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An Englishman in Germany–why I joined the Liberal Democrats

A few weeks ago I joined the Liberal Democrats. Why would someone who has always been Conservative decide to move away – have things really changed that much? Quite simply, yes.

I was born in Chester . . . → Read More: An Englishman in Germany–why I joined the Liberal Democrats

Coffee Morning – Saturday 25 February 10:30am onwards

Our next coffee morning is being held at David and Jacqui Hull’s house from 10.30am onwards on Saturday 25 February. They invite you to come along and meet fellow Lib Dems and friends. Please check the members Facebook page, or ask Annie Mead for address details (01244 342 808 or membership@chesterlibdems.org.uk).

If you have anything . . . → Read More: Coffee Morning – Saturday 25 February 10:30am onwards

Chester Voted Remain

IMG_9089Chester voted remain

Chester voted to remain in the European Union at last year’s referendum on Britain’s EU membership.

According to the widely respected projections from Chris Hanretty of the University of East . . . → Read More: Chester Voted Remain

Saturday 3 December, Coffee Morning Hosted by Colin & Margaret Bain

Thank you Colin & Margaret for giving us such a fun and entertaining morning in the run-up to Christmas. Wonderful Lib Dem company, yummy cakes and drinks supplied by our hosts, a grand raffle and, for those who do not mind heights, a climb into the loft to explore a magical Yorkshire landscape complete with . . . → Read More: Saturday 3 December, Coffee Morning Hosted by Colin & Margaret Bain

So what happens now?

Thursday and Friday saw the biggest political shift in the British Isles since the execution of King Charles I in 1649. On Thursday this country was a proud outwards looking member of the European Union. A diplomatic power in the pantheon of nations and the 5th largest economy in the world.

On Friday at 7:20am . . . → Read More: So what happens now?

The EU Referendum: Paddy Ashdown campaigns in Chester

IMG_4671Now that the 2016 elections are behind us, attention turns fully towards what former Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown is calling the most important decision since the end of World War II.

. . . → Read More: The EU Referendum: Paddy Ashdown campaigns in Chester

Retraction & Apology to the race course

We would like to unreservedly apologise to the race course for our recent article in the Hoole Focus claiming that they had paid no rent. We retract that article in full. We were led into a misunderstanding by a recent FOI request regarding what agreements are in place between the race course and the council. . . . → Read More: Retraction & Apology to the race course

Police and Crime Commissioner Candidate meets local activists at Lib Dem Coffee Morning

NeilLewisPCCManifestoNeil Lewis, the Liberal Democrat candidate for Police and Crime Commissioner met local activists and supporters at a Lib Dem Coffee Morning hosted by Ann & Chris Reeve on Saturday 16 April in Upton.

Neil was doing . . . → Read More: Police and Crime Commissioner Candidate meets local activists at Lib Dem Coffee Morning

The European movement with Paddy Ashdown

Press Release

For Immediate Release

Lord Paddy Ashdown to hold European Movement rally in Chester, April 19th

Paddy AshdownLord (Paddy) Ashdown former leader of the Liberal Democrats will hold a European Movement rally . . . → Read More: The European movement with Paddy Ashdown

Chester Liberal Democrat Coffee Mornings

Local Lib Dems and friends get together for a coffee and chat on 5th March.

Coffee morning 5-3-16 large group

They appreciated the hospitality . . . → Read More: Chester Liberal Democrat Coffee Mornings