Natwest’s decision to close their Tarporley branch

Natwest’s decision to close their Tarporley branch

  NatWest has confirmed it will shut its High Street branch in Tarporley on June 6th as part of a raft of closures across the country, brought about because more and more customers no longer uses branches regularly. However not everyone can use online or telephone banking and many older customers...

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Local Resident and Rail Enthusiast Endorses our Campaign

Local Resident and Rail Enthusiast Endorses our Campaign

  This week I had the pleasure of meeting local resident and rail enthusiast Richard Bass pictured under the original Tarporley Railway Station sign which he purchased after the station had closed. Richard is delighted we are trying to re-open the Station and fully endorses our campaign. He remem...

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Thoughts on the Richmond Park By-Election

Thoughts on the Richmond Park By-Election

The defeat of the UKIP-Conservative candidate in the Richmond-by-election is a rejection of Brexit and its fellow travellers. It's a mighty resounding cheer of support for those of us who believe that our future is as an engaged, connected progressive country. Let's keep the faith and insist tha...

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Liberal Democrats select Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Eddisbury

Liberal Democrats select Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Eddisbury

Today I am releasing the following statement to the media: Ian Priestner, 59, who fought the seat of Eddisbury at the last General Election in 2015, has been selected by Eddisbury Liberal Democrats to be the Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for the seat in the event of an early General Electi...

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Update on Tarporley Railway Station Campaign

Update on Tarporley Railway Station Campaign Update on Tarporley Railway Station Campaign

Our campaign to re-open Tarporley Railway Station is going very well we now have over 150 signatures. I will be meeting  with my Lib Dem colleagues soon to decide our next steps. We had some coverage in the Chester Chronicle last year (HERE) and Tarporley News recently (HERE) .   

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About

Ian was born and brought up in Cheshire where he lives with his wife Jenny, a senior executive with the BBC, and daughter Victoria near Tarporley in the heart of the Eddisbury constituency. His family has farmed in Cheshire for over 400 years. His father worked in agricultural development in East and Central Africa, helping shape Ian's values of the importance of community and service. Read more