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Thursday is International Dance day, so we will be chatting to local dance school founder and ex-professional dancer Natalie Carter of The Northamptonshire School of Dance about getting back to the dance floor and the power of dance. In the second of our “Meet your candidate” we hear from Liberal democrat Alan Knape, standing for […]

That is according to findings in a new study out today by the AIA – The Asphalt Industry Alliance. The ‘ALARM’ report acknowledges that although spending is up nationally 15% there seems to be no real improvement to the state of out roads. What is needed, they say is a more long term and comprehensive […]

Liberal Democrat Councillors will propose at the meeting of the West Northamptonshire Shadow Executive on 23rd February that average council tax rises across the district should be at 3.99%, a fifth less than the proposed rises of 4.99% on the table from the Conservatives. “The choice to impose the maximum possible Council Tax increase has […]

At a Full meeting of Rugby Borough Council on 2 February 2021, Liberal Democrat Councillors put forward an amendment to the Draft Housing Revenue Account Capital and Revenue Budgets 2021/22 and Medium-Term Financial Plan 2021-25 to look at improving the energy efficiency of our housing stock and plant more trees on Council land.   The amendment […]

  Innovative approach needed to help homeless back to work – Rugby Lib Dems    Rugby Liberal Democrats are calling on Rugby Borough Council to adopt the innovative ‘Beam’ approach to help people who are homeless back into work.      Beam is a social enterprise that crowdfunds job training for homeless people, and supports them […]

Rugby Liberal Democrats are backing the Local Electricity Bill that if made law would allow more small-scale renewable energy generation by empowering community energy groups to sell their clean energy directly to local people.     The Bill is backed by over 200 MPs from all British political parties and would strengthen local economies and tackle […]

A motion presented by the Liberal Democrat group asking that the council lobby government to support the 3 million individuals and small businesses that have received no support during the COVID crisis, failed to secure the support of the majority of Tory Councillors. There are potentially thousands of individuals and businesses in this Excluded group […]

The Liberal Democrats have put forward a motion to Daventry District Council being held this Thursday (3rd December), to get the full council on side to lobby both local MP Chris Heaton-Harris and the Chancellor Rishi Sunak, to change approach and make funding support available for the up to 3 million people who have so […]

Rugby Liberal Democrats Councillors are asking for the experiences of patients in Tier One and Tier Two areas to be learnt from to ensure they do not mix at local hospitals like Rugby St Cross and University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire unless the patient is suffering from acute symptoms and requires physical face to face […]

Rugby Liberal Democrats Councillors call for a step change in the provision of social and affordable housing to tackle the housing crisis in Rugby through Rent Now Buy Later and Community Led Land Trusts.   The motion put forward by the Liberal Democrats Group aims to widen the tenure types available to those in housing need […]

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