Liberal Democrats clear challengers in Torbay

Nominations have been announced for this year’s Torbay unitary elections and it has been confirmed that only the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats have a full slate of candidates set to contest the elections for Torbay Council on Thursday 2nd May.     Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats ...

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Former Labour Westminster Candidate Switches to the Liberal Democrats

Ellacombe Liberal Democrats have selected former Labour Parliamentary candidate Jermaine Atiya-Alla to stand alongside fellow Torquay resident Jack Dart for the two seats in the ward. Jermaine was chosen by Labour to fight the 2010 General Election in Newton Abbot but he has switched to the Liber...

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Tributes Paid to Torbay Trade Union Activist by Torbay Liberal Democrats

The news broke this weekend of the shock death of the secretary of the Torbay GMB Union branch, Paul Raybould. Paul was also secretary to the South West and Torbay Trades Union Congress.  The Leader of the Liberal Democrats on Torbay Council, Steve Darling, said: "I had a chat on a bus with Paul ...

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Torbay Set To Be Left In The Dark

In a shock email today, councillors on Torbay Council have been informed that the street lighting service is in crisis and that residents in the bay can expect a poor street lighting service for months to come. The leader of the opposition Liberal Democrats on Torbay Council, Steve Darling, slamm...

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A Cruel Betrayal of our Town Centres

Torbay Conservatives perform double u-turn and decides to buy Amazon warehouse near Exeter Local residents have been outraged by the news that the Conservative-dominated Torbay Council have gone ahead with an investment of £15 million in a new warehouse for an online retail giant located outside ...

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