Residents Outraged As 2300+ Children on Swimming Lesson Waiting Lists

Wakefield Lib Dem Deputy Group Leader and spokesperson for Culture Leisure & Sport, Cllr Adele Hayes, has called for urgent investment in Council leisure services as shocking figures show over 2300+ children are on swimming lesson waiting lists across out district.  Figures from Wakefield Cou...

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Wakefield Lib Dems slams COVID vaccination passport plans

Wakefild Lib Dem Council Group Leader, Tom Gordon, has slapped down revived Government plans for COVID passports as 'unworkable and illiberal'. Councillor Gordon, who has been vaccinating the public as a volunteer, has voiced concern and branded the direction "dangerous". Councillor Gordon, a Bio...

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Wakefield Lib Dems Call Out Labour's "Overpromising", "Virtue Signalling" & "Lack of Urgency and Action" on Climate Crisis

Wakefield Lib Dem Council Group Leader, Tom Gordon, has branded Labour-run Wakefield Council's failure to meet it's tree planting targets, and lack of urgency and action on identifying carbon saving quick wins, as yet more "over promising and under delivering by a tired clapped out administration...

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National Carers Rights Day 2020

Councillor Tom Gordon and the Lib Dems fight to give carers a voice Wakefield Liberal Democrats are asking people across our community who care for relatives to get in touch and share their story – to mark national Carers Rights Day.  Liberal Democrat party leader Ed Davey has said he wants the p...

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Local Liberal Democrat Councillor calls for action as over 200 job losses are set for the Pontefract Haribo Site

Local Liberal Democrat Councillor calls for action as over 200 job losses are set for the Pontefract Haribo Site

Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Spokesperson for Normanton, Pontefract & Castleford, Councillor Tom Gordon, has called for action from the Local Authority, Unions, and MP at once as over 200 staff are facing losing their jobs at the Haribo site in Pontefract. Councillor Gordon said: "Clearly t...

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Pontefract Care Home Offers Residents Chance To Relive The Past

Pontefract Care Home Offers Residents Chance To Relive The Past

Millfields Care Home, in Pontefract, has officially opened its new reminiscence room - which is designed specifically to help those with dementia connect with the past.The newly fitted out room was designed in collaboration with residents and features a range of period items from the 1950-1970s i...

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