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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 is the Sheriff of Gloucester in 2018/19.

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.

  • Rebecca Trimnell and Lib Dem campaigners outside police HQ
    Article: Oct 9, 2019

    Gloucestershire Police is to get an additional 46 police officers under plans by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to put 20,000 new officers on the streets of the UK.

    In the first wave of the roll-out, the Home Office will provide £750 million to support the 43 forces to recruit up to 6,000 new officers by the end of 2020-21.

  • Rebecca Trimnell and Lib Dem campaigns protest against suspension of Parliament
    Article: Sep 24, 2019

    Boris Johnson should resign as Prime Minister after the UK's highest court ruled his decision to suspend Parliament was unlawful, according to Dr Rebecca Trimnell.

    The Prime Minister advised The Queen to prorogue Parliament for five weeks earlier this month in order to bring forward a Queen's Speech in October outlining a raft of new policies.

  • Rebecca Trimnell
    Article: Sep 12, 2019

    The consequences of a no-deal Brexit to the Gloucester public have been laid bare, according to the Liberal Democrats.

    Government documents reveal there would be major hold-ups at channel ports, significant electricity price increases, shortages of some foods, delays to medicine imports and public disorder.

  • Bar chart showing EU election results
    Article: Sep 9, 2019

    The Liberal Democrats in Gloucester are ready and waiting for a general election - but only after a no deal Brexit is off the table.

    MPs look set to vote again on Monday in Parliament on whether to have a general election before the UK is scheduled to leave the European Union on October 31.

    UK opposition parties have agreed not to back Prime Minister Boris Johnson's demand for an election before the EU summit in mid-October.

  • Article: Aug 29, 2019

    The Aspen Medical Centre is based in Horton Road and was opened in 2014 when three local doctors' surgeries moved in.

    London Road, Heathville Road and Barnwood doctors' surgeries have now merged into one practice along with the Saintbridge surgery.

    Patients have rated the AMC as a one-star service with criticism being posted online about long delays in getting the phone answered to book an appointment.

  • 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 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

  • Article: Aug 12, 2019

    Jeremy Hilton had a site visit with the local highway manager and it was agreed that potholes which are a safety hazard would soon be fixed and that the road has been included in next year's resurfacing programme.

    Jeremy Hilton said: "To resurface the entire road will be an expensive job, but the road is a high priority and will be resurfaced in 2020/21 financial year."

  • Article: Aug 6, 2019

    Visitors to Armscroft Road will now be able to find it more easily after Councillor Howard Hyman arranged for a replacement sign to be installed.

    Councillor Hyman said: "There was no road sign to Armscroft Road when coming towards the city from Barnwood Road.

    "Not everyone has a SatNav and it is important that road signs are clear and maintained. I asked the council to ensure that this was installed."