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We are always keen for new members to help us promote the Liberal Democrats locally in a variety of ways.

If you would like more information about joining Wakefield Liberal Democrats, contact Membership Development Officer, David Currie, on 01924 279295 today to express your interest or contact us via our online form.

Alternatively you can join the party via the national website and they will forward your details to us.

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Wakefield Liberal Democrats,
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The celebrations are widely viewed as the most important holiday for Chinese people worldwide and festivities continue until the famous Lantern Festival in early March.

Commenting, Finbarr Cronin stated:

“The Chinese community in Wakefield District is very diverse and very strong, and this time of year helps recognise and celebrate that fact.

“I hope the festivities offer an opportunity for the Chinese community to reflect on their superb achievements locally as well as enable them to look forward and celebrate what’s to come.”

Mary Macqueen general election candidate for neighbouring Hemsworth added:

“I would like to send my warmest greetings to everyone celebrating Chinese New Year, may you have a prosperous new year.”

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