Latest updates from Daniel

Shrewsbury Town Council raised with the Government

As the largest town council in the Country, issues that are being faced by Shrewsbury Town Council (STC) have been raised with the Government by the Town’s MP.

After the problems outlined to him by the Town Clerk and Council leader at the Guildhall, Daniel has lobbied the Government to outline the restrictions that Shrewsbury Town Council are currently facing due to their size.

Daniel honours war heroes in Battle of Britain service

On Sunday 18th September 2011 Daniel joined local dignitaries at St Chad’s Church to commemorate the Battle of Britain in a Service and a Wreath laying ceremony.

Daniel said, “I was honoured to lay a wreath in memory of the brave pilots who fought and gave their lives during WW2 to protect our country and to remember their bravery and sacrifice. My grandfather was a Polish pilot during WW2 and I am always proud he also defended our country. My thoughts go out to the men and women serving in our armed forces at the present time, and the daily dangers they face.

Eileen Sandford community centre welcomed by Daniel

Following the death of a former Mayor of Shrewsbury, Daniel went with the centre manager and centre Chairman to visit the newly re-named ‘Eileen Sandford Community Centre’ in Harlescott.

Daniel said he was delighted by the decision to re-name the centre, as it was a fitting tribute and recognition of her many years of hard work and service in the community.

Daniel joins 90th Anniversary of Meole Brace Peace Memorial Hall

90 years ago, land was given to the village of Meole Brace and by subscription from the villagers, money was raised to build the hall in memory of the villagers who fought in the First World War and the 16 from the Village that gave their lives.

Residents urged to attend Incinerator appeal

As the date approaches for the public enquiry into the rejected planning application for an Incinerator in Battlefield, Daniel is urging residents to show a united front to display the strength of feeling against the application.

In September last year, the controversial plans submitted by Veolia to build a £60 million waste incinerator were thrown out by Shropshire Council’s strategic planning committee after opposition from Daniel and thousands of Shropshire residents.

Shropshire MPs raise pylon concerns with Government Minister

Daniel today attended a meeting with Charles Hendry MP, Minister of State at the Department for Energy and Climate Change, responsible for Energy Policy. Also present with the Minister and his civil servants were Owen Paterson MP, Glyn Davies MP and Phillip Dunne MP.

Daniel attends Shropshire Olympian festival

To celebrate the Shropshire Olympian Festival 1864, Daniel attended the opening of this three day event in the quarry.

Events over the duration of the festival include a number of games and races such as the Dads and Lads wheel barrow, costumed old ladies tea race and the Salopian Pedestrian (backwards walking race)

The start of the fair was witnessed by over 1000 school children from all over Shropshire.

Daniel said ‘ this is a fantastic event that celebrates the rich history that Shrewsbury & Shropshire have with the modern Olympics.

Daniel seeks for Much Wenlock to be included in the Olympic torch route

Following the recently published route of the Olympic torch, Daniel wrote to Lord Coe to express his disappointment that Much Wenlock, the site where the original Olympic games was in 1850, has not been included in the route.

Solar Information Centre Opened by Daniel Kawcznski MP

Over 70 local dignitaries, clients and solar industry professionals gathered to celebrate the grand opening of Shropshire’s first dedicated Solar Energy Information Centre. Monkmoor based Salop Energy has invested a six figure sum in creating a solar powered showroom and state-of-the-art information centre, claimed by one industry expert to be “the best in the Midlands”.

Daniel to hold public meeting on Pylons - Monday 6th June, 7.00pm, Montford Village Hall

In response to the consultation being held by National Grid, Daniel is to hold a public meeting with representatives from National Grid in order that constituents have the chance to pose their questions and concerns. In a letter sent out to constituents, Daniel wrote

As you may know, the National Grid has advised they need to connect the proposed new wind farms in Mid Wales to the electricity transmission network.