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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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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: https://www.facebook.com/RedcarAreaFoodbank/posts/1564060423742643 Twitter: https://twitter.com/luke_myer/status/1241322378535337985

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A partnership between the Independents and Liberal Democrats is set to take control of Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council. ​ The two groups have agreed to work in equal partnership, and the new administration is expected to be ratified at the Council’s Annual General Meeting later this month. Cabinet positions will be divided equally between […]

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Lib Dems back Tees Valley Airport take-over

by Group Office on 13 February, 2019

Local Liberal Democrat Councillors backed the £1.4 billion Tees Valley Combined Authority Investment Plan approved on 24 January. The 10-year plan includes the acquisition of Durham Tees Valley Airport and and land at the South Tees Development Corporation site. Both will promote local jobs and prosperity. The Lib Dems also initiated an all-party letter to […]

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West Dyke Road bench success

by Group Office on 23 November, 2018

Following action from the local Liberal Democrats, the benches in West Dyke Road are to be replaced. New designs for the replacements have been agreed.

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Newcomen rose gardens action

by Group Office on 21 November, 2018

Councillor Laura Wright has been in discussion with the council about doing up the rose gardens out of public realm money. The designs so far have been about putting coloured tarmac down in flower patterns with barely any flowers. Laura says: “I have been fighting for more flowers and plants and pushing for actual roses. […]

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Mersey Road Bus Stops Success

by Group Office on 19 November, 2018

In the past, Newcomen’s Lib Dem Councillor Laura Wright has raised the issue about both bus stops on Mersey Road being opposite each other. This causes traffic jams and is dangerous. The Lib Dem Team is happy to report that this has now been resolved and the bus stops have been moved.

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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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Redcar Lib Dems support end to single-use plastics

by Group Office on 18 January, 2018

Lib Dem councillors today backed a motion aimed at phasing out single-use plastics at Redcar and Cleveland Council. The council today agreed to ensure that single-use plastic items such as plastic cups are not used by the council after existing stocks run out. The motion was submitted by Independent Councillor Stuart Smith. It was amended […]

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