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  • Jerry Roodhouse
    Article: Nov 20, 2018
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Councillor Jerry Roodhouse has written to the local papers about the state of British politics and without a "People's Vote" on the Brexit deal he is seriously concerned that we will see greater divisions erupting with local communities forgotten about and continuing to suffer.

    Dear Editor,

    Recent events in national politics are what I and many others have never seen before The country is in a mess. We are divided. National politicians in the two main political parties remind me of a school playground with bullying and shouting going on with no one listening.

  • Article: Nov 20, 2018
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Fly tipping in Rugby Borough is increasing year on year and Councillor Tim Douglas (Paddox) is concerned that incidences of fly-tipping will increase at an even quicker pace unless the £40 Green Bin charge is scrapped.

    Councillor Tim Douglas submitted a written question to the Joint Overview and Scrutiny meeting on Thursday 8 November 2018. The response detailed that in 2015 there were 1,033 fly tipping incidents, 1,066 in 2016, 1,085 in 2017 and 1,118 in 2018.

  • Jerry Roodhouse
    Article: Nov 20, 2018
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Councillor Jerry Roodhouse has called on the leadership at Warwickshire County Council to use the underspend on concessionary fares to help support the massive cuts to local bus services by Stagecoach.

    In November, it was reported that Stagecoach is reviewing its services which could mean some bus services are cut in half and others cut completely.

  • Brinjury Event
    Article: Nov 15, 2018
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Jade is setting up a support group called Brinjury - Rugby for 18 to 35 year old people with acquired brain injuries that will meet fortnightly at Kuni Coffee Ltd, 2 Market Place, Rugby, CV21 3DY. The first meeting will take on Sunday 18 November at 11am.

    Jade was involved in a horrific road traffic incident a few years ago as a result of which she sustained substantial physical injuries including brain injuries.

  • PB and JR fracking
    Article: Nov 13, 2018
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Councillor Jerry Roodhouse is urging residents to sign an open letter opposing 'Permitted Development' for shale gas exploration.

    The UK government has proposed changes to planning rules that would allow exploratory drilling for shale gas to be considered "permitted development", removing the need for fracking companies to apply for planning permission.

  • Paddox Junction NN TD JR
    Article: Nov 8, 2018
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Paddox Ward Councillors (Jerry Roodhouse, Tim Douglas and Noreen New) are hosting a drop-in event with Urban & Civic Houlton (Mast site) to update residents as to the current position regarding the Paddox Junction and mast site link road.

    The event takes place on Wednesday 14 November at the Paddox Methodist Church, Dunsmore Avenue from 4:30pm to 7:00pm.

  • Notice on Ashlawn Road (4 March 2015)
    Article: Nov 8, 2018
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Rugby Borough Council have published their 2018 Air Quality Annual Status Report, detailing changes in air quality in the borough and the actions taken by the council and our partners to manage air quality.

    You can download the Report here https://www.rugby.gov.uk/downloads/file/2088/air_quality_annual_status_report_2018

  • BL NN NS Santa
    Article: Nov 8, 2018
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Would you like to win a £2,000 holiday voucher, in time for Christmas? That's just one of 30 prizes in the Lib Dem Christmas Draw - tickets are on sale now!

    Your tickets will also raise funds for our Lib Dem Rugby, Nuneaton and North Warwickshire campaigns.

    Tickets cost just £1 each and you can purchase as many as you want. Open to all.

  • Noreen and Jerry litter pick
    Article: Nov 2, 2018
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    Councillor Noreen New (Paddox Ward), an environmental campaigner, is calling on residents to sign a petition calling on the UK Government to ban "problem plastics" (like black plastic trays and styrofoam).

    The UK produces up to 5.2 million tonnes of plastic waste a year - and it's far too much. 'Problem plastics' - non-recyclable, too expensive to recycle or hazardous to the environment - are some of the worst offenders.

  • Rugby Libdems at work
    Article: Oct 30, 2018
    By Rugby Lib Dems

    The 2018 Local Party Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday 22 November 2018 at the Committee Room 1, Rugby Town Hall, CV21 2RR at 6.30pm.

    The 2018 Agenda and Minutes of the 2017 AGM will be available to members online and paper copies will be available at the meeting.

    The Agenda includes the election of officers of the Executive Committee for 2019.