Lib Dems call for £5 million boost to highways, health and environment in Valentine’s Day budget

As the County Council sets its budget for the coming year this Wednesday 14 February, the main opposition group is bidding to target cash at roads and footways and to make mental health issues more of a priority. 


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Gloucestershire County Council criticised for slow progress in improving Children's Services

A letter from OFSTED published today summarises the findings of their latest monitoring visit to the Council’s children’s services on 16 and 17 January 2018. The visit was the second one since the local authority was judged inadequate in March 2017.


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Pothole hell

As the winter drags on, there's one thing you can't avoid on Gloucestershire's roads - potholes.


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Tories pledge to cut 10% from mental health budget


Liberal Democrat councillors have today responded to the publication of Gloucestershire County Council's proposed budget for the coming year. The Conservatives have run the Council for 13 years.

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Call for transparency over A417 plans

Liberal Democrats in Gloucestershire are calling for clarity on how local communities will be involved in the development of vital plans to solve the A417 ‘Missing Link’. 


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Massive cut to mental health spending announced today


County council bosses at Shire Hall met this morning to agree a series of cuts to services.

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News Release: Alarm at rise in number of hate crimes in Gloucestershire

LIBERAL DEMOCRATS have today raised concerns over the rising number of recorded hate crimes in Gloucestershire and are asking what is being done to tackle them.

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Bid to lower voting age will finally be debated at Shire Hall

LIBERAL DEMOCRATS in Gloucestershire are putting the spotlight back on lowering the voting age to 16 after accusations of Tory filibustering were made which prevented the debate in September.

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Greens and Liberal Democrats Aim to Kick Start Electric Vehicle Revolution at Gloucestershire County Council

Working collaboratively, Greens and Liberal Democrats aim to kick-start a green transport revolution.

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“Cutting speed really does save lives”

Liberal Democrats are backing the county’s launch of the ‘Speed Down, Saves Lives’ campaign as part of Brake’s National Road Safety Week which starts on Monday.


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