The Kidsgrove Town Council website scandal which is related to a confusing website that has been setup by Councillor Margaret Astle has taken a new twist. Prior to the revelations today this matter was very much based around one Kidsgrove Town Councillor (Margaret Astle) setting up a website with the domain name kidsgrovetowncouncil.com which is confusing visitors and residents in to being the official Kidsgrove Town Website.
This matter was discussed at Kidsgrove Town Council with the minutes showing that all Kidsgrove Town Councillors being warned about comments on the Internet and how council comments need to go through Kidsgrove Town Council official channels. Councillor Margaret Astle was asked to make it clear that her website was nothing to do with Kidsgrove Town Council, something the minutes show had not been achieved at the following Kidsgrove Town Council meeting.
Now we have evidence that Ravenscliffe Kidsgrove Councillor Gill Burnett made misleading comments on her personal blog, bringing more shame on Kidsgrove Town Council. Councillor Gill Burnett on her own personal Internet blog makes the following posting;
"Kidsgrove Town Council's new website I am pleased to report that Kidsgrove Town Council have moved forward with modernisation of the former staid council. A new website and blog is currently in the process of being developed.Please click onto this link for a preview of Kidsgrove Town Council's website . . .Of course, we would appreciate any constructive feedback regarding the new website and I will look forward to hearing from you.”
Notice that here Councillor Gill Burnett in her post is confusing the residents of Kidgrove here. The title of the post clearly states that this is Kidsgrove Town Council’s New Website and then goes on to suggest that this website is moving the council forward. She clearly is not happy with the current (Official) Kidsgrove Town Council website and then links people to Councillor Margaret Astles’ confusing unofficial Kidsgrove Town Council website.
This is clear evidence that the Kidsgrove Town Council website scandal is more deep routed than initially appeared. Clearly Councillor Gill Burnett has also ignored the instruction at the Kidsgrove Town Council meeting and goes one step further with confusing comments about the ownership of this website.
Councillor Margaret Astle who claims to care about Kidsgrove should hand over the domain name which is causing all the confusion to Kidsgrove Town Council to ensure that no further shame is brought on Kidsgrove.
Many residents will want to know what will the Labour controlled Kidsgrove Town Council do about the actions of these two Councillors?
See the evidence from Councillor Gill Burnetts website post below.