Torbay Council hopefully to build more afforable housing

Liberal Democrats on Torbay Council have welcomed a decision at last week’s Full Council meeting to take the next step in enabling the local authority to start building houses and flats in the bay for sale and rent. This is possible because the council can borrow the money at historically low rat...

Torbay Council hopefully to build more afforable housing

Planning meetings should be when working people can attend

Torbay Lib Dems call for Planning meetings to take place at time when working people can attend.

Planning meetings should take place at time when working people can attend

15 more bus services to be withdrawn in Torbay

Liberal Democrat Group (Torbay Council) spokesperson for transport, Ian Doggett, has been informed that 15 Torbay Bus Services operated by the Local Link firm are now under threat , as a result of the Company giving notice to the Department for Transport to cancel all their Services from various ...

15 more bus services to be withdrawn in Torbay

Success for KGV Playing Fields Campaign

Torbay Council voted unanimously to transfer the ownership of the  King George V Playing Fields from Torbay Council to Fields in Trust at the Full Council meeting on the 2nd of  February.  The decision follows a campaign by Torquay Liberal Democrats to put right an 80 year old wrong, in that the ...

Success for KGV Playing Fields Campaign

"Care leavers" should not have to pay council tax

The Liberal Democrats on Torbay Council are set to champion the needs of care leavers at this evening's Full Council meeting by putting a motion forward to exempt them from Council tax for the first few years of their adult lives.    Paignton Liberal Democrat councillor Ian Doggett, who is propos...

"care leavers" should not have to pay council tax

Lib Dem Challenge on lack of progress at Crossways and Oldway

Paignton Liberal Democrat councillor Chris Carter is set to challenge the Conservative elected Mayor, Gordon Oliver, over the lack of progress on the Crossways centre in Paignton town centre and Oldway Mansion, which both remain being left to rot.  There is no clear game plan to tackle either of ...

Lib Dem Challenge on lack of progress at Crossways and Oldway

Risk share agreement collapses - LibDems demand answers

Torbay Liberal Democrats are demanding answers following the collapse of the risk share arrangement between Torbay Council and Torbay and South Devon Health and Care Foundation Trust. They have held a meeting with officers to explore why such decisions are being made "on the hoof" rather than in ...

Healthcare Risk share agreement collapses - LibDems demand answers

Concern over future of the "Gulls"

With concerns continuing to grow over the future of Torquay United Football Club, the Liberal Democrat group on Torbay Council has met this past week and discussed the situation. However, with no more information available other than that already available in the public domain, I now, as secretar...

Concern over future of the "Gulls"

We want our Bench back

Bench Petition Presented to Councillors  

We want our Bench back

Save our Wildlife

On the day when the World Wildlife Trust has issued a report highlighting a 60% decrease in the world population of  invertebrates, Liberal Democrats on Torbay Council, at the Full Council meeting on the 27 October 2016, are set to champion the need for a protected area in the south west of Lyme ...

Save our Wildlife