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  • Penny Otton on Zipwire
    Article: Mar 7, 2021
    Councillor Penny Otton trying out the new zip wire on Drinkstone playground. Penny allocated £3,000 from her locality budget to help replace the old equipment with new.
    Penny said: "It is so important for our young people to be able to be out in the fresh air and enjoy exercise and will become even more so in the coming months"
  • Martin Hore in a street
    Article: Mar 6, 2021
    By Martin Hore

    I want to live in a country where less advantaged citizens are treated fairly and where opportunity is open to all. The Liberal Democrats, free of the vested interests that bind the other main parties, are best placed to pursue both a stronger economy and a fairer society. And Liberal Democrats have a record of doing just that in national and local government.

  • Caroline Page head and shoulders
    Article: Mar 5, 2021
    By Councillor Caroline Page
    I argued for fair pay for County Councillors at Suffolk's Independent Remunerations Committee a couple of months back.
    Fair pay? I think all councillors should get the living wage plus pension contributions ( and they must be seen to work for it.)
    The committee's response was simple: "How can we afford to pay you a living wage? "
  • Tim Lockington in coat
    Article: Mar 2, 2021
    By Councillor Tim Lockington

    Vaccine reflections - from Ipswich Liberal Democrat Chairman Councillor Dr.Tim Lockington

    I am not an algorithm!

    Do you remember the Drama series "The Prisoner" and the memorable line, centre stage, "I am not a number, I am a Free Man"?

    The good news BIG NUMBER story of the vaccine roll-out is a rare success in the management of the Coronavirus epidemic in this Country.

  • James Sandbach wearing rosette in Framlingham
    Article: Feb 27, 2021

    The Liberal Democrats candidate for Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioner says "The Police, Suffolk County Council and the District and Borough Councils need to work together on road safety issues - whether it's speed limits and speeding enforcement, or inadequate maintenance and potholes, traffic management, or dangerous in road parking -shared intelligence can help address these issues. I would want to look at how to strengthen co-ordination mechanisms."