Adur, West & East Worthing Party including East Arun

  • Our campaign for a better Worthing

    • Support for low cost and rental homes
    • More childcare and flexibility in provision
    • More help with living costs for vulnerable people
    • The promotion of cheaper energy schemes such as Ichooser and renewables
    • Support remaining in Europe so that it can be improved

Spread the warmth

Did you know that people living in the coldest homes are three times as likely to die from a cold-related illness compared to those in warmer homes? Even in relatively mild winters, there are around 8,000 extra deaths for every one degree drop in average temperature. Cold homes are particularly dangerous to older people’s health […]


£1m BIG Local funding for Sompting

Adur District Council is extremely pleased with the allocation of over £1m to Sompting as part of the Lottery BIG Local programme. BIG Local, a national charity set up by the BIG Lottery to support community development programmes, contacted the Adur and Worthing Local Strategic Partnership (LSP), of which Adur Council is a lead partner, […]

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

Articles for the past week: Leader:  Communications breakdown     News this past week:  1.  Santa Visits Homefield Park 2.  Lib Dem Euro Candidates 3.  Churchill Ward Voters Left In Dark 4.  Catherine Bearder Visits Shoreham Port WORTHING LIBERAL DEMOCRATS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER 2ND TO 8TH DECEMBER 2012     Lib Dems will keep Worthing’s services local     Lib Dems will get on […]

Allowing churches to opt-in to equal marriage a welcome step forward – Gilbert

Commenting on the news that legislation to allow equal marriage will also give churches the option to conduct ceremonies for same-sex couples, long standing campaigner for equal marriage and Liberal Democrat MP for St Austell and Newquay, Stephen Gilbert said: “It’s very welcome news that churches which would like to conduct ceremonies for same-sex couples […]

New Shoreham footbridge well under way

Shoreham’s new multi million-pound footbridge is well under way. We’re following the progress of the eagerly awaited bridge – here’s a look at how things are going.

Starbucks tax commitment welcome start but they must pay fair share – Williams

Commenting on the news that Starbucks has agreed to pay more corporation tax, Co-Chair of the Liberal Democrat Treasury Spokesperson, Stephen Williams said: “I am glad that Starbucks has finally given in to public outrage and agreed to pay a fairer share tax in the UK. Other companies should follow suit. Over 12,000 people have […]

Time to stop barbaric ivory business

Efforts must be intensified to stop elephant poaching and drive down the global demand for Ivory, Catherine Bearder Memeber of the European Parliament for the South-East of England has insisted. The call was made as MEPs this week met politicians from 78 African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries during the joint ACP-EU parliamentary assembly in […]


Euromyth Buster: My Top 10 Euromyths

The constant trickle of ‘meddling Brussels bureaucrat’ headlines and the downright barmy tales hot from some of Britain’s Eurosceptic newsdesks have become weather-worn by increasing ridiculousness. The bluster caused by these headlines often glosses over some far more important misconceptions, which are also vital to nip-in-the-bud. Catherine Bearder Member of the European Parliament for the South-East […]

Nick Clegg interview in AD LIB

Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg has told new party magazine AD LIB that he will keep the Coalition Government in the centre ground. He also talks explicitly about Liberal Democrat achievements in Government, as well as things that would have been done differently if the Liberal Democrats had not been in […]

Capital Allowance will boost manufacturing and jobs – Birtwistle

Commenting on temporary increase in the Additional Investment Allowance from £25,000 to £250,000 for two years, Co-Chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party Committee on Business, Innovation and Skills, Gordon Birtwistle, who campaigned for this temporary increase, said: “It’s fantastic the Coalition has recognised the importance of manufacturing to the British economy and is supporting […]