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Garden Waste Latest

Here’s the latest on the impact of the HGV Driver shortage on our Garden Waste Service. We are finding our residents know what’s causing shortages and queues at petrol stations and who is responsible for it. However we think residents don’t want to see their Councillors engaging in argy bargy and blame shifting. They expect us to […]

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Garden Waste Service – the impact of national HGV driver shortage

You can hardly move without hearing about the national shortage of qualified HGV drivers. The Road Haulage Association estimates that we have a shortfall of some 100,000 drivers at the moment (nearly 20% reduction on pre-2020 figures.) They put this down to: Covid exodus: many EU drivers returned home during the pandemic and the vast […]

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New Local Plan is put back to officers for further work

Elmbridge Borough Council’s RA/Lib Dem Administration and the cross party Local Plan Working Group have asked officers to carry out further work on the Local Plan so that it better represents the views and aspirations of the Borough’s councillors. The Local Plan sets out the Council’s ‘Place Shaping’ vision for the next 10 to 15 […]

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Lib Dems select Robin Stephens to contest Cobham & Downside

A strong local voice for Cobham & Downside Robin Stephens has been chosen as the Liberal Democrat candidate for the Cobham and Downside by-election on 1st July and is the only candidate who can defeat the Conservatives. Robin, who lives in Cobham with his wife and two young children, is a tech entrepreneur who has […]

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New Cabinet Meets for First Time

Elmbridge Borough Council’s Cabinet met for the first time since the recent election tonight.  The Cabinet – which is made up from the Residents Associations and Liberal Democrat coalition which runs the Council – received a report on Council Performance.  Commenting on the report newly elected Council Leader Chris Sadler said: “During all the turmoil […]

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Lib Dems and RAs keep Elmbridge running

The Residents Associations and the Liberal Democrats look set to form the next administration of Elmbridge Borough Council. The elections on 6 May 2021 resulted in the Residents Associations and Liberal Democrats together holding a total of 26 seats.  The Conservative Party holds 21 seats. On 19 May the Council will meet for its Annual […]

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Elmbridge Lib Dems announce new Leadership team

Elmbridge Liberal Democrats are pleased to announce that Cllr Bruce McDonald and Cllr Mike Rollings have been elected Leader and Deputy Leader of the Elmbridge Liberal Democrat Council Group. Cllr McDonald, elected in Claygate ward, is one of three new Councillors elected at the recent Elmbridge Borough Elections along with Judy Sarsby (Weybridge Riverside ward) and Jez […]

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You’ve told us your priorities… and we’re ready to deliver

At Elmbridge Borough Council, we have been working hard for our community, delivering solutions to problems and actively improving the lives of people living and working here. You can read more about our achievements here. Last autumn, we surveyed Elmbridge residents about the changes they’d like to see in their local area after the pandemic. […]

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Elmbridge Liberal Democrats launch their Vision for Elmbridge

It’s time to care Elmbridge Liberal Democrats are today launching our vision for Elmbridge to help strengthen our community, stand up for local people and protect local services. As we emerge from the coronavirus pandemic, Liberal Democrats have been spearheading a caring recovery for the UK by putting communities first.  Local champions A vote for […]

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Why we need more Liberal Democrat Councillors

I’m delighted to be standing as a Liberal Democrat Councillor candidate for Elmbridge Borough Council.  I have seen the hard work they do and the difference they make. Over the last couple of years, the Lib Dem team in coalition with the Residents Group on the Council have:  Supported our local economy with our Elmbridge […]

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