Neil Darby

Liberal Democrat Councillor for Ingol & Tanterton Learn more

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Ingol Golf Course – Update

by neildarby on 10 December, 2014

On 29 September, Preston’s Planning Committee threw out the plan to build 164 houses on the golf course, between New Rough Hey, The Avenue and Sheraton Park, after a strong case for rejection had been put by Councillor Pauline Brown. The grounds for rejection were that the Planning Committee believed the development would result in […]

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Two million apprenticeships have been created in the UK since 2010 with 4,290 people in Preston getting a vital start in life. Cllr Neil Darby said apprenticeships offered by local companies performed a crucial role in the local economy. The Ingol councillor said: “Apprenticeships are a vital part of building a stronger economy and a fairer society. By ensuring […]

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Disadvantaged primary school pupils in Lancashire are set to receive £48.5m to boost attainment, the Liberal Democrats have announced. The pupil premium funding for 2015/16 will help teachers support those children at most risk of falling behind their colleagues. It means primary schools will receive £1,320 for every pupil who has registered for free school […]

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Thank You!

by neildarby on 26 May, 2014

Liberal Democrats hold Ingol and Tanterton Thank you to everyone who supported me and the local Liberal Democrat team. I am looking forward to continuing to work in the local community in my new role as City Councillor. It is clear from the result that many local people value the hard work we do in […]

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Working For You – ALL YEAR ROUND

by neildarby on 20 May, 2014

We can show we work all year round – can other parties say the same? Other parties claim to work for you all year round – but when have you seen any of them outside of election time when they just want your vote? The Liberal Democrats in Ingol and Tanterton work all year round […]

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I am proud to be a part of the local team that works for Ingol and Tanterton all year round. If elected as your councillor, I would continue to work hard for you – out on the streets but also at Town Hall fighting to ensure we get a fair deal for Ingol and Tanterton, […]

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It’s a matter of trust

by neildarby on 15 May, 2014

According to new figures, three in four people trust their local Councillor more than their MP to make decisions about their community… With just a week until election day, a poll carried out on behalf of the Local Government Association (LGA), showed that when it comes to making decisions about local services and the local […]

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An Interview with the candidate

by neildarby on 28 April, 2014

NEIL DARBY is your Lib Dem candidate for Ingol & Tanterton on May 22nd. But who is he, and what makes him tick? Here Neil answers some of your questions: So, what do you do – other than politics? My main passion outside of politics is probably Scouting. I currently lead 1st Ashton Scout Group, down […]

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Our Top Priorities for Ingol & Tanterton

by neildarby on 26 April, 2014

Neil Darby and the rest of the Lib Dem team in Ingol and Tanterton are fighting for you all year round. These are our top priorities for the local area, which Neil will fight for if elected on Thursday 22nd May: Create jobs for Ingol & Tanterton and Preston – such as by working with the […]

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Local Government touches all our lives, wherever we live. Local government is also a partnership. Central government provides the money (which is never enough). The officers and councillors of Lancashire County Council and Preston City Council have different jobs to do within the community. In Ingol & Tanterton, we are fortunate in having a Neighbourhood […]

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