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  • Lib Dem Draw tickets
    Article: Oct 7, 2019

    Want to win a £1,500 holiday voucher, amongst other prizes, and support your local party?

    The Lib Dem Christmas Draw is a great way to donate to the Liberal Democrat cause, and you could win one of our tremendous prizes to boot. Tickets cost just £1.00 each. To buy tickets please visit https://libdemdraw.org.uk/telford-wrekin

  • Telford PPC Shana Roberts
    Article: Sep 24, 2019

    Telford Liberal Democrat prospective parliamentary candidate, Shana Roberts, has released the following statement following the ruling by the supreme court today:

    "I welcome the fair and just ruling made by the Supreme Court today, declaring that the suspension of parliament was indeed unjustified.

    No one, not even the Prime Minster, should perceive themselves to be above the law.

  • Wellington Mayor Councillor Anthony Lowe
    Article: Sep 17, 2019
    By Greg Spruce

    Wellington Mayor, Councillor Anthony Lowe, has 'crossed the floor' to join the Liberal Democrats from the Conservative Party.

    The Shawbirch Ward Councillor resigned from the Conservative Party at the weekend and joined the Liberal Democrats after making contact with local party chair, Councillor Greg Spruce.

  • Telford PPC Shana Roberts
    Article: Sep 5, 2019
    By Greg Spruce

    Community campaigner Shana Roberts has been selected by Telford Liberal Democrats to contest the Telford seat at the next General Election.

    Brookside Councillor Shana, has actively campaigned for voices of disadvantaged communities in Telford to be heard:

    "I believe that no one should miss out on education, employment and access to health care because of their postcode." Said Shana Roberts.

  • The Lib Dem Focus campaigned with the local community against a toilet roll factory at Shawbirch East in the spring
    Article: Sep 4, 2019

    The Lib Dem Focus team has secured a commitment to keep the Shawbirch East site as green as possible.

    Cllr Bill Tomlinson (Shawbirch), Cllr Karen Blundell (Apley Castle) and Cllr Karen Tomlinson (Dothill), working alongside local residents, raised a series of questions about the site at the full Council meeting in July . Local Lib Dem councillors have continued to work with the "Keep Shawbirch Green" action group, since the successful campaign to stop a polluting toilet roll factory on the site earlier this year.

  • Molly Morgan
    Article: Aug 12, 2019
    By Greg Spruce

    To offset Telford and Wrekin Liberal Democrats' carbon footprint, built up during this year's election campaigns, they will be purchasing approximately 175 trees through donating to the Eden Reforestation Project.

    The Eden Reforestation Project who seek to plant a minimum of 500 million trees each year and to offer hope through the employment of tens of thousands of people in countries where extreme poverty is rampant.. which will help enrich the soil and boost the local economies in these poverty-stricken areas.

  • Nick Garvey wins Newport South By Election
    Article: Aug 5, 2019

    Liberal Democrat Nick Garvey has won a seat in Newport Town Council's South ward, vacated after Conservative Jonathan Dix, who was elected on May 2, declined to take up his seat.

    A petition of voters in the seat forced a fresh election, held on Thursday.

    Mr Garvey, who won with 253 votes, was one of five candidates vying for the seat on Newport Town Council. Conservative Sarah Pearson was the nearest challenger on 184. Labour's Sarah Branton polled 53.
  • Fight Climate Change
    Article: Jul 23, 2019
    By Greg Spruce

    Telford and Wrekin Liberal Democrats have tabled an amendment to " toughen up" the climate emergency motion set down by the ruling Labour group on Telford & Wrekin Council.

    The motion, due to be tabled by Cllr Carolyn Healy at Thursday's full council meeting, states the authority's desire to " make a commitment for the Council's operations and activities to be carbon neutral by 2030"

  • NickGarvey, Candidate in Newport South By-Election with Cllrs Sarah Syrda and Thomas Janke
    Article: Jul 9, 2019

    Hard-working local campaigner Nick Garvey will be standing for the Lib Dems in the Newport South by-election on Thursday 1st August. Nick set up Newport Neighbourhood Watch with his wife, Jo.

    Following one of the Conservatives elected to Newport Town Council in May failing to take up his seat, a by election has now been called in the South Ward of the town.
  • Councillor Thomas Janke and Sarah Sydra Newport, Shropshire
    Article: Jun 16, 2019

    Newport Town Council has resolved to drastically cut its use of paper, by distributing council documents electronically, with the aim of reducing its environmental impact.

    Lib Dem Councillor Thomas Janke (South Ward) put forward the proposal, after newly-elected Lib Dem Councillor Sarah Syrda (East Ward) raised the issue in discussion, due to her surprise at the amount of paper she was receiving from the Council.

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