The Liberal Democrats have just had their best year of Council by-elections in 20 years! It ends a year of enormous growth for the Liberal Democrats, with fantastic by-election results, and tens of thousands of new members. People across the country are now voting to reject a politics of fear and division and instead voting […]

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Black and Clear Sacks Wednesday 21st December – normal collection Thursday 22nd December – normal collection Friday 23rd December – normal collection Monday 26th December – no collection as it is Boxing Day (next collection will be Monday 2nd January) Tuesday 27th December – no collection as it is a bank holiday (next collection will […]

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As the title says, on my 21st birthday I’ll be making sure you get a fair deal. The next full council meeting of Lymington and Pennington Town Council is on Wednesday 11th January 2017. It just so happens to fall on the day I turn 21. At this meeting, Lymington and Pennington Town Council will […]

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The Conservatives have ignored the 41% rise in hate crime since June’s referendum by not announcing increased funding for the police in the Autumn Statement. The Liberal Democrats in Lymington and Pennington have campaigned tirelessly against hate crime in the local area since the referendum and the news that the government does not share their […]

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Liberal Democrats Surge to By-election Victory

by jackdavies on 6 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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Message from myself There is no doubt that for many businesses in Lymington, it is essential for the UK to remain within the European Union. That is why I am sharing this letter from Dr Jeremy Bennett, local businessperson, arguing for the United Kingdom to remain. Thanks, Jack Davies, New Forest Lib Dems Chair A […]

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Orlando: Thoughts on a tragedy

by jackdavies on 13 June, 2016

The news that 50 people had been murdered in an Orlando gay bar filtered through slowly on Sunday morning. Another 53 are still in hospital receiving treatment. It may seem, at this moment in time, so right to attack the ideology of the individual who committed this crime, Omar Mateen, without showing an understanding that […]

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It has been quite a hectic week for me. On Monday, my mother was taken into Lymington Hospital’s Medical Assessment Unit. Thankfully, my mother already works at Lymington Hospital so it wasn’t far to go!   Whilst I was there over the next two days, I spoke to members of the Lymington Hospital “friends” about […]

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Pothole Patrol On Meadow Road: Pothole Fixed!

by jackdavies on 2 June, 2016

On May 21st, I reported the pothole on Meadow Road (just after the bend from Mead Road) and I am very happy to report it has now been fixed. I hope that the repair is long lasting, but it is too early to tell just yet. I also noticed the cracked road surface on the […]

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I’ve had a rather busy week reporting potholes and getting in touch with the council to get them fixed. How Hampshire County Council and ‘Amey’ define the word “fixed” does leave me with cause for concern. In my humble opinion, providing the pothole with a decorative lick of white paint and placing a cone atop it […]

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