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    Article: Feb 26, 2020

    Ed Davey, Leader of the Liberal Democrats came to Shropshire yesterday (25th Feb 2020) to see the impact of the flooding.

    He spoke to local businesses, residents and workmen battling the flood. All mentioned help from the Environment Agency but precious little from Tory run Shropshire Council.

    Mr Davey stressed that the current flooding problems needed addressing in its entirety - considering the whole catchment area and the possibility of enhancing water storage upstream.

  • Article: Feb 25, 2020

    Following shock sacking - Liberal Democrats demand answers.

    Shropshire Liberal Democrats are demanding to know the reason why Shropshire's Chief Executive was sacked now. This in the middle of the greatest crisis that the county has faced for a number of years. This is totally the wrong time to be without a Chief Executive.

  • Article: Feb 25, 2020

    Liberal Democrat Councillors in South West Shropshire are becoming increasingly concerned about the dire condition of the roads in their area.

    On Wednesday (26/2/20) Councillors Heather Kidd, Nigel Hartin and Ruth Houghton will be sharing their concerns yet againwith Highways Managers from Shropshire Council.

  • CC
    Article: Jan 21, 2020

    People and organisations are at last getting on with tackling the climate emergency. But there is still more talk than action. Too much talking up achievements rather than recognition that we have barely begun tackle the problem. There is a lack of commitment to early dates for going carbon neutral. A few organisations are talking about going carbon negative. Shropshire has been in the slow lane but that is changing. We need to push the pace of that change.

  • HK
    Article: Dec 17, 2019

    I would like to give my sincere thanks to everyone to voted for me in Thursday's general election.

    I have always I tried to campaign on those issues that matter to us in Shropshire - our local services, our hospitals and the threats to our rural economy

    As usual with our electoral system the Liberal Democrats got a million and a quarter more votes and had one seat fewer to show for it! However, in Ludlow constituency we significantly outperformed the national swing and clearly eclipsing the Labour party.

    Article: Dec 3, 2019

    Every child deserves the best start in life.

    That's why children's charities have asked every party leader how their policies will help children and generations to come.

    Here are five things the Liberal Democrats will do to build a brighter future for every young person:

    1. Stop Brexit

    Brexit is a disaster for our young people. It limits our ambitions and our horizons.

  • Nigel Clun
    Article: Nov 16, 2019

    Nigel Hartin, Shropshire Councillor for Clun Division, has hit out at Shropshire Council after it failed to clear a blocked gully outside Bucknell School leaving it surrounded by floodwater for the second time in a month!

    Nigel said " Today Bucknell school closed for a second day. It was an avoidable closure if only Shropshire Council had listened to the request I made following the severe rain a fortnight ago to get the blocked gullies around the school cleared.

  • Heather
    Article: Nov 15, 2019

    A Councillor has lodged a strong complaint to Shropshire Council after their contractors set up traffic lights on the near Stockton on the Welsh border only to disappear and do no further work!

    Heather Kidd, Shropshire Councillor for the area, said: "Traffic lights were put in a month ago as large pothole and edge of road deemed unsafe. The work was deemed urgent. Since then nothing has been done to put this right.

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    Article: Nov 5, 2019

    A series of questions will be submitted to the Place Overview and Scrutiny Committee next Thursday September 7th by Underdale Councillor, David Vasmer, on behalf of members from Liberal Democrat Group.

    "We have been sent copies of a series of emails from a former Senior Quantity Surveyor who worked as a contractor for Shropshire Council monitoring the operation of the Kier and WSP contracts," explained Cllr Vasmer. "He was very concerned about the monitoring of the Council's contracts with Kier and WSP."