They are frequently led by committed and capable committees....no surprise considering the calibre of most Borough residents.
When the Dame, in an idle moment, started her little blog she had no idea it would become the 'go to place' for residents wanting to understand the Acton dictum of 'absolute power tending to corrupt absolutely'. With over 600 visits weekly the Hornet is a powerful weapon in the fight for a Hornton St Springclean.
The leadership election in May provides a remarkable opportunity for the many powerful Borough associations to lobby their ward councillors on what THEY consider to be 'right stuff' in a leader.
Choosing a dynamic and resident friendly successor to a stale and detached leader is an imperative.
It is within the power of resident and amenity association chairmen to make their views felt: if they fail to grab the opportunity they can expect more of the same-or worse.
Councillors should be quizzed by their ward associations as to the qualities they seek in a new leader....... and our very clever associations are the very people to do the quizzing... and say who they feel is best to lead the Council out of the impasse it finds itself in.