Carol Lanyon

LibDem Councillor for St. Leonards Ward on St. Annes Town Council Learn more

Improvements to road junction ?

by Tony Ford on 19 September, 2013

A further meeting with LCC officers at our ‘infamous’ junction St. Leonard’s Road West and St. David’s Road North may yield some results!  There have been a number of accidents at this junction, mainly caused by motorists not paying attention to road signs and markings. Thanks to the efforts of LibDem councillors Tony Ford and […]

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Best of luck at the count

by carollanyon on 3 May, 2013

I would like to wish all our candidates well for today’s Election Count. It was pleasing to see how well all the candidates from the different parties got on with each together. Quote of the day by the UKIP  candidate “I know nothing about politics’.  

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TREE mendous !!

by Tony Ford on 24 January, 2013

 On behalf of Fylde Liberal Democrats and volunteers I would like to say a big THANK YOU to all the local residents who supported our FREE Christmas tree collection campaign. We  collected in excess of 350 trees which have been passed on to Fylde Borough Council for future use in either stabilising the sand dunes […]

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Ignore opinion polls – another LibDem win !

by Tony Ford on 18 December, 2012

Never mind opinion polls. Most of the media, from the Daily Trash to the Sunday Politics show, can’t resist having a poke at the LibDems and gleefully quoting opinion polls putting us down and behind UKIP. It is such a shame for them that when it comes to real votes, in real elections that matter […]

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Four gains, two holds and no losses – what a result

by Tony Ford on 17 November, 2012

Local Government elections held on 15th November gave some fantastic success to Liberal Democrat candidates. Di Keal took the Norton West Ward of Rydale District Council from the Conservatives gaining 59.8% of the vote – up by 33.5%. Equally satisfying was LibDem Michael Huscroft’s success in taking the Wallsend seat of North Tyneside Borough Council […]

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Top Award for Blundell Road Allotments

by carollanyon on 4 November, 2012

I have been heavily involved in the Town Council’s Blundell Road Community Allotments which contributed to the town’s horticultural success as we brought home an ‘OUTSTANDING’ Neighbourhood Award and then gained the overall winner’s title. Only one day later the same allotment site won the Grow Your Own Award. The Allotments, a strong community project, are also finalists […]

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1,100 new houses for St. Anne’s

by carollanyon on 22 June, 2012

Sadly the character of Heyhouses will change with the Inspector’s decision allowing Kensingtion’s appeal so that more than 1,100  new homes will be built. Fylde LibDems campaigned against this and I spoke  at both the Inquiry and the Appeal !!  Its a sad day!!

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Inspector ‘saves’ the Vic !!

by carollanyon on 22 June, 2012

The Planning Inspector has dismissed the appeal by McCarthy & Stone for the demolition of the Victoria Hotel (The Vic). Well done to all those who campaigned to keep it! A great example of a community working together to retain a building of character unique to St. Anne’s. The Vic stays open !!

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Chuffed with award

by carollanyon on 13 March, 2012

I took part in the Lions Charity Swimarathon event in January and was presented with an award on Sunday for our team’s efforts in raising over £200, the second highest sponsorship amount in our age group! For the third year running I swam in a team put together by former St. Anne’s Mayor Tony Ford. Swimming […]

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LibDems gain THREE seats!

by carollanyon on 2 March, 2012

Yesterday hard-working LibDem councillors took TWO seats from the Conservatives, ONE seat from the Independents and held one seat! Great campaigning!! Yesterday’s council by-election results in full. Shropshire UA, Abbey LD Hannah Fraser 550; Con 542; Green 122. Turnout 41.2%. LibDem GAIN from Conservatives Shrewsbury TC, Abbey LD Hannah Fraser 546, Con 544, Green 124. […]

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