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Current Surveys

by burylibdems on 6 July, 2016

Holyrood Health Survey 2016 We’re asking local residents to tell us your experiences of the NHS and your priorities for the future so we can best represent you as your local councillors. Click here to take part Prestwich Village Centre 2016 As your local Lib Dem team here in Prestwich we want to know your […]

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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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Help the team in Sleaford & North Hykeham

by burylibdems on 7 December, 2016

Hot off the heels of our success in Richmond Park comes another by-election! This Thursday is polling day in Sleaford & North Hykeham. Our candidate Ross Pepper and the team on the ground have been working hard over the past few weeks to ensure a positive result. Ross has the advantage of being the only […]

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Welcome to Britain’s Newest MP

by burylibdems on 6 December, 2016

Last week Liberal Democrat Sarah Olney sent a strong message to Government when she overturned Zac Goldsmith’s 23,000 majority to become the new MP for Richmond Park in London. The Lib Dem campaign in Richmond focussed on two issues, which clearly rang true with voters: the underfunding by Government of NHS services, which is leading to […]

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Help us to win in Richmond Park

by burylibdems on 30 November, 2016

Tomorrow is polling day in the Richmond Park by-election, and we need your help in the final stages of the campaign! We have a real chance to change the course of British politics tomorrow, so if you can help by making a few phone calls it could make a huge difference. There will be a special phone bank […]

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1 December World AIDS Day

by burylibdems on 29 November, 2016

World AIDS Day is held across the world on 1 December. Over 100,000 people are living with HIV in the UK. Globally there are an estimated 34 million people who have the virus. Despite the virus only being identified in 1984, more than 35 million people have died of HIV or AIDS, making it one […]

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Lib Dem leader Tim Farron is determined to push for a further referendum on the terms of any exit Brexit deal. Speaking in the New European, he said: “I am absolutely clear – I will not allow a deal to be imposed on the British people that no-one has voted for. This process started in […]

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This Autumn Statement comes at a time when our economy is in turmoil, our public services are in crisis and people and businesses are struggling to keep afloat. Liberal Democrats want to see a statement that seeks to provide confidence and reassurance- to our health services, to workers and to businesses. The Government needs to […]

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Anti-Bullying Week – Get Involved!

by burylibdems on 15 November, 2016

Anti-Bullying Week – Get Involved! This week schools, colleges, parents, carers, children and young adults unite to say a big ‘NO’ to bullying. Of course it’s important to tackle bullying all year round! But this week is a special chance to draw everyone’s attention to bullying. So we can take individual and collective efforts to […]

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The month of November (aka Movember) is when thousands of men across the nation will start growing some splendid facial hair. Moustaches are great but it’s important we remember what it’s all about too. Movember was created to help men live longer healthier lives by drawing attention to some of the most common illnesses that regularly […]

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At the most recent meeting of Bury Council’s Cabinet, the main item of discussion was the ongoing consultation on the future of Bury’s Library Service. Anyone who took part in the consultation (and 3537 people did) may recall that the Council was consulting on five ‘principles’ : Principle 1 – To provide a Library Service across […]

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Sarah Olney selected to fight Richmond Park by-election

by burylibdems on 2 November, 2016

The Lib Dems have selected Sarah Olney to run against Zac Goldsmith in the Richmond Park by-election. Sarah, who joined the party in 2015, is an accountant who lives in the constituency with her family. Speaking about the by-election, she said: “This by-election is a chance for people to have their say on Brexit, the NHS and Heathrow. […]

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