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Racecourse Approach estate is a “non runner” says Hopps

by Wetherby Liberal Democrats on 4 April, 2019

Wetherby Liberal Democrats continue to oppose the scheme for 800 houses opposite Wetherby Racecourse on the edge of the town. As the Wetherby News has reported, the scheme was deferred at a meeting of Leeds City Council’s city plans panel last week. But it remains in the Site Allocation Plan – which determines where building […]

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Sustrans grant rewards Wetherby campaigners

by Wetherby Liberal Democrats on 24 March, 2019

Wetherby Liberal Democrats have reacted with delight to the news that local cyclists have won their long campaign for improvements to the cycling network between Harrogate and Tadcatser and beyond. Sustrans, the national cycling and walking charity, will manage a further investment of £21m towards national cycling provision – and after may years of effort […]

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Lib Dems verdict on Wetherby cinema expansion

by Wetherby Liberal Democrats on 19 March, 2019

David Hopps, Liberal Democrat candidate for Wetherby ward in the forthcoming Leeds City Council elections, wants more answers on behalf of nearby residents before throwing his full weight behind expansion plans for Wetherby Cinema. New owners of Wetherby Film Theatre have submitted an application to extend the venue in Caxton Street to provide a cafe-bar […]

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Lib Dems fight for Bramham school 20mph limit

by Wetherby Liberal Democrats on 14 March, 2019

Wetherby Liberal Democrats have called for Leeds City Council to think again over imminent plans for a 20mph speed limit throughout Bramham village which does not adequately consider safety issues around Bramham School. David Hopps, Lib Dem candidate for Wetherby ward in the May 2 elections to Leeds City Council, said: “Bramham School is situated […]

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Break-up of Conservative monopoly will benefit Wetherby

by Wetherby Liberal Democrats on 7 February, 2019

Wetherby Liberal Democrats believe that the break-up of the Conservative monopoly in Wetherby can be good for democracy in the town. The Wetherby News has reported two of Wetherby’s leading councillors have resigned from the Conservative Party stating that party interests are taking precedence over community interest. Coun Cindy Bentley, who has been a Conservative […]

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