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Joshua Reynolds Selected as Lib Dem General Election Candidate

Maidenhead-born Joshua won over a packed hustings on 12th September, with his vision for the future and commitment to engage with the constituency’s younger voters. As yet, Joshua doesn’t know whether he’ll be looking to unseat the Prime Minister, Theresa May, or keep her successor out of Westminster; either way, he’s ready for the fight. He has […]

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Preventing Parking Chaos

Local residents are getting more concerned about the plans, or lack of them, to solve the increasing problems of parking in the town centre. Current problems have been caused by the loss of part of Hines Meadow car park and the increase in residential apartments with inadequate parking. We also need to be investing in […]

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Borough needs to tackle flooding

Local Lib Dems have been working with parishes across the Borough to assess whether the Council is ready to deal with flooding. Mandy Brar said, “We think there are six things the Borough must do to keep us safe and dry.” 1. Commit to providing pumps and barriers to protect key infrastructure including sewage pumping […]

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CCTV Saved by Lib Dems

Ten months ago, the Conservatives put forward proposals to cut 30 CCTV cameras across the Borough and to stop the cameras being monitored 24 hours a day. The council declared that no CCTV camera had been switched off despite evidence showing that seven of them had already been. Cllr Simon Werner’s campaign forced them not […]

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Borough Local Plan Disaster

Plans by the Borough Conservatives to build on the green belt without the necessary infrastructure improvements are continuing despite public opposition from residents and over 30 local community groups. This plan will build on our local green belt without providing any truly affordable housing on these sites, without sorting out many of the highways issues […]

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Borough’s Children’s Services Savaged by Ofsted

On September 1st, Ofsted delivered a damning report on RBWM’s provision for children and young people with disabilities and special needs. The list of complaints is simply too long to reproduce here, but we felt this statement sums up the dire state of affairs: “Parents overwhelmingly report dissatisfaction with their experience of the system and […]

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