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Flytipping charges lead to dirty Leeds

by Wetherby Liberal Democrats on 11 February, 2019

Leeds is officially the worst place in the country for flytipping. And Wetherby Liberal Democrats say that is proof enough that it’s time for the Labour Council to say they got it wrong and repeal the DIY Tax charges at recycling centres in the city. There is no excuse for the socially irresponsible behaviour of […]

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Delight as Wetherby car park charges are dropped

by Wetherby Liberal Democrats on 5 February, 2019

Potential car park charges in Wetherby and other outlying areas of Leeds have been dropped by Leeds’ Labour Council after stiff opposition by Lib  Dems and other parties. The success of the multi-party campaign will bring delight in Wetherby as it faces up to the challenges posed in all market towns because of the rise […]

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Wetherby abuzz at Lib Dems’ bee plan

by Wetherby Liberal Democrats on 25 January, 2019

  WETHERBY Lib Dems reckon that the town should follow the example of Amsterdam to help protect the environment. And before anybody becomes too concerned that does not mean a network of canals driven through the town. Amsterdam has increased bee population in the city by 40% in 10 years by planting bee-attracting flowers in […]

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Lib Dems invite Tory rebels to join forces in fight for Wetherby High School

by Wetherby Liberal Democrats on 24 January, 2019

Wetherby Liberal Democrats have welcomed the resignation of two Conservative councillors to serve as independents and offered to campaign alongside them to fight for a better future for Wetherby High School. Leeds City Council has warned in the Yorkshire Evening Post today that Wetherby High School is one of three dilapidated Leeds schools that could face […]

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Damning Care Homes report is a blight on Leeds

by Wetherby Liberal Democrats on 6 January, 2019

A deep concern about the future of social care provision in Leeds was the most overwhelming message from Wetherby Liberal Democrats’ recent survey of opinions in the Wetherby ward. And no wonder people are so worried that care provision will be inadequate for ordinary people if they require it at any time of their lives. […]

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The Lib Dem plan for Wetherby parking

by Wetherby Liberal Democrats on 5 January, 2019

How much longer will Wetherby suffer a raw deal on transport from Leeds City Council’s ruling Labour group? That question had to be asked after the council was revealed to be considering introducing pay-and-display at the Wilderness car park in a desperate attempt to raise revenue. David Hopps, Wetherby Lib Dems spokesman, said: “Everybody knows […]

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