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Recent updates

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  • Vince Cable
    Article: Jul 20, 2017

    Vince Cable is the new leader of the Liberal Democrats, unopposed at the close of nominations. Read his manifesto here.

  • Gladstone's Library, Hawarden, Flintshire
    Article: Jul 13, 2017

    Are you looking for a short break with a difference? For peace and quiet, and an opportunity to get away from the hustle and bustle of modern life? For a chance to hold and read the books that were owned and even annotated by a great Liberal leader of yesteryear?

    Look no further than Gladstone's Library, in Hawarden (Flintshire), which is described on their website as "Britain's finest residential library, and its only Prime Ministerial library. It was founded by the great Victorian statesman himself and, following his death in 1898, became the national memorial to his life and work as well as one of the few Grade I-listed buildings in North Wales".

  • Police car (By Oxyman (Own work) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html), CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/) or CC BY 2.5 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5)], via Wikimedia Commons)
    Article: Jul 1, 2017

    The Safer Neighbourhood Teams of Suffolk Police continue to provide monthly newsletters, giving a breakdown of crimes reported each month, and of police priorities and activities in individual areas. Their website offers landing pages giving access to the individual areas:

  • EU flag with question mark
    Article: Jun 30, 2017

    The House of Commons Library (an independent and impartial research service) publishes briefings on legislation and policy, from an impartial standpoint. They have produced "Brexit: an overview" to summarise where the UK is now in the Brexit process, stating that "[a]lthough there are a number of unknowns (such as whether notice to withdraw can be revoked) there is more clarity about the process of leaving the EU, the initial negotiating positions, and what 'no deal' would mean for the UK". The article covers (briefly):

  • Suffolk conversation topics
    Article: Jun 28, 2017

    Suffolk County Council is proposing to make changes to services for people with learning disabilities, based on feedback received from the community. These changes cover areas such as:

    • planned supported breaks
    • urgent respite
    • day, evening and weekend activities
    • short-term enablement and drop-in support service
    • the Suffolk Befriending Scheme grant

You are invited...

Want to discuss a political topic? Interested in the Liberal Democrats? Or would you just like to have a pleasant get-together with a drink and a chat (politics optional)? Please come along to an informal meet-up with members of our local branches. All welcome - the more, the merrier. The Woodbridge & District Lib Dem Pint is held on the third Wednesday of the month, at The Old Mariner in Woodbridge

If you need help with Suffolk Services, or if you are concerned about local issues, do come along and talk to Caroline Page, Liberal Democrat County Councillor for Woodbridge, who holds a regular monthly surgery on the third Saturday of the month, at Woodbridge Library. (Please note that Caroline does not hold a surgery in August.) You can also contact Caroline by email on caroline.page@suffolk.gov.uk or by telephone on 07545 423837.


DateJul15 Suffolk County Councillor chat logo

Woodbridge County Councillor Surgery with Caroline Page (Lib Dem)

Saturday 15th July, 9 a.m to 11 a.m.

Woodbridge Library, New Street, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 1DT

DateJul19 Woodbridge & District

Woodbridge & District Lib Dem Pint

Wednesday 19th July, 7 p.m. onwards

The Old Mariner, 26 New Street, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 1DX


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