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  • Bees
    Article: Feb 24, 2021

    A proposal to allocate £0.5 million to a district-wide post Covid recovery programme, put forward by Liberal Democrat councillors, was approved by South Hams District Council at last week's meeting [11th Feb].

    The Liberal Democrats have been calling for £500,000 - currently sitting in reserves - to be used to help local businesses and the community recover from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Article: Feb 24, 2021
    By Layla Moran

    25 years ago our former leader Paddy Ashdown laid out the stakes for Britain's position in the world:

    Britain's role as the bulwark against tyranny in two wars this century was not a product of isolationism. It was the natural response of a nation used to engaging in the world and certain about its role as a European power.

  • Article: Feb 22, 2021

    Millions of people across the country have made untold sacrifices in the past year.

    Boris Johnson must not squander the months of sacrifice by millions of people and businesses across the country

    People have been isolated from their families, hundreds of thousands of businesses have been shuttered and our precious freedoms have been curtailed.

  • Honest politics RWorrall ()
    Article: Feb 22, 2021

  • Covid Feb 19th
    Article: Feb 19, 2021

    Covid cases are down 52.3% in the South Hams.

    All areas are showing reduced cases, except for:

    Wembury, Brixham & Newton Ferrers (up 25%, to 5 cases).

    Keep up the good work everyone!

  • Electric car charging
    Article: Feb 18, 2021

    Teignbridge District Council secure funding from several schemes to encourage the move to electric vehicles.

    Although most people will charge electric vehicles from either home or work, Teignbridge Council recognise that they can encourage the transition by the provision of chargers in car parks.

    Rapid charge points have already been installed in Chudleigh and Buckfastleigh as part of a Highways England scheme.

  • Bees on flowers
    Article: Feb 18, 2021

    A proposal to allocate £0.5 million to a district-wide post Covid recovery programme, put forward by Liberal Democrat councillors, was approved by South Hams District Council at last week's meeting [11th Feb].

    The Liberal Democrats have been calling for £500,000 - currently sitting in reserves - to be used to help local businesses and the community recover from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Article: Feb 18, 2021
    By Liberal Democrats

    During this pandemic, carers have stepped up in very difficult circumstances to look after elderly, disabled and vulnerable people.

    Carer's Allowance is just £67 a week. It's just not nearly enough.

    Unpaid carers in particular are doing a remarkable and important job looking after our loved ones.

    But many carers are facing extreme financial hardship.

  • Article: Feb 18, 2021
    By LGBT+ Liberal Democrats

    Just like with Black History Month (October) or Disability History Month (which runs from November into December), it's typically filled with events (check ours out here) and discussion. LGBT+ History Month reminds us of the progress we've made, but also warns us about the injustices that we have only recently escaped - and injustices that are still with us.

  • tree
    Article: Feb 16, 2021

    A proposal to allocate £0.5 million to a district-wide post Covid recovery programme, put forward by Liberal Democrat councillors, was approved by South Hams District Council at last week's meeting [11th Feb].

    The Liberal Democrats have been calling for £500,000 - currently sitting in reserves - to be used to help local businesses and the community recover from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.