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35 Bus Service under threat

by Lucy Care on 22 June, 2018

Notts and Derby plan to end the 35 bus service from 20 July.  Local Lib Dems are campaigning to save it. The 35 Bus service only takes about £37 per day, even including the money for ‘free’ bus journeys. This is not enough to pay for the drivers’ wages, fuel, cleaning, insurance and so on. Local […]

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Fresh thinking

by Lucy Care on 17 March, 2015

As a councillor you’re not expected to be an expert on anything, but it is useful to be interested in loads of things.  A sort of Jack (or Jill) of all trades.  I find that this enables one to have a good overview of possibilities – and whether they are practical can be sorted out […]

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No evidence for Labour priority shopping areas

by Lucy Care on 13 November, 2014

Last night Lib Dem councillors won the argument but lost the vote. We had ‘called-in’ Labour’s decision on which suburban shopping areas the council should spend around £8 million improving. Liberal Democrats are very supportive of local communities and see such local shopping areas as a vital part of the local area. When leading the […]

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