Save Jubilee Pool

A head of steam is building up behind the campaign to Save Jubilee Pool. This is being led by Knowle Cllrs Gary Hopkins and Chris Davies and strongly supported by Brislinton Cllr Jos Clark and campaigner Andrew Varney. This was threatened with closure over 5 years ago when Labour and Tory Councillors agreed that the provision of the new Hengrove Pool was all that was needed in this part of Bristol.

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Stephen Williams selected as Lib Dem Metro Mayor candidate

Following a vote of the local party membership Stephen Williams was this afternoon selected as the Liberal Democrat candidate for Metro Mayor for the West of England to be held on Thursday 4th of May this year.
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Time extended for residents to reply to plan for 100,000 new houses

Following a campaign by Lib Dem Councillor Tim Kent Bristol City Council have extended time for residents and community groups to have their say on plans for an extra 100,000 homes for our region and the transport infrastructure needed to deliver the homes.

Originally the consultation was set to the legal minimum of just 6 weeks and closed on 19th December. But following lobbying by Cllr Kent who discovered that the consultation had also advertised an email address to respond to that did not exist officers have agreed to reopen the consultation and allow responses until 10th January.
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Time to take control of the Buses

by Gary Hopkins, Lib Dem Council Group Leader

Like it or not buses account for the vast majority of public transport journeys in Bristol. Trains are very popular and could be added to but thanks to Dr Beeching Bristol has few lines and so there is unlikely to be a vast increase in passenger numbers in the near future.

It is therefore vital that the bus network is regarded as and run as a public service.

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Labour Party U-turn on Low Emission Zone

Just two months after taking office, the Labour administration appears to have done its first U-turn - on the Low Emission Zone (LEZ).

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Victory in 51 Bus Campaign

After a short but extremely energetic campaign South Bristol campaigners are celebrating saving the 51 bus service between Hengrove and the city centre.

An offer from Wessex to save the services, negotiated by local Liberal Democrat Councillors has been accepted by Bristol City Council.

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What's it like to be a member of the Bristol Liberal Democrats?

Since the referendum, hundreds of people have joined the City of Bristol Liberal Democrats. We asked three members who joined last year what they can expect.

If their stories inspire you, you can join here.

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We Stand for the 48% - will you stand with us?

THOUSANDS OF BRISTOLIANS were shocked and disappointed by the result of the EU referendum - especially when most of Bristol voted overwhelmingly against Brexit.

It has become completely clear that the Leave campaign had no plan for exiting the EU, plunging the country into political and financial chaos, while the result has stoked up paranoia and xenophobia.

The Liberal Democrats have pledged to fight the next election on a promise to rejoin the EU as quickly as possible.

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Lib Dem Statement on Bristol Port Fracking Allegations

Lib Dem mayoral candidate Dr Kay Barnard has released a statement in response to the news report in The Bristol Cable that the Mayor of Bristol and senior council officials allegedly hid the potential for fracking in Avonmouth, in order to not disrupt the controversial sale of the Bristol Port land.

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OPINION: A personal initiative goes national!

Cllr Anthony Negus has written about how the role of a councillor can help bring together supermarkets and councils to improve the city’s environment.

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