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Local News

  • Article: Sep 23, 2019

    Residents have been warned that the fight to save Friary Grange Leisure Centre is still not over.

    The future of the facility was thrown into doubt when Lichfield District Council announced plans to shut the site from April 2020.

    But a petition backed by thousands of residents led to a review of the decision, with the local authority's Cabinet set to make a final decision next month.

  • Paul Ray
    Article: Sep 10, 2019

    With a General Election looking very likely in the next few months, keen local members met in Lichfield on 4th September with our candidate, Paul Ray to plan our campaign. Enthusiasm and good ideas were abundant. The recent local election experience suggests that it is by no means impossible that we could deprive Michael Fabricant of his seat.

  • Paul Ray - 2015 Election
    Article: Aug 18, 2019

    Lib Dem Councillor Paul Ray has urged residents to attend the Lichfield District Council meeting on 7 October at 6pm at The Garrick Theatre when the future of The Friary Grange Leisure Centre will be decided.

    Paul Ray said that "I and Cllr Jo Grange met with Doug Pullen, leader of Lichfield District Councillor last Friday to discuss the Friary Grange Leisure Centre and had a positive meeting.

General News

  • Article: Sep 21, 2019

    The Liberal Democrats are the strongest Remain party in the UK - and we demand better than Brexit.

    If you think our country is heading in the wrong direction, and you want to change things, you can. Join us.

  • Article: Sep 21, 2019

    The last 24 hours have been a bit, well, odd.

    Most of the British political establishment seems to be whipping themselves into a frenzy over our member's decision to revoke article 50 if we win the next election.

    First, an audience member at #BBCQT asked this:

  • Article: Sep 21, 2019
    By Sal Brinton

    At Conference I marked your - our members and supporters - amazing contribution over the last six months since Spring Conference and I want to repeat my thanks to all of you in this newsletter.

    We asked you to all go on the Stop Brexit march on 20 March to make it clear we are the strongest Remain party. You did that.