South Glos Lib Dems challenge local Tory MPs to keep election promise to world’s poorest

South Glos Lib Dems challenge local Tory MPs to keep election promise to world’s poorest

Claire Young, leader of the Liberal Democrat opposition group on South Gloucestershire Council, has called on the region's three Conservative MPs - Luke Hall, Jack Lopresti and Chris Skidmore - not to vote to abandon the UK’s 0.7% of Gross National Income (GNI) international development spending...

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Liberal Democrats lead the way on rural buses

Liberal Democrats lead the way on rural buses

The Liberal Democrats successfully forced South Glos Council to pass a motion at this week’s Annual Council Meeting, calling for a significant increase in rural bus services, to be paid for with funding from Central Government. Disappointingly, the Conservative majority refused to consider Lib De...

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Liberal Democrats hail Frenchay and Downend surge

Liberal Democrats hail Frenchay and Downend surge

South Gloucestershire’s Liberal Democrats scored a stunning result in yesterday’s Frenchay and Downend by-election – pushing Labour into 3rd place and narrowly missing out to the Conservatives, who retained the seat with a vastly reduced majority of just 221.

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We must do better on Pedestrian and Cyclist Safety - Raj Sood

We must do better on Pedestrian and Cyclist Safety - Raj Sood

Local campaigner and South Glos Council by-election candidate, Raj Sood, has called for improved safety for people traveling by foot and bicycle around Frenchay & Downend. People want to be able to walk safely to school with their children. It should be safe to cycle to the shops or other ameniti...

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