Campaign for extra NHS funding

Day after day, local people tell us that their number one issue is the state of the NHS. That’s not surprising. So many people rely on it every day. It’s vital Hull’s NHS is fit for all and gets the funding it deserves. So it's great news that the Liberal Democrats have committed to an extra £1 billion funding for the NHS in our manifesto for next year. Read more

Calls for new green spaces to be opened

Pickering ward’s Lib Dem councillors are calling for green spaces at the former Tilbury School and former Bethune School sites to be opened to the public. The Council had promised to convert and redevelop the areas into new pieces of green space open to the public as part of the planning conditi...

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Derringham ward – 25 October ‘Bring out your rubbish day’

On Saturday 25th October streets in West Hull’s Derringham ward will have a ‘bring out your rubbish day’. Local councillors Eliza Mann and Cheryl Payne worked to get the ‘bring out your rubbish day’ after requests from residents in the area.  

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West Hull Customer Service Centre unlikely to happen

At a meeting of scrutiny councillors last week it was revealed that it was unlikely that West Hull would get a new Customer Service Centre (CSC) as previously promised. Last year West Hull lost its Calvert Lane CSC as part of the cuts made by the Labour administration. At the time Labour council...

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Councillor Claire Thomas calls for action on former Birds Eye site on Hessle Road

The former Birds Eye site on Hessle Road has been empty and on the market since 2006 and Birds Eye moved off the site. Birds eye have put forward two different planning applications which have both been turned down by the Council. The most recent development is that Birds Eye has put in a legal ...

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More roads in Beverley Ward are set to have a ‘Bring Out Your Rubbish Day’ on Saturday 18 October 2014. Thanks to funding secured by Cllrs Dave McCobb and Karen Mathieson, all homes in Beverley Ward should benefit from a Bring Out Your Rubbish day between mid September and the end of the year.

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‘Bring out your rubbish day’ in West Hull

On Saturday 18th October streets on the Boothferry South estate in West Hull will have a ‘bring out your rubbish day’. Local councillors Claire Thomas and Abigail Bell worked to get the ‘bring out your rubbish day’ after requests from residents in the area.

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Lib Dems condemn Council for spending over £500,000 on consultants for HMS Illustrious project

Opposition councillors have today spoken out about how much the Council has spent on consultants working on the HMS Illustrious project. Today they called on the Council to stop any further spend on the project until important questions are answered. It recently emerged that the Council has spe...

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Councillor welcomes moves to listen to residents flooding concerns

Councillor Terry Keal has welcomed moves by the Council to listen to resident’s concerns about flooding in Sutton ward. Later this month staff from the Flood Management Team will set up a drop-in consultation event on the ‘Flood Bus’ to listen to residents concerns.  

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Claire Thomas

Prospective MP for West Hull and Hessle Councillor Claire Thomas. Claire is a long term resident of Hull who is active in her local community. Claire has been involved in many local campaigns, such as the campaigns to save Anlaby Park Library, the campaign for improvements to Gower Park, and campaign against car parking charges in Hessle. Read more