Councillor Profile Series - Roy Taylor, St. Blazey

In our latest entry in our series of profiles of St. Austell and Newquay Liberal Democrat Councillors we focus on Roy Taylor, Cornwall Councillor for St. Blazey.

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Pizza and Politics at Bystro at the Bank

Join St Austell and Newquay Liberal Democrats for their second Pizza and Politics night at The Bystro at the Bank, St. Austell.

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St Austell and Newquay Liberal Democrats to host EU Event

Come and join St Austell and Newquay Liberal Democrats at the Atlantic Hotel, Newquay on Sunday 5th June to discuss the upcoming EU referendum. You don't have to be a Lib Dem to attend!

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Cornwall's Liberal Democrats support a prudent budget

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Cornwall’s Liberal Democrats supported this years prudent budget proposal, before Cornwall Council. Only 13 of the Council’s 123 members voted against it.

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St Austell and Newquay Lib Dems attend South West #INtogether campaign launch

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Sir Graham Watson led the launch of the South West Liberal Democrat European referendum campaign in Exeter on Saturday 30 January.

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Introducing St Austell and Newquay Lib Dems' New Chairman

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St Austell and Newquay Liberal Democrats are delighted to introduce their new Chairman, Garth Shephard. 

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Lib Dems Win Launceston Central By-Election

St Austell and Newquay Liberal Democrats would like to congratulate Gemma Massey and the North Cornwall Lib Dem team on their recent by-election victory. Gemma stormed to victory receiving 63% of the vote and will be a strong voice for the Launceston Central area.

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Rupert Blomfield of British Red Cross discusses the recent refugee crisis with local Lib Dem members

After the St Austell and Newquay AGM in November 2015, an open meeting was held with Rupert Blomfield, Refugee Support Service Manager at the Red Cross discussing the ongoing refugee crisis. 

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Our Eden Project Sleepout - A letter from local member Deborah Hinton

In November 2015, local activist Deborah Hinton (Gorran Haven) and Cornwall Councillor Doug Scrafton (Par and St. Blazey Gate) took part in the annual Eden Project Sleep Out in order to raise money for local charity St. Petroc's. Deborah has kindly provided her account of the evening.

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Lib Dems in Newquay lose battle to curb inflated Town Council tax increases

Lib Dem Councillors were bitterly disappointed with the result of the Town Council budget debate - they fought hard to curb the excesses in the budget but there was an extraordinary alliance between the Tories and the Green and Labour Councillors and they were determined to have their 99.9 increase - and were not prepared to listen to any facts put to them.  While they battled to a small reduction, Lib Dem Councillors believe the Council Tax rise being imposed on local residents is still far too high.

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