Fulwell & Seaburn Focus Team
Serving Fulwell, Seaburn and South Bents.
Malcolm Bond and the local Lib Dem Focus Team keep in touch with residents in Fulwell and Seaburn with their regular 'FOCUS' community newsletter delivered across the area. The team also runs campaigns to improve things around the area and across the city.
If you have any issues in your area which you would like to talk about please get in touch with Malcolm on FulwellFocusTeam@gmail.com.
Local news and campaigns
Seaburn Metro re-zoning plan would be a kick in the teeth for passengers fed up of terrible service & should be axedArticle: Jan 14, 2022By Malcolm Bond
Liberal Democrats in Sunderland are urging regional council and transport bosses to permanently scrap a plan to change the fare zone at Seaburn Metro station which could mean passengers there will see a bigger hike in fares than anywhere else in Tyne and Wear.
Councillors on the North East Combined Authority's Transport Committee yesterday (14th January) approved plans to increase ticket prices on the Metro from April 2022.
Article: Jan 7, 2022By Malcolm Bond
Liberal Democrats in Sunderland are launching a bid to stop plans by Nexus to change the zone boundary on the Tyne and Wear Metro which would see higher fares for people travelling from Seaburn station.
Wearside Liberal Democrats are urging Nexus and Sunderland Council bosses to think again on a plan to re-draw the zone boundary on the Tyne and Wear Metro that would see passengers from Seaburn face higher ticket prices to travel into Newcastle.
Article: Oct 24, 2021By Malcolm Bond
Lib Dem campaigner for Fulwell & Seaburn Malcolm Bond has hit out at the Conservatives for blocking a new law that would mean water companies have to stop raw sewage being discharged into rivers and seas.
The recent attempts to change environmental legislation in Parliament were blocked by Conservatives and mean Northumbrian Water can continue to get away with discharging raw sewage onto our beaches.
Article: Apr 23, 2021By Malcolm Bond
A national politician has hit out at the need to stop hundreds of thousands of tonnes of sewage and waste water ending up in the sea off Seaburn and Whitburn.
Liberal Democrat Health spokesperson Munira Wilson MP visited Wearside as part of the party's local election campaigning - and heard for herself about the threats to swimmers and surfers posed by Sunderland's sewage scandal.
Article: Jan 7, 2021By Malcolm Bond
Wearside's Liberal Democrats have attacked Conservative boasts about police funding as "smoke and mirrors" that dress up a potential Council Tax rise as if it were extra funding from the Government.
Local Conservatives have claimed that "Northumbria Police is set to receive an additional £18.6 million in its funding, thanks to the Conservative Government's increase to police budgets."
Article: Jun 4, 2020By Malcolm Bond
An application has been submitted to Sunderland Council for works at a Seaburn building site to be allowed to take place from 8am until 9pm, prompting anger from neighbours and local Lib Dems.
Miller Homes have applied to Sunderland City Council to be allowed to work on the site of new homes being built at Seaburn Camp later at night.
Article: May 23, 2020By Malcolm Bond
Liberal Democrats in Sunderland are calling on the council to re-open public toilets as public urination and human excrement becomes problem at the city's sea front.
Lib Dem campaigner for Fulwell and Seaburn Malcolm Bond is calling on the City Council to re-open toilet facilities along the Sunderland sea front after an influx of visitors in recent days has led to public urination and even reports of human excrement being found in the area.