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In a huge blow to Britain’s Green industry, the Conservatives have announced they will end all Government funding to the Green Deal – a programme set up by the Liberal Democrats in Coalition that helps people make their homes more energy efficient. Tim Farron has condemned the new policy, saying: “Today’s news is yet another […]

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Stop unsightly Letting Boards

by VMMChamberlain on 2 December, 2013

Too many Manchester neighbourhoods are covered by forests of unsightly ‘To Let’ boards say local Lib Dems. They are calling on the City Council to follow Leeds Council who have banned the boards in favour of smaller more discrete signs pinned flush to houses. They are calling for the Council to introduce a new code […]

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Save the Mersey Valley Wardens

by VMMChamberlain on 27 January, 2013

Manchester Lib Dems have slammed the Labour Council’s proposals to cut funding for the Mersey Valley COuntryside Warden Service that looks after natural sites along the Mersey Valley like Chorlton Water Park. The City Council’s budget proposals mean that the service is likely to close down in April. A cut of £150,000 from Manchester Council along with Trafford Council’s […]

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Former policeman and Lib Dem Police Chief candidate, Matt Gallagher, is calling for Greater Manchester Councils to tackle their “scandalous” road safety record by implementing a blanket 20mph speed limit on all residential roads. Greater Manchester has the North West’s highest rate of overall pedestrian casualties. Last year 744 people were needlessly killed or seriously […]

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Sixteen months after the council imposed a new system of communal recycling bins and removed individual household boxes for recyclable materials Clarendon Road and the avenues off it look disgusting and there are complaints about rats in the rubbish. The terraced houses in the avenues around Clarendon Road in Whalley Range had one of the […]

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20s Plenty for Manchester

by VMMChamberlain on 19 September, 2012

This column by Chorlton Lib Dem Councillor Victor Chamberlain appeared in Monday’s Manchester Evening News:

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Save petrol, save pounds, save the planet

by VMMChamberlain on 24 July, 2012

CAMPAIGNING Liberal Democrat Euro-MP Chris Davies is demanding EU wide action to force van manufacturers to reduce costs for businesses – and for ordinary consumers at the petrol pump. The EU sets legally binding targets for fuel efficiency of vans and cars. New cars have to meet a target of 120g/km by 2012 and 70g/km […]

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This evening Liberal Democrat candidate for Manchester Central, Marc Ramsbottom, joined residents at a public meeting to fight the proposed demolition to the historic Grade II listed Ancoats Dispensary. The meeting heard how the owners, Urban Splash, had failed to maintain the historic building since they took control in 2001; despite promises to do so. Ancoats Dispensary […]

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