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  • WORLD DAY FOR ERADICATING POVERTY ()
    Article: Oct 16, 2018

    October 17th -The World Day for Eradicating Poverty

    The 2018 theme - Coming together with those furthest behind to build an inclusive world of universal respect for human rights and dignity

    This year marks the 70th anniversary of the proclamation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It is important to recall the fundamental connection between extreme poverty and human rights, and that people living in poverty are disproportionately affected by many human rights violation

  • Budget Cuts
    Article: Oct 12, 2018

    SCC predicts financial shortfall with further cuts to come

    Far from an end to austerity as our Prime Minister claims, local authorities are facing yet more stringent cuts to funding putting vital services at real risk

    Suffolk County Council admitted that it is not managing to control spending against the budget agreed by councillors in February 2018. Projections show the council will overspend by £8.6 million this financial year unless it is successful in reducing costs and making savings between now and 31 March 2019. This would mean that the council would have to dip into its reserves to balance the books.

  • Peoples vote 2018 (Lib Dems)
    Article: Oct 9, 2018

    MARCH FOR YOUR FUTURE AND THE FUTURE OF YOUR FAMILY

    On Saturday 20th October, the Liberal Democrats are marching for our future in the EU, and the East Suffolk local party will be there.

    The Liberal Democrats are the only political party that backs a vote for the British public to have the final say on Theresa May's Brexit deal - with an option to Remain in the EU.

  • sexual health (wickipedia)
    Article: Oct 8, 2018

    RECORD DEMAND ON SEXUAL HEALTH SERVICES PUTTING SYSTEM AT TIPPING POINT, WARN COUNCILS

    Record demand for sexual health services in England has seen visits to clinics reach 3.3 million a year, putting the system under huge pressure and leaving people facing longer waits for appointments, council leaders warn.

  • WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY
    Article: Oct 5, 2018

    This year World Mental Health Day takes place on Wednesday 10 October and focuses on the pressures young people face in a changing world.

    This year's World Mental Health Day focuses on young people in a changing world. Half of all mental illness begins by the age of 14, but most cases go undetected and untreated. Depression is one of the most common diseases in teenagers and suicide is the leading cause of death for people between 5-19 years old

You are invited...

Want to discuss a political topic? Interested in the Liberal Democrats? Or would you just like to have a pleasant get-together with a drink and a chat (politics optional)? Please come along to an informal meet-up with members of our local groups & branches. All welcome - the more, the merrier. The Woodbridge & District Lib Dem Pint is held on the third Wednesday of the month, at The Old Mariner in Woodbridge.

Southwold & Reydon meet for a Lib Dem Pint at the Southwold Sailing Club starting in May 2018

If you need help with Suffolk Services, or if you are concerned about local issues, do come along and talk to Caroline Page, Liberal Democrat County Councillor for Woodbridge, who holds a regular monthly surgery on the third Saturday of the month, at Woodbridge Library. (Please note that Caroline does not hold a surgery in August.) You can also contact Caroline by email on caroline.page@suffolk.gov.uk or by telephone on 07545 423837.


Caroline Page

Woodbridge County Councillor Surgery with Caroline Page (Lib Dem)

Saturday 20th October, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Woodbridge Library, New Street, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 1DT

Woodbridge & District

Woodbridge & District Lib Dem Pint

Wednesday 17th October, 7 p.m. onwards The Old Mariner, 26 New Street, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 1DX

AGM

East Suffolk Liberal Democrats

Annual General Meeting 2018 - Please note rearranged date

Date: Saturday 10th November 2018 Members see events for details


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