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Elmbridge

Anne Radley and Councillor Howard HymanLocal 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 howard.hyman@gloucester.gov.uk or 07903 021 835; Anne on 07942 676 460 or anne4elmbridge@gmail.com; Sarah on LonglevensLibDems@gmail.com; and Jeremy on jeremy.hilton@gloucestershire.gov.uk or 07415 291 479.

  • Rebecca Trimnell
    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.

  • Councillors Ashley Bowkett and Jeremy Hilton outside Debenhams in Kings Square
    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.

  • Sarah Sawyer and Elmleaze pothole
    Article: Feb 9, 2021
    One street in Gloucester has more than a dozen large potholes down the length of the carriageway.
    Every month Elmleaze, in the Elmbridge area of the city, is full of potholes and no sooner are they filled in then more appear.
    At the weekend local resident and Liberal Democrat campaigner Sarah Sawyer counted 16 separate potholes along the length of Elmleaze.
  • Councillors Ashley Bowkett and Jeremy Hilton outside Debenhams in Kings Square
    Article: Feb 8, 2021

    There are fears the iconic Debenhams building in Gloucester could be demolished after senior Conservative councillors twice refused to rule it out.

    The department store in Kings Square is facing closure after Debenhams went into administration and the brand was bought by online fashion retailer Boohoo Group.

  • Jeremy Hilton
    Article: Feb 4, 2021

    Progress is being made on redeveloping a Gloucester eyesore - but it is slow going, say the Liberal Democrats.

    The former Trident Life building on London Road in Kingsholm has been empty for a number of years.

    The services inside have been stripped out making number 69 impossible to quickly rent out for offices while no 65 is so derelict it is not worth saving.

  • Sebastian Field at the Carmel Webb memorial garden
    Article: Feb 4, 2021

    The Liberal Democrats have welcomed news that Gloucester City Council is looking at how it can hold cultural events safely this year.

    The council is considering socially distanced events or online alternatives to ensure that the city's cultural life continues.

    The Bright Nights festival and Of Earth and Sky by Luke Jerram were both held outdoors during the pandemic and showed how cultural events can still be held safely.

  • Councillors Ashley Bowkett and Jeremy Hilton outside Debenhams in Kings Square
    Article: Jan 19, 2021

    The Liberal Democrats are demanding to know why Gloucester missed out on a share of a £830 million Government fund to help high streets recover from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

    The city council submitted a 17-page bid for funding from the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government's Future High Streets Fund.

  • Jeremy Hilton in Horton Road following its resurfacing
    Article: Jan 12, 2021
    A few months ago Gloucestershire County Council resurfaced Horton Road from its junction of London Road to the Aspen Centre.
    Now the county council is to complete the work, which Councillor Jeremy Hilton previously requested.
    This will be a section from the Aspen Medical Centre to the junction with Great Western Road.
  • Jeremy Hilton and policy planning
    Article: Jan 6, 2021

    A Lib Dem councillor has welcomed the granting of planning consent for Gloucester's £85 million digital quarter.

    Councillors have given consent for the first phase of The Forum, including 43 apartments and retail space in the Kings Quarter redevelopment. Work on the first phase is expected to start in the spring.

  • Jeremy Hilton at Gloucestershire Airport
    Article: Dec 17, 2020

    A Liberal Democrat councillor has welcomed improvement work to the runways at Gloucestershire Airport.

    Councillors at Gloucester City Council and Cheltenham Borough Council, which are joint shareholders of the airport, agreed the redevelopment.

    The two councils will provide funding for the resurfacing work and in return the airport will transfer the Meteor business park to the councils, which will provide an annual rental income of £650,000.