Chessington Focus

Campaign success - playground to be upgraded

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Steph Archer with Margaret Thompson and Sharon Young at the Woodgate Avenue playground

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Chessington Green Belt remains under threat

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Liberal Democrats are deeply concerned that our green belt and Metropolitan Open Land remains under threat of development.

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Chessington residents ignored over threat to Epsom Hospital

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Chessington Lib Dem Councillor Tricia Bamford: "Epsom is our hospital too!"

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A243 barriers - should they stay or go?

key_cheesington-hook-railings-2017-tfl-a243.jpgLocal Liberal Democrat councillors, Clive Chase and Margaret Thompson, on the A243 outside St Paul's Primary School.

Plans by Transport for London (TfL) to remove railings and barriers along the A243 - the Hook and Leatherhead Roads - have alarmed residents. 

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Green Belt ruling sends "shivers down the spine"

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Lib Dem campaigners are again voicing genuine concerns about the threat to Chessington’s Green Belt, following a new Government ruling that gave the go ahead for 1,500 homes to be built near Gloucester.

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Chessington Greenbelt Survey

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Recent reports suggest there are plans for hundreds of homes, a swimming pool and a stadium on a Green Belt site at Garrison Lane, Chessington. Take our 1 minute survey on whether Green Belt development is acceptable.

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Conservatives propose to close Devon Way Youth Centre

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The Devon Way Youth Centre is home to five regular groups plus others as required, and most of these cater for youngsters who need extra help and support for a number of different reasons.

These groups are really important for the young people, as they have the chance to socialise and make friends. Parents also really appreciate the confidence that their children gain from mixing with others. The young people come from across Kingston, most being local. 

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Our Green Belt is under a renewed and growing level of threat

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Liberal Democrats believe our Green Belt land in Chessington remains under continuous threat from development.

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Improve Woodgate Avenue playground

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The residents of Woodgate Avenue and the surrounding area, are calling on Kingston Council to invest in the playground on Woodgate Avenue which is a health and safety hazard, badly neglected and has extremely poor facilities.

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Lib Dems launch campaign against Tory-backed plans threatening Chessington Green Belt

Local Liberal Democrats have been inundated with emails from local people concerned about plans proposed by the Tory Deputy Mayor to build up to 70,000 homes in Chessington and create a new London ‘suburb’.

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