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Cllr Madge Moses

by Group Office on 25 July, 2017

Liberal Democrats on Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council are saddened to learn of the death of our colleague, Cllr Madge Moses, who was 83. Madge represented the St Germains Ward in Marske after being first elected in 1999. Lib Dem Group Leader Cllr Josh Mason said: “Madge was an extraordinary lady who was devoted to […]

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Strong and Cable Leadership

by Group Office on 20 July, 2017

Sir Vince Cable has today been elected Leader of the Liberal Democrats. He was first elected to Parliament in 1997 to serve Twickenham. Sir Vince has been Deputy Leader and Acting Leader of the party. He also served as Business Secretary in the Coalition Government between 2010 and 2015. More information here: https://www.libdems.org.uk/vince-manifesto#

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Can Bellway Add Up?

by Group Office on 4 July, 2017

Bellway can’t add up! A retrospective application for 10 flag posts and 2 V-boards has been submitted at Swan’s Corner, yet there are 18 flag posts and 3 V-boards in situ. In reply to Cllr Carole Morgan’s email the planning officer in charge of the application wrote:- “Thank you for the email below. I have copied this […]

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Cllr Karen King is new Mayor

by Group Office on 18 May, 2017

Liberal Democrats in Redcar are delighted that Marske Councillor Karen King is the new Mayor of Redcar & Cleveland. Karen was elected in 2015 to serve the St Germains Ward. She runs her own business as a humanist celebrant, organising secular weddings, funerals, baby namings, etc. Today she was elected Mayor of the borough. She […]

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Cllr Karen King on TV!

by Group Office on 16 May, 2017

Lib Dem Cllr Karen King appeared live on Channel 4 last night. Watch it here: https://www.channel4.com/news/election-debate-from-redcar

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Liberal Democrats in Redcar today received support from the council for their call for more apprenticeships for care leavers. Lib Dem Councillor Karen King, from Marske, submitted the motion to Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council today. It received cross-party support. Research carried out last year shows that only 3% of care leavers aged 19-21 were […]

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Lib Dem WIN in Newcomen

by Group Office on 3 March, 2017

Liberal Democrat candidate Laura Benson stormed to victory in the council by-election in Newcomen ward. Laura, who has two sons and works for a charity in Middlesbrough, increased the Lib Den share of the vote in the by-election caused by the sad death of long-standing Lib Dem councillor Chris Abbott. The result was: Laura Benson […]

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Redcar gets nothing from pothole fund

by Group Office on 24 January, 2017

Liberal Democrats in Redcar are furious that the town will receive nothing from a Government grant to do up the roads. Last year the Liberal Democrats uncovered figures showing that Redcar & Cleveland Borough would receive only £121,000 from a £50 million Government pothole repair fund. Neighbouring North Yorkshire County Council is getting more than […]

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Lib Dems pay tribute to Cllr Chris Abbott

by Group Office on 8 January, 2017

Liberal Democrats in Redcar are shocked and saddened to learn of the death of long-standing Councillor Chris Abbott. He had been a Liberal and Liberal Democrat Councillor since the 1970s and was the current Deputy Mayor of Redcar and Cleveland. He worked tirelessly for the residents of Newcomen ward and used his experience to support […]

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Fight to protect Roseberry Library

by Group Office on 13 December, 2016

Chris Abbott, a Liberal Democrat Councillor in Redcar, has put forward a motion to Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council calling for services at Redcar’s Roseberry Library to be protected. Labour-run Redcar and Cleveland Council appears to want to split it up with the books going into the 25K Community Centre and the IT section staying […]

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