Adur, West & East Worthing Party including East Arun

Monthly Archives: August 2012

Liberal Democrats outline plans to build 300,000 new homes a year

Liberal Democrats will outline plans to tackle the housing crisis, stimulate the economy and generate jobs at Autumn Conference next month. The proposals, outlined in housing policy paper Decent Homes for All, would see up to 300,000 homes being built annually and provide greater powers for tenants and local councils. The proposals include: Building up […]

Worthing Liberal Democrats Weekly Newsletter – 19th to 25th August 2012

Articles for the past week: Leader:  Seagulls ! News this past week:  1. Lib Dem Alan Rice’s Support Scores For Seagulls Football Project 2. Gove Waves Through Worthing High Academy Status 3. Worthing Borough Council To Be Tweeted? WORTHING LIBERAL DEMOCRATS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER 19TH TO 25TH AUGUST 2012     Lib Dems will keep Worthing’s services local     Lib Dems will […]

Liberal Democrats select Jill Hope as candidate for Corby and East Northamptonshire by-election

The Liberal Democrats have selected Jill Hope as parliamentary candidate for the Corby and East Northamptonshire by-election. Jill has lived in Northamptonshire for more than 35 years. She currently works as a business manager, helping medium-sized businesses and was previously a local business start-up advisor. She was part of the team that was instrumental in […]

Find out more about FIS in Littlehampton and East Preston

Find out more about the Family Information Service and what it can offer you and your family in Littlehampton and East Preston next month. West Sussex County Council has set up the events to highlight the many types of childcare available and to help ensure parents claim the free childcare (early years provision) they are […]

Enable Me Project youth club launched in Littlehampton

A youth club for disabled children and young people has been opened by the Enable Me Project in Littlehampton, funded for three years by West Sussex County Council. Enable Me started in 2005 and the aims of the charity are to raise disability awareness in the community and to help improve the lives of disabled […]

Lib Dem Alan Rice’s support scores for Seagulls football project

West Sussex County Council has awarded a £15,000 Member’s Big Society grant to a unique football project to be run by Albion in the Community in Kitty’s Field, Broadwater.  Big Society grants have to be supported by the local member and Alan Rice as Lib Dem County Councillor for Broadwater was more than happy to oblige.  Albion […]

Catherine Bearder MEP urges Government to say no to airport expansion in South East

Catherine Bearder Member of the European Parliament for South-East England has decried plans for runway expannsion in West Sussex and the wider South-East of England. It comes as a new Liberal Democrat aviation strategy is unveiled aimed at striking a balance between jobs and growth with the environmental impact of the air industry Catherine said […]


West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service is recruiting volunteers to help support the delivery of home fire safety in Littlehampton. A new pilot Community Volunteer Scheme is being launched this autumn to support West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service’s flagship home fire safety check campaign. The role will involve delivering important fire safety leaflets to […]

Liberal Democrats champion investment in science and research

Liberal Democrats are pushing for increased investment in science and research across the UK. Proposals in three key areas – funding, people and skills, and the role of scientific advice – have been outlined by Liberal Democrat MP for Cambridge, Julian Huppert in a policy motion which will be put to members at the party’s […]

County Council Support For Unique Football Project in Broadwater

West Sussex County Council has awarded a £15,000 Members’ Big Society grant to a unique football project in the east Worthing area to be run by Brighton and Hove Albion. ‘Albion Goals’ is aimed at young people known as NEET’s because they are not in any form of Education, Employment or Training. The grant will […]