members Pot (£50,000)


  Crime and Community (37,900)


  Youth Development (£50,000)


Close Cemetery Lodge Office


Discontinue Twinning Visits


Discontinue Xmas Lights Switch On Events


Reduce Gedling Show


Increase GTP efficiency savings


Discontinue NCC Agency Work re Grass Cutting


Various Parks and Street Care Reductions


Increase Payroll Reductions per annum




Potential Medium Term Adjustments:

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