Norwood Liberal Democrats

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Can you help?

by billwelsh on 8 July, 2016

Norwood ward is looking for more people to help us deliver our leaflets for us, could you be one of them? Deliveries are normally only occasionally throughout the year and you can choose to deliver either a road, which could be your own, or maybe a couple of roads, it is entirely up to you. […]

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A Mayor For The Forgotten Minorities

by Daniel Lewis on 17 May, 2016

This evening I attended the mayor making at Southport town hall. The event is full of fairly needless pomp and ceremony but I am delighted that Iain Brodie-Browne was elected as mayor for the coming year. Iain pledged to put mental health at the heart of his mayoralty and there is no-one on the council […]

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Southport Stronger In Europe

by Daniel Lewis on 14 May, 2016

Today I spent part of the afternoon leafleting on Chapel Street with other Stronger In volunteers. As well as being a lovely day to talk to people it was a surprisingly positive experience. Given the polls are neck and neck you might have expected a fair bit of animosity. However the response was overwhelmingly positive. […]

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Domestic abuse (by Marianne Welsh)

by billwelsh on 20 September, 2015

Domestic abuse is often thought to only affect women and is perceived to be about physical abuse where violence is used or threats of violence against a female partner or ex partner are carried out. But domestic abuse can and does take many other forms. It can be psychological, sexual, emotional and also financial. Plus […]

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Becoming An @AlzheimersSoc Dementia Friend

by Daniel Lewis on 19 June, 2015

@DementiaFriends at Roe Lane surgery Southport today for dentists and health profs @cllrpatkeith @CllrDanLewis — Lucie Newsam (@LucieNewsam) June 17, 2015 Earlier this week along with doctors and dentists from practices on Roe Lane I became a Dementia Friend. The process of becoming a Dementia Friend involved a training session held at Roe Lane […]

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Today Ireland goes to the polls to vote in a referendum to decide whether to allow equal marriage (and also, bizarrely, whether to let under 35s contest the presidency). I sincerely hope and am pretty sure that our Irish friends will vote the right way and back marriage equality. In fact all the polls suggest […]

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This week is Dementia Awareness Week and this morning along with councillors from Cambridge and Meols ward I was outside the pharmacy at Lanes Ends roundabout providing shoppers with information about Dementia. The councillors met with medical professionals from the doctor’s surgery, the dentist and the pharmacy and discussed working towards making Roe Lane Dementia […]

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Thank You – John & Marianne Re-Elected

by Daniel Lewis on 14 May, 2015

Both John Pugh and Marianne Welsh were re-elected last week to serve as our MP and local councillor respectively. On what was a disappointing night nationally for the Liberal Democrats Southport bucked the trend and re-elected John Pugh as one of only eight Lib Dem MPs in the new parliament. John beat his Conservative rival […]

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National Care Home Open Day

by Daniel Lewis on 22 June, 2014

On Friday as part of National Care Home Open Day, along with John Pugh MP and councillor Pat Keith, I visited a couple of care homes in our area. It was great to catch up on what residents at Thomas Henshaw Court and Dale Park Care Home were up to. Both the homes were taking […]

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