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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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Cuckoo development exposes Tory approach on housing

by Wetherby Liberal Democrats on 4 January, 2019

Harrogate’s Tory-led council has been a complete shambles as it first overwhelmingly rejected the building of 210 houses on Spofforth Hill and then did an abrupt U-turn without having the decency to explain why. This blatant Cuckoo Development – where houses approved by one council live off the services of another – is no way […]

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Wetherby weir solution must enhance the town

by Wetherby Liberal Democrats on 4 January, 2019

The sight of ugly protective fencing surrounding Wetherby Weir was a blight on the town for much of the summer of 2018. Those swimming by the weir on a long, hot summer were clearly in danger and temporary measures had to be taken for everyone’s protection. But now a permanent solution must be found that […]

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