Nigel Long

Liberal Democrat Campaigner for St. Mary's Ward, Andover Learn more

Archive for the ‘Lib Dem News’ Category

More housing for Andover

by nigellong on 11 February, 2013

Test Valley is one of the few Councils that are building houses at this time. This is clearly good news for the 3500 people on the housing waiting list. Over 400 people have now moved into the Picket Twenty development. Work is due to start on building phase one of the 500 new homes at […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Pilgrims Way Pilot Scheme.

by nigellong on 22 March, 2012

Om Monday evening, local residents met in the Swallow pub for a residents meeting. The local ward Cllrs Nigel Long & Katherine Bird gave details of a pilot scheme which is planing to make a difference to improve Pilgrims Way in Andover . A group of people have been working hard to resolve a number […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Council tax, its your money

by nigellong on 28 February, 2012

  Test Valley Borough Council Budget & Council Tax was decided at the full council meeting on Friday 20th February in the Guildhall. The good news for residents was the fact that the Council tax was frozen in these hard times. What the Tory’s forgot to tell you. The zero increase in our council tax […]

Read more    Leave a comment

What has the LibDems  done for you? This is a question that gets asked quite often when talking to people around our town, since being in government a large part of the Liberal Democrat Manifesto has been achieved…. The LibDems has recently published an updated list of Liberal Democrat achievements in Government. “Liberal Democrats: our […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Sharon Bowles MEP, who represents South East England in the European Parliament, has expressed concerns that fake goods, including medicines, alcoholic drinks and cosmetics, are not only putting consumers’ health at risk but also harming the UK economy, as recent examples have shown. In 2007 the UK Government’s medicines watchdog issued a recall of thousands […]

Read more    Leave a comment

PUPIL PREMIUM PAYS £611,OOO FOR LOCAL SCHOOLS

by nigellong on 29 December, 2011

Lib Dem children & families Minister, Sarah Teather, has announced the extra money each school will receive through the Pupil Premium this year- more than originally expected. Schools in North West Hampshire will get an extra £ 611,000 to support children from disadvantaged families. News of the extra money comes after Sarah Teather recently announced […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Enham working for the community

by nigellong on 17 September, 2011

This week a hard working group of volunteers from Enham started a work in the community placement.They have started the difficult task of cutting back all of the overgrown ivy that clings to the wall that is at the back of the Cenotaph in St Mary’s church yard. This week I found them enthusiastically working […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Admirals Way Survey

by nigellong on 17 September, 2011

Today your newly elected LIBDEM councillors of Nigel Long & Katherine Bird will be doing a survey of the Admirals Way estate. We are doing this survey, so you get to know your councillors better. We want your views of what is important to you in your area. We will attend residents meetings & follow […]

Read more    Leave a comment