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Elmbridge government Leisure

Elmbridge sets out plans to invest £1 million of Shared Prosperity Fund

As part of the levelling-up agenda, the government has made available £1 Million Pounds to Elmbridge through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. This week the council have presented plans for how the money will be spent across the Borough. Councillor Robin Stephens, Portfolio Holder for Economy and Local Enterprise, said: “We are excited to present […]

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British government Tax

Esher & Walton hardest hit by stealth tax rise as 6,950 new tax payers dragged into higher rate

The Times reports on freezing of income tax threshold bands costing squeezed-middle households Dominic Raab Local Conservative MP criticised for voting to hike taxes 8 times in Parliament The Times reported yesterday on new analysis by the Liberal Democrats, revealing that Esher & Walton is amongst the hardest hit parts of the country from the […]

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Planning

Let’s Restore Trust and Fix this Mess

Local people are hugely disappointed that Government planning inspectors have overturned the decision by Elmbridge Council to refuse the Jolly Boatman planning application opposite Hampton Court Palace. What we really don’t need right now are misleading claims as we deal with the shock of this unwelcome decision. Over 1,800 residents objected to this scheme. As […]

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Elmbridge government Environment Housing

Love Elmbridge – Back the plan

Liberal Democrat Councillors on Elmbridge Borough Council are urging residents to get behind the Council’s new Local Plan or risk thousands of new homes being imposed across Elmbridge. The Liberal Democrats, working with Resident Councillors, have put forward a Draft Local Plan for Regulation 19 Consultation, prior to submission to the Government Inspector, that will […]

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British government

Dominic Raab will never be forgiven for standing by Boris Johnson through years of sleaze and scandal

Local Liberal Democrats say Raab, with his slavish devotion to Johnson, is going down with the sinking ship Responding to Boris Johnson’s resignation, Liberal Democrat candidate for Esher and Walton, Monica Harding said: “It has been shameful to see our MP Dominic Raab stand by Boris Johnson until the bitter end. It shows you just how out of touch he is.  “Despite the country, Conservative MPs […]

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Elmbridge government Leisure

The future of Elmbridge Paddling Pools

Part of our Vision is providing play resources for children across the Borough. We are also supportive of retaining facilities where possible. Sustainability must be at the centre of the long term answer though, as it is with all of our plans toward Vision 2030. The paddling pools in Elmbridge based in Weybridge are coming […]

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British government

Dominic Raab’s response to Sue Gray report an insult to local people’s sacrifices

The local Liberal Democrats have branded Dominic Raab’s response to the Sue Gray report an “insult” to people across Esher and Walton who abided by lockdown rules. Today, the Sue Gray report includes pictures of Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak together at a birthday party. The report came with a damning line to Boris Johnson’s […]

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Elmbridge government Leisure Walton

Walton Playhouse – The Truth

The Conservatives have been claiming that the Elmbridge Liberal Democrats plan to demolish the Playhouse. This is untrue. The Lib Dem/Resident Association administration has been working together with the users of the Cecil Hepworth Playhouse in Walton to help secure its future by transferring its day-to-day management to a new community-run approach while the building […]

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Elmbridge government Environment Planning

Shaping a sustainable and thriving Elmbridge

Lib Dem and Resident Plan stands up for the people of Elmbridge   Liberal Democrat and Resident Councillors on Elmbridge Borough Council will be putting forward a Local Plan that will deliver the homes we need and protect the character of our Borough including its precious Green Belt.   On 16 March 2022, the Elmbridge Draft Local […]

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Elmbridge government

Delivering our Vision for Elmbridge

As we emerge from the pandemic, the leaders of Lib Dem/RA-run Elmbridge Borough Council have set out their exciting vision for the year ahead, prioritising the wellbeing and safety of all local residents and businesses.  “Our Council Plan for 2022/23” which delivers on many of the commitments set out by Elmbridge Liberal Democrats ahead of […]

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