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    Article: Oct 24, 2020

    Chelmsford City Council will use emergency funds over this week's half term holiday, to address holiday hunger among vulnerable children. The Council is stepping in because of the Government's failure to act.

    Many amazing businesses and voluntary groups in Chelmsford have already stepped up and promised to help. Liberal Democrat-led Chelmsford City Council will work with them to ensure our community supports vulnerable children.

  • Article: Oct 23, 2020

    In coming weeks, Lib Dem candidate for Essex Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner, Callum Robertson has secured meetings with influential leaders from religous communities across Essex.

    Robertson has secured a series of meetings as part of his efforts to set up a hate crime commission for Essex in response to concerns over rising hate crime figures.

  • Article: Oct 23, 2020
    By Essex Lib Dems

    On Thursday 22, Callum Robertson attended the Police and Crime Panel to ask tough questions of Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Roger Hirst.

    The Police and Crime Panel, which is made up of representatives of each council within Essex is convened to scrutinise the work of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex.

  • Warren Farm development west Chelmsford (Chelmsford City Council Local Plan)
    Article: Oct 23, 2020

    Chelmsford City Council has agreed a set of additional measures that will improve the sustainability of a new community. The masterplan for west Chelmsford, known locally as Warren Farm, will be amended to include an additional bridge for cycling and walking; a contribution to improving the local cycle network, and improvements to bus stops/signs.

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    Article: Oct 22, 2020

    Many homeowners on new development sites in Chelmsford have been paying high management fees for maintenance of open spaces. They are used by the public but not owned by the public. Now the Lib Dem-led Council is set to overturn the policy.

    Said Lib Dem Council Leader Stephen Robinson, "Many residents have said they resent paying high management fees to look after playgrounds and open spaces, because they think that's what their council tax is for. Unfortunately, the previous council didn't want to take responsibility for these and allowed developers to bring in management companies instead.