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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', our EU remain campaign '#InTogether' and more...

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Saturday 14th May Liberal Democrat EU Referendum National Action Day

In Torbay on Saturday 14th May, the Liberal Democrats are running street stalls for their #‎InTogether campaign. Please come along and help your local volunteers. Play your part in what is probably the most important political issue of the last 40 years and will determine the shape of our future....

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Double delight for Liberal Democrats in Torbay

The Liberal Democrats are celebrating a double victory in Torbay. Winning the Tormohun Council seat on Torbay, from the Conservatives,  with an almost 600 majority over the Tories and succeeding in their campaign to abolish the mayoral System Successful Liberal Democrat Council Candidate for Torm...

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Nick Pentney (Lib Dem) wins in Tormohun!

Nick Pentney has won the Tormohun by-election for the Lib Dems with 47% of the vote share and more than double the number of votes of our Conservative rivals. Well done to Nick and to everyone involved for all your hard work. Here are the official results:-

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Abolish the Mayoral System

Torbay’s two Conservative 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 shied away from vision and strategy ignoring professional advice, closely contro...

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Annual Dinner with Norman Lamb, Round up and Video

On Friday 29th April, Torbay Liberal Democrats held their annual dinner at The Paignton Club; an excellent venue for such an occasion with magnificent sea views. The event was very well attended by party members, activists, supporters and councillors and the guest speaker was Rt. Hon. Norman Lamb...

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Concern at "Loss" of mental Health services

Torbay Liberal Democrats have "hit out" at the closure of a much valued mental health service in Torquay town centre. Liberal Democrat MP Norman Lamb visited the Waverley site in St Lukes Road Torquay to discuss the closure of this service with Liberal Democrat ward councillor Mandy Darling and t...

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Lib Dems condemn changes to "Crisis Support Scheme"

Liberal Democrats on Torbay Council have condemned the decision to end core funding for Torbay Council's Crisis Support Scheme.  Leader of the Liberal Democrats on Torbay Council Steve Darling said, “This scheme helps those most in need in our community with small grants when they are in a crisis...

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Liberal Democrats councillors reject "site visit"

On Friday 22nd April, councillors from the Planning Committee of Torbay Council visited the Salcombe Harbour Hotel and Spa by the Nicholas James Group. as part of its planning application to redevelop Torquay Pavilion,  However, Councillors Stringer and Darling, the two Liberal Democrat members o...

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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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