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News from Rushcliffe Liberal Democrats

  • Article: Oct 25, 2018
    By Brian Milne

    This is an occasion you will not wish to miss!

    Following our hosting of of the East Midlands Regional Conference on November 3rd, (Sessions led by Ed Davey and Mark Pack), we are holding a dinner at "The Pytchley" West Haddon.

    Special guest at the dinner, - 6:30 for 7:00 , is SAL BRINTON. Numbers are STRICTLY limited, so you will need to book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

  • Article: Oct 23, 2018
    By Phil Knowles

    "If you voted in. If you voted out. If you didn't vote, surely it's right to give the people the final say with The People's Vote. That's Democracy" Cllr Phil Knowles (former European Candidate for the East Midlands.)

    Five hundred thousand, six hundred or even seven hundred thousand.

    Whatever the figure the turnout at the people's Match at the weekend was undoubtedly huge. Add to this the enormous amount of social media on the subject and there can be no doubt that the call for the People's Vote is getting louder, louder on an almost daily basis.

  • Article: Oct 19, 2018
    By Rod Jones on behalf of Rushcliffe Liberal Democrats

    The Conservative County Council Leaders proposal on combining Local Authorities is out for consultation.

    You can convey your views before 31 October at:

    https://online.ors.org.uk/questionnaire/179097

    The proposal is presented as saving money but is unable to specify the costs of redundancies/ disruption. There is no guarantee of local accountability. Many areas of Notts lack a Town or Parish Council. Presently many District Councils share some services where there are advantages of economies of scale or geographic considerations.

  • Article: Oct 11, 2018

    The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals)(England) Regulations 2018 came into force on 1st October.

    Note the use of the term "activities" as opposed to "establishments" which emphasises that activities such as the online sale of pets are included.

    The animal based activities that require licences are as follows:

  • Article: Oct 11, 2018

    House Shares/Houses of Multiple Occupation - more need to be registered.

    From 1 October 2018, significant changes were made to which HMOs are licensable and minimum room sizes.

    A house in multiple occupation is a property rented out by at least 3 people who are not from 1 'household' (i.e. a family) but share facilities like the bathroom and kitchen.

  • Perfect time
    Article: Sep 10, 2018

    INSPIRATION DAYS

    Inspiration Days are friendly and informal events, designed to give different groups in our membership, the opportunity to develop their skills, learn more about becoming active in the party and meet other like-minded members from across the region.

    Following feedback received from members across the East Midlands, we are working with the Campaign for Gender Balance to host a FREE to attend "Women's Inspiration Day" - hoping to support women across the Region, with participants from as many constituencies as possible.

  • Article: Aug 29, 2018

    Devonshire Rd Closure

    The County Council have just notified that Devonshire Road will be closed to vehicles between the junctions with Selby and Melton Roads.

    This is from Wednesday 12 September at 08.00 to Friday 21 September at 20.00. The reason is for electric network improvements.


    Karrar Khan and Rod Jones Liberal Democrat Councillors for Musters Ward in Rushcliffe Borough Council.

  • Annie Major ()
    Article: Aug 29, 2018

    Green Line Conservation Group Working Party

    Want to give a little time to help with the conservation effort: cutting back the summer growth and undertaking a number of small conservation projects? Join our first working party of the season this Sunday 2nd September at 10am. We are meeting up at the Whitcliffe Road entrance (400 metres down from the Boundary Road entrance) and aim to spend 2 to 2 1/2 hours working in the area we call the meadow. As always all tools and protective gear will be provided. We look forward to seeing as many of you as possible. chris@greenlineconservation.com

  • Annie Major ()
    Article: Aug 29, 2018

    Green Line Conservation Group Working Party

    Want to give a little time to help with the conservation effort: cutting back the summer growth and undertaking a number of small conservation projects? Join our first working party of the season this Sunday 2nd September at 10am. We are meeting up at the Whitcliffe Road entrance (400 metres down from the Boundary Road entrance) and aim to spend 2 to 2 1/2 hours working in the area we call the meadow. As always all tools and protective gear will be provided. We look forward to seeing as many of you as possible. chris@greenlineconservation.com

  • Article: Aug 22, 2018

    Rushcliffe Residents can apply for free trees for homes and communities within the Borough. Field Maple and Wild Cherry trees are now available free of charge to all residents.

    Households can apply for up to two trees by visiting https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/DHFQSLK and submitting an application before September 30.