The Briefing – 7/6/17

After all the build-up, all the excitement, and all the drama, it’s T-minus 23 hours until polling stations open. That’s right, you can breathe a sigh of relief, it’s nearly over. In the beginning Jeremy Corbyn was going to get a damn-good thrashing of Fawlty Towers proportions. Now it looks as though he might just […]

Eddie Todd – Doncaster Central’s self-styled saviour

Eddie Todd, the independent candidate for Doncaster Central, likes to present himself as the Donald Trump of the town. A self-made man, he’s had a more than an interesting career.  A forthright, no-nonsense Yorkshire-man who, oddly for somebody wanting to be elected, doesn’t care about what people think. Todd, a regular at Doncaster Market, stands outside […]

Doncaster mayoral candidate Eddie Todd shown on social media being booked by police

An independent Doncaster mayoral candidate has been screened on social media being booked by South Yorkshire Police for an alleged offence concerning the blue light on an ambulance used in connection with his business. A video circulating online shows Eddie Todd speaking to a police officer next to what he describes as his private ambulance – owned by his […]