Monthly Archives: November 2016

Sevenoaks District Council refuses to sponsor Syrian Refugee families

http://cds.sevenoaks.gov.uk/mgEPetitionDisplay.aspx?ID=14&RPID=10511186&HPID=10511186 Every district in Kent except Sevenoaks has pledged to offer at least one Syrian refugee family a home in their district. Sevenoaks, despite being one of the wealthiest towns in the South East, will not offer to sponsor a single … Continue reading

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The Price of Brexit

Dear Sir, In response to the Sevenoaks Chronicle letter on Brexit from UKIP representative Roger Williams, I would like to straighten out some things he says about Lib Dem policies on Europe. Liberal Democrats believe that the British people should … Continue reading

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Donations most welcome at Swanley Foodbank

foodbank-newsletter Swanley&District Foodbank 11 Lynden Way, Swanley Kent BR8 7DN Telephone: 07798 872573 Email: info@swanley.district.org.uk Regular donations are very important to Swanley Foodbank. The following is an excerpt from their latest newsletter: We are very grateful to Stanhill Farm, Birchwood Road, Wilmington, … Continue reading

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Your Liberal Britain – come and discuss our future

Sevenoaks, Dartford and Gravesham Discussion Groups 2016 In four rolling discussion groups we talked through issues and solutions. All the groups agreed that the biggest social issue facing Britain today is inequality of income and opportunity. This is reinforced by … Continue reading

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Get Involved to shape Sevenoaks, says Merilyn Canet – Lib Dem leader on District Council

 Cllr Merilyn Canet at Bradbourne Lakes Sevenoaks Town and District Councils are drawing up plans which will change our community for ever. Central to this is a major investment project at Bat & Ball: – for a new Community Centre and … Continue reading

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Robert Woodbridge – “I will continue to defend Swanley Rec”

  Sir William Hart Dyke, who lived at Lullingstone Castle, Eynsford, last century donated St Mary’s Recreation Ground, in Swanley, to the town for recreational purposes in 1900. And 110 years later, members of the town council’s policy and resources … Continue reading

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Tribute to Norna Munson

Norna Munson has sadly passed away. She was Chair of Sevenoaks District Council in 1998-9 just after David Coates. Norna was a councillor for Kemsing, a former chair of Sevenoaks Liberal Democrats, and well known to many people in the communities of Kemsing and … Continue reading

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Tribute to David Coates

It is with great regret that we announce the death of former Swanley Mayor and Councillor David Richard Coates, who sadly passed away at 4am this morning. David was also Chairman of Sevenoaks District Council in 1995/6, and also served as a Councillor … Continue reading

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Save our prime farmland across Swanley and Sevenoaks

http://www.kentlive.news/swanley-garden-village-scheme-sparks-2000-name-petition/story-29902373-detail/story.html Subject: Garden Villages Dear Sir, Your article about building a garden ‘village’ on Grade 2 agricultural land in Swanley suggested that this move might be welcomed through displacement by those opposed to such development in Sevenoaks in the final … Continue reading

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More Swanley staff losses sadly likely at the Olympic

It is a crying shame that the Olympic is to close down most of its operations. The Swanley Liberal Democrat team did warn that there was plans to close down the Olympic as part of the “master plan” to build new … Continue reading

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