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Quedgeley Severn Vale

Liam Harries and David BebbingtonLiam Harries and David Bebbington are the Quedgeley Severna Vale ward Spotlight team.

Both Liam and David live locally in Severn Vale and understand the issues that matter most to people in our community.

Liam is a current Quedgeley Town Council councillor.

Living locally and knowing the area well, they would make superb local city councillors for Quedgeley.

They are dealing with issues such as weeds, potholes and overgrown vegetation.

If you have an issue you want Liam and David to take up on your behalf, please do get in touch.

You can contact Liam and David at info@gloucester-libdems.org.uk or twitter.com/quedgeleylds or www.facebook.com/QuedgeleySpotlight/
  • Dr Rebecca Trimnell and Councillor Paul Toleman standing in front of the tree
    Article: Oct 29, 2021
    Gloucester City Council has temporarily stopped the felling of a tree on open land at St Mary's Street - as local resident Rebecca Trimnell stood in the way of contractors who had already cut down one.
    The contractors have gone away for the day, but could be back on Friday.
    Rebecca Trimnell has spoken to Councillor Paul Toleman and contact has now been made with the open spaces manager asking him for reassurance that the tree will not be cut down.
  • Councillors Ashley Bowkett and Jeremy Hilton outside Debenhams in Kings Square
    Article: Oct 27, 2021
    Liberal Democrat councillors on Gloucester City Council have welcomed the news the city is to receive £20 million from the Government's Leveling Up Fund.
    The decision was announced in the Chancellor's Budget statement on Wednesday.
    Councillor Jeremy Hilton, Lib Dem group leader, said: "The three group leaders met ahead of the local elections to agree on the three projects the council would bid for and tasked officers to prepare the bid document.
  • Councillors Jeremy Hilton and Sebastian Field
    Article: Oct 8, 2021
    The return of the Festival of Light to Gloucester has been welcomed by the Liberal Democrats.
    Gloucester City Council announced the return of the festival, which will run from November until February next year, and will see the light installations bring colour to the city as the nights draw in over winter.
  • Councillors Joanne Brown and Jeremy Hilton
    Article: Oct 6, 2021

    Gloucester City Council must stop advertising artificial grass on its refuse vehicles, according to thee Liberal Democrats.

    Councillor Joanne Brown, who represents Barnwood Ward, challenged the Conservative-run city council to stop advertising environmentally harmful products on the side of its refuse lorries.

  • Councillor Ashley Bowkett wants to see improvements to the tree maintenance budgets
    Article: Sep 15, 2021
    Liberal Democrats on Gloucester City Council have laid down a challenge to the Conservatives to plant more trees in the city and improve tree maintenance budgets.
    Their challenge will be heard at a meeting of the city council when it meets on September 23.
    Councillor Ashley Bowkett, who represents Barnwood, will move a motion calling for the cabinet member Richard Cook to: -
  • Jeremy Hilton with PCC Chris Nelson
    Article: Sep 14, 2021
    City councillors are to debate a motion over concerns about anti-social behaviour and petty crime in Gloucester.
    If approved, the council will invite the newly-elected police and crime commissioner for Gloucestershire, Chris Nelson, to address council on his plans to reduce anti-social behaviour in the city.
  • Jeremy Hilton and Declan Wilson prepare budget amendments 2020
    Article: Apr 8, 2021

    The Liberal Democrats have launched their city council election manifesto with a pledge that Gloucester deserves better after 17 years of Conservative rule.

    The Conservative administration is tired and has run out of ideas and it is time for change in Gloucester in the local elections on May 6.

    The Liberal Democrats have the ideas, energy, enthusiasm and the plan to rebuild the council and help Gloucester prosper as it emerges from the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdowns.

  • Councillors Ashley Bowkett and Jeremy Hilton outside Debenhams in Kings Square
    Article: Mar 17, 2021

    The iconic Debenhams building in the centre of Gloucester has been bought by the University of Gloucestershire.

    The 1930s art deco building will be restored and turned into a five-storey campus in the heart of the city centre.

    The university is also considering ways of turning the ground floor of the building into dual use - allowing access to services by the public.

  • Rebecca Trimnell
    Article: Mar 13, 2021

    One of Gloucester's most important monuments has received a Government grant to help with ongoing maintenance.

    St Oswald's Priory has been awarded £25,000 from the Culture Recovery Fund to pay towards the cost of conservation work.

    Among the projects is placing a turf layer onto the top of the walls, which helps reduce the deterioration of the stones.

  • Lib Dems and the Amey household recycling mess
    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.