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/E 2 October 15 News summaries, advice and appeals Unfortunately over the last week we have seen a rise in shed/garage breaks and thefts from vehicles in Horsham District. We are increasing patrols in the area and are investigating this small series. We would like to remind people of the steps they can take to […]

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I have contacted the County Councillor for Bramber Castle for him to arrange to address the dangerous situation for vehicles exiting from Canons Way onto the Steyning Bypass. Previous articles on this website in 2010 and 2012 reported on the action I had taken as the then County Councillor, which had resulted in county officers […]

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As the former County Councillor for Bramber Castle I was pleased to attend this Opening this morning by Nick Herbert, MP for Arundel & South Downs. As constituents of Bramber Castle will know, from Focus leaflets and this website, I campaigned for many years to have a an alternative and safer Downs Link crossing of […]

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Adopt a Street

by derekdeedman on 14 May, 2015

Many people may have heard of the project called “Adopt a Street” set up by Horsham District Council to help those who would like to tidy up a piece of land or a specific area.  The Council will supply all the relevant tools needed for the task, basic health and safety training, litter picking sticks, […]

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The card will provide exclusive offers and money off deals for families and will help them find local activities which are disability-friendly. The scheme will enable the County Council to compile a disability register, which will provide a comprehensive picture of the needs and disabilities of children and young people within the county and will […]

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Liberal Democrats have announced plans for a new Help to Rent scheme to support young workers move out of their family home and into a rented property. Research shows that around two million young working adults still live with their parents despite being in paid work. Rising rental costs mean that many young workers can’t […]

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How we would give the NHS the funding it needs

by derekdeedman on 21 January, 2015

The Liberal Democrats have now set out how we will safeguard the NHS for the future. Under Liberal Democrat spending plans, NHS funding will be at least £8bn higher per year in real terms by 2020. The Liberal Democrats are the only political party to set out a credible road map for how we will […]

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Find out more about your Local Offer West Sussex County Council has launched the Local Offer as part of reforms introduced by the then Lib Dem Minister for Children, Sarah Teather, as part of the  Children and Families Act, which came into force on 1 September 2014. So it is now even easier for families […]

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Lib Dems – new funding promise for poorer pupils

by derekdeedman on 12 November, 2014

First published 4 hours ago in Newsby Henry Holloway, Argus Reporter New funding is being promised to help disadvantaged primary school pupils. The Liberal Democrats said yesterday that £450,000 would be given to bolster teaching for children who are on the free school meals register in Sussex. Brighton and Hove will see an additional £90,000, while East Sussex will […]

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NHS Liberal Democrats want to create opportunity for everyone by building a stronger economy and a fairer society. That means properly funding our NHS for the future, and providing better care, both for physical and mental health. Only the Liberal Democrats are calling for more funding next year and at least one billion more in […]

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