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Podsmead

Sebastian Field at the Carmel Webb memorial gardenCouncillor Sebastian Field represents Podsmead Ward on Gloucester City Council and was first elected in a by-election in July 2019.

Sebastian is a former Mayor of Gloucester and previously served as a city councillor in Kingsholm Ward for nine years.

He has a strong record standing up for Podsmead on the city council. He has spoken up and asked questions of the Conservative administration, and fought for a fair deal for our area.

He has challenged the Conservative-run Highways department at Shire Hall over the poor state of Podsmead's roads and pavements.

You can contact Sebastian on 07708 345 857 or sebastian.field@gloucester.gov.uk

  • 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.

  • Sebastian Field at Milton Avenue
    Article: Feb 10, 2020
    A Liberal Democrat councillor has welcomed the improvements due to take place in a part of Gloucester.
    Work is due to begin at the open space at Milton Avenue in Podsmead following the award of a share of a Euroean Structural Investment Fund grant.
    A total of £1.4 million will be spent on 13 sites across Gloucestershire, including Milton Avenue, to enhance biodiversity and encourage wildlife.
  • Sebastian Field in Grange Primary School'ss library
    Article: Feb 3, 2020

    A Liberal Democrat city councillor is delighted that the literacy project he has been shepherding has got off the ground in the last couple of weeks.

    Councillor Sebastian Field, who represents Podsmead Ward, has been working with Linda Cohen of Lilypad PR and staff at the Crypt School to organise the project.

  • 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.
  • 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.

  • Rebecca Trimnell and Lib Dem campaigners outside police HQ
    Article: Oct 9, 2019

    Gloucestershire Police is to get an additional 46 police officers under plans by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to put 20,000 new officers on the streets of the UK.

    In the first wave of the roll-out, the Home Office will provide £750 million to support the 43 forces to recruit up to 6,000 new officers by the end of 2020-21.

  • Rebecca Trimnell and Lib Dem campaigns protest against suspension of Parliament
    Article: Sep 24, 2019

    Boris Johnson should resign as Prime Minister after the UK's highest court ruled his decision to suspend Parliament was unlawful, according to Dr Rebecca Trimnell.

    The Prime Minister advised The Queen to prorogue Parliament for five weeks earlier this month in order to bring forward a Queen's Speech in October outlining a raft of new policies.

  • Sebastian Field at the Carmel Webb memorial garden
    Article: Sep 23, 2019

    A newly-elected councillor in Gloucester has hailed security improvements in his ward which have been carried out at his request.

    Councillor Sebastian Field, who won the recent by-election in Podsmead for the Liberal Democrats, has had a range of improvements carried out to the Carmel Webb memorial garden on Scott Avenue.

  • Rebecca Trimnell
    Article: Sep 12, 2019

    The consequences of a no-deal Brexit to the Gloucester public have been laid bare, according to the Liberal Democrats.

    Government documents reveal there would be major hold-ups at channel ports, significant electricity price increases, shortages of some foods, delays to medicine imports and public disorder.