Adur, West & East Worthing Party including East Arun

Category Archives: Worthing East

Newbies Events

Newbies, want to meet other like minded people ? Social evening at Vintners in Worthing 15th May 7-9pm provisional Street Stalls in Shoreham / Lancing / Worthing and Rustington May 20th onwards to be announced shortly! Watch this space.

Oli Henman selected for East Worthing & Shoreham

In a move to strengthen the Liberal Democrats as the main party of opposition to the Conservatives in the 2017 General Election across Sussex, the party has announced Oli Henman as its candidate for MP for East Worthing & Shoreham. Oli is a dynamic campaigner for social justice and the environment. He is passionate about […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Calls for Resignation Over Brooklands Shambles

At last night’s meeting (25th October 2016) Worthing Borough Council received a petition from over 1,500 local residents expressing years of frustration with the shoddy state of Brooklands Park and the blue algae that has killed a numerous number of birds and wildlife following years of failing to dredge the lake and manage the crisis. […]

We will not sit on the fence!

Adur & Worthing Liberal Democrats totally agree with Worthing residents that open spaces such as our parks, sports grounds and our greensward should be kept open for public use for all ages. Schools too should be able to retain their playing fields and not be forced into selling off sections of land to development to pay […]

‘Smart Worthing’ – Our Vision

Whilst we’re enormously proud of our town and its history, we need to look to Worthing’s future and prepare a town fit for purpose in an increasingly digital-led world. Adur & Worthing Liberal Democrats are proud to announce our vision of a ‘Smart Worthing’ – embracing technology innovation—making Worthing the most efficient, seamless, safe and forward-thinking destination […]