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Published on Liberal Democrat Voice by Paul Walter | Tue 18th May 2021 – 9:45 am Embed from Getty Images   On Sunday we had a visit from a relative in the garden at a two metre distance. On Monday they kindly returned and we hugged several times. The difference between the two days? A date […]

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The Conservatives' new anti-democratic planning laws would ride roughshod over the views of local people. There is a much better way, using local neighbourhood planning to provide the homes, facilities and infrastructure communities need. pic.twitter.com/RW7fN2wvef — Liberal Democrats (@LibDems) May 14, 2021

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Published on Liberal Democrat Voice by Andy Boddington | Fri 14th May 2021 – 8:06 am With thanks to the Fawcett Society and the Democracy Club, we can analyse the gender of the more than 21,000 candidates that stood last Thursday. Just one third were women (33%). Of the major parties, the Greens had the highest proportion […]

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Published on Liberal Democrat Voice by The Voice | Wed 12th May 2021 – 11:45 am Ed Davey condemned many of the measures outlined in the Queen’s Speech yesterday, particularly the measures to make it harder for people to seek asylum in the UK – “sickeningly cruel” he called it. He slammed the Government for […]

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Will the PM eat his ID card?

by Ian Shires on 12 May, 2021

Published in Liberal Democrat Voice by Mary Reid | Wed 12th May 2021 – 2:19 pm In today’s Guardian Marina Hyde has unearthed this quote from Boris Johnson in 2004: If I am ever asked on the streets of London, or in any other venue, public or private, to produce my ID card as evidence that I am […]

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Polls are open till 10pm

by Ian Shires on 6 May, 2021

Others in this election have had their photos taken outside The Hive, The Loft Youth Club, The Square, The Community Green at Forest Gate and Short Heath Park, the difference between them and myself is that as your Councillor over the years I have worked with this great community of ours to help create what […]

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The Great British Spring Clean

by Ian Shires on 6 May, 2021

This years Great British Spring Clean is taking place from Friday 28th May until Sunday 13th June. Community groups, litter picking groups, schools and businesses are being invited to get in touch with Clean and Green at Walsall Council. If you would like to hold your own litter picking event as part of the Great […]

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Local Elections tomorrow

by Ian Shires on 5 May, 2021

The local elections tomorrow Thursday 6th May 2021 are so important. The focus of our campaign centres around three core areas of concern you have said are important to you, these are: Supporting local people and local communities Tackling inequality and poverty and Building a Cleaner, Greener Willenhall Whilst others talk about what they might […]

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Temporary Traffic Lights will be in operation on A462 Wesley Road (between the junctions of Cheniston Road and Bradgate Close), Willenhall to enable Flood Monitoring work to be carried out by Severn Trent. The work will take place overnight between 1900hrs and 0600hrs on the 12 to 14 May 2021

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Planning Applications received this past week  Ward: Willenhall North  Application number: 21/0576 Site location: 59, COPPICE LANE, WILLENHALL, WV12 5RT Proposal: Proposed first floor side extension and two storey rear extension to provide larger kitchen at ground floor and fourth bedroom and bathroom at first floor. Application type: Full Application: Householder Ward: Willenhall North Click […]

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