Lib Dem push for community funding rejected by Labour and SNP

The Liberal Democrats proposed £3.7 million extra to be given to local areas across Fife, which would have ensured local councillors could support funding depending on the needs of their local communities. This would have brought over £0.5 million extra to Dunfermline. The SNP and Labour rejected this.

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SNP and Labour reject putting huge funding into our roads

At the Fife Council budget, the Liberal Democrats proposed putting an extra £7 million over and above what the SNP and Labour were giving to roads and street lighting over the next 3 years. This was voted down by the SNP and Labour and Liberal Democrat Councillor for Dunfermline South James Calder has expressed deep disappointment regarding this.

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Lib Dems welcome cleanup of Grange Road

After one of his constituents got in touch with him, Dunfermline South Liberal Democrat Councillor James Calder has arranged for the Council to clean up areas of the Grange Road just outside Dunfermline with severe litter issues on 17 March.

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Lib Dem Dunfermline Roads Budget Victory

After Dunfermline South Liberal Democrat Councillor James Calder had put forward a motion to change the roads programme, the Dunfermline Area Committee agreed to defer the road resurfacing schemes until after the Council budget is agreed, in case additional funding is found for roads.

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Dunfermline Lib Dems welcome relaxation of homophobic blood ban

The Dunfermline Liberal Democrats have been campaigning to relax the homophobic blood ban since 2019 when they began a successful petition at Fife Pride. Their Holyrood candidate, Aude Boubaker-Calder, and Dunfermline South Councillor James Calder have welcomed the announcement that the ban is set to end in 2021.

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