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Elmbridge

Elmbridge Lib Dem councillors Emily Ryall and Howard HymanCouncillors Emily Ryall and Howard Hyman represent Elmbridge Ward on Gloucester City Council and were first elected in 2016.

Emily is a lecturer at the University of Gloucestershire while Howard was the Sheriff of Gloucester in 2018/19.

Joining the team in 2020 for the next local elections is local resident Anne Radley and will be replacing Councillor Ryall who is standing down for personal reasons.

Anne is an Elmbridge resident and has lived in the Swallow Park and the Elmbridge areas for nearly 20 years.

She has worked in the education sector and is
currently caring for her young daughter. Anne is an allotment gardener and also chairman of the Elmscroft Community Association.
Elmbridge Ward is represented by two county councillors. If you live in the Leazes or Nine Elms area then you are in the Longlevens Division. The rest of the ward is represented at Shire Hall by Councillor Jeremy Hilton.

You can contact Emily on emily.ryall@gloucester.gov.uk or 07931 595 058; Howard on howard.hyman@gloucester.gov.uk or 07903 021 835; and Jeremy on jeremy.hilton@gloucestershire.gov.uk or 07415 291 479.

  • Howard Human and Ebor Road street letters
    Article: Oct 23, 2020

    Residents in a residential part of Gloucester have had their popular garden waste service stopped by the city council.

    Council contractors will no longer collect recyclable garden waste Ebor Road and a large part of Armscroft Road from the Armscroft area of the city.

    The move has been criticised by one of the Liberal Democrat councillors who represents the area as the fortnightly service, which residents pay an annual fee, is popular.

  • Declan Wilson outside affordable homes in Podsmead
    Article: Oct 9, 2020

    There will be a drastic cut in the number of affordable homes being built in Gloucester if the Conservative Government presses ahead with changes to the planning system.

    The Government is proposing to scrap the duty of developers to build affordable housing on sites for up to 40 or 50 homes.

    It means that in Gloucester if the 50 homes threshold was adopted 111 fewer affordable homes built in the city over the next decade - a cut of 10% on current plans.

  • 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.

  • Jeremy Hilton and Sainsbury's campaign
    Article: Sep 14, 2020

    The Liberal Democrats have written to the chief executive of Sainsbury's PLC about the proposed closure of its Northgate Street supermarket.

    Councillor Jeremy Hilton, leader of Gloucester Lib Dems, wrote to Simon Roberts about the future of the store, which has been trading successfully for nearly 50 years.

  • Article: Sep 12, 2020
    The Liberal Democrats have stepped up the campaign to save Sainsbury's in Northgate Street from closing.
    You can read the latest development here: https://mailchi.mp/4587ac1adf3f/junes-monthly-newsletter-591792
  • Sarah Sawyer and Linda Castle at Cheltenham Road roundabout
    Article: Sep 9, 2020

    Longlevens Liberal Democrats are demanding changes are made to the Cheltenham Road roundabout in order to make it safer for motorists, cyclists and pedestrians.

    Sarah Sawyer and Linda Castle have raised their concerns with the Conservative-run county council about the safety of the roundabout.

    New cycle lanes were installed along Estcourt Road as part of a scheme to improve the cycle network between Gloucester and Cheltenham.

  • Rebecca Trimnell outside Sainsbury's with her petition
    Article: Sep 9, 2020
    A petition has been launched to keep the popular Sainsbury's supermarket in Gloucester city centre open after its closure was announced.
    The supermarket giant has been located in Northgate Street for 50 years and the store is a vital lifeline for people who live near the city centre.
    It is also well-used by shoppers who travel into the city centre on public transport from across the city.
  • Jeremy Hilton and Rebecca Trimnell
    Article: Sep 3, 2020

    A petition has been launched against plans to rob Gloucester of its own council and replace it with a huge unitary authority.

    The petition is being launched by the Liberal Democrats this Saturday on what is Gloucester Day - an annual event celebrating the end of the siege of the city by soldiers loyal to King Charles I in 1643.

  • Jeremy Hilton speaking at a rostrum
    Article: Aug 21, 2020
    Tory leaders at Shire Hall are being quizzed on their performance by a senior Liberal Democrat councillor.
    Councillor Jeremy Hilton, who represents Kingsholm and Wotton, has tabled a dozen challenging questions to Conservative cabinet members for its full council meeting on September 9.
    He has asked questions about care home admissions, the performance of children's services, gulley cleaning, new cycling projects, the future of local government in Gloucestershire and the financial health of the county council.