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  • Covid April 6th
    Article: Apr 6, 2021
    Covid Cases are up 37.5% to a total of 11 in the South Hams.
    However cases remain at fewer than 3 in all areas with the exception of Yealmpton, Modbury & Aveton Gifford, which has seen a 100% rise to 4 cases.
    To find out more about your area, click the link below:
  • One month to go
    Article: Apr 6, 2021

    With just one month until polling day, you will start to see the campaign starting to fire up.

    Now is the time to think about getting your postal vote. Go to: www.libdems.org.uk/postal-vote

  • Council Offices
    Article: Apr 6, 2021

    Devon Liberal Democrats have criticised Government plans to force local councils to scrap virtual calls and return to face-to-face meetings in person from May.

    Last night the minister for Local Government, Luke Hall wrote to council leaders to inform them that emergency legislation allowing virtual council meetings will not be extended beyond May 7th.

  • Same Sex marriage
    Article: Mar 30, 2021
    A key part of the Liberal Democrats 2010 manifesto was to legalise same sex marriage. Thanks to incredible work by Lib Dem MPs, particularly Lynn Featherstone, this legislation was passed in 2013.
    We know that there is still much work to do to ensure equal marriage and LGBT+ rights. We are currently seeking a ban on conversion therapy and will continue to support the LGBT+ community.
  • Covid rules changes
    Article: Mar 26, 2021

    To reassure residents of Devon over the weekend, you should be aware that the rules for political campaigning have changed as of 8th March 2021.

    You may see campaigners out and about in your area canvassing or leafletting ahead of the elections on 6th May 2021.

    There are rules in place to ensure proper precautions are taken: campaigning should involve the most minimal numbers required, all of whom should be socially distanced by 2 meters, from each other and from you.

  • Covid March 26th
    Article: Mar 26, 2021
    Cases are down 33.3% to only 4 cases in the South Hams.
    All areas of the South Hams have fewer than 3 cases.
  • Oak Sapling
    Article: Mar 26, 2021

    John Birch, along with the support of other Liberal Democrat councillors, has won £3000 for each of the 31 councillors on South Hams District Council to be put towards climate change and biodiversity projects in their area. The funding was agreed at South Hams District Full Council meeting yesterday, 25th March 2021.

  • David Chalmers
    Article: Mar 26, 2021

    Liberal Democr ats pledge support for the Ban Cheap Polystyrene Bodyboard Campaign.

    Plastic Free Torridge, Plastic Free North Devon and Keep Britain Tidy's Ocean Recovery Project have announced support for a UK-wide ban on selling cheap polystyrene bodyboards from Sir Ed Davey MP, Leader, Liberal Democrats and Tim Farron MP, Environment Spokesperson, Liberal Democrats.

  • Covid March 19th
    Article: Mar 19, 2021

    Covid Cases are up 20% to a total of 6 cases in the South Hams

    All areas are showing fewer than 3 cases.

  • John Birch
    Article: Mar 19, 2021

    John Birch, along with the support of other Liberal Democrat councillors, is putting forward a proposal to next week's Full Council meeting of South Hams District Council that provides for each of the 31 councillors to be allocated a sum of £3,000 to be put towards climate change and biodiversity projects in their area..