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  • A collection of Rugby Borough Council 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?

  • Eastlands Litter Pick
    Article: May 2, 2022
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    The Liberal Democrats have accused the Conservative government of effectively "legalising littering," after shocking figures revealed that up to a million fly-tipping incidents went unpunished in 2020-21.

    • Up to one million fly-tipping incidents go unpunished
    • Number of prosecutions more than halves, and average court fine just £335
    • Lib Dems call on government to increase fines to raise £1.3 million "fly-tipping fighting fund"
  • Rugby Lib Dem diamond
    Article: May 2, 2022
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Rugby Liberal Democrats have called for Cost of Living Rescue package to support struggling families in Rugby, ahead this week's local elections.

    The package includes:

    • A VAT cut that would save the average family £600

    • A windfall Tax on Oil and Gas companies that would double the Warm Homes Discount from £150 to £300

    • A £200 Catch up voucher scheme to help children to catch up on the learning they have lost through covid

  • Queen's Platinum Jubilee
    Article: Apr 25, 2022
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Communities have been encouraged to enjoy a Big Jubilee Lunch during the borough's celebrations for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.

    The Big Jubilee Lunch aims to bring residents together over the extended, four-day bank holiday weekend which runs from Thursday 2 June to Sunday 5 June.

    And Rugby Borough Council has invited communities to stage street parties and celebrations in the borough's parks and open spaces to mark the historic event.

  • Rugby Lib Dems montage 2022
    Article: Apr 25, 2022
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Rugby Borough Council Elections take place on Thursday 5 May 2022. Liberal Democrat Councillors have a reputation for getting things done.

    A Liberal Democrat vote is for a Fairer, Caring and Greener Rugby Borough Council.

    • Fairer, planning system, fairer deal for our communities.
    • Caring for all people investing in mental health needs, listening to your needs.
    • Greener, stop the talking and act on climate change with our communities.
  • Warwickshire CC Offices
    Article: Apr 25, 2022
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Organisations or groups can apply online for Councillor Grant Funding. The deadline for applications for the first round of funding is 5pm on Sunday 29 May 2022.  

    Voluntary and community organisations are encouraged to apply for grants from the Warwickshire County Council Councillors' Grant Fund to support projects that aim to build community capacity and improve the health and wellbeing of people living in Warwickshire.  

  • Rugby Lib Dems montage 2022
    Article: Apr 18, 2022
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Liberal Democrat Leader Ed Davey has officially launched the Liberal Democrats Local Elections campaign. Ed, at the Lib Dems digital launch, asked voters to send a message to the Conservatives to do more to support Rugby's local communities.

    Delivering his launch speech he said: "By voting Liberal Democrats this May you will be telling this Conservative Government to cut taxes for small businesses and invest more to create a greener, cleaner neighbourhoods."

  • Polling Station
    Article: Apr 12, 2022
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Rugby Liberal Democrats announce candidates for the local elections on 5 May 2022.

    Vote Liberal Democrats to elect an Active, Caring and Effective Councillor to represent you on Rugby Borough Council.

    Liberal Democrat Councillors listen to residents and get things done for their communities.

    • Admirals and Cawston - Isabelle McKenzie
    • Bilton - Stephen Pimm
    • Coton and Boughton - Eddie Blackburn
    • Dunsmore - Jonathan Bennett
    • Eastlands - Sam Edwards
    • Hillmorton - Julie Douglas
    • Paddox - Noreen New
    • Rokeby and Overslade - Bill Lewis
    • Wolston and The Lawfords - Hossain Tafazzal
  • vote lib dem 2022
    Article: Apr 12, 2022
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    May's local elections are your chance to send a message that you won't be taken for granted.

    Life's been tough for lots of people over the past few years. And it's still tough. But with their trademark decency and strength, the British people are rising to the challenge. Raising families. Caring for others. And playing by the rules.

  • Car Park
    Article: Mar 27, 2022
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Rugby Borough Council wants to hear residents' views on offering cashless payment at council car parks. The council plans to offer residents the option of paying for car parking via smartphone app, phone call, SMS message or online. Once registered on the cashless payment system, residents just need to provide the car park's location code, length of time to park and a three digit payment card security code. The consultation was launched on Monday 21 March 2022 and runs until 5pm on Monday 14 April 2022. Residents can take part in the consultation by visiting www.rugby.gov.uk/consultation