Last nights election results (14th July 2016) demonstrate the progress the Party are making with #libdemfightback. Some of our members helped with Trowbridge with a positive result, yet again showing what a combined, structured campaign can achieve. There were very positive results, consisting of 4 wins with an outstanding majority and vote share, also a […]

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The Implosion of British Politics…

by robstickland on 9 July, 2016

Implosion: To collapse, to explode inwards. Also, to fail miserably at something. The political spectrum is something which has always facinated me. How people can hold such diverse views and believe they hold the moral high ground etc. is interesting. I do not condone extreme views but we have to accept they exist. This won’t […]

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Referendum Positives…

by robstickland on 24 June, 2016

You may just have heard about the EU referendum and the result thereof. As a Party, on the whole, we supported the Remain camp, though there were some of a different opinion. It probably didn’t even escape the notice of Tim Peake and he’s been out of the world for six months. The result obviously […]

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The Liberal Democrat’s have gained Sherborne Rural constituency seat from the Tories for Dorset County Council. This is a great result, not just for Matt, Dorset Libdems etc. but a great result for the Liberal Democrats in the West and wider afield, to prove what we can do if we use resources wisely and really […]

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Residents in South Somerset can rest assured that if they have received a poll card for the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) elections on May 5, they are on the electoral register and do not need to re-register specifically for the EU Referendum on June 23. Registration for the PCC elections closed on April 18.  […]

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A quick resident survey…

by robstickland on 24 April, 2016

If you live in the bounds of Yeovil East, or have friends and relatives that do: In your opinion, what does Yeovil East need, how can it be improved, what’s wrong, or right with the area?   Please leave comments at bottom of page, or if you would rather email me. Thank you in advance…

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Yeovil Advice Centre

by robstickland on 27 July, 2015

The Yeovil Liberal Democrats will be holding their first open advice centre on Saturday the 8th of August from 10:00 to 12:00 and every Saturday thereafter. If you have any issues with Housing, Planning, Financial hardship, Antisocial behaviour or Transport and traffic please come and speak to our Councillors. If you want to attend please […]

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In tribute to Tony Fife…

by robstickland on 4 July, 2015

Yesterday I had the honour of attending Tony’s funeral at St John’s Church in Yeovil, with fellow councillors from Yeovil East Ward (Tony Lock, David Recardo, Manny Roper and Phil Chandler), the Mayor and Mayoress, ex Mayors, Liberal Democrat members, council leaders, SSDC councillors and officers, local businessmen etc. etc. the list goes on and is […]

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Westlands Sports and Leisure Complex

by robstickland on 14 June, 2015

Below is the statement issued jointly by Finmeccanica – AgustaWestland, South Somerset District Council and Yeovil Town Council regarding the situation with Westlands sports and leisure complex: 10th June 2015 Joint statement on Westlands sports and leisure complex  Finmeccanica – AgustaWestland, South Somerset District Council and Yeovil Town Council met on Friday 5th June 2015 […]

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Here to help…

by robstickland on 30 May, 2015

Now the elections are over, it’s time to settle down and get on with the important stuff. Looking after the interests of the people in Yeovil East Ward and the wider areas of Yeovil and South Somerset. I have to say it has been an interesting few weeks since the election and my grey cells have been […]

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