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Merry Xmas from Cllr Glyn Nightingale

by Group Office on 24 December, 2019

Cllr Glyn Nightingale and the Liberal Democrat Group on Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council would like to wish all residents of the borough a very Happy Christmas and a peaceful, successful New Year!

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Candidates’ Debate – 2 Dec

by Group Office on 2 December, 2019

Middlesbrough & Redcar Friends of the Earth, with Redcar Churches Together are holding a Hustings; Tuesday 3rd Dec 7-9pm, East Cleveland Baptist Church, Park Avenue, Redcar TS10 3LJ. Please come along and hear Liberal Democrat candidate Karen King debate the issues of the election with candidates from the other parties.

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Register to vote

by Group Office on 19 November, 2019

The last day for registering to vote in the General Election is 26 November. More details in the video below.

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Lib Dem Candidate Challenges Tories on Racism

by Group Office on 18 November, 2019

A Liberal Democrat candidate is calling on her Tory rival to disown racist comments from a Tory councillor. Jemma Joy, Lib Dem candidate for Middlesbrough South & East Cleveland, is very concerned about reports in the Guardian newspaper that Hutton councillor Malcolm Griffiths endorsed racist posts on Facebook. Jemma is asking Conservative candidate Simon Clarke […]

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Big Mickledales Summer Survey

by Group Office on 23 July, 2019

Lib Dem Councillors Shaun Moody and Yvonne Lax-Keeler have started their Big Summer Survey in Mickledales estate, knocking on doors to give out survey forms. This is in order to find out what issues matter to local people. There will be several nights of surveying so don’t worry if we haven’t got to you yet. […]

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Lib Dem/Independent Partnership to run council

by Group Office on 23 May, 2019

Lib Dem Cllr Karen King was today confirmed as Deputy Leader of Redcar & Cleveland BC. Cllr Glyn Nightingale is Cabinet Member for Resources, Alison Barnes Cabinet Member for Children, Mary Ovens is Cabinet Member for Adults. Cllr Karen King said: “Let’s go forward together, let’s all embrace the spirit of partnership in which the […]

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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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More Lib Dems on Council!

by Group Office on 9 May, 2019

The Lib Dems in Redcar and Cleveland are celebrating increasing their numbers on the council from 11 to 13. The Lib Dems comfortably held onto seats in Ormesby, West Dyke and St Germain’s, and made gains in Zetland and Wheatlands. Congratulations to new councillors Shaun Moody, Yvonne Lax-Keeler, Malcolm Head, Louise Westbury and Alison Barnes.

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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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