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  • Bedford Park Play Area (Bedford Borough Council)
    Article: Aug 11, 2022
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Rugby Borough Council has a packed programme of sport and play sessions next week for the school summer holidays.

    The Summer Sport 2022 programme offers youngsters the chance to try a new sport or fine tune skills under the guidance of a qualified coach, while the council's Play Rangers bring free outdoor play sessions to the borough's parks throughout the school break.

  • Energy Bills
    Article: Aug 10, 2022
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Helping residents with living costs 

    Warwickshire residents can find information to help them to live well from Warwickshire County Council.

    Find out more about the support available: https://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/news/article/3169/helping-residents-with-living-costs-

  • WCC Walking & Cycling (Cycling Walking WCC)
    Article: Aug 8, 2022
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    There is just over a week left for residents to give their views on important plans for walking and cycling across Warwickshire.

    Take part in the consultation today: https://ask.warwickshire.gov.uk/insights-service/lcwip/

  • Tory Misrule A - derelict shops in the heart of Rugby
    Article: Jul 24, 2022
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Liberal Democrat Councilor's are concerned about the potential planning applications that are coming forward for pre-application consultation with little regard for Rugby Town Centre.

    The local plan prior to adoption in 2019 had the highest level of responses (3,000 comments ) and supported a reduced mixed use town Centre with an identified prime retail area focused on North Street and Evreux Way .

  • Rugby Town Hall
    Article: Jul 10, 2022
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Rugby Borough Council has published a draft Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan for the borough of Rugby and is asking for comments from residents, businesses and other interested parties.

    The draft strategy has been developed alongside voluntary and community organisations and reflects their shared ambitions to deliver a net zero carbon borough.

  • Munira Wilson
    Article: Jul 6, 2022
    By Jerry Roodhouse

    On Tuesday 5th July, Liberal Democrat education and children's spokesperson Munira Wilson MP will introduce the Kinship Care Bill during a debate in the House of Commons.

    Munira Wilson MP will use her debate to call on the Government to provide all friends and relatives who look after a child who cannot live with their birth parents with an allowance of at least £137 a week: the same level as for foster carers.

  • Fire Engine
    Article: Jul 5, 2022
    By Jerry Roodhouse

    The people of Warwickshire are being asked for their views on the future direction of Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service and their plans to make the county an even safer place to live, work and visit.

    Chief Fire Officer Ben Brook today launched a public consultation on the draft Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service (WFRS) Prevention, Protection and Response Strategy, asking people to take part and help influence the way the Service will work over the next five years.

  • Fuel Poverty
    Article: Jun 23, 2022
    By Jerry Roodhouse

    We know that sudden unexpected costs can create real challenges for residents who are experiencing financial hardship.

    Fuel vouchers are available for families and households in Warwickshire using pre-payment meters, paying by direct debit or on receipt of bill.

    If you, or anyone you know, needs help apply before 8 July 2022. Call 0800 408 1448 or 01926 359182 to talk to the Welfare Scheme in confidence.

  • queens jubilee
    Article: Jun 2, 2022
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Leader of the Liberal Democrats Ed Davey has joined tributes paid to the Queen on the Platinum Jubilee.

    Ed Davey said:

    "I would like to pay tribute to Her Majesty's remarkable reign which has been the bedrock of our country for the past 70 years. The Queen has led our country through both good and challenging times, and for that we owe Her Majesty a great gratitude.

  • colourful recycling bins
    Article: May 21, 2022
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    The Rugby Liberal Democrat Council Group have raised four key issues with the Leader of Rugby Borough Council to support residents as the bin strike continues.

    -Firstly, we want to say thank you to Rugby Borough Council staff who continue to support residents where they can.

    -Does the Council seek to compensate residents for lack of service whilst the strike continues?