Working to keep Colchester a "Dream Town"

Bill Frame, Lib Dem Portfolio Holder for Economic Growth and Planning at Colchester Borough Council, writes: This week the East Anglian Daily Times had a front page headline of “DREAM TOWN”, and stated that Colchester has a centre “other towns dream of” according to a national retail expert. 

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Northern Gateway update

Feedback on the proposed Northern Gateway sports and leisure development from residents who managed to attend the drop-in sessions late last month has been very positive, and there is a buzz about this future destination for Colchester, local Lib Dem Ward Councillors Martin Goss and Dominic Graha...

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Flexible season ticket petition grows

Colchester Liberal Democrats are campaigning to get a better deal for local residents who commute to work by train.A great many work part-time or variable hours, sometimes to juggle work with childcare arrangements.  At the moment flexible workers have to buy expensive one-off tickets, or season ...

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More 20 mph zones for Essex

More 20 mph zones could be on the way for residential roads in Essex, following a vote yesterday at Essex County Council. The Liberal Democrat group proposed a motion to encourage communities to make suggestions of roads in Essex where this would be appropriate.

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Conservative wind farm plans are a threat to our environment

Following reports that the Conservatives will cut wind farm subsidies earlier than planned, Liberal Democrat Energy and Climate Change spokesperson Lord Purvis said "Anti-wind power Tories will put up electricity bills, cut green jobs and reduce investment."

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Liberal Democrats warn that 2 million people could lose the right to vote

The Liberal Democrats have called on the Government to rule out scrapping safeguards that could lead to two million people falling off the electoral roll.

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About Colchester Lib Dems

The Liberal Democrats run Colchester Borough Council in partnership with the Independents and the Labour group. The Lib Dems are the main challengers to the Conservatives at parliamentary level. Read more