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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: 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.

  • 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.

  • Sebastian Field at Scott Avenue
    Article: May 25, 2020

    Liberal Democrat city councillor for Podsmead Sebastian Field is working to resolve some highways issues in his ward.

    The road surface on Scott Avenue has been repeatedly marked with potholes. Sebastian has reported them to Gloucestershire Highways and some have been filled, only for new ones to appear.

  • 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.