Archive for the ‘Labour’ Category

Our error proved to be correct about his being “Candidate Elect” after all

following his recent interview for, we wish to stress that being willing to appear on Local Social Media is important for all Candidates, not only the successful ones!

Please scroll down to see our interview ..

Europe 2.0

Town and Council Elections

Cottingham North: Councillors Ros Jump and Geraldine Matthiessen re-elected!

Cottingham North

Bucking the overwhelming trend at both the regional and national levels to vote Conservative (hence the ‘hive mind’ Microsoft logo as proposed by the editor) , independents Ros and Geraldine are re-elected as Independents. As former Conservatives, they made a courageous choice to abandon central party diktats and stand to “put Cottingham first”

Cottingham South

The East Riding returned all Conservative candidates, excepting Independents Ros and Geraldine and Labour in Hessle.

Demonstrating the halo effect of adding your promotions on

We have published interviews with Ros and Geraldine (Independents) and Alex Duke and Edward Hart (Labour). Each of those we interviewed said yesterday they did “far better than they expected!”

Labour candidate for Cottingham South Alex Duke and Parliamentary Candidate Edward Hart whom we interviewed previously also improved their votes!

Labour held Hessle (as featured in the video footage),

Nick was delighted to be invited to attend the election count  in Anlaby yesterday (8/5/2015) and he will be uploading video footage over the weekend!

Meeting David Davis at the count to offer congratulations

Whilst being delighted to engage with him and have a rare opportunity to discuss business issues relating to patents and IP infringement briefly when invited, he “Doesn’t do inventions!”

Do you feel let down as an inventor and innovator by governments and financial institutions?

If you have ever struggled with a patented idea and struggled with a business start-up against hostile authorities, we would like to hear from you.

Yes “it does make one feel pretty bloody well pumped-up about it”!

The chicken and egg problem of innovation, finance and patents

Why is East Yorkshire maintained as an ‘Intellectual Property cold spot’?

Did you know that East Yorkshire has long had the lowest number of patent registrations per head of population in the UK! The Government featured my invention for their front cover (check out the link above)!

Let’s hope David Willetts and cabinet colleagues can aim to up their game now in the new regime – or better – shift the blame onto the Liberal Democrats role in the previous regime and make a fresh start in the regions with their non-technical political leaders and sweep away their coterie of jobsworths and special advisors!


Answers to please


Much has changed at the National Level! Heads have rolled!

As other broadcasters said; “Politics is a brutal business!”

Europe 2.0

The Local Council Votes are being counted at Haltemprice Sports Centre from 2PM this afternoon and we hope to bring you news updates asap.

On a personal note: as a political activist and lapsed Conservative Party member, the editor has not affiliated himself to any other political party but focussed instead on representation, reform in Europe, graphics the usability and pshchology of governance and commenting.


Interview with Edward Hart

Interviews ahead of the Elections

Your Choice of Candidates

Interview with Alex Duke, Labour Councillor Candidate for Cottingham South

Alex Duke is working to improve flood defences.

For a full listing of all Candidates standing Your Choice of Candidates


Part 2

As soon as we switched the camera off, he opened-up and gave us a more engaging discussion, so we added this post script!

Editor’s note: –

Which came first, the chicken or the egg?

Our Conservative Candidates appear to be reluctant to come forward and be interviewed, claiming we’re ‘biased by interviewing the other candidates beforehand’! But we would urge them to come forward and please support us as a local media and technology start-up enterprise which will help the region as a whole become more media savvy, especially with the advent of broadband. Come on guys, aren’t you supposed to be on the side of small business?





The following is a statement as to the persons nominated for election as Councillors for the



The following persons have been nominated:

ELLIS Patricia Mary 40 Woodland Drive

Anlaby HU10 7HX Liberal Democrats

JUMP Ros 4 Etton Close

Cottingham HU16 5LN Independent

MARTEN Daniel 36 South Street

Cottingham HU16 4AS Labour Party

MATHIESON Geraldine 21 Dene Road

Cottingham HU16 5PD Independent

PETERSEN Lynne 58 Mill House Woods Lane

HU16 4HQ Labour Party

REDSHAW Phillip James 14 Spencer Close

Cottingham HU16 5NR Liberal Democrats

ROUSTOBY Eric Herbert Westfield Farm

Riplingham Road

Skidby Cottingham HU16 5TR Conservative Party

SHORES Colin Colmar

North Moor Lane

Cottingham HU16 4JN UK Independence Party (UKIP)

WEST Angus James 8 Middledyke Lane

Cottingham HU16 4NH Conservative Party Candidate

DATED: 10 April 2015 Nigel Pearson, Returning Officer

Reprinted from the Returning Officer, East Riding of Yorkshire Council, County Hall, Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU17 9BA



Cottingham South Labour Party



Cottingham South Labour Party



Cottingham South Conservative Party



Cottingham South Liberal Democrat Party


Marten Julia

Cottingham South Labour Party



Cottingham South Conservative Party



Cottingham South Liberal Democrat Party


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