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This is the official web site of Gloucester Liberal Democrats. Read about our campaigns, our councillors and how we can all work together to make our city a better place to live.

For the Liberal Democrats, local government is key - localism, community politics, and a real commitment to devolved power are all hallmarks of the Liberal Democrat approach.

We pride ourselves on working hard all year round, not just at election time.

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Latest News

  • Jeremy Hilton and Declan Wilson prepare budget amendments 2020
    Page: Apr 6, 2021

    The Liberal Democrats have launched their city council election manifesto with a pledge that Gloucester deserves better after 17 years of Conservative rule.

    The Conservative administration is tired and has run out of ideas and it is time for change in Gloucester in the local elections on May 6.

    The Liberal Democrats have the ideas, energy, enthusiasm and the plan to rebuild the council and help Gloucester prosper as it emerges from the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdowns.

  • Sarah Sawyer and Elmleaze pothole
    Article: Mar 25, 2021

    A petition has been launched for road improvements in an area of Elmbridge.

    The roads on The Leazes estate are full of potholes and are in a very poor condition.

    The petition has been launched by Sarah Sawyer, the Liberal Democrat county council candidate for Longlevens Division, after speaking with local residents.

  • Councillors Ashley Bowkett and Jeremy Hilton outside Debenhams in Kings Square
    Article: Mar 17, 2021

    The iconic Debenhams building in the centre of Gloucester has been bought by the University of Gloucestershire.

    The 1930s art deco building will be restored and turned into a five-storey campus in the heart of the city centre.

    The university is also considering ways of turning the ground floor of the building into dual use - allowing access to services by the public.

  • Jeremy Hilton at the Rose Garden
    Article: Mar 16, 2021
    The long awaited construction of the new Wellington Parade Garden is imminent after the city council signed the contract with the company who will build it.
    The new layout has been through public consultation exercise.
    The garden was closed and boarded up in 2018 at the request of local residents who were fed up with the anti-social behaviour of street drinkers that congregated in a large group and got drunk and misbehaved.
  • Sarah Sawyer and Elmleaze pothole
    Petition: Mar 15, 2021
    The roads on The Leazes estate in Elmbridge are full of potholes and in a very poor condition.
    Years of underinvestment by the ruling Conservatives at Shire Hall means there is a backlog of repairs of £80 million.
    Sarah Sawyer is campaigning for improvements to the roads in The Leazes and wants to see them resurfaced and not just patched. As lead petitioner she will keep signatories updated on progress of this petition.