Orgreave puts its trust in the Liberal Democrats

Orgreave puts its trust in the Liberal Democrats

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Last night the Liberal Democrats surged to victory in what was a whitewash of Labour in the Council seat that includes Orgreave. This sort of win for the Liberal Democrats bodes well for what could happen to Labour during May's Derbyshire County Council elections and must surely put the wind up the Derbyshire Labour Party. We have contacted Derbyshire Labour Party for comments and await their reply. Dr Adam Carter won by gaining 2,000 votes with Labour coming in a dire second with 519 of the votes cast, which cements the claims that the #LibDemFightback is on. If the Liberal Democrats are able to win by such margins in the redder than red Labour Heartlands such as Orgreave, Sunderland and Tupton, then there are officially no 'no-go' areas for them.  …
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Jeremy Corbyn is outdated says Parliamentary candidate for Bolsover

Jeremy Corbyn is outdated says Parliamentary candidate for Bolsover

News, Representation
As reported in the Metro, Jeremy Corbyn has once again hit the metaphorical water mains while digging for words speaking at an event as we begin LGBT history month. Jeremy Corbyn was recorded on video saying that.. ‘Our defence of you is a defence of all of humanity and the right of people to practise the life they want to practise, rather than be criminalised, brutalised and murdered, simply because they choose to be gay, they choose to be lesbian, they were LGBT in any form.’ Liberal Democrats parliamentary candidate for Bolsover, Ross Shipman believes the Jeremy Corbyn being seen to 'do a good thing' is an act. Ross Shipman said: This is typical Corbyn - attempting to do a good thing and look good in front of his audience, but then…
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Derbyshire County Council action weekends!

Derbyshire County Council action weekends!

Education, Health, News, Representation
If you are fed up of the Labour Run Derbyshire County Council not delivering on promises and continually letting local residents down, then join the Liberal Democrats on our campaign trail in the run up to the elections in May 2017. >We are the only party with a real plan for our NHS >We are the only party with a real plan for our economy >We are the only party with a real plan for our communities >We are the only party with a real plan for our businesses We have explicitly stated we will be opposing all fracking applications in North East Derbyshire and Bolsover District at all levels of government where we are elected. To donate funds towards our campaign click here. To give your feedback on the issues…
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PEAK FM: Cllr David Hancock slams Labour ‘In-fighting’ for 4% Council Tax increase by Derbyshire County Council

PEAK FM: Cllr David Hancock slams Labour ‘In-fighting’ for 4% Council Tax increase by Derbyshire County Council

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David Hancock, North East Derbyshire District Councillor and Lib Dem candidate for the Clay Cross North division in the County council elections in may slams the Labour run Derbyshire County Council increase to Council tax, as they continue the Labour infighting against the Sheffield City Region wasting vital funds. Derbyshire County Council have taken the Sheffield City Region to court over Chesterfield borough Council's decision to join the Sheffield City Region which will bring millions in investment for infrastructure to the area. This judicial review could cost tax payers hundred of thousands. On Peak FM today, he said that the Council should only raise it if necessary, but should look at the waste of the local authority first before any move is made to increase Council tax by a whopping 4% for…
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Sheffield City Region Mayoral election ‘postponed’

Sheffield City Region Mayoral election ‘postponed’

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The Sheffield City Region Mayoral election which was due for May 2017 has now been postponed until May 2018. The Guardian reports:  'Derbyshire County Council brought the case against Sheffield City Region combined authority in August', which has meant that the City Region will have to consult further with the residents of Chesterfield. 'John Burrows, leader of Chesterfield borough council, said a share of at least £484m over the next five years was at stake. “There is no other devolution deal on the table. Council leaders elsewhere in Derbyshire still don’t want an elected mayor, which means there is no prospect of an alternative Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire deal,” he said.'  
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