Adur, West & East Worthing Party including East Arun

Monthly Archives: February 2013

Ferring Rifers begins new chapter as Glebelands Community Centre

Ferring Rifers Youth and Community Centre has begun a new chapter as Glebelands Community Centre, following an official handover at the weekend.   The centre, in Greystoke Road, Ferring, has been handed over to the community by West Sussex County Council as part of the Active Communities Agenda.   Glebelands Community Centre is a new […]

Update from Catherine Bearder MEP for the South East

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We are gripped by by-election fever at the moment. Anybody who has been involved in the Eastleigh campaign will tell you what a positive atmosphere is being generated by the hardworking team and I have already been knocking on doors at weekends to make sure Mike Thornton gets to Westminster. It’s looking good, but there […]

Worthing Liberal Democrats Weekly Newsletter – 17th to 23rd February 2013

Articles for the past week: Leader:  “I didn’t intend to speak in this debate but …”  Act Two     News this past week:  1. Council Holds Its Breath 2. Conservatives Reject Lib Dems’ Proposal For Extra Funding For Roads And Pavements 3. Call For New Homes For Worthing – Lib Dem Leader Alan Rice 4. Hanson  – Thanks But No […]

Call for New homes for Worthing from Lib Dem leader Alan Rice

Worthing Liberal Democrats have proposed Worthing Borough Council set aside money to support funding for 40 to 50 new homes in Worthing. The proposal was made on Tuesday night by Lib Dem Group Leader Alan Rice in response to Leader of the Council’ Paul Yallop’s budget speech and recommendation. No new money needs to be found in the revenue budget for 2013-14 and […]

Tories reject Lib Dem budget proposal for extra spending on roads and pavements.

Conservatives reject Lib Dems’ proposal for extra funding for roads and pavements. Last week Conservative controlled West Sussex County Council rejected a Liberal Democrat budget amendment that would have provided an extra £5 million for potholes and vital road repairs and a further £2 million for pavement repairs. The proposal was part of a package […]

WORTHING BOROUGH COUNCIL – LIBERAL DEMOCRAT BUDGET RESPONSE

“I didn’t intend to speak in this debate but ….”   Sorry, I seem to have picked up Councillor Steve Waight’s notes by mistake. Personally I would expect Councillor Waight to speak as he is the Cabinet Member for Resources and was principally involved with the preparation of the budget.  In fact at West Sussex after […]

Worthing Liberal Democrats Weekly Newsletter – 10th to 16th February 2013

Articles for the past week: Leader:  “I didn’t intend to speak in this debate but …”       News this past week:  1. Brighton To Swallow Worthing? 2. West Sussex Says No New Cuts 3. Incredible Shrinking Flood Fund 4. Worthing High To Get A Sponsor 5. Worthing Borough Council IT Fails Again 6. Next Worthing Borough Council On Air WORTHING LIBERAL DEMOCRATS WEEKLY […]

Rebuilding UK fish stocks and protecting our fishermen

The battle to protect dwindling fish stocks is vital for the future of UK fishermen, for too long, too many boats have been chasing too few fish. Catherine Bearder Member of the European Parliament for the South-East of England insisted.

The old adage ‘there’s plenty more fish in the sea’, ironically, seems not to apply to Europe’s over fished waters.

However, the European Parliament has dropped anchor on the aggressive pillaging of the continent’s seas.

The European Parliament, in Strasbourg, has voted through ambitious reforms of the EU’s Common Fisheries Policy.

EU and US pledge to forge new trade pact

A trade deal between the United States of America (US)  and the European Union (EU) would create a unique opportunity to boost the British economy and create thousands of jobs, Catherine Bearder Member of the European Parliament for the South-East of England has said. President of the United States of America Barack Obama expressed support […]

MEP’s make a noise over quiet cars

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Catherine Bearder, Member of the European Parliament for the South-East of England, voted in favour of the move at the European Parliament after learning about the risks to road users as drivers switch to cars with quieter engines.
Car makers should be made to fit sound systems to quiet electric and hybrid vehicles amid concern from charities, road safety groups have also backed calls for warning devices to be built into cars in an effort to help blind and partially sighted people.