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  • Article: Apr 19, 2019

    Whether Brexit ever happens or not, what is certain is this week we will commemorate the original Exodus some 3,332 years ago.

    The evening of April 19th marks the beginning of the eight-day Jewish festival of Passover (Pesach) - a religiously significant period which commemorates the Israelite's journey out of Egypt after years of slavery and bondage under ancient Egyptian rule. An epic journey from slavery to freedom.

  • Article: Apr 18, 2019

    Local election campaigns around the country are going well with just under two weeks left. Like many of you, our home has moved into our regular election machine, and our driveway is the Watford garden poster factory!

    If you haven't yet, make sure to ask your local team for a garden poster (or window poster if you cannot have a garden one) and show your friends and neighbours that the Lib Dems are winning here!

  • Article: Apr 18, 2019

    Whether it's young people taking time off school or the Commons' naked protestors: they are right. We face a climate crisis.

    Liberal Democrats should provide the emergency plan. In 3 parts.

    • UK-wide action to green ourselves.
    • Action to decarbonise capitalism - starting with the City of London.
    • And an international green new deal - where richer countries support poorer countries.
  • Article: Apr 17, 2019
    By Ashford Lid Dems

    Matthew Baker
    Matt is local and enthusiastic young man. He has been helping George Koowaree, who is standing down as Willesborough councillor, for some time with the casework that has been brought to his attention. He will make an excellent champion for you as the new councillor. Matt has grown up and lived in and around Willesborough all his life and knows the area well.

  • Article: Apr 17, 2019
    By Ashford Lib Dems

    Adrian Gee-Turner
    Adrian is currently the Chair of the Ashford Liberal Democrats and he is running in the Ashford Borough Council elections for Willesborough North on May 2nd, 2019.
    Adrian came to live in Ashford seven years ago and lives with his wife and son in the town centre.
    Adrian was previously a Councillor for the London Borough of Hackney where he was the Chair of the Lib Dem Council Group as well as lead spokesperson on Business and Development. He was also the first Chair of Scrutiny and Overview in the UK local government.
    Adrian was on the working group for three years for the Renewal of Local Democracy which became the Local Government Act. He is very familiar with the administrative powers and structures of cabinet lead local government and the balance of power structure that is meant to be built into the Local Government Act. As Chair of Scrutiny on Hackney Council Adrian directed and oversaw the closure of multiple sub contracted contracts which where outsourced by the Council and took on maladministration and poor practice in the oversite of council contracts.
    Adrian has stood for Parliament in Dagenham, North Croydon and Ashford for the Lib Dems as well as for District and Council in Ashford.
    Adrian has been a member of the Green Lib Dems and used to be an environmental auditor and consultant before moving into the medical devices industry. He is also a member of the Lib Dems for Business Group in Kent and nationally.
    Adrian is a member of the PSA National Executive Committee part of UNITE the Union as well as having been the London Branch Secretary of PSA. Adrian is a previous member of the ADLTU Association of Liberal Democrats Trade Union Executive.
    Adrian is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Marketers and a Freeman of the City of London.

  • Article: Apr 17, 2019
    By Ashford Lib Dems

    Clare Hardwick

    I am now retired from running my own Pick-Your-Own business. I now helping my husband with a small flock of sheep, my main interest is my position as churchwarden in Boughton Aluph.

  • Article: Apr 17, 2019
    By Ashford Lib Dems

    David Reid is our candidate here

  • Article: Apr 17, 2019
    By Ashford Lib Dems

    Sadly, we do not have a Lib Dem candidate for this ward. We would like this to be different next time. If you would like to be considered, or know of someone else that would be interested, please do get in touch.

  • Article: Apr 17, 2019
    By Ashford Lib Dems

    Robert Wells is out candidate here

  • Article: Apr 17, 2019
    By Ashford Lib Dems

    Sadly, we do not have a Lib Dem candidate for this ward. We would like this to be different next time. If you would like to be considered, or know of someone else that would be interested, please do get in touch.