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Hucclecote

Hucclecote councillors Declan Wilson and David BrownCouncillors David Brown and Declan Wilson have over 20 years' service between them representing Hucclecote Ward on Gloucester City Council.
David is a former Mayor of Gloucester and is also the county councillor for Barnwood and Hucclecote while Declan is the deputy leader of the Lib Dem group at the city council and is the spokesman on finance.
You can contact David on david.brown@gloucester.gov.uk or 01452 614 209 or Declan on declan.wilson@gloucester.gov.uk or 07792 987 051.

  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Article: Aug 10, 2020

    After receiving comments from both local residents and local councillors, the city council has agreed to remove the bench from their plans for the environmental improvement project on the open space at Porchester Road (between the road and Wotton Brook).

    The objective of the scheme is to improve natural habitats to encourage butterflies and bees and also engage local communities more with the outdoors. There will also be work done to create new drainage structures beneath the footway which will help drain flood water into the brook.

  • Article: Aug 7, 2020

    Every year the city council allocates £2,000 to support small community projects in Hucclecote.

    Councillor Declan Wilson said: "Do you have a project that could benefit from a small grant? If so, then do let us know. Any scheme needs the sign-off from local ward councillors."

  • Article: Aug 4, 2020

    Councillors Declan Wilson and David Brown keep you updated with news from across Hucclecote ward.

    - We have had reports of some bikes (those with a low steel content in the frame) not being picked up by traffic light loops. This is frustrating for cyclists and a potential safety hazard.

    If this has happened to you please let us know and we will arrange for the detection system to be checked.