Adur, West & East Worthing Party including East Arun

Monthly Archives: July 2012

Worthing Liberal Democrats Weekly Newsletter – 22nd to 28th July 2012

Apologies for late issue but the Editor was away at the weekend   Articles for the past week: Leader:  It’s not cricket  News this past week: 1. Decoy Unemployed 2. Chess Opening Move 3. Benefit Changes 5. Open Space, Sport and Recreation Strategy 6. New Theatres Business Plan Revealed WORTHING LIBERAL DEMOCRATS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER 22ND TO 28TH JULY 2012     Lib […]

Armed Forces Covenant Signed by West Sussex County Council

An Armed Forces Community Covenant for West Sussex has been signed aimed at giving serving personnel, veterans and their families more support and recognition at local level. The covenant was signed by Mike Coleman, Chairman of West Sussex County Council, and Council Leader, Louise Goldsmith, during an event at County Hall on Thursday (July 26). […]

County Council Leader Updates Communities on Flood Investigations

West Sussex County Council Leader, Louise Goldsmith, has told communities affected by the June floods that the investigation into what happened is being given the highest priority. In an update to parish and town councils, she said that all agencies involved are also looking at drainage management and ways of helping to make local communities […]

End delays to roll out of superfast broadband across South-East

A legal row between the European Commission and the team responsible for UK broadband which could damage local businesses, has been uncovered by Catherine Bearder Member of the European Parliament  for South-East England. Catherine has urged the commission to swiftly resolve issues surrounding funding for high-speed broadband amid growing concerns. West Sussex County Council has […]

Catherine bearder MEP signs recycling charter while local Councils dismiss charter

Councils and businesses across the South East are being urged to sign up to a charter  aimed at improving transparency in the recycling chain. The Resource Association wants local authorities and companies to publish an annual register of what happens to its recyclables. Catherine Bearder, Member of the European Parliament for for South-East England, has […]

Libor scandal: Punishment for banks should be to split up

The breathtaking  breadth of the scandal about the manipulation of interest rate benchmarks, such as the London Inter-Bank Offered Rate (LIBOR) and the Euro Interbank Offered Rate  (EURIBOR), has pushed the European Commission (EC) to begin the process of amending its proposals of 20 October 2011 which revises European Union (EU) legislation on market abuse, […]

Summer Schools open

New summer schools have opened across the region to help disadvantaged children make the step from primary to secondary school. Many pupils find daunting the move to a bigger school and a more challenging curriculum, which can lead to falling results. This summer youngsters on free school meals, or looked-after children, will be eligible to […]

Exposed – the real political agenda at Worthing High

Porkbolter reveals Beer and Cohen’s national role FEELINGS are running high over the bid to turn Worthing High School into an Academy, a controversial and unpopular move which could be forced through over the next few weeks. And concerns are hardly likely to be lessened by government minister Michael Gove’s announcement that academies will, in […]

Update From Catherine Bearder MEP for the South East

The European parliament is now in its summer recess and my last official work was attending an ACP (African Caribbean and Pacific Nations) EU Joint Parliamentary assembly in Samoa.  It was a long way to go but we did manage to get a lot of productive work done.  What I particular like about these meetings […]

LATEST ON DECOY FARM from Broadwater County Councillor Alan Rice

West Sussex Waste Local Plan West Sussex County Council and the South Downs National Park Authority have produced a draft Waste Local Plan which will cover the period to 2031.  There is currently a public consultation entitled ‘Have your say on the Waste Local Plan’ for which the end date has been extended to Monday […]