Gareth Wilson

Liberal Democrat Campaigner for Haddenham & Aldreth Learn more

something amazing is happening.

by Gareth Wilson on 9 May, 2015

Since 10pm on polling day over 3,000 new members have joined the Liberal Democrats. (By 28th May it was 14,000 new members) They’re joining because they believe, like all of us, that Britain needs a strong liberal party to stand up for freedom, fairness and equality. Together, we’re going to rebuild from what happened on […]

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  Introduction East Cambridgeshire District Council is small, but has some very big plans. Under twelve years of Conservative control, the council has come up with a number of large and very expensive projects, many of which they have been promising for years but none of which have yet come to reality. Meanwhile the council […]

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3 good reasons to back SANDRA, GARETH and PAULINE

by Gareth Wilson on 30 April, 2015

1  SANDRA, GARETH AND PAULINE live in Haddenham, and will continue to help local people using our knowledge and experience to get things done. 2  Gareth and Pauline fought to keep a Dial a Ride service, now called ESACT; stopped a traveller’s site being built in Hod Hall Lane close to residents; and continue to fight against Gladmans over-running our villages with massive […]

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YOU HAVE THREE VOTES FOR THREE COUNCILLORS

by Gareth Wilson on 30 April, 2015

SANDRA SHARP Sandra moved to Haddenham after retirement from working in a stroke unit and cardiac ward. Sandra led the campaign and petition to keep the local bus service with the support of 275 fellow passengers and took the fight to the County Council. Like many grandparents Sandra takes her two grandsons to and from […]

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Jonathan Chatfield writes

by Gareth Wilson on 16 April, 2015

Lots of people have asked me for our election Manifesto, and we’ve just published it. You can read it here in a number of different formats, so take your pick. Read our full manifesto here You may be particularly interested in our policies on education, the health service and housing. Locally, I’ve been talking a […]

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Dial A Ride Disaster

by Gareth Wilson on 9 March, 2015

Trustees move to close Ely & Soham Dial A Ride from 31 March Years of Tory council cuts take their toll Hope of transfer to keep service alive? Following a series of Conservative council cuts, members of Ely & Soham Dial A Ride recently voted to close the organisation from 31 March. Haddenham Liberal Democrat […]

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Ely public toilets lose their shine

by Gareth Wilson on 9 March, 2015

Ely’s toilets used to be award winners – but cleaning and maintenance have been reduced by Tory cuts. For a tourist city, well maintained and signposted public toilets are essential. East Cambs Tories stopped paying for the council to enter the ‘Good Loo Awards’. Entering the award helped keep up the standard of our loos, […]

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EAST CAMBS TORIES REFUSE CASH FOR ROAD SAFETY

by Gareth Wilson on 4 February, 2015

A proposal from Liberal Democrats on East Cambs District Council to set up a fund to support road safety schemes in the district has been rejected by the ruling Conservatives on the council. The proposal would have enabled £40,000 a year to ve been spent on projects such as safe crossings, but was turned down […]

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Paddy Ashdown visits Ely

by Gareth Wilson on 6 November, 2014

Haddenham bus saved and improved

by Gareth Wilson on 27 October, 2014

At last after years of campaigning Haddenham is going to get a better bus service. Our save our bus campaign was helped by many of you putting up the posters. Working with the Parish Council and County Council officers a new bus service will replace the 106. It will now be a hourly service and […]

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