The Evidence Behind the Lib Dem Proposal To Legalise Cannabis

Monday, May 15, 2017 admin 2

Jonathan Calder has a good post here on the Lib Dem policy for a regulated market in cannabis. It’s worth repeating in full: The Liberal Democrat call for a regulated market in cannabis this week has attracted more media interest than out policies normally do. You can read the evidence […]

Our Choice For Rayleigh and Wickford – Ron Tindall

Sunday, May 14, 2017 admin 14

We are putting up an experienced campaigner to contest the Rayleigh and Wickford constituency . Ron Tindall has spent many years as a local and county councillor, is a former trade union organiser, and is an ardent campaigner against domestic abuse. Not content with all that, Ron at 60 dedicated […]

Only Posters In Rayleigh Are Lib Dem

Saturday, April 29, 2017 admin 0

We began putting up posters today in Rayleigh – no other party seems to have bothered. They say “VOTE FOR CHRIS” so work for both Chris Black and Chris Stanley. We don’t have many more posterboards available , but if you live in a busy road and are OK with […]

Hello To New Members…

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 admin 0

So we have an unexpected general election…. and the Lib Dems recruited 5000 new members in a day! If you are one of those new members, and live in Rayleigh, Rochford, Wickford or Castle Point, feel free to contact us, for example by phoning Chis Black on 01268 778973… we’ve […]

One Good Win For the Lib Dems – And One Astonishing Win.

Saturday, January 14, 2017 admin 0

You won’t find the national press mentioning this much, but the Lib Dems are running rampant in council by-elections. Last Thursday we made two gains – we won a seat off the Conservatives in the South of England, and we won a seat off Labour in the North of England. […]

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Could You Be Another Sarah Olney?

Friday, December 2, 2016 admin 17

A year and a half ago Sarah Olney  wasn’t involved in politics. Sarah only joined the Lib Dems after the last general election, and last night she became our newest MP. As the Political Betting website comments here: That’s a fantastic result for the yellows and a tragic result for […]

Focus Coming Soon!

Thursday, October 6, 2016 admin 0

We have a Focus leaflet for West Rayleigh and Rawreth at the printers ,so we’ll be starting deliveries at the weekend (with the aid of our wonderful helpers). If anyone else wants to lend us a hand,  please let us know…

RIP Richard Boyd

Monday, October 3, 2016 admin 7

We were very sad to hear of the sudden passing of Richard Boyd . Richard played the epic, leading role in the Liberal revival in Rochford District in the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s. He was first elected as a councillor for Trinity Ward in 1976, coming second in a year […]

Happy Birthday Mike !

Sunday, January 17, 2016 admin 0

Former Lib Dem Councillor Mike Handford has just had one of those ‘big’ birthdays- and his family arranged a surprise birthday party for him. Lots of his former Lib Dem colleagues turned up, some travelling quite a distance, and it was a really good evening!           […]