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Lib Dems elect Karen King as Group Leader

by Group Office on 25 May, 2021

Liberal Democrats in Redcar & Cleveland have unanimously elected Councillor Karen King as their new leader. She replaces Councillor Glyn Nightingale who has decided to stand down after two spells as group leader since 2011. The Lib Dem group has 13 members and runs the council in partnership with Independents. Karen, who represents St Germains […]

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A Christmas message from Cllr Glyn Nightingale

by Group Office on 22 December, 2020

We wish all residents of the borough a very happy Christmas and new year!  Christmas is, of course, very different this year for all of us and even up to last weekend, now not what we were hoping for. We will all miss seeing members of our family and friends. The new year (and vaccine) […]

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Age UK community TV programme

by Group Office on 12 November, 2020

Age UK is introducing a ‘Keeping Well at Home’ TV programme that will be broadcast on the 23rd November for 11 weeks on North East Live. Trailer: Age UK has been working with ‘Local TV’ which is a network of 8 UK channels, including Teesside TV and Tyne and Wear TV and is on all […]

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Cllr Karen King stands down from Cabinet

by Group Office on 20 October, 2020

Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council Deputy Leader Cllr Karen King has stood down from her leadership role and position on the authority’s Cabinet. Cllr King, who became Deputy Leader when the Lib Dem/Independent Partnership administration was formed in May 2019, will step back from the senior roles to concentrate on her business and further business […]

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Lib Dem Carole is new Mayor

by Group Office on 25 September, 2020

Ormesby and Nunthorpe Lib Dem Councillor Carole Morgan has been elected as Mayor of Redcar and Cleveland. Group Leader Glyn Nightingale said: “Carole has worked hard for Ormesby and Nunthorpe as a councillor and will be a fantastic Mayor for the area.” Congratulations to Carol and to Deputy Mayor Stuart Smith, who represents Saltburn as […]

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Marske beach voted fourth best in Times article

by Group Office on 27 July, 2020

Liberal Democrats representing Marske-by-the-Sea are delighted that the village has been recognised at national level. The Times newspaper named Marske as the fourth best beach in the north in an article last Friday. The article described the beach as “magnificent, almost Bamburgh-like in scale, with dune-backed shingle dropping at low tide to a shimmering immensity […]

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Cllr Norah Cooney

by Group Office on 13 April, 2020

Local Liberal Democrats are shocked and saddened to hear of the death of Conservative Councillor Norah Cooney. A resident of New Marske, Norah had been a councillor since 1979 and represented the Longbeck Ward. Lib Dem Council Group Leader Glyn Nightingale said: “No one could fail to admire Norah’s dedication to her role over many […]

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Happy Easter!

by Group Office on 12 April, 2020

Cllr Glyn Nightingale and the Lib Dem Group on the council wish all residents of the borough a very happy Easter!

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Stay at home to stop coronavirus spreading

by Group Office on 24 March, 2020

Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus. This includes people of all ages – even if you do not have any symptoms or other health conditions. You can only leave your home: to shop for basic essentials – only when you really need to to do one form of exercise […]

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Children’s Martial Arts Club

by Group Office on 23 March, 2020

A very popular martial arts club is under threat of closing due to problems which the hall owner is facing. Can you help them raise money? They say: “We have been trading for over 9 years and have built a very strong foundation on the local community. We have helped children and young people build […]

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