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Kingsholm & Wotton

Kingsholm councillors Jeremy Hilton and Isabel BrazilCouncillors Jeremy Hilton and Isabel Brazil represent Kingsholm & Wotton Ward on Gloucester City Council.
Jeremy was born, educated and works in Gloucester and has represented the Kingsholm area for many years. He is the leader of the Liberal Democrat group at the city council and is also the county councillor for Kingsholm and Wotton.
Isabel was first elected as a city councillor in 2016 and was born and bred in Gloucester. She has lived in Kingsholm for nine years.
Her father was a Tewkesbury Borough Councillor.
You can contact Jeremy on jeremy.hilton@gloucestershire.gov.uk or 07415 291 479 or Isabel on isabel.brazil@gloucester.gov.uk or 01452 500 673.
  • Jeremy Hilton and policy planning
    Article: Jun 23, 2020
    Councillors are to acknowledge the contribution of the city in helping the most vulnerable in Gloucester during the coronavirus pandemic.
    A cross-party motion by the Liberal Democrats and Labour Party will be debated by councillors at a meeting of the city council on July 9.
    The motion praises everyone in the community, as well as council staff, care sector workers and volunteers who helped those in need in Gloucester over the last three months.
  • Sebastian Field at the Carmel Webb memorial garden
    Article: Jun 15, 2020

    The Liberal Democrats are calling on the city council to develop an "innovative, imaginative, and safe" programme of arts and cultural events in Gloucester - warning that the creative industries are in danger of collapse.

    Arts and culture have been badly hit in the city in recent months as popular local events, such as Art in the City, Gloucester Goes Retro, and the Gloucester Music Festival, have been cancelled because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Jeremy Hilton and Declan Wilson prepare budget amendments 2020
    Article: May 25, 2020

    The Liberal Democrats have launched a plan to help Gloucester recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown.

    The six-point plan covers economic recovery, housing, supporting communities, the environment, culture and rebuilding council services.

    The Liberal Democrats will be urging the city council to introduce this plan as soon as possible.

  • Jeremy Hilton and Declan Wilson prepare budget amendments 2020
    Article: Feb 25, 2020

    On Thursday, at the budget setting meeting, Liberal Democrats on Gloucester City Council will propose a suite of six budget amendments to the value of £356,000. There will be no additional cost to the taxpayer.

    The six projects being proposed will help support communities in Gloucester and improve the city's cultural offer.

  • Jeremy Hilton in Oxford Road
    Article: Feb 7, 2020
    The county council's long-awaited review of on-street parking in Kingsholm is just about to start and should be completed by November this year.
    The first stage of the project will be a camera car survey this month to carried by contractors Atkins.
    This will take vehicle data to establish the occupancy, parking stress and demand on an area as well as duration of stay and generally how far people have travelled to park - are they local to area, the street, city or come from further away?
  • The Lib Dem Marketing Gloucester motion
    Article: Jan 26, 2020
    Councillors are demanding that the former leader of Gloucester City Council apologise for the Marketing Gloucester debacle.
    The Liberal Democrats have tabled a motion to the city council calling on Councillor Paul James to apologise after the arms length organisation was bailed out to the tune of £240,000.
  • Jeremy Hilton at the Rose Garden
    Article: Jan 22, 2020
    Gloucester City Council has made an application to the Great Western Railway Customer and Communities Improvement Fund, for £35,000 to assist in the project to renew and upgrade the Wellington Parade Garden.
    The total estimated cost is £49,000 with the city council contributing £14,000. The project would also include some public art. The garden was originally owned by British Railways Board before it was passed onto the city council via a private purchaser.
  • Lib Dems and the Amey household recycling mess
    Article: Jan 2, 2020

    Changes introduced to household recycling just two weeks before Christmas has caused disruption across Gloucester.

    There have been reports of missed collections and recycling left strewn all over the place by the city council's waste contractor Amey.

    If recycling has not been sorted properly following the introduction of the new rules then it is not being collected at all.

  • Ed Davey and Gloucester Lib Dems
    Article: Dec 18, 2019
    Parliamentary candidate Dr Rebecca Trimnell almost doubled the Lib Dem vote in the General Election on December 12.
    Rebecca polled 4,338 votes - a 3% rise on Councillor Jeremy Hilton's result two years ago.
    Conservative MP Richard Graham increased his majority to over 10,000.
    Labour's vote in the city collapsed - dropping 5% in just two years - and the Green Party candidate lost their deposit.
  • Ed Davey and Gloucester Lib Dems
    Article: Oct 29, 2019

    Rebecca Trimnell's campaign to be Gloucester's next MP is off to a flying start as Britain heads for a winter general election.

    On Tuesday MPs backed a bill for a general election to be held on December 12 and could be become law by the end of the week if approved by the House of Lords.

    Gloucester Liberal Democrats are already fighting hard to win and want to stop Brexit as it has become a national embarrassment.