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Ray Love for Peasedown Parish council

Ray Love, a Writhlington Governor and volunteer at Peasedown Methodist Church is standing for election to Peasedown Parish Council in a by election on Monday the 15th of August. Ray, who has lived in the village for three years has extended family in Peasedown and has come to be close to them.

Why no pilot for fortnightly waste collections?

Liberal Democrats on B&NES Council are raising concerns that the move to fortnightly residual waste collections, to be introduced next year by the Conservative administration, will happen with no consultation and no pilot scheme.

Positive meeting on future of Bath Community Academy

Lib Dem Councillors from South West Bath have met with the Chief Executive of the Cabot Learning Federation, the Academy Chain which sponsors Bath Community Academy, to discuss the future of the school.

Statement to scrutiny on park and ride - Alison Millar

The following statement was made by Councillor Alison Millar to the Communities, Transport and Environment scrutiny panel of B&NES Council on 25 July 2016. It refers to the responses received by the panel from Cabinet members regarding the recommendations adopted by the panel following an inquiry day into East of Bath Integrated Transport Solutions.

Keep a school at Bath Community Academy site

Lib Dems in Bath have reacted with anger and disappointment to the plans to close Bath Community Academy (BCA) and are calling action to ensure the continuation of secondary provision on the Rush Hill site.

Lib Dems select local businessman Jay Risbridger to fight for Bath

Jay Risbridger has been selected as the Liberal Democrat prospective parliamentary candidate for Bath. The Liberal Democrats are now ready to fight a snap general election.

Lib Dems raise concerns as Devolution Deal approved

B&NES Cabinet has today taken the decision to accept the government's proposed Devolution Deal and create a Combined Authority, with a Metro Mayor, covering Bristol, B&NES and South Gloucestershire.


B&NES Councillors condemn racist attacks

Councillors in B&NES have tonight condemned the recent increase in racism, xenophobia and hate crimes in the wake of the EU referendum result. Many Councillors also wore safety pins to show solidarity with immigrants.

Letter: Bumpy road ahead

This letter, from Duncan Hounsell, was originally published in The Week In East Bristol and North East Somerset on 30 June 2016.

Lib Dems report post-Brexit membership boost

Local Lib Dems are being flooded with new members keen to join their fight to keep the UK in the EU. This follows the clear commitment by the Liberal Democrat Leader, Tim Farron MP, that the Lib Dems will fight the next election on a platform to stop Brexit or to re-join the EU if we have already left.