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  • Concillor Tim Douglas supporting the Count Them In campaign
    Article: Jul 24, 2018
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Councillor Tim Douglas who represents the Liberal Democrats in Paddox Ward has raised the issue of the Royal British Legion's 'Count Them In' campaign to provide more information and support to our Armed Forces personnel.

    Despite an estimated 1 in 10 of the UK population being members of the Armed Forces community, there's very limited information about where they are or what their needs might be.

  • Rugby sign (lighter)
    Article: Jul 24, 2018
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Rugby Liberal Democrat Councillors have raised concerns about the lack of activity from the Conservative administration who run Rugby Borough Council about efforts to introduce a Private Renters Charter and engaging with landlords about significant changes to legislation affecting Houses in Multiple Occupation.

  • Cllr Neil Sandison at Rugby Gyratory on 20 April 2015
    Article: Jul 21, 2018
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Frustrated Rugby Councillors are urging Warwickshire County Council chiefs to come up with a Transport Plan for the town - nine months after first raising the matter.

    On Monday 16 July 2018 at Rugby Borough Council's Whittle Overview and Scrutiny Committee, a report into Rugby's air quality admitted that a Local Transport Plan would help the environmental health team plan for the future.

  • Rugby Borough Council
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  • Neil Sandison
    Article: Jul 1, 2018
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Councillor Neil Sandison who represents Eastlands Ward, and is a qualified member of the Chartered Institute of Housing, has backed radical plans set out by the Liberal Democrats to tackle the housing crisis, which include a programme of large-scale affordable housing. The measures were set out by Vince Cable MP, Leader of the Liberal Democrats, in a speech to the Royal Institute of British Architects.

  • LC NS JR Rainsbrook Valley
    Article: Jul 1, 2018
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Councillors and campaigners from Rugby Liberal Democrats have called for the Rainsbrook Valley and Cawston Spinney to become part of Rainsbrook and Cawston Countryside Parkland and be included in Rugby Borough Council's green infrastructure improvement network in any modified Local Plan.

    The call for the green nature improvement area linked to a green infrastructure plan comes after considerable public support by residents and positive comments from the Planning Inspector following a site visit.

  • Care
    Article: Jun 27, 2018
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Councillor Jerry Roodhouse has written to the local papers about the need for the Government to do more than just give money to the NHS. Councillor Roodhouse says we must invest now in preventative programmes, join the health and well-being agendas, and bring the decaying old St Cross building back into community use.

  • Community Event 30 June
    Article: Jun 9, 2018
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Fareham Youth Trust is sponsoring a Fun Event on the GEC Playing Field, Hillmorton Road, Rugby on Saturday 30 June 2018 from 11am until 3pm.

    It's a free event and the Mayor of Rugby will be attending. There will be a climbing wall for youngsters along with other free activities including sumo wrestling.

  • Jerry Roodhouse
    Article: Jun 7, 2018
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Following the resignation of Portfolio Holder Councillor Heather Timms (one of the chief architects of the Local Plan) and the Head of Planning handing in his notice, Jerry Roodhouse has written to the local papers to express his concerns about whether there is a strong and clear vision at the Town Hall.

  • Richard Dodd and Jerry Roodhouse
    Article: Jun 5, 2018
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    The Councillors' Grant Fund is aimed at community and voluntary organisations. The Fund provides each of Warwickshire County Councils' 57 Councillors with a pot of £6000 to support small-scale projects within their division.

    This is now an online application process and the deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 31st August 2018.