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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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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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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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Primary School Application Deadline Nears

by Group Office on 8 January, 2018

Liberal Democrats would like to remind parents they are running out of time to apply for primary school places for their children. The deadline for applications for the next academic year, which starts in September 2018, is Monday 15 January 2018. In order for a child to be eligible to start school in September 2018, […]

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Happy Christmas!

by Group Office on 24 December, 2017

Councillor Josh Mason and the Liberal Democrat Group would like to wish all residents of Redcar & Cleveland Borough a very Merry Christmas and a happy, successful new year!

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It’s time for the ward boundaries in Redcar to be made more sensible, says a local Lib Dem councillor. The Local Government Boundary Commission is currently looking at making changes to boundaries across Redcar & Cleveland Borough. They have not been amended since 2002. In particular, local Lib Dems are calling for the Mickledales estate […]

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Newcomen bin victory

by Group Office on 10 November, 2017

Newcomen ward residents are pleased with the new dual litter bin on Windermere Avenue. Lib Dem Cllr Laura Benson successfully pushed the council into installing it following requests from local people. Cllr Laura Benson said: “It was clear from talking to local residents that the new bin was badly needed. “I am so pleased that […]

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Lib Dems WIN in St Germains

by Group Office on 7 October, 2017

Lib Dem candidate Debi Dowson stormed to victory in the St Germains ward by-election. The result was: Debi Dowson (Lib Dem): 661 votes 38.4% (+10.5) Labour: 368 votes 21.4% (+2.8) Independent: 261 votes 15.2% (+15.2) Independent: 225 votes 13.1% (+13.1) Conservative: 174 votes 10.1% (-1.8) Green: 31 votes 1.8% (-9.0) Debi, a nurse, served St […]

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