Philip Townsend: A local champion for Cranleigh

The by-election was called as a result of popular and hardworking Lib Dem borough councillor Richard Cole standing down.

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4,050 in South West Surrey face "heartless" government Universal Credit cut

New data from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation exposes the true nature of how badly some areas will be hit by the £20 Universal Credit cut.

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Support for Afghanistan refugees


Waverley Borough Council to fight Dunsfold drilling

Lib Dem Penny Rivers made the proposal to reject the application at Surrey’s planning committee, arguing that the adverse impact on local businesses, roads, the landscape and on the environment outweighed any uncertain national benefits.

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Waverley Lib Dems celebrate big wins in Surrey elections

Penny Rivers held her seat in Godalming North, while there were gains for Paul Follows in Godalming South, Milford & Witley, John Robini in Haslemere and Liz Townsend in Cranleigh & Ewhurst.

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It's time for change at Surrey County Council


Massive thumbs down for Conservative-run Surrey County Council from residents

Our recent residents' survey has revealed that only 14% of residents are 'satisfied' with the current performance of Conservative-run Surrey County Council, with a shocking 55% 'not satisfied' and 31% 'not sure'.

The news comes just a few weeks before local residents go to the polls to decide who should run the council for the next four years.

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Potholes: "How I'm not dead is beyond me"


Paul and Penny launch residents' survey

Paul Follows, Penny Rivers and the local Lib Dem team have exciting and ambitious plans to rebuild the services provided by Surrey County Council, if they gain control after this year’s elections.

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Paul Follows ‘speechless’ at Tories’ failure to back the Community Store

‘Paul Follows speechless’. Not a headline we ever thought we would write! However, the Lib Dem Leader of Godalming Town Council was (briefly) reduced to silence by Conservative councillors failing to approve continued support for Godalming’s volunteer-run Community Store.

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