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  • Bill Welsh Hart Street
    Article: Oct 30, 2015

    Local Norwood ward resident and Liberal Democrat activist Bill Welsh fed up with the lack of action by Sefton Council has started to take direct action himself sprucing up overgrown areas where he lives.

    Recently Bill has been clearing areas that cause issues for local people such as pavements that are overgrown. He has also cleared all the ivy that was growing over the bench opposite Meols Cop Station so that people can use it again.

  • Norwood Councillors Ronnie Marianne and Dan (2015)
    Article: Oct 25, 2015

    Norwood Ward's Autumn Coffee Morning this year is being held at Holy Family Church Hall on Brompton Road. Saturday 7th November 2015 @ 10:30am

    Entrance is only £1 which includes coffee or tea and biscuits. Please pop in for a drink and a chat. We will also be selling a lovely selection of home-made cakes.

  • NatWest Churchtown Slams the Door
    Article: Sep 21, 2015

    Southport councillors, businesses and residents say they are " very disappointed" at the NatWest bank's decision to 'slam the door' on a planned public meeting over the proposed closure of their Churchtown branch.

    Talks between Lib Dem councillors Pat Keith and John Dodd and Stephen Parle, NatWest's chief executive for Merseyside and Lancashire, resulted in agreement to hold a public meeting at St Cuthbert's Church hall when all parties could put forward their points of view.

  • McMillian Coffee Morning 26th September
    Article: Sep 13, 2015

    It's time to dust down your coffee mugs and tuck into the showstopper cakes at our Macmillan fundraiser's World's Biggest Coffee Morning, on Saturday 26th September 10.30 at St. Luke's Church Hall, St Luke's Road, Southport. The event will be opened by MP John Pugh.

    This year Macmillan is hoping that more people than ever will take part and help to celebrate its 25th Anniversary by raising over £25 million for people affected by cancer.

  • Cllr Marianne Welsh at Fire Stattion
    Article: Aug 25, 2015

    Councillor Marianne Welsh who represents Southport on Merseyside's Fire and Rescue Authority not only attended the Fire Stations recent Blue Light Open Day but decided to get some training whilst there in handling one of the powerful water hoses. Marianne, who represents Norwood ward had instruction on how to handle the extremely fast flowing hose.

  • John Pugh - Road Safety
    Article: Jul 29, 2015

    5 people are killed on our roads everyday and 12% of fatal and series crashes involve a river in the 17 to 19 age group. 23% of all drivers under 24 have an accident within 2 years of passing a test. There have been several tragic local incidents highlighted in the local press.

    John Pugh is backing the road safety campaign run by the national charity, Brake who are trying to address just these issue.

  • 2015 Councillors Sue McGuire and Pat Keith at Argyle and Hesketh Road Roundabout
    Article: Jul 22, 2015

    Two Southport councillors have marched into action to improve what they call the "appalling state" of two of Southport's roundabouts as Britain in Bloom judgement day looms.

    Cambridge Ward Lib Dem Councillors Sue McGuire and Pat Keith say they are dismayed at the condition of the Argyle Road and Cambridge Road roundabouts.

  • Blue Parking P Sign
    Article: Jul 18, 2015

    Southport Lib Dem councillors are pressing Sefton Council's Performance Scrutiny for a review of all aspects of the Sefton Council's Parking operation. They are pressing the Council's Performance Scrutiny Committee to undertake a substantial review of the Parking processe in the coming year

    Lib Dem deputy leader Councillor Tony Dawson, who represents Southport Town Centre on the Council, says:

  • 2015 Rubbish Friends Competition 1
    Article: Jun 29, 2015

    Southport primary school children have created some imaginative messages aimed at keeping Southport clean and tidy...and they will be coming to a bin or refuse lorry near you!

    A ground breaking scheme organised by Rubbish Friends in association with Sefton Council and Southport MP John Pugh, was launched when the winner and runners up in a schools competition to find the best anti-litter slogans saw the results of their entries go public.

  • Stop the Tories abolishing the Human Rights Act
    Article: Jun 27, 2015

    The Government wants to scrap our Human Rights Act.

    The Human Rights Act was drafted by British lawyers in the aftermath of the Second World War, and gives us so many fundamental protections that we rely on in our day to day lives.

    It has held the state to account for spying on us, safeguarded our soldiers and supported peaceful protest. It's helped rape victims, defended domestic violence victims, guarded against slavery, protected elderly couples in care and shielded press freedom.

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