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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

  • Dr Rebecca Trimnell at Hill Farm in Hempsted
    Article: Jul 6, 2020
    The Liberal Democrats are fighting plans to build hundreds of new homes in Hempsted.
    Developers have submitted a planning application for the construction of 245 properties at Hill Farm, off Hempsted Lane.
    The development falls within a cordon sanitaire - which prohibits housing near to the sewage works.
  • Jeremy Hilton and policy planning
    Article: Jun 23, 2020
    Councillors are to acknowledge the contribution of the city in helping the most vulnerable in Gloucester during the coronavirus pandemic.
    A cross-party motion by the Liberal Democrats and Labour Party will be debated by councillors at a meeting of the city council on July 9.
    The motion praises everyone in the community, as well as council staff, care sector workers and volunteers who helped those in need in Gloucester over the last three months.
  • Sebastian Field at the Carmel Webb memorial garden
    Article: Jun 15, 2020

    The Liberal Democrats are calling on the city council to develop an "innovative, imaginative, and safe" programme of arts and cultural events in Gloucester - warning that the creative industries are in danger of collapse.

    Arts and culture have been badly hit in the city in recent months as popular local events, such as Art in the City, Gloucester Goes Retro, and the Gloucester Music Festival, have been cancelled because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Jeremy Hilton and Declan Wilson prepare budget amendments 2020
    Article: May 25, 2020

    The Liberal Democrats have launched a plan to help Gloucester recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown.

    The six-point plan covers economic recovery, housing, supporting communities, the environment, culture and rebuilding council services.

    The Liberal Democrats will be urging the city council to introduce this plan as soon as possible.

  • Sebastian Field at Scott Avenue
    Article: May 25, 2020

    Liberal Democrat city councillor for Podsmead Sebastian Field is working to resolve some highways issues in his ward.

    The road surface on Scott Avenue has been repeatedly marked with potholes. Sebastian has reported them to Gloucestershire Highways and some have been filled, only for new ones to appear.