Liberal Democrat promises

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HERE are some of the highlights of the Liberal Democrat manifesto:

n Work with the local youth council to ensure adequate facilities exist for young people.

n Expand the number of children’s play schemes.

n Protect the greenbelt.

n Remain committed to keeping council tax low.

n Stand by local communities and fight ‘inappropriate action’ such as opencasting.

n Redevelop Kimberley and manage Eastwood town centre better.

n Work with the police to continue to bring crime down.

n Safeguard funding for the Moorgreen show and enhance the arts programme.

n Campaign for the return of the elderly’s alarm service.

n Oppose privatisation of council functions and retain ownership of council functions.