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  • Article: Jan 13, 2020

    Voting reform is not about the electoral advantage of any party.

    It is about better democracy.

    As politicians we have a responsibility to ensure voters across the UK do not feel disenfranchised.

    In this election the Liberal Democrats increased their vote share by 4%, more than any other party, but achieved fewer seats in Parliament.

  • Article: Jan 13, 2020

    Boris' bad Brexit bill is before the House of Commons today.

    So what are we doing to fight the damaging and dangerous effects it will have on democratic scrutiny, workers' rights, the battle against the climate crisis, and more?

    Today, we tabled an amendment to block the Withdrawal Agreement Bill because:

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    Article: Jan 11, 2020

    Chirbury School is celebrating two key successes over the last few weeks:

    1. The School passes its latest OFSTED inspection with flying colours achieving 'good' status in all five categories. It was one of the few Schools in the region to pass with these grades under OFSTED's new tougher assessment regime.
  • Heather Kidd
    Article: Jan 11, 2020

    Heather says: I have been working on this huge issue since about 2007 as District Councillor for Chirbury and Marton. In 2009 I was elected as the Councillor for Worthen with Shelve as well and broadened the fight. It's been a long hard struggle to get anyone to sit up and take notice about this huge issue which blights village life and makes visiting the shop, the school or the pub or even crossing a road a difficult thing. What has been achieved and markers?

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    Article: Jan 11, 2020

    The SpArC theatre had a great year in 2019. They had many sold out performances. Events included live theatre, films such as Bohemian Rhapsody, many events with other community groups.

    They have also collaborated with the Theatre Trust on fundraising events with our now annual fund-raising film night this year 'Swimming with Men' and Christmas Bingo, both of which were brilliant fun and raised over £2500 for Sparc!