The Liberal Democrats have selected Claire Young as their candidate for Thornbury and Yate in the General Election on 8th June

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Safety fears at new crossing

Councillors are taking action after local people raised fears that a new zebra crossing on Station Road, Yate is unsafe. The crossing is an important link to the Riverside development, but residents say visibility is poor.Councillor Sue Walker (Liberal Democrat, Yate Central), said, "The main pro...

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Disabled access refused

Liberal Democrats in South Glos have pushed to improve disabled access at Hanham library. The Environment & Community Services committee considered a proposal to spend local “section 106” money on making the fire escape accessible to disabled people. The decision fell after bureaucrats said t...

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Challenge to farm tax

Claire Young has challenged Conservative-run South Gloucestershire Council to remove a tax on new farm buildings. If a farmer is building a new building for agricultural purposes in South Gloucestershire, they must pay a 'Community Infrastructure Levy'. But the next door farmer in Stroud District...

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