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How Can Sharon Help?

Sharon’s role Sharon is one of the ten Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) for the South-East of England. MEPs represent the interests of their constituents in the European Parliament, as MPs do at Westminster. They are charged with the vital function of bringing democratic accountability to the European Union (EU) legislative process. The European […]

Worthing Liberal Democrats Weekly Newsletter – 2nd to 8th September 2012

Articles for the past week: Leader:  Come in – the water’s lovely  News this past week:  1. Keith Sunderland’s Famous Barbeque 2. Worthing Lib Dems Call On Southern Water To Come Clean On Sewage Dump 3. Tim Loughton Loses Ministerial Post 4. Worthing Lib Dems Call For Sewage Dump Public Inquiry 5. Cheese & Wine With Peter Bartram 6. […]

Update from Catherine Bearder – Member of the European Parliament for South East England

The summer (I am assured that the last couple of months have been technically summer!) is coming to an end and I hope you’ve had a chance to get a good break. The parliament is now up and running again and it always amazes me how quickly you get back into the swing of things! […]

Charter to recognise rights of people living with Motor Neurone Disease

A five-point charter aimed at raising awareness of motor neurone disease (MND) can improve life for sufferers, Catherine Bearder MEP has said. MND kills five people a day in the UK, with half of people dying within 14 months of diagnosis. This terminal disease can affect any adult at any age and there is no […]

VIDEO: Southern Water “technical issue” causes sewage spill at East Worthing beach

THE ENVIRONMENT Agency is working with Southern Water after a “technical issue” occurred at its water waste and treatment works in East Worthing, resulting in a discharge of untreated sewage to the coastal area. Agency officers were out early yesterday morning (Sunday, September 2) to help reduce the risk of further pollution. Worthing Borough Council […]

The quiet success of the green economy in the South East

Environmental groups, politicians and businesses are hailing the strength of the UK’s green economy after a new report showed it had quietly become a British success story. A review published by the Green Alliance on 30 August shows the green economy has weathered the recession while other sectors have stumbled, stalled or collapsed. It takes […]

Roadblock needed to ensure Heathrow third runway plans remain grounded

Rehashing plans to build a third runway at Heathrow would be environmental suicide, Catherine Bearder Member of the European Parliament for the South-East of England has said. Tory MP Tim Yeo told the Daily Telegraph a new runway would mean the UK could stay in the economic premier league and allow our children to enjoy […]

Catherine Bearder pledges to be a fisherman’s friend

A campaign aimed at improving EU fishing laws has been backed by Catherine Bearder MEP who has pledged to strike a better deal for fishermen. Activists plan to present Catherine the Liberal Democrat Member of the European Parliament for the South-East of England with a six-foot long fishing net filled with 650 fish cards signed […]

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 […]

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 […]