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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.
  • Sarah Sawyer and Linda Castle at Cheltenham Road roundabout
    Article: Sep 16, 2020

    The Conservative-run Gloucestershire County Council has backed down over the changes to the Cheltenham Road roundabout and scrapped the trial - after a massive backlash from local residents.

    The Liberal Democrats in Longlevens had demanded changes to the scheme to make it safer for motorists, cyclists and pedestrians.

  • 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
  • Sarah Sawyer and Linda Castle at Cheltenham Road roundabout
    Article: Sep 9, 2020

    Longlevens Liberal Democrats are demanding changes are made to the Cheltenham Road roundabout in order to make it safer for motorists, cyclists and pedestrians.

    Sarah Sawyer and Linda Castle have raised their concerns with the Conservative-run county council about the safety of the roundabout.

    New cycle lanes were installed along Estcourt Road as part of a scheme to improve the cycle network between Gloucester and Cheltenham.

  • 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.
  • Jeremy Hilton and Declan Wilson prepare budget amendments 2020
    Article: Jul 30, 2020

    Two thousand years of history should be protected if the Government pushes ahead with plans to reorganise local government in Gloucester, according to the Liberal Democrats.

    The Government is expected to publish a White Paper on scrapping the two tier system of local government in Gloucestershire in September.

  • Jeremy Hilton and housing
    Article: Jul 23, 2020

    Gloucester's air quality has improved significantly because of the coronavirus lockdown, according to the city council.

    While figures are yet to be verified and confirmed, initial readings show a reduction of nitrogen oxide, a vehicle pollutant, by up to 45% in key areas such as Barton Street.

    The trend is being seen across the UK and the globe as people travelled less during Covid-19 restrictions.

  • Article: Jul 6, 2020

    Two enforcement notices have been served on the owners and occupiers of a new caravan site off Walham Lane that was established during the lockdown period.

    The caravan/mobile home site was created without planning permission.

    The first notice was for unauthorised engineering operation and importation of material to raise the land. The second for unauthorised change of use of the land.