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Lib Dem West of England mayoral candidate Stephen Williams has outlined his plans to open new local railway stations, get electrification back on schedule and to introduce new train and tram links across the region.
Stephen Williams, the Lib Dem candidate to be the regional mayor of the West of England, has slammed a planned hike in bus fares and outlined his plans to combat the rising cost of travelling by bus.
Residents struggling to get on the housing ladder and people needing affordable homes will be at the heart of a raft of policies promised by Stephen Williams, the Lib Dem candidate for regional mayor.
Lib Dem regional mayoral candidate Stephen Williams hosted a public meeting - attended by local residents - on Wednesday evening.
Lib Dem mayoral candidate Stephen Williams made the rallying cry at a crowded event at St Matthews Church in Kingsdown on Tuesday night.
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.
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.
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.
Just two months after taking office, the Labour administration appears to have done its first U-turn - on the Low Emission Zone (LEZ).