‘Delay the Local Plan because of COVID’ say residents

According to a survey conducted in Roffey, North Horsham, 96% of respondents think the Local Plan should be delayed. The government timetable says that Councillors have to approve up to 27,000 new houses by November of this year.

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TOMORROW's deadline to join Liberal Democrats & vote in Leadership Race

This summer we're choosing our next leader. Everyone who is a member at midnight, TOMORROW, Thursday 9th July will get their say and their chance to shape our party's future.

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Speaking up for our rural communities

Our area covers many villages that often feel left behind due to a lack of services and a feeling that local authorities are mainly concerned with towns in West Sussex. Henfield is one of the larger villages but it has seen the loss of facilities in recent years. This combined with the need for improvements really needs to be a feature of any future planning.

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West Sussex County Council causes continued chaos and disappointment in Horsham primary schools

Liberal Democrat West Sussex County Councillors Morwen Milson and Nigel Dennis have written to the WSCC Cabinet and issued a press release regarding the chaos caused by the rejection of plans for two Horsham primary schools to open to Year 2 to 5 pupils this week.

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Beautiful Places – Chesworth Farm

This 90-acre countryside site nestles at the foot of Denne Hill in SE Horsham. It is free and open to all, circled by seven pedestrian access points and criss-crossed by public footpaths and bridleways. It is also on the town’s circular Riverside Walk. Its popularity is confirmed by the many cyclists, dog walkers, joggers, horse-riders, walkers and naturalists who visit all year.

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COVID chaos in primary schools – by WSCC

Parents, pupils and teachers of Kingslea and Heron Way schools were looking forward to partially re-opening for more students next week. But at the last second, WSCC have rejected their plans, even though they’ve known about them for weeks.

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45% of Horsham’s COVID-19 deaths were in care homes

A recent study has revealed that the national death toll in care homes could hit 34,000 by the end of June. In the light of this, Horsham Lib Dems were extremely concerned to learn that according to the Office for National Statistics 45% of Horsham’s COVID-19 deaths were in care homes, compared with the national average of 30.6%.

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Lib Dems call on PM to review no deal impact assessments in light of pandemic

Following the Government's decision to reject an extension to the transition period, the Liberal Democrats have called for the Prime Minister to review the no-deal impact assessments done last Autumn, in light of the pandemic. Today marks 4 years since the referendum result.

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New Leaders for Liberal Democrats on HDC

Following Councillor David Skipp’s move to be Vice Chair of the Council for the municipal year, there have been elections within the Lib Dem group on the Council for a replacement Leader and Deputy Leader.

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The tale of a footballer who cared

And forced a Government with a huge majority to U-turn.

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