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Local Election Result

by johnloxley on 29 May, 2022

Thank you for your support – join me in fighting for our area. Thank you to everyone who supported the Liberal Democrats at the elections on May 5th. The result in our community was:Conservative – 1406Lib Dem – 1050Labour – 406Green – 171In Prettygate I almost doubled my vote, unfortunately it was not quite enough, […]

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Originally published by Rayleigh Liberal Democrats March 4, 2022 12:12 PM Lib Dems in Rayleigh are celebrating after winning three by-elections in one day. James Newport won the Rayleigh North Essex County Council Division with a massively increased majority. Jim Cripps won the Downhall & Rawreth District Council seat and Elizabeth Brewer won the Rayleigh Grange Town Council seat. All three […]

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Cost of Living Crisis Hits Prettygate & Lexden

by johnloxley on 8 February, 2022

Local Lib Dem campaigner John Loxley is calling for more support for people in Prettygate & Lexden to meet the growing cost of living crisis. He is distributing a survey to local residents to see how price rises are affecting them and what support they need. The cost of living rose by 5.4% between December […]

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Another Quick Litter Pick

by johnloxley on 27 July, 2021

Another quick litter pick while taking my grandson to the park. Baden Powell Drive playground today.

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Quick Litter Pick

by johnloxley on 22 July, 2021

Tidied up Westland Country Park playground with a quick litter pick while there with my grandson yesterday

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Prettygate Post Office to Reopen

by johnloxley on 11 July, 2021

It is good to see that Prettygate Post Office is due to return to its old home in August.In our last FOCUS we reported that Colchester Cat Rescue, who have taken over the old McColls newsagents, were keen to see the Post Office return to their shop at 100 The Commons.The Post Office announced that […]

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Drop Off Household Waste Collection

by johnloxley on 27 June, 2021

Colchester Borough Council provides free household collection of bulky items not normally collected with household waste, as well garden waste, on specific Saturdays in the summer. Future collections in Prettygate and Lexden: Clairmont Road – 24 July & 04 September, 9.30am – 10.45amVan Dyke Road – 07 August & 18 September, 9.30am – 10.45am

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Reminder About Separating Glass from Cans

by johnloxley on 15 June, 2021

Reminder that glass and cans must be in separate boxes otherwise they won’t be collected. You can use your own similar container or order an extra box from https://www.colchester.gov.uk/recycling-containers For full information see https://www.colchester.gov.uk/info/cbc-article/?id=KA-03708

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Fighting for Colchester’s Future

by johnloxley on 6 June, 2021

The Lib Dems are still the 2nd largest party on Colchester Council. The Tories did not gain a single extra seat.But, they now run Colchester Council after the Highwoods Independents moved across to the Tories. We have left them a great legacy. An award winning Council that helped so many during the pandemic. And helped […]

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