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Colour rosette Vince Cable Liberal democrats Norman Lamb at LD Conference 2017 Exit from Brexit

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Recent updates

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  • Julia Ewart PPC (East Suffolk Lib Dems)
    Article: Jan 19, 2019

    Julia Ewart is selected as Lib DEMS prospective parliamentary candidate for Suffolk Coastal

    Saxmundham based Julia Ewart has been selected as the prospective parliamentary candidate to contest the Suffolk Coastal constituency at the next election. Julia is the Chair of Suffolk /EU alliance and is a leading campaigner in the fight against Brexit.

  • Theresa May
    Article: Jan 16, 2019

    Record breaking defeat and further self-inflicted humiliation for the 'Empress with no clothes'.

    By Jon James

    Having suffered one of the largest parliamentary defeats in modern times the Prime Minister seems to be in denial and quite oblivious to the chaos happening around her. How much more humiliation and embarrassment will the nation be forced to endure just to keep the Conservative Party from imploding

  • Planning and Development header
    Article: Jan 14, 2019

    Suffolk Coastal Final Draft Local Plan

    (Publication under Regulation 19 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012)

    The Suffolk Coastal Final Draft Local Plan has been published for submission of representations. This is the final stage before the Council submits the Local Plan to the Secretary of State for the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government for Examination. The representations period runs to17.00 on Monday 25th February 2019.

  • #24ReasonstoRemain (⁦@albawhitewolf⁩)
    Article: Jan 10, 2019

    Only 80 days left until #Brexit & we urgently need to remind Leavers on

    what the EU does for us...


    European Medicines Agency: moving from London to Amsterdam, 890 jobs LOST

    European Banking Authority: moving from London to Paris, 180 jobs LOST

    Order your copies of this fab poster #24ReasonstoRemain here from ⁦@albawhitewolf#EUsupergirl and get posting them wherever you can!

  • CC BY-SA 4.0 flat tyre on car (
    Article: Jan 9, 2019

    Significant increase in insurance pay-outs for cars damaged by potholes on Suffolk roads

    Despite the County Highways receiving grants to repair potholes in our roads many still remain in a sorry state. It seems that at the same time as the Conservative controlled Suffolk County Council is planning to make even more cuts to services it is happy to pay out thousand of pounds to motorists in claims for vehicles damaged on Suffolk's roads.

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 or by telephone on 07545 423837.

Caroline Page

Woodbridge County Councillor Surgery with Caroline Page (Lib Dem)

Woodbridge Library, New Street, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 1DT

Saturday 16th February from 9am - 11am

Woodbridge & District

Woodbridge & District Lib Dem Pint

The Old Mariner, 26 New Street, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 1DX

Wednesday 20th February, 7 p.m. onwards

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