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Timebank expansion praised by local Lib Dem

Edgar S Cahn, civil rights campaigner and Bobby Kennedy’s speech writer made a special trip to Torbay this week to officially launch the Torbay Timebanking scheme. The launch event, which was held on Monday 16th November at the Windmill Centre, Pendennis Road, Torquay was well attended, with peo...

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Torbay’s first Conservative/UKIP budget condemned by Liberal Democrats

Gordon Oliver the Conservative Elected Mayor for Torbay has unveiled £12 Million cuts to Torbay’s budget for the forth coming financial year 2016-17.  With subsequent cuts of £10 Million for the following two years this totals £32 Million Cuts to the Councils budget. 

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Massive win for Torbay Lib Dems in Clifton with Maidenway

Adrian Sanders (Liberal Democrat), who was elected as Councillor for Clifton with Maidenway Ward By-Election on 5th November with 70% of the vote said: "What a fantastic by-election result you delivered on November the 5th: nearly 70 per cent of the vote in a five cornered contest that all of the...

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Torbay Lib Dems AGM

Torbay Liberal Democrats Annual General Meeting will take place at St Martin’s Church Hall Barton Hill Road Torquay Friday 13th November 2015 at 7.30 pm Wine and light refreshments will be available   The AGM is an opportunity for members to question the Liberal Democrat Councillors on Torbay Cou...

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Big Step Forward for Lib Dem “Axe the Mayor” Campaign

Torbay Council agreed, at Octobers Full Council meeting, by the Chairman’s casting vote, to hold a referendum as to whether Torbay should have an elected Mayor or a Leader and Cabinet system. The vote will be held next May at the same time as the Police and Crime Commissioners elections to reduce...

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Torbay’s Heritage left to rot by Tory run Torbay Council

Liberal Democrat Councillors on Torbay Council are set to challenge the Conservative run Local Authority over claims that Torbay’s Heritage is being left to rot. Two questions are set to be put at the Full Council on the 22 October 2015. The first question to the Mayor from Liberal Democrat Counc...

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Liberal Democrat Councillors force Mayoral Referendum vote on 22 October

At Torbay Council`s meeting in September, Conservative - controlled Torbay Council withdrew the item on holding a mayoral referendum to abolish the mayoral system. The following day Liberal Democrat Councillors on Torbay Council lodged a motion forcing the Council to hold a vote on holding a mayo...

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Poverty in Torbay Worsens

In light of the latest indices of deprivation figures and the worrying downward trends it highlights in Torbays most deprived areas Liberal Democrat Councillor for Ellacombe Cindy Stocks has submitted a question to the Mayor at the next full council meeting on 22nd October.

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Liberal Democrats tackle Poor Quality Housing in Torbay

At the last Torbay Full Council meeting on the 24th September, 2015, Liberal Democrat Councillors on Torbay Council proposed a scheme that could see millions of pounds invested in private sector housing in Torbay to reduce the numbers of poor quality private sector rented homes in the Bay and dev...

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'Dog's dinner' Torbay Corporate Plan

The Torbay Corporate plan, which had previously been rejected by the overview and scrutiny committee has been approved despite the fact that only 18 people had responded to the consultation process. At Thursday night's full council meeting, Cllr Steve Darling said: "It's fair to say that this is ...

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