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Latest News

  • Rebecca Trimnell
    Article: Aug 28, 2019

    Gloucester's Liberal Democrat Parliamentary candidate is calling on local residents to sign a petition calling on the Government not to shut down Parliament.

    Dr Rebecca Trimnell said it was totally unacceptable that Prime Minister Boris Johnson was seeking to prorogue Parliament in order to stop any attempts to block a No Deal Brexit.

  • Article: Aug 19, 2019

    The parking issues in Swallow Park have been reported in previous Spotlights but despite the painting of new yellow lines in some of the key areas, drivers have continued to cause problems for frustrated residents.

    Cars have been parked in such an inconsiderate way that it leaves no space for cars to pass between them leaving residents unable to get in or out of their own street.
    County Councillor Jeremy Hilton said: "These motorists have been breaking the highway code by blocking access and egress onto the estate at the top of Hamer Street.

  • Article: Aug 18, 2019

    Parking issues continue around the ward with complaints from residents about traffic and parking near Tommy Rich's school and Elmbridge school.

    Councillor Howard Hyman met senior staff at Tommy Rich's school to ask if they could ensure that coaches did not wait outside the school and cause traffic disruption.

  • Article: Aug 17, 2019

    The city council's conservation officer is recommending refusal of a new doctor's surgery on county council land next to Barrack Square.

    The site of former Quayside House.

    Rebecca Trimnell said: "I welcome proposals for a new surgery, which would serve 17,000 patients, but at this time I agree with the conservation officer's recommendation for refusal.

  • Article: Aug 15, 2019

    Excellent progress is being made to secure the future of the Elmscroft Community Centre.

    The Elmscroft Team have been working with the County Council who own the land and main building and are expected to agree a new lease in July.

    Anne Radley, chairman of the Elmscroft Community Association, said: "I'm so grateful for the support from Jeremy, Howard and Emily I don't think we could have got this far without them."
    Councillor Howard Hyman added: "It is vital to preserve and enhance this valuable community building. We will continue to support it."
    The centre is the largest community facility in the ward and hosts a wide range of activities.
    For further information see www.elmscroftcentre.org