Is Our Recycling Scheme Just Rubbish?

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 Editor 0

We recently came across this piece published in ‘The Independent’ on how ‘Sweden’s recycling is so revolutionary, the country has run out of rubbish’ The UK has made strides in the proportion of waste recycled under an EU target of 50 per cent by 2020. This has underpinned hundreds of […]

Anti-Bullying Week 2019: Change Starts With Us

Monday, November 11, 2019 Editor 0

Small change. Big difference. Whether it is verbal, physical, online or in-person, bullying has a significant impact on a child’s life well in to adulthood. By making small, simple changes, we can break this cycle and create a safe environment for everyone. Because together, we can challenge bullying. Change starts with […]

How Does RDC Spend Its Money?

Sunday, November 10, 2019 Editor 0

The final audited accounts are not available due to ‘resourcing pressures’ – there is a link below in the statement from RDC NOTICE PERTAINING TO THE AUDIT OF THE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS 2018-19. The external audit of the draft statement of accounts for the year ended 31 March 2019 has not […]

Rawreth Parish Council Meeting Descends Into Chaos

Friday, November 8, 2019 Editor 0

Wednesday nights, Rawreth Parish Council monthly meeting descended into chaos, with threats of resignations by both the Chairman and the clerk, in what appears to be a bad reaction to criticism by residents. Chaos continued within the meeting when a member of the council felt it appropriate to ask a […]

Fact Vs Fiction

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 Editor 0

Politicians aren’t always renown for their…ahem ‘truths’. Our candidate, Ian Oakley became a victim of this in the recent May elections when it was alleged that he had taken a part in bullying towards a Conservative candidate. This, of course, is not something that is tolerated in the Liberal Democrat […]

RDC Announce Improvement In Air Quality

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 Editor 2

Poor UK Air quality is an issue that has plagued our District for a long time and one which the Focus team have campaigned hard on. You might remember our own air quality measurements that ran during 2017-2018 which found there were dangerously high levels of pollution in areas of […]

How To Join The Liberal Democrat’s

Monday, November 4, 2019 Editor 0

There are lots of reasons to join the Liberal Democrats (introduction to the party here). Some people join because they want to stand up for our values, of openness, tolerance and unity. Some because they want to help us win elections. Others so they can stand for election and stand up […]

A General Election

Friday, November 1, 2019 Editor 0

Now’s the time to make sure you’re registered to vote. Head over to the Government’s website to register now. https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote

RDC Investment Board Takes Day Trip To Suffolk

Friday, November 1, 2019 Editor 0

The highly controversial asset delivery programme took Council officers and Councillors on a recent visit to Suffolk where a development of new Council offices was looked at to help Councillors envisage what the programme is mooted to deliver. Chris Stanley, who sits on the Investment Board committee has maintained our […]