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  • Councillor Heather Fagan inspecting recent damage on Weymouth Road
    Article: Jun 22, 2020
    By Heather Fagan

    A car crash outside Portland Academy school in Doxford has led local councillor Heather Fagan to demand measures to reduce speeding on roads in the area.

    The roundabout outside Portland Academy on Weymouth Road - between Hall Farm, Chapelgarth and Moorside estates - was the scene of a car smash at the weekend, with bollards, lights and signs on the roundabout being destroyed.

  • Councillor Heather Fagan is demanding action to tackle speeding on Weymouth Road
    Petition: Jun 22, 2020

    Join Doxford's Lib Dem councillor Heather Fagan in demanding Sunderland Council installs speed calming measures along Weymouth Road as quickly as possible.

    Measures are in the pipeline, but following recent accidents we need action now.

    Please sign the petition below, and share with friends, family and neighbours.

  • Niall Hodson
    Article: Jun 12, 2020
    By Niall Hodson

    Responding to news from the Government Office of Science that the coronavirus reproduction (R) rate may have risen above 1 in regions of England, leader of the Liberal Democrats on Sunderland City Council Niall Hodson said:
    "With such a variance in reproduction rate of coronavirus across the UK, we desperately need joined up efforts to deliver an effective test, trace and isolate system.

  • Niall Hodson
    Article: Jun 9, 2020
    By Niall Hodson

    Decisions about new housing estates and other developments in Sunderland won't take into account local people's views because key decision-making meetings will now be held during the day when people are at work.

    Sunderland City Council's Planning and Highways Committee (East) will be responsible for considering planning applications across the Sunderland area - but Labour councillors chairing the committee have decided that meetings will be held during the daytime at 2pm and not in the evening at the usual 5.30pm slot.

  • Three houses beneath text which reads HELPING YOUR LOCAL COMMUNITY
    Survey: Jun 4, 2020
    23 questions

    Please take 5 minutes to fill in this survey asking your opinions on what the next step of recovery from Coronavirus should look like for our community.

    Over the last few months it's become clearer than ever that we live in a place with an incredibly active and caring community. We've been so pleased to see people pull together to help others get through a difficult time. The local Lib Dems have been busier than ever trying to make sure people get the support they need and challenging the Council to make sure it helps all its residents. Your responses will help direct our efforts.