Sanders Says Thank You

Adrian Sanders who was Torbay's MP for 18 years between 1997 and 2015, has announced he will not be contesting the election on 8th June and has thanked constituents for their past support. "I have been genuinely touched and surprised at the enormous number of messages of support and offers of hel...

Sanders Says Thank You

Local LibDems back "Save Our Hospitals - Red Line Protest"

On Saturday 1 April, Torbay Liberal Democrats joined the Save Our Hospital Services red line demonstration at Lowes Bridge entrance to Torbay hospital.   Torquay campaigner Swithin Long said: “It was good to see people from a number of political backgrounds coming together to protest against thes...

Local LibDems back "Save Our Hospitals - Red Line Protest"

Torbay Council to back formation of Housing company

At the Full Council meeting  to be held on the 6th of April, Liberal Democrat councillors on Torbay Council are set to back the next step in the establishment of a housing company in Torbay, The project is mostly driven by the need for the Council to generate income in the light of the savage cut...

Torbay Council to back formation of Housing company

It’s Back!

Our Bench Is Back!  

It’s Back!

12 story block approved but lessons must be learned

Letter to local press from Steve Darling, leader of Torbay Libdem councillors. Dear Sir The decision to allow the building of a 12 storey block of flats on Torquay harbourside is a landmark decision for Torbay in a number of ways.  While there is little to be gained from going over the decision a...

12 story block approved but lessons must be learned

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15 more bus services to be withdrawn in Torbay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