Redcar Labour “at war with itself”

by Group Office on January 11, 2015

Please follow this link to the BBC article: A key electoral town’s Labour group is “at war with itself”, it has been claimed. The Redcar and Cleveland Council Labour Group was reviewed by the party in 2012 after complaints of bullying and physical intimidation between members. But branch members said the situation had now […]

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Progress on West Dyke Road Level Crossing

by Group Office on January 6, 2015

In conjunction with prospective MP for the Redcar Constituency Cllr Josh Mason, Ian Swales MP has listened to the public and arranged a meeting with Network Rail later this month to discuss the closure of West Dyke Road level crossing in Redcar during high winds. Having been contacted by residents and businesses, Cllr Josh Mason […]

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Merry Christmas from your Lib Dem Team!

by Group Office on December 25, 2014

Councillor Glyn Nightingale and the Lib Dem Group on Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a peaceful, successful New Year!

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Labour vote against jobs

by Group Office on December 21, 2014

Liberal Democrats find it hard to believe that Labour bosses at Redcar & Cleveland Council have refused to welcome the new jobs and the fall in unemployment in the area. On Thursday Labour voted against a Lib Dem amendment which welcomed the fall in unemployment in the area in recent years and looked forward to more […]

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A Liberal Democrat Councillor has demanded action from the Labour-run Redcar & Cleveland Council to improve the appearance of Kirkleatham Village. Councillor Eric Howden questioned the Labour Cabinet member last Thursday about what the Council is doing to do justice to this historic village. A number of Council properties are boarded-up and have been left […]

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Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Candidate, Cllr Josh Mason is today celebrating the news that two million apprenticeships have been created in the UK since 2010 with 7,700 people in Redcar and Cleveland getting a vital start in life. Apprenticeships offered by companies such as Coast and Country Housing, Elring Klinger, Carillion and our local MP Ian […]

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Liberal Democrats are demanding to know what action the Labour Council is taking to solve the problem of frequent closures of the level crossing on West Dyke Road. The level crossing regularly has to be closed for considerable periods of time during adverse weather. Councillor Mary Ovens, quizzed the Labour Cabinet Member responsible at Thursday’s […]

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Liberal Democrats are demanding that Labour bosses at Redcar & Cleveland Council give residents a cut in Council Tax next year. Lib Dem Deputy Leader and prospective MP, Councillor Josh Mason, tabled a question at last week’s meeting of the Council asking for the cut. Councillor Josh Mason said: “The Council has underspent this year, and […]

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Time to cut Council Tax, say Redcar Lib Dems

by Group Office on November 15, 2014

Figures uncovered by Liberal Democrats in Redcar and Cleveland suggest that there is enough spare cash in the council’s coffers to give residents a council tax cut in this year’s budget. For the last three years, the council has turned down extra government grant to freeze council tax, instead hiking tax for local people. To […]

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No wonder Henry Taylor Court residents are up in arms. The litter near the garages is an absolute disgrace. The Lib Dem Team has demanded an urgent clear-up by the owners, Coast & Country Housing.

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