Police respond to Labour misuse of resources

by Group Office on February 24, 2015

Following complaints from Liberal Democrats in Redcar constituency, the Acting Chief Constable of Cleveland is to issue guidance to about the importance of not involving police officers in election campaigns. This follows photographs published on social media of Labour council candidates and the Labour Parliamentary Candidate for Redcar appearing alongside uniformed police officers. The Acting […]

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Labour misuse police resources

by Group Office on February 23, 2015

Liberal Democrats in Redcar constituency have complained to the Acting Chief Constable of Cleveland about police officers being pictured alongside Labour Party election candidates. The photographs also include the Labour Parliamentary Candidate for Redcar, who has appeared in others. In one of these pictures she appeared with both Police Officers and the Police and Crime […]

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Redcar Constituency Liberal Democrats are celebrating this week following the rejection of intrusive housing plans at Longbank Farm, Ormesby. The application for 320 houses received widespread objections from local residents, councillors and business and was refused during a planning meeting on Thursday. Ian Swales MP commented: “This is a great result for the residents of […]

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Lib Dem/Independent Coalition to run Council

by Group Office on February 13, 2015

Councillor Mary Lanigan, Leader of the Independent Group and Loftus Ward Borough Councillor, has been elected as Leader of Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council following the resignation of ex-Labour Councillor George Dunning at the Borough Council meeting on Thursday 12th February 2015. Councillor Josh Mason, Liberal Democrat Parliamentary candidate for the Redcar Constituency and Zetland Ward […]

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Lib Dem Comment on Redcar Pier Association

by Group Office on February 9, 2015

From Cllr Chris Abbott: “It is sad the Pier for Redcar campaign group has folded but: “The fight goes on it is not over. “However, we need to aim for what is achievable and without private investors rushing in to build one a simple pier should be the first step. “A pier like the one […]

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Redcar Labour in disarray

by Group Office on February 4, 2015

After months of infighting, Redcar Labour party’s feud over the vastly unpopular selection of a parliamentary candidate from Kent, Anna Turley, finally came to a head today. After mass de-selection of some of their most senior cabinet members, 10 Labour Party councillors publicly resigned from the Labour party today outside the office of Kent PPC […]

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Redcar Labour “at war with itself”

by Group Office on January 11, 2015

Please follow this link to the BBC article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tees-30719451 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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