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"No Confidence" motion for the TOR2 contract

Liberal Democrats are set to demand the officers of Torbay Council call time on the contract with TOR2, who manage a significant number of Council functions such as cleaning Torbay’s streets and toilets, recycling and parks maintenance. The Ellacombe Liberal Democrat councillor Cindy Stocks, who...

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Local taxi drivers must be trained to accept guide dogs

Liberal Democrats on Torbay Council are set to put a motion at Torbay’s Full Council meeting on 19 October, demanding that taxi drivers have adequate training to ensure that assistance dogs can use this service. A Torquay Liberal Democrat councillor, Mandy Darling, who is a guide dog user hersel...

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Libdems call for vote of "No Confidence" in Devon & Cornwall's PCC

Torbay Liberal Democrats are set to propose a motion of no confidence in Devon and Cornwall’s Police and Crime Commissioner Alison Hernandez at the next meeting of Torbay Council on October 19th. The motion requests that Torbay Council’s Chief Executive, Steve Parrock, should contact the Home Sec...

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Protecting our Green Spaces

Liberal Democrats on Torbay Council are set to call on the Council to protect the BMX track and the playing field off Easterfield Lane Watcombe Torquay, by registering them with the national memorial scheme Fields In Trust at the Torbay Full council to be held on 19 October 2017. Steve Darling, ...

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Council in Rugby Sin Bin

Two Paignton Liberal Democrat Councillors are supporting the juniors of Paignton Rugby Club by raising their dispute over where they can play with the elected Mayor and Executive member with responsibility of sport.Clifton with Maidenway Councillors Ian Doggett and Adrian Sanders have questions t...

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Torbay Liberal Democrats are conducting a Crime survey across Torbay

The survey seeks to find out, amongst other things, what types of crime people and businesses have experienced, any hotspots where crime or anti-social behaviour may be taking place, and what the priorities for local police should be. Commenting on the survey, the leader of the Liberal Democrats...

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Torquay community has spoken out on the blight of fly-tipping in their area

Residents in St Martin’s Court, Hele, Torquay, have contacted their local Liberal Democrat councillors as they are fed up with the large amount of rubbish that over months has collected behind the property. They highlight the fact that children play in this area and it is only a matter of time be...

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Fair Deal for public sector workers petition

Torbay Liberal Democrats will be petitioning for a fair deal for public sector workers this Saturday morning in Torquay town Centre. They will be calling for the Chancellor of the Exchequer to scrap the public sector pay cap. They will be petitioning from 10.30 onwards, outside Primark. At the F...

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Torbay’s Liberal Democrats are calling on the Oldway Working Group, the Mayor and Council Officers to hurry up and get on with re-opening Oldway Mansion to secure the gardens, sports and leisure facilities for the public.“There is no time to lose,” claims Paignton Councillor Adrian Sanders. “Many...

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Torbay Libdems condemn lack of planning for schools

Liberal Democrats on Torbay Council have condemned Conservatives on the council for failing to give a clear deadline for the new provision of the Torbay School, following the plan to base the school at Parkfield being rejected in May of this year. At a Full Council meeting last night , Liberal De...

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