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Torbay Libdems condemn lack of planning for schools

Liberal Democrats on Torbay Council have condemned Conservatives on the council for failing to give a clear deadline for the new provision of the Torbay School, following the plan to base the school at Parkfield being rejected in May of this year. At a Full Council meeting last night , Liberal De...

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Churston Golf Club Covenant will destroy Torbay's local plan

Liberal Democrats on Torbay Council are concerned that the Conservative elected Mayor, Gordon Oliver, desperate to curry favour with residents of Churston will destroy an already weakened local plan, by placing a covenant on Churston Golf course. The covenant would stop the development of a site ...

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Torbay Council still letting down the most vulnerable children in Torbay

Liberal Democrats have hit out at a secret report about the provision of school places in Paignton to be considered on the 8th of August at a meeting where the press and public will be excluded. The opposition party on Torbay Council are outraged that the secret report is silent on a way forward ...

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Torquay tops charts for personal insolvency

Torquay topping the charts for personal insolvency at more than double the national average is a stark demonstration of the financial hardship that many people in Torbay face. Tory cuts to benefits, and our low wage economy, can only exacerbate this problem in the Bay. In the light of this conti...

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Council bows to Libdem pressure and rescinds decision to end funding for HIV support

Liberal Democrats on Torbay Council have welcomed the decision by the council to rescind its decision to end, on the 30th September the Torbay public health funding of local provision of advocacy, care and support for people who have been diagnosed with HIV and their carers and family members and...

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Mayor wants to reduce funding to Investment Committee

Mayor is wrong to limit Investment Committee’s potential say Torbay Libdems. Torbay’s mayor is once again at loggerheads with his own Conservative colleagues over his plans to put less money into Torbay’s investment committee than what is being asked for.In July’s council meeting the mayor’s reco...

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Liberal Democrats fear cuts in support to HIV sufferers in Torbay

Liberal Democrats on Torbay Council have called in a decision recently published by the council to end on the 30th September the Torbay public health funding of local provision of advocacy, care and support for people who have been diagnosed with HIV and their carers and family members and redire...

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Torbay fines its own company

Liberal Democrats on Torbay Council have discovered that, over recent months, the council has charged its own joint venture company Tor 2 more than £42,000 in fines for uncollected waste and recycling. This follows a period in which thousands of households faced missed bin and recycling collectio...

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Housing Boost for Torbay

Liberal Democrats on Torbay Council were delighted after a rental housing company for Torbay, Rentco, scheduled to invest £25 million in Torbay, was agreed at the Full Council meeting on the 20th July. The council-owned housing company is set to start to tackle some of the deep-seated housing pro...

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Future Airshows in Torbay should be self-funding

"To be truly successful, the airshow must be given the opportunity to prove it can fly by itself" say Torbay Liberal Democrats. Torbay’s Liberal Democrat councillors are set to reject a proposal from Torbay’s Conservative’s to commit to funding the Torbay airshow for five years. Local Conservati...

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