Category Archives: Crowborough

Wealden LibDems fight to save essential music service

Teachers, pupils and parents across East Sussex are bracing themselves for the news on Monday April 30 that the Lead Member for Education and Inclusion, Special Educational Needs and Disability, Cllr Bob Standley, will recommend a review leading to the … Continue reading

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The Big Lemon Bus in Crowborough

Crowborough welcomed the Big Lemon Bus on Saturday (see our earlier posting). The East Sussex “Stop Brexit” Coordinating Committee were out in force. The Big Lemon Bus made stops in Hailsham, Heathfield, Crowborough, Forest Row, Ringmer, Peacehaven and Brighton. At … Continue reading

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‘East Sussex Stop Brexit’ Bus, street theatre tour Sat 24th March

Come join us on our ‘East Sussex Stop Brexit’ Bus and street theatre tour on Saturday 24th March to let people know it’s not too late to Stop Brexit! Join 50 others on the ‘Big Lemon’ coach round trip from … Continue reading

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Leaving the EU: let’s get the best deal…

Libdems were out in force in Crowborough raising awareness of the need to get the best possible deal on leaving the EU and calling for people to have their say on the final deal. LibDems are opposed to a ‘hard’ … Continue reading

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LibDem PCC Candidate slams Sussex PCSO changes

Prior to a public meeting held in Crowborough on 22 March, at which the current Conservative Police & Crime Commissioner was questioned on changes to Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) roles which would leave the town without a dedicated police … Continue reading

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Polling Day – Crowborough East, Hailsham East

Thursday 21 January is Polling Day in the Wealden District Council by-election in Crowborough East ward and the Hailsham Town Council election in Hailsham East ward. Polling stations are open from 7 am to 10 pm. Please support Jane Clark, … Continue reading

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Why do I want to be a Wealden District Councillor now?

Libdem candidate for Crowborough East Jane Clark says: “I want to offer residents the chance to vote for an alternative voice on Wealden District Council.  A Liberal Democrat voice, where the community is listened to and if there are hard … Continue reading

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By-elections in Hailsham and Crowborough 21 January

Wealden LibDems are fighting two by-elections – both taking place on Thursday 21 January. Gavin Blake-Coggins is our candidate for East Ward on Hailsham Town Council.     Former district councillor Jane Clark is our candidate for Crowborough East Ward … Continue reading

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Giles Goodall at Courier Hustings

LibDem Parliamentary Candidate for Wealden Giles Goodall took part in the hustings arranged by the Courier on 21 April. Read the full report of the hustings on the Courier’s website.

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Crowborough teacher explains why she’s voting Lib Dem

Wealden constituency’s LibDem Parliamentary Candidate Giles Goodall reports an interview in The Guardian with Jo Wright who teaches in Crowborough. Jo says: “Michael Gove was successful in radicalising education – and the Lib Dems were in a difficult position trying … Continue reading

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