Here it's Lib Dem or Conservative

Lib Dems will...

Protect the NHS including Broomfield's A&E

Cut congestion (better bus, pedestrian + cycle facilities)

Bring more jobs to Chelmsford and affordable homes

Involve the public more

Conservatives...

Raised your council tax but didn't spend the extra cash!

Stashed away £20 million in the council bank account

Delivered traffic chaos by giving in to developers

Made too many decisions behind closed doors

  • streetlight off
    Article: May 23, 2018

    Figures out today reveal that 5008 streetlights are not working in Essex, and are taking an average of 33 days to fix. The figures were uncovered by the Liberal Democrat group. Essex County Council says that the majority of the faults were related to lamps or the control systems.

    Commented Essex Liberal Democrat Councillor Stephen Robinson, "It's bad enough that 75% of Essex street lights are off at night, but too many that are supposed to be on are not."

  • Palace of Westminster.
    Article: May 21, 2018

    The Government have received their eleventh, twelfth and thirteenth defeats in the House of Lords during the Report stage of the EU Withdrawal Bill.

    A vote on an amendment to ensure our future interaction with EU law and agencies was passed by a cross-bench majority of 298 to 227

    A further vote on an amendment to remove the exit date from the bill passed by a cross-bench majority of 311 to 233.

  • Potholein Park Avenue
    Article: May 15, 2018

    A proposal for an urgent review into Essex County Council's criteria for repairing potholes was rejected out of hand by the Conservative administration today. At a meeting of the Full Council today (15 May 2018), a motion was proposed by the Liberal Democrats.

    The Lib Dem motion was calling for an urgent review of:

  • Survey: May 1, 2018
    4 questions

    With the usual difficulties at the start and end of the school day, some residents feel that parking is now becoming an issue.

    The lower end of Maltese Road, by Rainsford Road, has parking restrictions Monday to Friday from 8am - 6pm, whilst those houses past Valletta Close and Nancy Edwards Place have restrictions Monday to Friday from 10am - 11am only.

  • Palace of Westminster.
    Article: May 1, 2018

    The UK will still have the ability to refer to (and apply) EU guidance for legal matters in our courts even outside the EU, following further defeats on the EU (Withdrawal) Bill.

    The government has rightly accepted that following EU guidance for legal matters in our courts and tribunals is not a 'soft Brexit'.

  • Event: Jun 2, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    St Luke's Church, 26 Lewis Dr, Chelmsford CM2 9EF

    Freda will be at St Lukes Church, Moulsham Lodge on the first Saturday of each month from 11:00 - 12:00. Residents are welcome to drop in to discuss issues or just for a chat. If you can't make the surgery, Freda can be contacted by email at f.mountain@cmld.org.uk or on the telephone 01245 264688 or 07890 496330.

  • Event: Jun 6, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Church of the Holy Spirit, Forest Drive, Chelmsford. CM1 2TS
    Jude is your Essex County Councillor.
    She will be at the Lunch Club, Church Of The Holy Spirit, Forest Drive on the following Wednesdays from 1pm - 2pm.
  • Event: Jun 19, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    North Avenue United Reformed Church, North Avenue, Chelmsford. CM1 2AL

    Essex County Council and Chelmsford City Councillor Jude Deakin will hold a surgery at the Jubilee Cafe, United Reform Church, North Avenue. Residents are welcome to come and discuss any concerns or just for a chat.