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Scrutiny process gives hope to Meadows campaigners

Lib Dem Councillors have said that a recent resolution by B&NES Council gives hope to campaigners in the fight to save Bathampton Meadows and solve Bath’s congestion and pollution problems.


Conservative climb down on East of Bath Park and Ride?

Conservative proposals to build a Park and Ride site on Bathampton Meadows, East of Bath, have been met with fervent opposition by B&NES residents and politicians. The shambolic and rushed consultation process, which only included three sites, has also been roundly condemned.

Now the Conservative administration on B&NES Council is finally showing signs of listening to public opinion.


Liberal Democrats Call for Cut in VAT on Tourism

The Liberal Democrats have become the first major political party to back a campaign to reduce the Value Added Tax on Britain's Tourism Industry. The move came when the party voted to back the campaign at their Autumn Conference in Bournemouth on Sunday (20th September).


Riders, to your marks for skate bowl opening

The long-awaited rebuild of the skate park in Royal Victoria Park is nearly complete.


4th Option Needed for East of Bath Park and Ride

Local Liberal Democrats and residents are dismayed that Conservative-run B&NES Council refuses to consult on a popular alternative site for the much needed East of Bath Park & Ride.


Liberal Democrat Leader Backs the Bath City Bid

Tim Farron MP, the new leader of the Liberal Democrats, has given his support to the campaign to turn Bath City FC into a community-owned football club.

 


We must not abandon our hard-won human rights

Local Liberal Democrats will take the fight to save the Human Rights Act to Bath's Guildhall tomorrow night (16 July 2015), with a motion to Council designed to highlight the importance of the Act to local residents.


Conservatives’ complacency over gull problem

The new Conservative administration of B&NES has been accused of complacency following the recently-announced cut to government funding for gull research.


Tributes to former Councillor, David Bellotti

Liberal Democrats from Bath and from across the UK have been paying tribute to David Bellotti, who died on 10 June 2015.


Conservative Cuts Risk B&NES residents' Health

In-year cuts to public health spending are a threat to B&NES residents’ health, according to local Liberal Democrats. The Government has announced a £200m cut to public health spending by Councils.