Vikki Slade selected to fight Broadstone by-election

Community campaigner Vikki Slade was unanimously selected by the Liberal Democrats to fight in a major local by-election in Broadstone triggered by the resignation of a Conservative Councillor.

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Massive changes for Dorset's local authorities

The Lib Dems want to make sure your voice is heard.

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How can you have your say?

Up to now the Tory Administration has kept us in the dark but now there is chance for you to have your say. For full details of the public consultation visit: www.reshapingyourcouncils.uk 

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Over 18,000 new members as Lib Dems set out commitment to Europe

Mid Dorset and North Poole Liberal Democrats have been welcoming many new members, part of over 18,000 who have joined the party nationwide since the EU referendum.

Parliamentary spokesperson, Vikki Slade said: "We are delighted to welcome so many people to the party. It's clear that people feel politicians and institutions are out of touch and have let them down.

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Talking Sense on Europe

Many of the claims made by both sides, though particularly by Brexit are no more than pious hopes.  George Osborne's claim that every household will be £4,300 worse off by 2030 if the UK leaves the EU is ludicrous, Ludicrous because every household will be differently affected.  But similarly the Brexit claim that if we leave every thing will be fine is equally ludicrous.

So what would be sensible claims?

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Lib Dems take to the streets to campaign to remain in the EU

Vikki Slade and the Local Lib Dem team speak to residents on Broadstone Broadway to drum up support for the EU referendum 'INtogether' campaign. 

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With the EU referendum just a matter of weeks away, the Mid Dorset and North Poole Lib Dems are taking to the streets to speak to local residents about their vote.

At the weekend they held a street stall in Broadstone and spoke to shoppers about what it would mean for Dorset if Britain votes to leave.

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What has the EU ever done for us?

As per "The Life of Brian" find out what the EU has ever done for Britain.

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Apart From:-

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Dorset Lib Dems are Fighting Back: Alderholt By-Election

Just EIGHT votes separated the winning Conservative from Liberal Democrat challenger Dave Took in East Dorset District Council's recent Alderholt By-election.

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Dorset's Liberal Democrats came within just 8 votes of winning the recent EDDC by-election having not contested the seat since 2008.

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Rise in unexpected deaths show Dorset's mental health services are underfunded

“Rise in unexpected deaths at Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust show mental health services are being underfunded,” – Mid Dorset and North Poole Lib Dem Parliamentary Spokesperson Vikki Slade.

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There has been 31 per cent rise in serious incidents at Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust including 39 unexpected deaths and suicides in two years.

The figures from NHS England were unearthed by the Liberal Democrat Health spokesperson Norman Lamb, and cover serious incidents reported between 2012-2013 and 2014-2015.

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Over 2500 signatures! PETITION - No to traffic lights at junction Dunyeats Rd. and Gravel Hill

Wow! In just a matter of weeks, over 2,500 residents have signed the petition to say 'No!' to Poole Council's plan to demolish the roundabout and traffic lights installed on the Gravel Hill/Dunyeats Road junction.

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The roundabout junction that joins Gravel Hill and Dunyeats Road could be demolished and traffic lights put in instead. Residents fear that this would result in even longer queues at rush hour times along both roads.

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PETITION: No to traffic lights at junction Dunyeats Rd. and Gravel Hill

Residents of Canford Heath, Broadstone, Merley and Wimborne are shocked at the Conservative led council’s proposal to replace the Gravel Hill roundabout with traffic lights. key_Dunyeats.jpg

The roundabout junction that joins Gravel Hill and Dunyeats Road could be demolished and traffic lights put in instead. Residents fear that this would result in even longer queues at rush hour times along both roads.

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