Category Archives: Wealden

Tory and Labour party problems starting to damage democracy

Wealden Libdems Parliamentary Spokesperson Chris Bowers draws attention to an article in the Independent by Labour MP Chuka Umunna. In the article Mr Umunna talks about progressive alliance arrangements, saying “Last week a number of my parliamentary colleagues, including Jon … Continue reading

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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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You achieved in six weeks what I couldn’t get done in two years

Helping community cohesion is what the Liberal Democrats are all about – and a recent case in Wealden led by our parliamentary spokesperson Chris Bowers shows what the Lib Dems can do to help! Geoff Carter is 88. He lives … Continue reading

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It’s Not Too Late – JUST

Wealden LibDems Vice Chair Alan Whittaker says Just under a year from today Britain will know its destiny. Will we have exited from Brexit or will we have left the world’s largest democratic market? Will we be facing a prosperous … 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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Wealden DC – Becoming a Councillor

Wealden District Council is running two events in March for anyone interested in becoming a District Councillor and representing their community at the 2019 elections. The informal drop-in events are taking place in Hailsham on Tuesday 13 March from 6pm-9pm … Continue reading

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Nearly 500 homes in Wealden left empty for years

Nearly 500 homes in Wealden district are sitting empty, research by the Liberal Democrats has revealed. The figures, uncovered through Freedom of Information requests, show that there are 467 homes across the district that have been empty for six months … Continue reading

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Lib Dems condemn ‘condescending’ treatment of parents and students

Wealden Liberal Democrats have condemned the county council’s response to a ‘condescending’ leaflet it produced that told parents there was no excuse for not sending their their children to school – even if they’re ill. The petition, launched by Seaford … Continue reading

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Sir David Attenborough on antagonisms and lack of facts….

Embed from Getty Images Alan Whittaker, Wealden Libdems chairman, comments that “Sir David Attenborough, probably the nation’s favourite expert on the natural world, has spoken out against antagonisms, lack of facts and the condemnations of experts by some in the … Continue reading

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