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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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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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COVID-19 – help and advice

by Group Office on 23 March, 2020

Many people in our community are looking for a way to help our friends, family and neighbours through this crisis. Your local councillors are here to help at any time and you can contact them using the details on this site You can also download resources from our website that will help when self-isolating or […]

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Help Redcar Foodbank

by Group Office on 23 March, 2020

Hi folks, Redcar Foodbank is starting to struggle with the impact of Coronavirus. If you’re able to help them raise £250, that would be much appreciated. Please see links below: Facebook: Twitter:

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Councillor in triathlon to raise money for hospital

by Group Office on 16 July, 2018

Councillor Chris Jones has entered Redcar Sprint Triathlon to raise funds for Ward 14 at James Cook University Hospital. Chris Jones, 44, works as a Service Team Leader for local social housing landlord Coast & Country Housing. Chris is also a Liberal Democrat councillor serving the West Dyke ward on Redcar & Cleveland Council. Chris […]

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Redcar Lib Dems backing the NHS at 70

by Group Office on 5 July, 2018

Liberal Democrats on Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council today backed a motion praising the NHS on its 70 years of providing healthcare. The motion also called for an independent commission to look at future funding plans for the health service. Lib Dem Deputy Leader Cllr Mary Ovens said: “The seeds of the NHS were sown […]

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Have your say on the NHS

by Group Office on 6 October, 2016

What does your local NHS do well? What could it do better? These are the questions that the NHS has been discussing with the public as part of the NHS Better Health Programme. The programme is about improving patient services including emergency care, maternity, and care outside hospital. In October the NHS is running a […]

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Carers urged to claim allowance – Carers’ Rights Day

by Group Office on 26 November, 2013

In the run-up to Carers’ Rights Day (29 November) Liberal Democrats in Redcar & Cleveland are urging carers to claim what they are entitled to. The main carers’ benefit, Carer’s Allowance of £59.75 a week, is available to many people who provide full-time care, often to friends or relatives. However, research by the charity Carers […]

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Liberal Democrats on Redcar & Cleveland Council are pushing for more and better cycle paths in the borough. Councillor Eric Howden, who represents Dormanstown, is leading the campaign. A keen cyclist, Eric cycled 350km across Jordan in 2007 to raise over £5000 for children’s charities. This week the Liberal Democrat conference in Glasgow approved a […]

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Lib Dems celebrate 65 years of the NHS

by Group Office on 5 July, 2013

Liberal Democrats in Redcar & Cleveland are celebrating the 65th birthday of the National Health Service today. Redcar Cllr Mary Ovens, local Health Spokesperson, said: “We are delighted to see that the NHS is 65 today, and certainly not ready for retirement! “After 65 years it is in pretty good health, with more funding than […]

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