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Fulwell & Seaburn Focus Team

Serving Fulwell, Seaburn and South Bents.

Lib Dem campaigner Malcolm Bond at Seaburn beach ()

Malcolm Bond

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.

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Local news and campaigns

  • Malcolm Bond at Seaburn Metro station
    Article: Jan 14, 2022
    By 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.

  • Malcolm Bond at Seaburn Metro station
    Article: Jan 7, 2022
    By 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.

  • Munira Wilson MP and Malcolm Bond at Seaburn beach
    Article: Oct 24, 2021
    By 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.

  • Munira Wilson MP and Malcolm Bond at Seaburn beach
    Article: Apr 23, 2021
    By 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.

  • Liberal Democrat campaigner Malcolm Bond at the site where new houses are being built next to South Bents estate
    Article: Jan 7, 2021
    By 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."

  • Liberal Democrat campaigner Malcolm Bond at the site where new houses are being built next to South Bents estate
    Article: Jun 4, 2020
    By 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.

  • Lib Dem campaigner Malcolm Bond at Seaburn beach ()
    Article: May 23, 2020
    By 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.