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Bus Shelter Installed at Peacocks

by jackdavies on 27 July, 2017

Many of my usual followers will be pleased to see the new bus shelter outside Peacocks. I’m very proud of it. It is a much-needed amenity and is very useful for those who need both shelter from the rain and somewhere to sit when waiting for a bus. It will also, in a few months, […]

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The latest Conservative budget will hit hard working self employed people hardest, whilst putting a little more in the pocket of higher rate tax payers.

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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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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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More U turns than an indecisive driver

by jackdavies on 12 April, 2016

It’s been an eventful eleven months of Conservative government. It always is eventful with the Conservatives in power. I have been shocked by the sheer number of attempts by the Conservatives to break their manifesto. It’s almost like they’re trying so hard to commit electoral suicide but each time their populist survival instinct pulls them […]

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A community campaign has launched today with the aim of ensuring more affordable homes are built for young people and first-time buyers in Lymington. The campaign launches as the Lymington Times reports that the site of the former bus station is to be developed into a set of luxury apartments for the retired. Campaigners have […]

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The EU Referendum

by jackdavies on 23 February, 2016

So here we are at last. On the 23rd of June, the people of the United Kingdom will be the given the option to vote for the UK to remain in the European Union or to leave the European Union. I, for one, sincerely hope that we continue to enjoy the benefits that being a […]

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Brockenhurst Lloyds Bank to close in April 2016

by jackdavies on 21 December, 2015

I have just heard Lloyds Bank in Brockenhurst is due to close in April 2016. It is the only remaining bank in the village. In a letter sent to residents, Christopher Martin (Bank Manager for Lloyds in Lymington and Brockenhurst), stated that the bank would be closing and advised customers that they could still make […]

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