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Torbay Liberal Democrats work all year around to give a voice to local people. We are currently campaigning to Save Oldway Mansion and protect our heritage.

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Libdems to demand that the council invest in affordable housing

Liberal democrats on Torbay Council are set to demand that the Council borrow to invest in affordable housing for local people.   Tormohun Liberal Democrat Councilor Mandy Darling Said “We have 3000 households on the waiting list for affordable housing in Torbay.  And half the national average at...

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Paignton is Bay's Poor relation

Opposition Liberal Democrats on Torbay Council are set to champion investment in Paignton harbour and seafront, after figures obtained by the Liberal Democrats demonstrated that there had only been £12 spent per head of population on such projects in Paignton over the last 9 years, compared to £1...

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Budget Statement from the Opposition Liberal Democrat Group

The Conservative Elected Mayor for Torbay published his final budget proposals last night at the Full Council meeting. Objections need to be lodged with the Council by 4pm on Monday the 8th February.  Liberal Democrat Group Leader Steve Darling said "We are consulting over how best to protect vit...

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Torbay public put in harm’s way.

Liberal Democrats on Torbay Council are set to challenge the poor management of Torbay’s highways.  Paignton councillor Ian Doggett is set to quiz the Tory Council at the Full Council meeting on the 3rd of  February about poor maintenance of parking restrictions across the bay.  Cllr Doggett said...

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Torbay faces £19 Million road repair bill

It was revealed today by Torbay Liberal Democrats that a quarter of Torbay’s roads are in need of repair, at a cost of £19 million.  Cllr Ian Doggett, the transport spokesman for the Liberal Democrats on Torbay Council, said,  “Our Conservative Elected Mayor is planning to cut the maintenance of ...

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Does Kevin Foster's Office Have Something Better to do than help Residents?

When elected in May last year the new Conservative MP for Torbay promised "a fresh start". This seems to have manifested in two ways. Firstly the introduction of 'appointment only' advice surgeries; and secondly the publicly funded constituency office only being available to residents for 3 hours...

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Torquay to be left in the cold

Plans by Conservative-controlled Torbay Council to close Torquay Connections are set to be challenged at the next Full Council meeting by Torbay Liberal Democrat group leader Steve Darling.   The Watcombe councillor said: “It would appear that, despite over 60% of users of this shop front of the ...

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Under One Roof – The BIG Homeless Musical

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Does your dog have a chip on their shoulder?

From 6 April 2016 the law concerning dogs and microchips is changing. This new law will state that all dogs, over the age of 8 weeks, will be required to have been implanted with a working microchip and that up to date contact details of their owners are available on a registered database. If the...

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Keep Oldway for the People - Press Release

Paignton’s Liberal Democrat Councillors: Christine Carter (Roundham with Hyde), Ian Doggett and Adrian Sanders (both Clifton with Maidenway) have delivered the first batch of signatures on a petition calling on the Mayor to Keep Oldway for The Public.

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