Hampton and Hempsted Liberal Democrats

Liberal Democrat Campaigners for Hampton Hargate, Hampton Vale, Hempsted, Haddon, Yaxley and Orton Longueville, led by Hampton Parish Cllr Chris Wiggin Learn more

Liberal Democrats Surge to By-election Victory

by Chris Wiggin on 3 December, 2016

Another amazing by-election result for the Liberal Democrats has seen them elect Sarah Olney to Parliament, sending a thumping message to the Conservative Government. Sarah will be the new MP for the former Conservative strong hold of Richmond Park after she overturned a huge 23,000 vote majority to win. Liberal Democrat support is now growing […]

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Local Lib Dems launch annual #StreetlightAudit

by Chris Wiggin on 19 December, 2015

Your Liberal Democrat Focus Team has launched their Streetlight Audit – an annual check on the state of the local streetlights. Local campaigner Chris Wiggin has reported over 200 faults to the Council, including many streetlight faults, and his experience is that not all faults reported are being fixed. Chris said, “Some of the streetlight […]

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The Tory controlled City Council needs to cut £19.6 million to balance its budget for 2016/17. The first round of £12.1m of savings were approved by a meeting of full council this week. The Liberal Democrat group leader Cllr Nick Sandford, quoted in the Peterborough Telegraph, said, “There are glaring holes in this budget. There […]

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Calling for Volunteers!

by Chris Wiggin on 19 December, 2015

The Peterborough Lib Dems are looking to expand our Focus Team for the Hamptons, Hempstead and Oron Longueville. Local campaigners Chris Wiggin, Daniel Gibbs & Christian Hogg are looking to build on the success of Lib Dem councillors in Walton, South Werrington and Gunthorpe areas of the City in providing local communities with targeted representation […]

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Cllr Julia Davidson has backed a call from Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron who has proposed a series of policies that will help small businesses in Peterborough. In a speech called ‘Investing in the future’ Tim Farron  proposed a series of policies, that will benefit small businesses, enterprise and young people in the Peterborough area. […]

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Tim Farron delivered his first speech to a Lib Dem Conference as leader of the party. Read more on the national Lib Dems website   

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Latest news from #ldconf – Bring back term-time holidays

by Chris Wiggin on 22 September, 2015

Liberal Democrats have called for the Government to allow families to take children out of school during term-time to avoid crippling holiday costs. Read more on the national Lib Dems website

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Members at the Lib Dem annual Party Conference in Bournemouth have voted to allow 16 year olds to vote in the upcoming EU Referendum.    Read more on the national Lib Dems website

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Liberal Democrats vowed to ‘step up to the plate’ and tackle the humanitarian crisis across Europe as thousands of refugees flee Syria.    Read more on the national Lib Dems website

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More Liberal Democrat members than ever before will be attending conference, as leader Tim Farron leads the party’s fightback.    Read more on the national Lib Dems website

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