• Article: Jan 17, 2019

    Much of modern politics involves sitting at a desk and looking at a screen - running a website,, running social media, sending groups of emails, dealing with data about our members, and processing data about voter research in Breckland. If you have some IT expertise and enthusiasm and are happy to explore the systems we use then we'd like to hear from you. One member volunteered to help recently but family circumstance mean they can no longer do so, so we are searching again. Email me and we'll have a chat about it foley845@btinternet.com

  • Andrew Thorpe Lib Dem candidate for Yare & All Saints
    Article: Jul 5, 2018
    By Andrew Thorpe

    Our official Lib Dem candidate, Andrew Thorpe, will be taking part in a hustings organised by Yaxham Parish Council on Tuesday 10th July at Yaxham Village Hall (The David Myhill Room) alongwith the other party candidates. the hustings will commence at 7.30pm with statements by each candidate and an opportunity for the public to ask questions. This is a great opportunity to hear more about the Liberal Democrat Manifesto for Norfolk County

  • Andrew Thorpe : candidate for Yare and All Saints
    Article: Jun 14, 2018
    • A director of Jarrold & Sons and a Chartered Accountant. He has enjoyed a successful career in business and finance and knows how to get things done.
    • Has chaired the Staff Council representing over 400 Jarrold staff members and played an active part in fund raising for the Staff Charity Challenge and numerous individual charities that he supports personally.
    • Has lived in Yaxham for the past 5 years having moved to Norfolk from his native home in rural Derbyshire.
    • He strongly believes in fighting for issues that are important to local people but is well aware of the need for financial responsibility.
    • He is married to Caroline for 33 years and has a grown up son a daughter both living in London. He enjoys running, cycling and photography.
  • Yare & All Saints campaigners June 2018
    Article: Jun 14, 2018
    By Andrew Thorpe

    Pictured here is Andrew Thorpe and volunteers from Breckland Liberal Democrats campaigning in Yare & All Saints. Andrew is our official candidate standing in the by election brought upon by the resignation and sad death of Cliff Jordan.

    Volunteers distributed a Mattishall Focus leaflet to around 1,000 doors and a Residents Survey.

  • NHS Crisis - from The Times, 1 Jan 2018
    Article: Apr 30, 2018

    Conservative cuts pile pressure on nurses and put patients at risk.

    • Operations delayed
    • Hospital beds full
    • Record numbers left waiting in A&E

    Patients faced cancelled operations and long delays at A&E as the NHS struggled through another winter crisis.

    Almost 1 in 4 people were being made to wait more than four hours at A&E - the highest number on record. And Theresa May has been forced to apologise for tens of thousands of delayed operations.