How To Communicate

Friday, January 15, 2016 admin 0

We are Lib Dems, but as you will have noticed , we don’t publish lots of party material, this isn’t that kind of website. But credit where it’s due. Our party leader, Tim Farron, has a lot to do nationally. But it’s impressive how he communicates with his local constituents […]

Report From The Lib Dem Conference

Thursday, September 24, 2015 admin 0

Chris Bailey was one of several local Lib Dems who went to the 2015 Party Conference in Bournemouth held from 19th to 21st September. This is his report: Lib Dem members own their Party and the Conference is where members discuss and make policies. This exercise in simple democracy stands […]

Lazy Sunny Afternoon

Sunday, August 23, 2015 admin 0

It’s been a while since the Lib Dems held any kind of social event in Rayleigh but we had one yesterday, and with impeccable timing we had sunshine instead of rain!? Nice to go a local Lib Dem event and see people you didn’t recognise….

“As I stood next to one of the Lib Dem councillors I would have done anything to give 50 of my votes to the Lib Dems to make sure the Conservative party didn’t get the seat.”

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 admin 0

Jon Tolley runs a record business, Banquet Records in Kingston Upon Thames. The kind of inspirational business person that towns need. He recently won a by-election to become a Lib Dem councillor. His story is a bit unusual and you can find it here. Here’s a few extracts: …A friend, […]

A New Era – And Three Victories :)

Friday, July 17, 2015 admin 1

Congrats to Tim Farron on becoming the new leader of the Lib Dems. One of our Rayleigh members emailed us to say: Just coming back from Islington Assembly Hall where saw our new Lib Dem leader give a rousing speech to a packed hall of cheering supporters. Very emotional, very […]

It’s A Good Time To Get Involved.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 admin 23

  At the moment the Lib Dems facebook pages and websites are rocking with the surprising news that party membership has soared since election day, and you can join here…. But if you want to help the local onlinefocus team without becoming a member we’d still like to hear from […]

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“I Clegg Your Pardon?!”

Sunday, May 3, 2015 admin 0

Nick Clegg reads out some unkind comments about him on Twitter- and retains his sense of humour… [youtube_sc url=”wexGqJL5dog” width=”400″]

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The Final Countdown…

Friday, May 1, 2015 admin 16

There’s six days to go in Ron’s re-election campaign for Downhall and Rawreth Ward. If you haven’t got a postal vote or proxy vote and need a lift to either Downhall School or Rawreth polling stations, please contact us (we have one lift arranged already). We have one final leaflet […]

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Mike Pitt On the NHS

Saturday, April 18, 2015 admin 16

A Downhall and Rawreth resident (not one of our team) asked Mike Pitt “Will you keep the NHS free at the point of use?” – and received this response: “Yes. I will be alongside my Liberal Democrat colleagues in fighting to keep NHS services free at the point of use. […]

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The Main Lib Dem Policies

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 admin 0

Mark Pack writes: The full set of Liberal Democrat policies for the 2015 general election will appear in the party?s manifesto, which is due to be published shortly. However, the front page of the manifesto, setting out the top Lib Dem policy priorities, has already been released…. Click on the […]

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Rayleigh And Wickford Parliamentary Election- Mike Pitt

Monday, April 6, 2015 admin 26

  We have a really good candidate. His name is Mike Pitt and he is definitely worth voting for. Mike has a very strong background in education and business. After attending a comprehensive school, Mike went on to Cambridge University where he obtained a degree in mathematics. After gaining business […]