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Torridge and West Devon Liberal Democrats
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60 EU citizens in Torridge stuck in limbo as 'Settled Status' backlog revealed 28th February 2021

The Liberal Democrats are calling on the Government to grant EU citizens the automatic right to stay in the UK, with the physical proof they need, as new Home Office figures reveal that 60 people in Torridge are still waiting for a decision on their Settled Status application...

Applying for a postal vote 26th February 2021

The Liberal Democrats Software Group have launched a new tool to help people register to vote by post...

David Chalmers

Light at end of tunnel as vaccination centre opens in Westward Ho! 26th January 2021

A new vaccination centre has opened at Westward Ho! Baptist Church, run by Arnold's Pharmacy. Contrary to reports that the centre was opening for a 'one-off day' last Saturday, the facility will be running from 8am to 8pm, seven days a week, and expects to vaccinate 3,500 people per week...

Mayor welcomes sea defence works 7th December 2020

The Mayor of Northam, David Chalmers, has welcomed sea defence works which have been brought forward to protect Northam Burrows and Westward Ho! from winter storms. Speaking as the first lorries arrived with loads of...

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Westward Ho! Park saved for the community 9th November 2020

A long campaign to save Westward Ho! Park was brought to a happy conclusion last week when Northam Town Council completed its purchase from Torridge District Council. The park, in Avon Lane, had been the subject of a planning proposal which would have seen the greater part of it sold off for housing. Campaigners have been working since 2015 to save...