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Bus shelters are smashed up 141 times in past year

Residents living in certain parts of Wolverhampton are pretty much used to seeing vandalised bus shelters on a regular basis now, particularly around the south of the city on the Birmingham New Road through Lanesfield. The Liberal Democrats have seen a dramatic increase in smashed shelters over the past year, with attacks usually taking place […]

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Youth Zone will become city’s white elephant

Sport England are now set to support Wolverhampton City Council’s £5.5m ‘Youth Zone’ with a contribution of £500,000 towards the total cost. The Youth Zone, which will be located on Worcester Street in the city centre is due to open by 2016. For anyone thinking that a multimillion pound investment in youth services is a […]

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Council fail to update signs after almost 15 years of city status

It is almost 15 years since Wolverhampton was given city status along with Brighton and Hove and Inverness as part of the Millennium celebrations. During that time, Wolverhampton City Council have failed to update major signage across the city. There are numerous signs that are still giving both residents and visitors directions to ‘Wolverhampton Town […]

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Library services in chaos after Labour make cuts

Concerned residents have been contacting the Liberal Democrats expressing their outrage at what has happened to library services across the city since the Labour controlled Council brought in massive cuts. The council has tried to wow some residents in certain areas of the city by building new ‘Community Hubs’ whilst they close down libraries and […]

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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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