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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.

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Latest News

  • Jeremy Hilton and Isabel Brazil at the Sherborne Cinema
    Article: Oct 2, 2020

    An independent cinema in Gloucester has been awarded a Government grant to help it weather the storm of the coronavirus pandemic.

    The Sherborne Cinema in Kingsholm will get £8,940 from the Culture Recovery Fund.

    A total of 42 cinemas will share more than £650,000 of funding allocated by the British Film Institute on behalf of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.

  • Article: Oct 1, 2020

    The resurfacing of part of Horton Road in Gloucester will begin on October 6.

    This is after a concerted campaign by the local Liberal Democrat county councillor Jeremy Hilton.

    The planned work is to be carried out at night between October 6 and 13.

    The road will be closed between 7pm to 7am during the weekdays. It will not be closed on weekends.

  • Rebecca Trimnell in Parliament Street
    Article: Sep 29, 2020

    The Liberal Democrats have called for the "forgotten" roads of Gloucester city centre to be repaired by the county council.

    Dr Rebecca Trimnell, Liberal Democrat campaigner for Westgate, said Park Street, Parliament Street and Cromwell Street were in poor condition.

    She spoke out after the county council announced plans to resurface The Quay and Commercial Road.

  • Rebecca Trimnell outside Sainsbury's with her petition
    Article: Sep 21, 2020
    Over 500 people have signed a petition to keep the popular Sainsbury's supermarket in Gloucester city centre open after its closure was announced.
    Liberal Democrat Dr Rebecca Trimnell launched the petition after learning the supermarket in Northgate Street will close.
    The supermarket giant has been in the same location for 50 years and the store is a vital lifeline for people who live near the city centre.
  • Sarah Sawyer and Linda Castle at Cheltenham Road roundabout
    Article: Sep 16, 2020

    The Conservative-run Gloucestershire County Council has backed down over the changes to the Cheltenham Road roundabout and scrapped the trial - after a massive backlash from local residents.

    The Liberal Democrats in Longlevens had demanded changes to the scheme to make it safer for motorists, cyclists and pedestrians.