Local resident Anne Radley and Councillor Howard Hyman are part of the Liberal Democrat team in Elmbridge Ward.
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 is a former chair of the Elmscroft Community Association.
Councillor Howard Hyman was first elected in 2016 and was the Sheriff of Gloucester in 2018/19. Councillor Emily Ryall is standing down for personal reasons in May after five years.
There are also county council elections in May.
If you live in the Leazes or Nine Elms area then you are in the Longlevens Division and local resident Sarah Sawyer will be the Liberal Democrat candidate in May.
Sarah grew up in Gloucester runs the Friends of Elmbridge group and is fundraising for new play area in Armscroft Park.
The rest of the ward is represented at Shire Hall by Councillor Jeremy Hilton.
You can contact Howard on email@example.com or 07903 021 835; Anne on 07942 676 460 or firstname.lastname@example.org; Sarah on LonglevensLibDems@gmail.com; and Jeremy on email@example.com or 07415 291 479.
Article: Mar 17, 2021
The iconic Debenhams building in the centre of Gloucester has been bought by the University of Gloucestershire.
The 1930s art deco building will be restored and turned into a five-storey campus in the heart of the city centre.
The university is also considering ways of turning the ground floor of the building into dual use - allowing access to services by the public.
Article: Mar 13, 2021
One of Gloucester's most important monuments has received a Government grant to help with ongoing maintenance.
St Oswald's Priory has been awarded £25,000 from the Culture Recovery Fund to pay towards the cost of conservation work.
Among the projects is placing a turf layer onto the top of the walls, which helps reduce the deterioration of the stones.
Article: Mar 13, 2021
The Liberal Democrats have welcomed the decision to appoint a new city council waste contractor.
Ubico will provide Gloucester with waste and recycling services, street and toilet cleaning, grounds and tree maintenance from April next year - replacing Amey.
As the company is co-owned by the other district council's in Gloucestershire and West Oxfordshire it should mean it is easier to improve waste services.
Article: Mar 11, 2021
The Liberal Democrats are challenging the Conservative city council administration over its dreadful record on emptying the bins and clearing litter in Gloucester.
At next week's full council meeting, the Lib Dems will propose a motion calling for a root and branch review of litter bin provision and the emptying regime in the city.
Article: Mar 10, 2021Councillors are set to discuss the future of the Debenhams store in Gloucester city centre later this month.Liberal Democrat councillors have tabled a motion to be debated at a meeting of the city council on March 18.The motion calls on city council leaders to work with whoever buys Debenhams to retain, restore and repurpose the building.
Article: Feb 26, 2021
Gloucester City Council's budget has been branded "dull" as financially-stretched residents face paying more for services.
The ruling Conservatives saw their budget for the 2021/2022 financial year approved by a majority of councillors.
Gloucester City Council's share of the council tax bill will rise 2.4% next year.
Article: Feb 24, 2021
The Conservatives have been accused of complacency over the state of roads and pavements in Gloucester.
Councillor Jeremy Hilton said there was an £80 million backlog of repairs for highways across Gloucestershire.
And he criticised the Conservative cabinet member for complacency over the state of the roads - highlighting several in the city that need fixing.
Article: Feb 23, 2021Opposition councillors are proposing freezing council tax for residents in Gloucester this year.The Liberal Democrats on Gloucester City Council have tabled an amendment to the budget proposing a one-off 0% rise to council tax bills in April.It is in recognition of the huge financial strain being placed on families due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Article: Feb 19, 2021
A local Liberal Democrat who works in the social care sector is supporting calls for the Government to give carers a break by providing emergency funding to local authorities for respite care.
More than 12,000 people in Gloucester are looking after elderly, disabled or vulnerable people during the Covid pandemic, according to figures from the 2011 Census.
Article: Feb 17, 2021
The Liberal Democrats have welcomed the mock designs for what the former Debenhams building could look like.
Gloucester-based Quattro Design Architects has developed two concepts for the building off Northgate Street.
The first design sees the ground floor of the 1930s art deco building for retail and hospitality, while the remainder set aside for commercial units.