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Bearder pressure helps unlock money for rural broadband across West Sussex

A superfast broadband scheme to invest £6.2m  in rural broadband in West Sussex has been given the green light by the European Commission, following pressure from Catherine Bearder Member of the European Parliament for the South-East of England. Work to start laying cable can start which will mean improved internet speeds to homes and businesses based […]

MEPs demand robust regulation on shale gas, but fracking ban rejected

Rules to control shale gas exploitation do not go far enough, Catherine Bearder Member of the European Parliament for the South-East of England has said. Catherine voted to support a call to member states to ban new fracking operations in the European Union, but the amendment was rejected by other MEPs. It comes after residents […]

Seagulls come to Kitty’s Field

Brighton & Hove Albion now have football training on Kitty’s Field every Thursday morning with well known local coach Slider. Liberal Democrats County Councillor for Broadwater Alan Rice was more than happy to support “Albion in the Community” in bidding for funds to West Sussex County Council to keep the sessions going and the bid for £15,000 was successful with […]

Wake up to human trafficking in Worthing, Local MEP Catherine Bearder warns

Stay alert to the potential scourge of human trafficking in your neighbourhood, Catherine Bearder Member of the European Parliament for the South-East of England,  has warned. It comes as police investigating sex trafficking made two arrests linked to the disappearance of two teenage girls in Worthing. A 34-year-old British man and a 25-year-old Nigerian woman […]

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 […]

Worthing Liberal Democrats Weekly Newsletter – 22nd to 28th July 2012

Apologies for late issue but the Editor was away at the weekend   Articles for the past week: Leader:  It’s not cricket  News this past week: 1. Decoy Unemployed 2. Chess Opening Move 3. Benefit Changes 5. Open Space, Sport and Recreation Strategy 6. New Theatres Business Plan Revealed WORTHING LIBERAL DEMOCRATS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER 22ND TO 28TH JULY 2012     Lib […]

End delays to roll out of superfast broadband across South-East

A legal row between the European Commission and the team responsible for UK broadband which could damage local businesses, has been uncovered by Catherine Bearder Member of the European Parliament  for South-East England. Catherine has urged the commission to swiftly resolve issues surrounding funding for high-speed broadband amid growing concerns. West Sussex County Council has […]

Catherine bearder MEP signs recycling charter while local Councils dismiss charter

Councils and businesses across the South East are being urged to sign up to a charter  aimed at improving transparency in the recycling chain. The Resource Association wants local authorities and companies to publish an annual register of what happens to its recyclables. Catherine Bearder, Member of the European Parliament for for South-East England, has […]

Worthing Liberal Democrats Weekly Newsletter – 3rd to 9th June 2012

Articles for the past week: Leader:  In the blue corner …. News this past week:  1. Lib Dems Slam State Of Pot-hole Repairs And Grass Cutting In West Sussex 2. Arun’s Cleaner – Horsham’s Better 3. Want To Be Worthing Theatres Manager? WORTHING LIBERAL DEMOCRATS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER 3RD TO 9TH JUNE 2012     Lib Dems will keep Worthing’s […]

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 […]