Save Our Leisure Centres

Conservative-run Cornwall Council is recommending the closure of four public leisure centres in Cornwall – those at Falmouth, Launceston, Saltash and Wadebridge – and the hydrotherapy pool within St Austell Leisure Centre.  

We call upon Cornwall Council to keep our leisure centres open.


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Lib Dem spokesperson for a strong, sustainable economy announced

Lib Dems on Cornwall Council have announced that Leigh Frost, Councillor for Bodmin – St Petroc, will be their ‘Strong, sustainable economy’ spokesperson leading on economy for Cornwall Liberal Democrats.

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New Lib Dem Leader makes Environment the top priority

New Lib Dem Council Group leader Edwina Hannaford has announced the first two appointments to her team, and they are both focused on the environment: Colin Martin is spokesperson for the Climate Emergency and Rob Nolan is spokesperson for the Ecological Emergency.

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Cornwall Council Lib Dem Group Announce New Leader

Cllr Edwina Hannaford, Cornwall Councillor for Looe West, Lansallos, Pelynt and Lanteglos, has been elected by Liberal Democrats on Cornwall Council to be their Group Leader with Cllr Colin Martin, Cornwall Councillor for Lostwithiel and Lanreath, as her deputy.

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Liberal Democrats set out vision for Cornwall with manifesto launch

Cornwall Liberal Democrats have launched their Cornwall Council election manifesto Standing Up for Cornwall setting out their priorities for Cornwall.

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Restore Community Policing

Liberal Democrat Police and Crime Commissioner candidate for Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Brian Blake, is calling for a return to proper community policing, as half of all people say they never see police patrols in their local area.

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Lib Dems on Cornwall Council Celebrate Young Carers’ Action Day

Lib Dems on Cornwall Council are marking Young Carers’ Action Day by raising awareness of young carers in Cornwall.

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Cornwall Lib Dems: NHS staff deserve real-terms pay rise

Liberal Democrats on Cornwall Council are calling for a real-terms pay rise for NHS workers after going above and beyond in a national crisis

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Lib Dems on Cornwall Council: Conservative MPs Have Let Cornwall Down Over Priority Area Funding

In the Chancellor’s budget speech yesterday (3rd March 2021) it was announced that Cornwall was not designated a Priority 1 area, one of those areas most in need of funding under the government’s ‘levelling up’ agenda, but was given Priority 2 status.

Lib Dems on Cornwall Council have slammed Cornish Conservative MPs for not ensuring that Cornwall receives its fair share of this funding whilst many areas of the North of England have.

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Lib Dems on Cornwall Council Top in Country for Helping Coronavirus-hit Small Businesses

Newly released Government figures celebrate Lib Dem and Independent led Cornwall Council as the number one council in the country for supporting small businesses through the coronavirus pandemic.

Lib Dems on Cornwall Council have provided over £273million to businesses which have fallen through the gaps for support. Lib Dems on Cornwall Council are continuing to lobby the government for further funding. 

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