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New Focus is out, and being delivered across Elmbridge

Our monthly newsletter Focus is out and being delivered to homes across Elmbridge. If you have not received yours, please email chair@elmbridgelibdems.org.uk. This Focus talks about the Elmbridge Climate Emergency, car parking and the council’s consultations related to the Local Plan, plus more.

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Elmbridge Liberal Democrats form Joint Administration with Residents Associations Group for 2019/20 

Following the Conservatives’ loss of three seats in the recent Elmbridge Borough Council election and the gains made by both the Liberal Democrats and the Residents Associations, the two groups have now formed a joint administration for 2019/20. This was confirmed at the Annual Council held on Wednesday 15 May 2019. The Liberal Democrats have […]

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This is the Liberal Democrat Manifesto for Elmbridge

Safer, Greener, Smarter Environment Climate Change is an existential threat to humankind.  We will put Elmbridge on a path to become carbon neutral and will adopt appropriate policies to this end. We will work with local businesses and residents to identify and implement smart and practical measures to achieve our goal. This work will bring […]

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Liberal Democrat candidates in Elmbridge Borough Council Election 2nd May 2019

Claygate – Alex Coomes (re-election) Alex grew up in Claygate, and worked in financial services before setting up his own microbrewery in Claygate. He sells real ale to trade as well as direct to the public through his micropub ‘Platform 3’ next to the station. As a local entrepreneur Alex supports independent business in the village, […]

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Opinion & Analysis – ‘Brutopia’ – A Demonic Raabid Vision

By ‘Sam Vete’ The boundary of Esher and Walton reveals a peculiar ‘ménage à trois’ between Hampton Court and Thames Ditton; the historical figures Thomas More and Thomas Wolsey cohabit with Dominic Raab. Thomas More wrote ‘Utopia’, criticising the politics of belligerent European nations while imagining an island nation fulfilling liberal political ideals. The English […]

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Ditton Planning

Green Belt in Long Ditton

Long Ditton councillors, Shweta Kapadia, Barry Fairbank and Neil Houston wish to dispute the statement made by Hinchley Wood/Long Ditton Green Belt group that they are doing nothing to protect the Green Belt.  All three of them are working hard and will continue to work hard to protect the Green Belt. All councillors recognize the need for housing […]

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Ditton Elmbridge government Representation

Francisca Oxley (Thames Ditton)

Francisca has been a local resident for nearly twenty years, living in Esher, Hinchley Wood and Thames Ditton. Her three children currently attend Thames Ditton Junior School and Hinchley Wood Secondary School. Alongside her work in London as a sales & marketing director, she has always volunteered locally. This includes co-charing the Friends committee at […]

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Cllr Barry Fairbank (Long Ditton ward – elected since 2000)

Barry has been an Elmbridge Councillor for Long Ditton since May 2000. Since 2000 he has been totally involved with the Long Ditton community, and still is. He was Group Leader of the Liberal Democrats on Elmbridge Council from 2011-2013, when he was elected Deputy Mayor. In spring 2014 he was elected as Mayor for […]

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Liz Ambekar (Hinchley Wood and Weston Green)

Liz Ambekar has lived in Hinchley Wood since 2014, previously living in Kingston and growing up in Oxfordshire. She is married with two daughters who attend Hinchley Wood School. Liz is a charity finance director, with over ten years’ experience working in the charity sector and prior to that in the civil service and social […]

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Esher & Walton General Election Hustings Confirmed

Hustings provide a great opportunity for local residents to meet, hear from and put questions to candidates standing in the election. We’re pleased to share the following hustings in Esher & Walton that have been confirmed for the General Election: Wednesday 31st May – East Molesey Location: East Molesey Methodist Church, Manor Road, East Molesey, Surrey, KT8 […]

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