Major Cuts to Baffins Buses

Fewer services and some roads with no service at all: those are the plans for buses in our area Lib Dem councillors have seen.

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Baffins Christmas Market: A Great SUCCESS

The second Christmas Market on Tangier Road was a great success, with hundreds of people braving the rain and wind to join in the fun. 

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Update: Kingston Prison

Councillor Darren Sanders has asked that the plans to build at Kingston Prison deal with parking in the area.

The plans by developer City and Country will see 280 private flats built on the site. The Council does not want a hotel or museum there.

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Junior Doctors Strike - What You Need To Know


As you will be aware, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has declared war on Junior Doctors and industrial action now seems inevitable. Your local Liberal Democrats support the doctors in their battle to secure a fair deal but also recognise that some residents will have concerns about how the strike action will affect them.

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LOCAL ISSUES: Finding out what residents think all year round

The best way to improve things in our communities is to ask local residents, so that's exactly what Steve Pitt and your local Lib Dem Action team do all year round. Unlike other parties, who only appear just before elections, local Lib Dems go out most evenings and weekends chatting with residents and collecting views through ongoing residents' surveys. Steve Pitt is pictured in Devonshire Avenue calling on local homes.  If ever we miss someone, then we leave a 'local issues' freepost survey or calling-card.

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Lib Dem Campaigner Steve Pitt Tackles Mews Mess

Local residents and shops are always pleased to see local campaigner Steve Pitt out and about in their streets getting things done. 

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South Parade Pier: Work Continues

Work at South Parade Pier is progressing well and the underlying structure is now secure against the ravages of the weather.

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Planning Motion Passed

Eastney & Craneswater Lib Dem Councillor Matthew Winnington gained backing at Full Council for his motion calling on the government to give Portsmouth full control over planning.

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Marvellous Milton Market Day - A Big Success

 

Local residents and traders came together to arrange a community fun day this Halloween. The day took place along Milton Market (Eastney Road shops) including Beddow Library, Milton Village Hall, King & Son’s Butchers and Panini Junction towards the Northern end.

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Portsmouth Conservatives Say 'No' To Refugees

At the Full Council meeting on Tuesday 13th October, Conservative and UKIP councillors forced through a motion closing the city's doors to refugees. This comes at a time when the people of Portsmouth have been showing kindness and compassion and despite protestors outside in Guildhall Square (shown above).

 

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Wimbledon Park Left Open At Night

Local Lib Dem councillors Dr Hugh Mason and Matthew Winnington have found out that Wimbledon Park is no longer being locked up at night. City Council Community Wardens had always locked up the park to reduce the chances of anti-social behaviour.
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Have Your Say: Fratton Residents Parking

The City Council is now doing the official consultation on the abolition of the Fratton Residents Parking zone (except for a few streets right by the station).
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Cycling Sunday A Big Success

Local Lib Dems have backed the first ‘Pedal Portsmouth’ city bike ride which saw an estimated 3000 cyclists to have the roads to themselves for a few hours on an exceptionally sunny September day.

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Tackling Speeding on Locksway Road

A number of local residents contacted the local Lib Dem Milton councillors (Will Purvis and Gerald Vernon-Jackson) about speeding getting worse on Locksway Road recently.

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Lib Dems Back Macmillan Coffee Mornings

 

Local Lib Dems have backed coffee mornings that raise cash for tackling cancer.

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