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Ayoub Khan selected for PCC Byelection

  Birmingham barrister Ayoub Khan will fight the Police and Crime Commissioner by-election for the Liberal Democrats on 21 August. The election was caused by the sad death of Bob Jones on 1 July. Khan, who administered first aid to a gun-shot victim fifty yards from his house in 2002, was called to the bar […]

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Wolverhampton gets £18m from Government’s Growth Deal

£18m has been allocated to projects across Wolverhampton as part of the Coalition Governments Growth Deal. Funding will be split across a range of areas including: A £4.5m contribution towards the new Interchange, which includes the long awaited and much needed redevelopment on the railway station and multi-storey car park, plus new office and retails […]

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Wolverhampton’s newest BMX track is open for use

The newest BMX track in Wolverhampton has been given the appoval for it to be opened to the general public. Hilton BMX Track is located at the back of Hilton Hall on Hilton Road in Lanesfield. The idea for a new BMX track in Wolverhampton came from a promotional video that our campaigner, Tom Stokes […]

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Euro Candidate Phil Bennion

Born into a farming family a few miles from Tamworth in Staffordshire, Phil was educated locally before obtaining a degree in Agricultural Biology in 1977, a Doctorate in 1986 and a degree in Economic and Social History in 1994. He has been Liberal Democrat MEP for the West Midlands since February 2012 and has previous […]

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Richard Whitehouse representing Springvale for 30 years

May 1984 was when Richard Whitehouse was first elected as a Councillor for Wolverhampton City Council, after his campaigning started back in 1981. The Focus leaflets that he first started delivering are still delivered to this day, to over 5,000 homes across Springvale, showing the commitment that the Liberal Democrats make to the people that […]

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£800 tax cut for 93,880 residents in Wolverhampton

In last week’s Budget, the Chancellor, George Osborne announced that the income tax threshold will rise to £10,500, allowing 24 million people to take home more of the wages they earn from April 2014. Because of the Liberal Democrats in Government, this initiative has helped 93,880 residents of Wolverhampton take home an extra £800 a […]

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Labour’s double standards when it comes to their massive cuts

The Labour run Wolverhampton City Council recently announced, that along with its other bludgeoning cuts to services across the city, they are also reducing the teaching funds for all Mother Tongue language lessons. They are hoping for voluntary and faith groups to fill the void they will be leaving when they cut this service. Not […]

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Has Labour’s luck finally run out?

Reductions in Government funding to local councils is having impacts rights across the country. Urban councils across the West Midlands are having to make decisions on services based pretty much the same percentage cuts. However, it appears that Wolverhampton is coming off worse and the city council are blaming the Government. Residents of the city […]

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Youth Elections 2014

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Uncertainty over Labour’s plans for Parkfield Community Hub

It has today been revealed that plans for the creation of a new Community Hub at the old Parkfield High School have been thrown into doubt after numerous additional areas of work have come to light. Already the Labour run Wolverhampton City Council have spent hundreds of thousands of pounds on moving the Educational Library […]

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