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Our Current Campaigns

by burylibdems on 5 March, 2016

Say No to Fracking in Bury In the ‘media quiet’ days before Christmas, the Government awarded an additional set of Fracking licenses to private companies. Threes of these license blocks cover the Bury area, including one which covers parts of Prestwich. License areas 70, 80 and 81, which includes a part of Prestwich, Whitefield, Bury, […]

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Tim Farron Speaks on Europe

by burylibdems on 29 June, 2016

Click on the link below to see Tim’s passionate speech on Europe: https://www.facebook.com/timfarronmp/videos/1349798931703771/<a

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People have been joining the Liberal Democrats at the rate of one a minute since Britain voted to leave the European Union, the party said. It reported a surge in applications since Tim Farron, the party’s leader, committed it to fighting the next election on a promise to rejoin the EU. “As the other two […]

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EU Referendum: Opinion

by burylibdems on 28 June, 2016

Last week Britain voted, by 52% to 48%, to leave the European Union. We are lucky enough to live in a democracy, and it is important to respect everyone’s votes, whichever way they were cast. Naturally we respect the result of the referendum, but this does not mean that Liberal Democrats will stop believing in […]

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Statement: Referendum Result

by burylibdems on 24 June, 2016

Today we have woken up in a deeply divided country. Nigel Farage’s vision for Britain has won this vote, but it is not a vision Liberal Democrats agree with, and we never will. Young people voted to remain by a considerable margin, but were out voted. They were voting for their future, yet it has […]

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Why we’re voting REMAIN on Thursday

by burylibdems on 20 June, 2016

In Thursday’s EU referendum everyone will have their own vote, and make their own decision. We wanted to share with you why the whole Lib Dem team across Prestwich and Bury are voting to Remain on Thursday. Firstly, we’re voting with our heads. Everyday realities like jobs, prices and pensions make a massive difference to […]

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Tim Farron Responds to Orlando shootings

by burylibdems on 15 June, 2016

Following the tragic shootings in Orlando Tim Farron wrote this article for the HuffPost: “”How do we find the words to reply to such a senseless crime? For me; love, solidarity and togetherness are the first stage of the response. I agree with Theresa May that police forces should review security for large-scale public events, […]

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Reporting Back: Bury Council Cabinet June 2016

by burylibdems on 14 June, 2016

Last week was the regular meeting of Bury Council’s ‘Cabinet’. This meeting brings together the ruling Labour Group’s Cabinet Members, and the thetwo opposition group leaders are now back on the Cabinet, after being thrown off two years ago…. Lib Dem Leader Cllr Tim Pickstone reports: Review of Libraries The Council is beginning a major review […]

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Leaders for Europe

by burylibdems on 8 June, 2016

Yesterday in London Paddy Ashdown, Ming Campbell, Nick Clegg and Tim Farron came together to make the case for Europe. Tim Farron made a pitch to young people to vote. He advised younger people not to let those older people who have gripes against modern life determine the outcome: “Do not let those who are […]

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Carers Week 2016

by burylibdems on 7 June, 2016

This week (6-12 June 2016) is National Carers’ Week. The theme of the week this year is to encourage all of us to create ‘Carer Friendly Communities’- and the organisers are asking all of us to RECOMMEND organisations, services and employers who are already carer friendly and INVITE other organisations to use our checklist to […]

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Last Chance to Register to Vote – EU Referendum

by burylibdems on 31 May, 2016

If you want to have your say at the EU Referendum, you must be registered to vote.The final deadline is 7 June 2016. You can register to vote online anytime at gov.uk/register-to-vote. Anyone who was already registered to vote (or recently registered) before the 18 April deadline for the elections taking place across the UK […]

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