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Category Archives: Worthing West

How to communicate with disabled children

A special event giving parents the opportunity to try out different ways to communicate with their disabled children and young people takes place in West Sussex this month. ‘Let’s All Communicate’ has been organised by West Sussex County Council’s Short Breaks for Disabled Children team. It takes place on Monday June 25, from 9.30am to […]

Bowles backs campaign for fairer and sustainable fishing

Sharon Bowles Member of the European Parliament for South-East England, is backing Greenpeace’s new fishing campaign by becoming a ‘Fisherman’s Friend’. Like Sharon, Greenpeace is campaigning for a fairer allocation of ‘catch quota’, most of which is given by the UK government to big fishing companies called ‘Producer Organisations’. Consequently, inshore fishermen in the South […]

“Crisis resolution – both comedy and tragedy” – Sharon Bowles MEP

Today (6 June) the European Commission published the Bank Crisis Management Directive, Sharon Bowles Member of the European Parliament for South-East England, who chairs the European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, welcomed the long overdue proposals but fears current events may take over. The European Parliament called for crisis management and resolution as part […]

More must be done to reduce fuel poverty

Families still battling to keep down the cost of energy bills despite a drop in the number of homes in fuel poverty, Catherine Bearder South-East England MEP has found that the number of households in fuel poverty fell from 5.5m households in 2009 to 4.75m in 2010, but according to the 2012 Annual Report on […]

West Sussex Two-year-olds to get early years education boost

Thousands of two-year-olds will get free early years education in the South East, the Government has announced. West Sussex  is to be allocated 1500 new places under the scheme. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg announced a shake-up of the system which is aimed at helping children from disadvantaged backgrounds and around 18,200 two-year-olds in the South […]

Lib Dems slam state of Pot-hole repairs and Grass cutting in West Sussex

Liberal Democrats have criticised West Sussex County Council for the poor standard of pot hole repairs and grass cutting across West Sussex. Deputy group leader Dr James Walsh said at the 1 June Policy & Resources Select Committee; “We are told that the wet weather has caused the grass to grow quickly, and to make […]

Lib Dems slam state of Pot-hole repairs and Grass cutting in West Sussex

Liberal Democrats have criticised West Sussex County Council for the poor standard of pot hole repairs and grass cutting across West Sussex. Deputy group leader Dr James Walsh said at the Policy & Resources Select Committee last week (June 1st); “We are told that the wet weather has caused the grass to grow quickly, and […]

Worthing Liberal Democrats Weekly Newsletter – 27th May to 2nd June 2012

Articles for the past week: Leader:  Wake up call News this past week:  1. Worthing High Protest Against Becoming An Academy 2. Tory Leader Out Of Touch On Decoy Farm 3. Alan Rice Queries Need For Section 30 Order WORTHING LIBERAL DEMOCRATS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER 27TH MAY TO 2ND JUNE 2012     Lib Dems will keep Worthing’s services local     […]

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

I hope you’ll be able to get a well-earned break with the double bank holiday weekend coming up.  Whether you are a republican or a monarchist, there can be no doubting that 60 years is certainly something worth celebrating, and I am really looking forward to seeing the flotilla on the Thames on Sunday (see […]