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Air pollution causes 140 deaths per day in the UK, and is linked to the onset of heart disease and cancer. It particularly affects the most vulnerable: children and older people, those with heart and lung conditions, and those living in less well-off areas.
The Lib Dems running B&NES Council are listening to residents’ views on the future of ten local play areas. The aim of these consultations is to bring the public into the conversation about options including re-landscaping to encourage imaginative, natural play or creating engaging spaces for community use.
Bath city centre will get a big boost of £40,000 for a major clean-up of our streets. Your Lib Dem council is acting after listening to complaints from residents about the state of the city centre.
Find out in this long read article what the new Lib Dem administration has already done in its fight against the climate emergency.
Research by the UK Trade Policy Observatory has revealed that a no-deal Brexit will lead to just over 2,000 jobs being lost across the region.
The thousands of people receiving food bank parcels every year are just the most visible aspect of food poverty locally, say Councillors calling for the creation of a Food Poverty Action Plan for B&NES.
Developers who try to wriggle out of building social and affordable housing will have to come back to planning committee, thanks to new rules introduced by the Lib Dems running B&NES Council.
Cabinet member Sarah Warren’s efforts to oppose the expansion of Bristol Airport shows that the Liberal Democrats are taking the climate emergency seriously.