Meet your Prospective Town Councillors for Seaford

As Seaford Town hits the polling stations this Thursday, find out more about your Lib Dem candidates for the Town Council. 

From left to right; Eleas, Cheryl, Sarah, Nick and Maggie

 Eleas, Cheryl, Sarah, Nick and Maggie

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Heathrow decision damning on South East

Liberal Democrats in Lewes have condemned decision to expand Heathrow airport with an additional runway.

The move announced by the Government today, 25th October 2016, will cause problems with infrastructure and pollution across the region. 

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Lib Dems slam Rail Minister Excuses on Southern Rail

Rail Minister Paul Maynard MP has come under fire from Lewes Lib Dems for his excuses when tackling the ongoing problems with Southern Rail.

Members of Lewes District Council wrote to Paul Maynard MP about ongoing problems with Govia Thameslink Railway, who manage Southern Rail, and the detrimental affect on residents across the district.

The Rail Minister replied on 19 th October chiefly blaming the Unions for delays;

“The trade union dispute on the Southern network, which has been ongoing since mid-April, is significantly adding to the disruption passengers are facing.”

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Lib Dems Oppose Deanland Wood Park Expansion

Building 26 more mobile homes at Deanland Wood is a kick in the teeth for local residents and flies in the face of sensible planning advice.

That’s the message from the Liberal Democrats’ prospective candidates to be MP for Lewes and Wealden, who have each written to Wealden District Council calling on the controversial decision by one of Wealden’s planning committees to be referred to the Secretary of State for review.

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Seaford residents speak up for direct London train services

Over 1500 residents have already signed a petition against cutting the town’s direct London trains from 2018 launched by the Liberal Democrats last month.

Southern Rail’s 2018 timetable consultation proposes cutting the town’s direct services to London or reducing Seaford-Brighton services at the times when the London trains run.

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Lib Dem calls for more investment in Mental Health care provisions

Kelly-Marie Blundell, Lib Dem Parliamentary Candidate for Lewes is calling for more investment in mental health provisions in the light of avoidable deaths at Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust between 2007 and 2015


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Southern Compensation changes a distraction say Lib Dems

Following the Government’s announcement of changes to ‘delay repay’ compensation for delayed trains, Kelly-Marie Blundell, Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Candidate for Lewes has called the proposals a distraction in the midst of Southern Rail crisis.

“The announcement is a distraction from the real problems with Southern Rail – they should be stripped of the contract. 

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Lib Dems slam Southern Rail Failures

Lib Dems across Lewes have slammed poor services from Southern Rail in the wake of more strikes. 

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​​Lib Dems condemn Fracking go-ahead by government

Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Candidate Kelly-Marie Blundell has condemned the Government’s decision to ‘frack’ for shale gas horizontally.

“The decision today by the Government to ignore Lancashire County Council’s democratic rejection of fracking is damning for local democracy. The Conservatives have ridden roughshod over the peoples’ voices. 

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​Lib Dems Field Local Candidates for Seaford Town Council

Liberal Democrats in Seaford are fielding a full slate of local candidates in Seaford Town Council by-elections, with five seats up for election on October 27th following a spate of resignations.

Local Lib Dems, who already hold five seats on the Town Council as well as District and County Council seats in Seaford, are preparing for success with local, well-known and passionate candidates in the by-elections this month. 

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