At the 2018 Waverley Liberal Democrats AGM last month, local chair Paul Farthing celebrated the progress the Party had made locally over the past year.
It started with the Central and Ockford by-election last December, where we won both seats available, for first Waverley borough councillor and ...
A vigorous campaign by Farnham Liberal Democrats has achieve a notable road safety success for the Potters Gate Primary, with the declaration of a reduced 20 mph speed limit. This will notably improve road safety for the children of the school.
So near - and yet so far! In the Farnham Castle by-election, our candidate Jo Aylwin came within just 16 votes of the winning Farnham residents' candidate - a strong improvement on our previous result. In the process, the Conservative Party, which was previously strong in the ward, was but a poor...
In response to the raising of Council Tax to pay for the toilets in Godalming, Ollie Purkiss, the Godalming Lib Dem Councillor, wrote a letter describing the worrying trend of cuts by government being felt at the local level. The full text of the letter is here:
Godalming Town Council voted to in...
We are very pleased to announce that Lib Dem Paul Follows was elected to both Godalming Town Council and Waverley Borough Council for the Central and Ockford ward.
The results were as follows:
Waverley Borough Council
Liberal Democrats - 37.8%
Conservatives - 35%
Labour - 21.5%
Green - 5.7%
For almost 10 years, Conservative controlled Waverley Council have failed to get an approved Local Plan in place. As a result Farnham has been battling against unplanned greenfield developments in the wrong locations: but Waverley's latest plan proposals – on which a consultation (closed on Oct 2...