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 […]

We’re Here For You

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 Editor 0

We’re always trying to think of ways to help our community. Today we’ve decided to launch our online booking system. This enables you to quickly and easily arrange for a Councillor to call to see you in the comfort of your own home or ring you at convenient time Go […]

In Focus – Your Source of Regular Local News

Sunday, September 9, 2018 Editor 0

If you want to be kept up to date, sign up to our newsletter and we’ll send you our digest of blog posts for the week or our newsletters via email – your details are NEVER shared and we don’t do spam either! Subscribe to our mailing list * indicates […]

The Local Plan – Up Close & Personal

Sunday, February 18, 2018 Editor 0

The Lib Dem team spent a successful Saturday morning getting ‘up close & personal’ in Rayleigh High St, providing information to residents about the Local Plan, Issues & Options consultation. Many residents were both delighted and enthralled with our ‘pop up’ exhibition and we struggled to keep up with the […]


Wednesday, November 22, 2017 Editor 0

We have been looking (quite hard) for other blogs or news outlets for political parties in and around the District. Looks like we are the only ones that maintain a regular blog to keep residents informed. If you know of any other blogs please let us know in the comments […]

Chris Black 1958 – 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Editor 11

It is with regret I must tell Focus readers that our ‘admin’ Chris Black, suddenly passed away last night. Our thoughts are with his wife and son at this difficult time. Chris touched many peoples lives in his 30+ years as a Councillor and remained a popular candidate for the […]

Foci Going Out ….

Sunday, September 10, 2017 admin 0

We have two Focus leaflets currently going out in Downhall & Rawreth, and Sweyne Park and Grange. If anyone wants to give us some help, please let us know!

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Going East

Saturday, October 7, 2006 admin 0

Rayleigh Lib Dems had our autumn walk along the Paglesham Sea Wall today. No politics, just fresh air and a chance for a chat. The weather was very kind for October…. we saw quite a few dragonflies. Plus of course birds. Looking towards Wallasea Island ….. In these waters lie […]

Goodbye Tim… Hello Jo?

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 admin 3

Tim Farron has resigned as Lib Dem party leader, and Jo Swinson is the bookies’s favourite to take over .. Jo was an MP at 25, a government minister in her early thirties but lost her seat to the SNP two years ago. Last week she triumphantly won it back […]

Still Making Your Mind Up?

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 admin 3

Then have a look at our manifesto here, there’s plenty worth voting for. And locally our candidate for Rayleigh and Wickford, Ron Tindall, is totally opposed to the downgrading of Southend A&E.