Adur, West & East Worthing Party including East Arun

  • Our campaign for a better Worthing

    • Support for low cost and rental homes
    • More childcare and flexibility in provision
    • More help with living costs for vulnerable people
    • The promotion of cheaper energy schemes such as Ichooser and renewables
    • Support remaining in Europe so that it can be improved
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Do you know someone who needs extra help in a Power Cut?

Do you or someone you know need extra help if there’s a power cut? If so can you use the following link to enter them on the Priority Support Register or phone  0800 169 9970 Join the Priority Services Register today ukpowernetworks.co.uk/prioritysupport

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Tremendous By-Election Win

The by-election in Richmond, resulting in a massive 23000 majority being overturned by the LibDems, has made the whole country sit up. Both Sarah Olney and Zac Goldsmith where against the Heathrow expansion but he had voted for Brexit in the referendum. The LibDems fought for the right of the people to make their views […]

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Annual General Meeting Report

On Monday 21st November, members from across Adur and Worthing came together for the local party annual general meeting. This has been the first opportunity for members to discuss pressing local issues including the future of the A27, the controversial Manor Sports ground fencing decision and the terrible state of Brooklands park lake. It was […]

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Tories ‘rubber stamp’ Controversial Fencing

Tory Councillors have gone ahead with their controversial plans to fence off Broadwater Manor Ground despite hearing evidence from local residents groups that the consultation was flawed. In response, Deputy Lib Dem Leader Bob Smytherman told the committee that this would be the “thin end of the wedge” as further applications to fence off public land […]

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Support Reform Renting

Adur & Worthing Liberal Democrats are proud to be the only local party standing up for the growing number of residents who currently rent. We’ve got the facts for you: The average letting fee in Adur & Worthing is £355, many people have to pay over £500! This is on top of high up-front costs like […]

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Manor Sports Ground – Update!

You’ll remember late last month when we announced our opposition to the fencing-off of part of Manor Sports Ground for use by the new Bohunt Academy, and in a victory for Adur & Worthing Liberal Democrats the decision was called in to scrutiny. Councillors Hazel Thorpe and Bob Smytherman, supported by Councillor James Doyle (Green) requested a […]

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Stephen Phillips MP – Resigns!

Commenting on the resignation of Sleaford and North Hykeham MP, Stephen Phillips, Liberal Democrat Party President Sal Brinton said: “Stephen Phillips has said he has irreconcilable policy differences with the government; child refugees, keeping the UK in the Single Market and the Government’s reaction to the Brexit court case to name but three. “I think […]

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Sarah Olney to fight Richmond by-election

Adur & Worthing Liberal Democrats have welcomed the news that Sarah Olney has been selected as the Lib Dem candidate in the upcoming Richmond Park by-election. Hazel Thorpe – Leader, Worthing Borough Council Liberal Democrats said:  “We are very pleased to support Sarah who will listen to and work with the residents of Richmond Park. […]

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Tories are stopping us having own local bus services

Adur & Worthing Liberal Democrats are extremely concerned about Clause 21 of the Bus Services Bill – currently going through parliament – which stands to effectively ban local authorities like West Sussex from setting up new publicly owned bus companies.  This is an unnecessary and ideological move that ignores the evidence, lacks public support (from all voters) and undermines […]

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UPDATE: Manor Sports Ground Fencing

Earlier this week we announced our opposition to the fencing-off of part of Manor Sports Ground for use by the new Bohunt Academy, and in a victory for Adur & Worthing Liberal Democrats the decision has been called in to scrutiny. Councillors Hazel Thorpe and Bob Smytherman, supported by Councillor James Doyle (Green) requested a […]

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