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  • TD, NN, JR St Andrews 2016
    Article: Oct 10, 2019
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Paddox Ward Councillors (Jerry Roodhouse, Tim Douglas and Noreen New) are hosting a drop-in event to provide residents with an opportunity to meet their local Councillors, ask questions and raise any issues.

    The drop-in takes place on Thursday 17 October 2019 at the Paddox Methodist Church, Dunsmore Avenue from 6:30pm to 8:00pm.

  • Rana (Sept 2019)
    Article: Oct 10, 2019
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Rana Das Gupta, the Liberal Democrats Parliamentary Candidate for Rugby & Bulkington, has written to the local papers about the Liberal Democrats' radical plan to fight the climate crisis and cut carbon emissions by 75% in the next 10 years.

    Dear Editor,

    Our planet is in crisis, balanced on a knife-edge at the point of no return. Climate change is causing temperatures to soar, the ice caps to melt and whole species to be wiped out. We need to take action on climate change now.

  • Shakespeare Gardens
    Article: Oct 7, 2019
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Ward councillors and Rugby Borough Council officers have agreed the following statement about Shakespeare Gardens,

    "During the summer months, officers and Councillors received numerous comments, complaints and complements relating to the new grass cutting regime at Shakespeare Gardens.

    As a result of this, local ward Councillors, the Portfolio Holder and officers recently met to discuss future aspirations for the site. Issues discussed included the visual amenity, dog fouling, recreation & play, access & egress, resident involvement, wildlife and biodiversity.

  • Rana (Sept 2019) 1
    Article: Oct 7, 2019
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Responding to the relaunch of the National Education Union's 'School Cuts' website, which reveals that more than 15,000 schools will have less money per pupil in real terms in 2020 than they did in 2015 and the Parliamentary Ombudsman for Local Governance in Education reporting that special education funding for children with special educational needs and disabilities are increasingly being failed by the system,

  • Rans Das Gupta Parliamentary Candidate
    Article: Oct 1, 2019
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Rana Das-Gupta, the Liberal Democrats Parliamentary Candidate for Rugby and Bulkington, has written to the local papers about the current political situation and why everyone with liberal values must rally together to fight the next General Election.

    Dear Editor,

    I would urge everyone with liberal values and who wants to see a fair, free and open society to support the Liberal Democrats and rally together to fight the next General Election.

  • Compost event
    Article: Sep 23, 2019
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Rugby Liberal Democrats have put a motion forward to be voted on at Full Council on Thursday 26 September 2019 to introduce a Volunteers Charter and Volunteers Handbook to support the fantastic range of groups that work within and for our local communities.

    Rugby Borough Council is working with increasing numbers of volunteers and community groups such as the Friends of Bluebell Walk Group in Paddox Ward and Friends of East Rugby Group (FERG) in Hillmorton Ward.

  • Jerry Roodhouse
    Article: Sep 23, 2019
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Councillor Jerry Roodhouse (Paddox) is concerned about the increasing use of Nitrous Oxide or laughing gas by young people in Rugby and is urging Rugby Borough Council to take action to address the situation.

    Councillor Roodhouse has tabled a Written Question to be answered at Full Council on Thursday 26 September 2019 by the relevant Portfolio Holder.

  • Jo Swinson Conf 2019
    Article: Sep 21, 2019
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    In her first speech to Liberal Democrat conference, Jo Swinson set out her vision for Britain and what a Liberal Democrat government would do. Councillors and campaigners from Rugby Liberal Democrats were in attendance.

    Jo Swinson, Leader of the Liberal Democrats closed Conference with a rousing speech outlining her vision for a Liberal Democrat government winning the next General Election powered by the surging Liberal Democrat movement across the county.

  • RDG & Local Party Sept 2019
    Article: Sep 11, 2019
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Rugby Liberal Democrats have selected leading NHS Consultant Plastic Surgeon Rana Das Gupta as their Parliamentary Candidate for the Rugby & Bulkington constituency.

    Rana has 35 years' experience in the NHS and has worked and lived in Warwickshire for the last 15 years. He is married to Victoria, a qualified Psychological Counsellor, and they have three children all at local schools in Warwickshire.

  • TD GA NN Summer 2019
    Article: Sep 4, 2019
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Congratulations to Glenda Allanach who is the new Councillor for Rokeby & Overslade after winning the by-election for the Liberal Democrats on Thursday 22 August 2019.

    Glenda lives in the ward and had been a local Councillor in Rugby back in 2000-2005.

    She was the first black woman to be elected to Rugby Borough Council in 2000.