Dick Cole's campaign for Newquay & St Austell

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Postby shaz » Fri Apr 23, 2010 4:22 pm

Anyone who would like to display a poster please email me shaz@fti-newquay.co.uk I and will get one to you!

Mk launched their manifesto today check it out here 

For any Cornish doubters check out point 10 Smile

Launch of policy document form Dick Blog here


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Postby shaz » Fri Apr 23, 2010 6:00 pm

Dick has just been on BBC spotlight! didn't see it myself, did anyone else see it?
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Postby Simmo » Fri Apr 23, 2010 8:27 pm

I saw it, was quite impressed with the amount of time that Mebyon Kernow got.  Most of the time was an interview between Justin Leigh and Dick Cole, Justin obviously had been egged on watching too much Jeremy Paxman and trying to do a no nonsense interview, but as we all know Dick is not new to this game of politics and easily shrugged off the aggresive nature of the questions. The tone of the interview I found I quite strange because I have seen a lot of spotlight recently and have not seen any similar type of grilling towardother parties, in the end I think it was better for MK becuase it got to the heart of the matter and once again Celtic nationalists proved not to be either bearded and sandaled hippies nor fiery eyed scowling loonies.

 

Anyway the link is below wont work on my puter for some reason dunno why, think its only available till tomorrow and for some reason Spotlights not put on I player!?! 7:10 through

 

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006pfr1

 

It was also on Westcountry, a much tamer affair, remind me which broadcaster is bound to be fair and impartial???

This one was very short and upon reflection not as good as the Paxman parody, anyway skip to 5:55 through

http://www.itv.com/westcountry....._FULLPROG4

 
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Postby truru » Fri Apr 23, 2010 8:57 pm

Am I missing something? I've just watched the latest Spotlight online and didn't see anything about the election, or Dick Cole. Am I watching the right edition, begins with a story about Newquay?
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Postby Shiner » Fri Apr 23, 2010 9:02 pm

I watched it too. Then about five minutes in they started talking about the 2nd leaders debate tonight and realised I was watching last nights program.

 

On the top right of their web page is says something about it being online from 22.30 tonight and that its 10 minutes long. Is that the normal length of time for that program? I don't have a TV so wouldn't know.
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Postby shaz » Sat Apr 24, 2010 7:52 am

Allister said....

"Email me at allimills@hotmail.com

I'll be out and about on the streets of St Austell over the next couple weeks campaigning for Dick and MK if anyone wants to lend me their support. Cool"
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Postby shaz » Sat Apr 24, 2010 6:17 pm

Party launches manifesto 'for Cornwall' from the WMN


Check out the pic for today (24th) same page - pic of Ian Cooke from Save Penwith Moors - good photo I thought Smile
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Postby shaz » Sun Apr 25, 2010 11:54 pm

If you think you could be of help in some way – email  – you don't have to live in the Newquay/St Austell area either :)

Thanks

shaz@fti-newquay.co.uk 

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Postby shaz » Mon Apr 26, 2010 10:20 pm







Dick Cole played a very active role in the campaign against the construction of a 240,000 tonne incinerator near St Dennis.
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Postby Ellery » Tue Apr 27, 2010 10:17 am

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_.....638392.stm

 



Living in St Austell and Newquay?




Do you live in the St Austell and Newquay constituency? What are
your big election issues?


The final debate in the series of
BBC Town Hall Debates is being held in Newquay on Tuesday 27 April. The
debate will be broadcast live from the Atlantic Hotel in Newquay. It
will be shown on the BBC News Channel at 1200 BST and BBC News online.

Party
candidates will be debating both local points and national issues.
Issues in Newquay include house prices, employment, rural poverty and
tourism.

The event is the last in our series of Town Hall Debates
- the first was held in





Bolton
West






and the second was in Stirling.

Do you have a question for
the candidates? You can send your questions using the form below.
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Postby Shiner » Tue Apr 27, 2010 8:36 pm


Mebyon Kernow's Dick Cole felt pretty sure he'd trumped his rivals' farming credentials by identifying himself as the proud owner of a "certificate in animal castration".

Conservative candidate Caroline Righton - who claimed she wanted to put the "F" back into farming - revealed she'd launched her campaign "in a milking parlour, in her milking suit and got covered in all kinds of things".

She'd also apparently been "taken to market", where she "didn't fetch a very high price".

The personal testimony of the Liberal Democrat and Labour candidates, though, illustrated one of the biggest problems facing the South West today.

 


Full article here.
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Postby Shiner » Tue Apr 27, 2010 8:40 pm

Dick Cole has been nominated to the Hang 'Em campaign. http://hang-em.com/?cat=61
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Postby shaz » Tue Apr 27, 2010 8:55 pm

Just had my "Tory" mother on the phone, raving about Dick Cole, telling me what a great speaker he is and how honest and straightforward he was! 

She texted me during the BBC debate programme to that to say "your Labour bloke is a pratt" Laugh

Still haven't seen it, waiting for ipod…
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Postby Shiner » Tue Apr 27, 2010 9:33 pm

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Postby shaz » Tue Apr 27, 2010 9:43 pm

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