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Jeyan Anketell for Stowe Ward

Jeyan Anketell

Lichfield District and City (Parish) Councils
- Election 22 February 2018

Once again, for the third time in less than a year, a Conservative local councillor has resigned in Stowe ward.
Conservatives control all levels of national and local government in this area and still try to blame others for their failings.

Jeyan Anketell is an experienced and hardworking local campaigner who will speak up and work for residents in Stowe ward.

JEYAN ANKETELL works as part of your hardworking Lib Dem team. JEYAN is the best choice to be our new local councillor on Thursday 22 February 2018

Jeyan Anketell has lived in Stowe ward with his wife and two sons since 1985. Jeyan is a retired teacher, having been Head of Science at a local secondary school.
During his time in Lichfield Jeyan has taken on many community roles. Currently he is a Non-Stipendiary Minister (voluntary and unpaid priest) attached to St Michael's Church, Lichfield and since June 2016 been a Volunteer Reading/Listening Assistant at Scotch Orchard Community Primary School, previously attended by both his children many years ago, as they also did Nether Stowe School.

If you need a postal or proxy vote it is best to contact Lichfield Council Elections dept directly on 01543 308125 or email elections@lichfielddc.gov.uk

To contact Jeyan or volunteer to help his campaign :

Email: stowe@lichfieldlibdems.org.uk or
write to Jeyan Anketell at :
7 Wissage Lane LICHFIELD WS13 6DQ

Promoted and Published for Jeyan Anketell and Liberal Democrats by M. Pettingale 7, Wissage Lane, Lichfield WS13 6DQ

  • Richard Rathbone - Friarsgate
    Article: Oct 1, 2018

    At the recent local by-election on 27 September our candidate Richard Rathbone gained a creditable 17% of the vote in both the Lichfield City (parish) and Lichfield District contests won by the Conservative candidate

    Richard Rathbone thanks everyone who supported him in this by election campaign.

  • Richard Rathbone - Friarsgate
    Article: Sep 15, 2018
    By Richard Rathbone

    A great deal of time and money has been lost for no progress with the collapse of the Lichfield Council 'Friarsgate' city development plan. Now recriminations and Conservative infighting threaten to cause more delays.
    What is needed now are new ideas and a fresh approach.
    The grey hoardings that now greet visitors arriving in Lichfield are an ugly contrast to the listed building at St John in the Bars. New buildings must harmonise with the existing older architecture in the town.

  • Lichfield Trent Valley Station Approach
    Article: Sep 2, 2018
    By Richard Rathbone

    In a recent Stowe Focus leaflet we reported about pedestrian access to Trent Valley station.

    Liberal Democrat campaigner Richard Rathbone argued strongly for a continuous proper footpath leading down to the station. "A local resident told me that she felt she was taking her life in her hands each time she walked down to the station, what with the disappearing footpath, including where the path vanishes into car-parking spaces where the station approach is at its narrowest."

  • Miles Trent
    Article: Jul 28, 2018
    By Miles Trent


    What's YOUR take? What are YOUR ideas for Friarsgate? We'd love to hear from you.

    Please use survey in following link friarsgate-survey

    With the original plans for the Lichfield Friarsgate development now in ruins, Miles Trent has spoken on behalf of the Lichfield Liberal Democrats on the subject, and presented some ideas for the future.

  • Article: Jul 18, 2018

    From Lichfield Live

    The MP for Lichfield and Burntwood should step down and let a decent person replace him, according to a Liberal Democrat councillor.

    Conservative MP Michael Fabricant came under fire after he posted a message- which he later deleted - depicting the London Mayor's head on an inflatable pig engaged in a sex act with another inflatable pig in front of an image of Donald Trump.

  • Lee Cadwallader-Allan
    Article: Jun 20, 2018

    Lee Cadwallader-Allan is the Liberal Democrat candidate for the by-election in Curborough ward for Lichfield district council on July 5th

    Lee Cadwallader-Allan has lived in the Lichfield and Burntwood area for twelve years, married, with his extended family living nearby. Following his graduation in 2005 from Keele University, Lee, a native of Shropshire, has always worked in the Midlands. He has worked in the NHS for the past ten years, in an acute hospital, a mental health trust, and his current post as a management accountant is with NHS England.
    "I am passionate about health and social care. My professional experience enables me to campaign effectively for our vital local health and care services," Lee says. He is a member of the local Quaker community, and is active in the community on issues such as equality, justice, and peace, including such matters as adequate public transport services, and affordable housing in the Lichfield area.
    "We must not let cuts to local government funding hit those who are relying on the services provided by the Council," he says. "Any cuts must be applied fairly, and should not have a disproportionate impact on those in need."

  • Paul Ray - 2015 Election
    Article: Jun 18, 2018

    From Lichfield Live today.

    The long-awaited city centre redevelopment scheme for Friarsgate collapsed last week after the Cabinet at Lichfield District Council voted against footing a £49million bill to ensure it went ahead after private funding failed to materialise.

    Lib Dem councillor Paul Ray insists the council cannot let the land blot the city's landscape for too long. He adds: "We are now in a total mess and there are serious questions for Cllr Mike Wilcox and the Conservative administration of Lichfield District Council to answer.

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