Dr Rebecca Trimnell is part of the Moreland Spotlight team.
She is the Liberal Democrat county council candidate for the Hempsted and Westgate division, which includes parts of the Moreland area.
Rebecca, who lives in the shadow of St Oswald's Priory, is a former researcher to the Liberal Democrat county council group at Shire Hall. She now works in the social care sector.
She was also the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary candidate for Gloucester at the General Election in 2019.
You can contact Rebecca at email@example.com or Twitter at @Reb_Trimnell
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: Mar 2, 2021
A Gloucester councillor is working to help businesses resolve a parking problem in his ward.
Councillor Sebastian Field, who represents Podsmead, was contacted by a business owner on Empire Way who said legal parking opposite their business was preventing access for customers and deliveries.
The business, which is based on the Centurion industrial estate off Bristol Road, has contacted the police in the past on days when the parking has been particularly bad.
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.
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.