Local GP selected to fight Stow local by-election

Retired NHS doctor Dilys Neill has been selected as the Liberal Democrat candidate for the forthcoming by-election in Stow-on-the-Wold, following the sad death of Councillor Barry Dare in July.


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Missing Link work won’t start before 2021

Construction of the notorious ‘Missing Link’ at the Air Balloon roundabout is unlikely to start for another 5 years.


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Call for new Transport Secretary to confirm commitment to ‘Missing link’

Leader of the Liberal Democrat County Council Group, Paul Hodgkinson, has today sent an open letter to the newly appointed Secretary of State for Transport, Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP.


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Statement on the death of former County Council leader Barry Dare

Leader of the Cotswold Liberal Democrats, Cllr Joe Harris has reacted to the sad death of Cllr Barry Dare with the following statement.

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County’s highways slammed by parish and county councillors

Performance of the county's highways contractor has come under attack again following the release of satisfaction surveys.

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Lib Dems leading the way on parking solutions

Liberal Democrat Councillor Mark Harris (Abbey Ward) has been appointed as the chair of Cotswold District Council’s Cirencester parking board.

The cross party group was established to tackle concerns about parking capacity in Cirencester. Lib Dem Councillors Jenny Forde (Churn Valley & Chedworth) and Mark Harris have served on the board since it was set up after local elections last year.


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Action on student mental health crisis

A motion to try and tackle mental health problems in schools, colleges and Universities will be debated at Gloucestershire County Council next week led by two Cotswold Lib Dem Councillors.

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Cotswold councillor announced as new county leader

Cllr. Paul Hodgkinson who represents the county division of Bourton-on-the-Water and Northleach has been elected unopposed to serve as the Liberal Democrat Group Leader on Gloucestershire County Council.


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Massive black hole in Tory pothole funding for Gloucestershire

The county’s Liberal Democrats have blasted local Conservatives for letting down Gloucestershire as figures unveiled in Parliament now show that cash to fix our roads has been slashed.


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Cotswold Lib Dems back Martin Surl for Police and Crime Commissioner

Today, Cllr Paul Hodgkinson, Gloucestershire County Councillor for Bourton & Northleach, Cllr Joe Harris, Leader of the Liberal Democrat Group on CDC, and Cllr Mark Harris, Mayor of Cirencester, issued the following joint statement about the PCC election on May 5:

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