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Recent updates

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  • Sizewell C Community Consultation
    Article: Sep 20, 2017

    The East Anglian Daily Times reports that EDF are still analysing the feedback from the Stage Two consultation on Sizewell C, and that the Stage Three final consultation is now not expected until 2018. EDF are reported to have received over a thousand responses to the Stage Two consultation earlier this year, from "county, district, town and parish councils, campaign groups, a wide range of statutory consultees and interested organisations, as well as individuals" -- Suffolk Coastal Liberal Democrats are among these respondents, having submitted the outcome of our local party discussion. You can download a copy of our submission here.

  • Bypass
    Article: Sep 14, 2017

    The A12 is critical to many facets of life in Suffolk Coastal, and there have been many calls to improve the single-carriageway section through Farnham, Stratford St Andrew, Little Glemham and Marlesford, particularly in light of the increased traffic that is expected if the Sizewell C development goes ahead. Suffolk County Council has been working on proposals to by-pass these four villages, with the stated aim to "support and deliver economic growth in East Suffolk and enhance the quality of life for residents", and they are now presenting two potential routes for public consultation.

  • Suffolk County Council logo
    Article: Sep 8, 2017

    After the flurry of a County Council election, what exactly do your elected councillors do on Suffolk County Council? The Liberal Democrat county councillors share a website (for which you can find a live feed in the "Local & Regional" section of sidebar to the left-hand side of this page, headed "News from Suffolk County Council's Lib Dem councillors"), where they report their "views and news". And Caroline Page, Lib Dem county councillor for Woodbridge, has her own blog to which we also include a live feed on the left (headed "News from Lib Dem County Councillor for Woodbridge").

  • Conference
    Article: Sep 1, 2017

    The East of England Liberal Democrats' Regional Conference will be held in Suffolk this year, at the Red Lodge Millennium Centre near Newmarket and Bury St Edmunds, on Saturday 14 October from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Make a date in your diary for what the organisers describe as a "one-day event [to] include "policy debates, fringe meetings, training, reports, and more". There is an early-bird booking rate available for bookings made before 18th September.

  • Suffolk Coastal Liberal Democrats Book Group
    Article: Aug 19, 2017

    Suffolk Coastal Liberal Democrats are to trial an informal monthly book group for members of the local party, to read and discuss topics that we think will be of interest to Liberal Democrats, small-'l' liberals, small-'d' democrats, Remainers and anti-Brexiters. We hope that our book choices will prompt discussion about liberalism globally, and about the specific problems that we face in the UK as a result of last year's EU Referendum result.

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 or by telephone on 07545 423837.

DateSep18 Woodbridge & District

Woodbridge & District Lib Dem Pint

Wednesday 18th September, 7 p.m. onwards

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

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