Dear Claire … from Claire’s post-bag

“I am a refugee from Afghanistan and currently work in the UK as an engineer. I am an activist and have been an elected president of University of Exeter. It’s more important then ever to elect someone like yourself within the Bridgwater constituency …”

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Lib Dem MP candidate Claire Sully pledges support to Bridgwater & Taunton College to inspire the next generation.

Lib Dem Parliamentary Candidate Claire Sully has pledged her support behind Bridgwater & Taunton College to ‘inspire the next generation’. On a recent visit to the Bridgwater campus, Claire met with college principal Andy Berry and Matt Tudor, director of strategy and partnerships, to learn more about the work at Bridgwater & Taunton College, as…

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Shining a light on the new Bridgwater Constituency

Claire Sully, the Lib Dem candidate for the new Bridgwater Constituency, boosted her credentials to become the new constituency’s first MP at the 2024 general election, after she held a hugely successful ‘Shine A Light On…’ event yesterday evening. More than 60 people were in attendance for the ticketed event, in which Claire gave a…

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Welcome plans for a new leisure centre on Gravity site for locals

Claire Sully, the Liberal Democrat candidate for the new Bridgwater constituency, has welcomed the decision that a new publicly-available leisure centre will be built on the Gravity Smart Campus site near Puriton in 2025. The development follows an announcement in February that Agratas, a subsidiary company of Tata, would inject £4 billion into the site…

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Shine a light on … Silent Auction Preview

A selection of our silent auction items, details below. Item 1: Traditional Ukrainian sweets made by Svitlana Svitlana, has been living in the area since October 2022 under the Government scheme “Home for Ukraine” due to the war. She has kindly donated these treats and she tells me: “I have four children. I have a…

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Conservatives are failing business after alarming record breaking Sedgemoor closure rate revealed

Claire Sully, the Liberal Democrat candidate for the new Bridgwater constituency, believes the Conservatives are no longer the party of business with recent figures showing business closure rates in the UK to be at their highest since 1990. Research released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) collating UK business deaths in 2023 has revealed…

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Happy Mother’s Day?

With International Women’s day this week and today being Mother’s Day, while we all celebrate women, we need to ask: is the government doing enough to address the Gender Pay Gap and are there effective policies that women need in the workplace right now? Is it any wonder the UK productivity rate has flatlined if…

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Huge Agratas investment in Gravity is a big win for Bridgwater and surrounds

Cllr Claire Sully, the Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate for the new Bridgwater constituency, has hailed news of a significant new investment into the Gravity site, situated near Bridgwater, which will bring considerable benefits to local residents in Bridgwater, Burnham, Highbridge and the surrounding area, Somerset and the Country! Today (Feb 28th, 2024), Agratas – a…

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