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Torbay Liberal Democrats work all year around to give a voice to local people. Our current campaigns include 'Save Oldway Mansion', 'Axe the Mayor', '#InTogether' and more...

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Tory management failures land residents with another bill

Lib Dems on Torbay council have hit out at the ruling Conservatives for their poor management of bus services in Torbay. Over recent weeks the 60-61 bus service, that carries over 90,000 passengers a year, between Torquay and Paignton town centres via residential areas, will have to stop running ...

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5th of May - your chance to help us Axe the Mayor

Torbay’s two tory Mayors could not have been more chalk and cheese in character. The first having all vision and no detail, spending huge amounts, over £600,000, on consultants to write his plans.  The second shies away from vision and strategy ignoring professional advice, closely controlling th...

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Lib Dem Oldway Campaign Continues

On Saturday afternoon Torbay Liberal Democrats collected 201 signatures for our petition 'Keep Oldway for the People' in less than 2 hours in Paignton town centre. The support from the people of Paignton was overwhelming. As soon as we had set up, a queue formed with people waiting to sign the p...

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Lib Dems select Nick Pentney as candidate for Tormohun ward

Tormohun Ward Liberal Democrats have selected Nick Pentney as their candidate for the by-election to Torbay Council due to take place on Thursday May 5th. Nick was selected unanimously by members within the ward. Nick is the youngest son of the late, Torbay Councillor Ruth Pentney who passed away...

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Meet Norman Lamb MP

On the 29th April, Torbay Liberal Democrats will be holding their annual dinner, where our guest speaker will be Norman Lamb, MP. In Government, Norman worked to reform our broken care system; led the drive to join-up our health and care system and challenged the NHS to give mental health the sam...

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Axe the Mayor - Torbay Lib Dems Campaign

It has now been more than ten years since Torbay voted to have an elected Mayor. On the 5th May we will get the opportunity to decide whether we wish to keep the current Mayoral system or vote for a Leader and cabinet. The Liberal Democrats are the only party on Torbay Council fully committed to ...

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Time to Axe the Mayor

It has now been more than ten years since Torbay voted to have an elected Mayor  On the 5th May you will get the opportunity to decide whether you wish to keep the current Mayoral system or vote for a Leader and cabinet. The Liberal Democrats are the only party on Torbay Council fully committed t...

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Fourth Summer of an Empty Pavillion

Torquay Liberal Democrats commemorated a fourth summer of closure for Torquay's Pavillion with a “birthday cake”.                                         Ellacombe Liberal Democrat councillor Cindy Stocks said, “I regularly receive complaints from residents who are concerned that this iconic buil...

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Cable Companies Clean Up Your Act - Or Residents Will

Last November Clifton with Maidenway Councillors Ian Doggett and Adrian Sanders highlighted some of the cable boxes and power sub stations in their ward to BTOpenreach, Virgin Media and Western Power.Nearly every cable box in the ward has some form of graffiti on it making the area look untidy an...

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Working Families in Crisis - and Our MP's Response

Letter from Lib Dem councillor Steve Darling to the Herald Express: Dear Editor,  The article entitled “Families are in crisis says food bank chief”( Herald Express  24.2.2016.) confirmed what many of us know is the reality in Torbay, as expressed in Nigel Williams's comment that ”A high percenta...

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