Lib Dem Lords force action on empty houses

Leading Liberal Democrats from the region have claimed victory as the Conservative government has bowed to pressure to take decisive action on empty houses by giving new tax powers to local councils. 

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Petition launched to sack Northern Rail

Calderdale Liberal Democrats have launched a petition to demand better transport investment in our Railway and to sack Northern Rail.

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Campaigning trio united for Lindley

Gemma Wilson, Cllr for Lindley, last week joined the Liberal Democrats in Kirklees. Gemma a Councillor for Lindley since 2015 has campaigned over the past three years for local residents in support of HRI, to save Grimescar valley from development as well as tackling casework for local residents.

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Lord Dick Newby's Richard Wainwright Lecture

Lord Newby, Leader of the Liberal Democrats in the House of Lords and good friend of the man himself gave the Richard Wainwright lecture at the Regional Conference in Ossett.

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Kirklees Lib Dems fighting to keep A&E at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

Liberal Democrats in Kirklees have been campaigning for many years to keep all our vital services at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and will continue to do so.

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Leeds Lib Dems disappointed by continued HS2 delay

Councillor Stewart Golton (Lib Dem, Rothwell) has condemned a further delaying of the confirmation of the HS2 route decision, leaving residents in Woodlesford uncertain about the future. 

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Sheffield Lib Dems welcome Meadowhall expansion

The Sheffield Liberal Democrats have welcomed the new Meadowhall expansion and called on the Labour Council to support the proposals.

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Oulton, Leeds set to grow by 50%

The Electoral Commission has estimated that over the next six years, our area will have over 2000 extra voters, and nearly half of them will be living in Oulton.

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Grimsby Town FC stadium plans

Local Lib Dems, Councillor Steve Beasant and Kay Rudd, are opposing the Labour Council's decision to shortlist Freeman Street as a site for a new football ground.

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Best deal for Horsforth is a rail link

Local Lib Dems are opposing a road to the Airport through our Green Belt.  Building a trainline which would link Horsforth and the Ilkley Line would be a much better use of money.

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