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Sharon Bowles on crucial overhaul of Common Fisheries Policy

In an historic vote  in the European Parliament, Liberal Democrat Members of the European Parliament (MEP) backed proposals for an ambitious reform of the European Union’s (EU) Common Fisheries Policy . The reforms will set legally binding limits based on scientific data, allowing fish stocks to recover to their natural level, and will end the […]

Sompting says ‘bring back our community spirit!’

That was the overriding message from residents at Saturday’s community gathering at Sir Robert Woodard Academy to discuss Big Local funding for Sompting, on the 9th February. 50 residents of all ages came along, despite the cold weather, to learn more about the £1m funding for Sompting over the next ten years.  The aim of […]

Shoreham Footbridge door-to-door service terminated

An evening door-to-door transport service for users of the Shoreham footbridge has been terminated. West Sussex County Council was paying out £1,300 a month to provide the community service – for Shoreham Beach residents with reduced mobility – so people could travel into Shoreham town centre while the footbridge is closed. The service was available […]

“French bank must compensate British fraud victims” – BOWLES

Sharon Bowles Member of the European Parliament for the South-East of England and  chair of the European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, has called on French bank, Crédit Agricole, to reimburse British victims of fraud. Victims of fraudster Warren Templeton, who was convicted in 2009 for cheating British ex-pats out of their life savings, […]

Open Your Eyes to trafficking in your town

The scourge of human trafficking is happening in all of our neighbourhoods and we must open our eyes to the problem. That was the message from Catherine  Bearder, Member of the European Parliament for South-East England has said. after David Siwak was found guilty of trafficking at Portsmouth Crown Court. But Catherine, who has been […]

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European Commission stung on bee health

Swift action should be taken to put EU-wide restrictions on chemicals which could wreak havoc for bees, Catherine Bearder, Member of the European Parliament for South-East England has said. A European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) report last week highlighted dangers of a string of commonly used insecticides on bees and other pollinators. The British Beekeepers […]

Cutting voting age is vital for democracy

Lowering the voting age to 16-years-old is vital to improve democracy in the UK, Catherine Bearder, Member of the European Parliament for South-East England has said. Liberal Democrats are leading the charge in the coalition Government to make it legal for 16 and 17-year-olds to vote. It narrowly missed out on becoming law by eight votes […]

Confused Cameron leaves UK in limbo

The Prime Minister has failed to give concrete direction over UK’s future in the EU, Catherine Bearder Member of the European Parliament for South-East England has said. She said: “David Cameron’s speech was plagued with confusion… confusion over who it is was aimed at, and confusion over what he really wants to achieve. “His increasingly […]

Want to help spend £1m in Sompting?

Over the next 10 years residents living in Sompting will benefit from £1 million of investment from Big Local. Lottery funded Big Local is all about making Sompting an even better place for its residents and to do this it needs local residents to get involved to help decide the priorities for their local area. […]

Lancing land deal clinched for new Albion Training facility

Albion have completed the purchase of the site at Lancing where the club’s new training facility will be built, meaning construction can now begin in earnest. Executive director Martin Perry and CEO Paul Barber met with representatives from Adur District Council and New Monks Farm at the Amex this morning to sign all the necessary […]