Tewkesbury constituency

Welcome to Tewkesbury Constituency Lib Dems

Tewkesbury constituency covers most of Tewkesbury Borough (except the area west of the Severn) and parts of Cheltenham Borough and Gloucester City.

Essentially the main centres are Tewkesbury town, Ashchurch and Northway, Bishops Cleeve, Winchcombe, Churchdown, Brockworth, Prestbury and Swindon Village and Longlevens.

More about the Liberal Democrats in Tewkesbury.


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    • Jeremy Hilton at Recycling centre
      Article: Nov 2, 2018

      Gloucestershire County Council's Conservatives have decided to close the recycling centres one day a week and are reducing the opening hours on the remaining days.

      From 28 October county-run recycling centres are to be closed one day a week on the following days:

      • Tuesdays: Fosse Cross (Cirencester) and Oak Quarry (Coleford)
      • Wednesdays: Pyke Quarry (Horsley near Stroud) and Wingmoor Farm (Bishops Cleeve)
      • Thursdays: Hempsted (Gloucester)
    • 3D Rainbow Libby with crudely-drawn Christmas hat
      Article: Nov 1, 2018

      Tewkesbury Liberal Democrats are active in working for a People's vote on Brexit, and on many local issues in different parts of the Constituency, including protecting the Green Belt, planning and environmental matters, improving recycling and protecting and improving infrastructure.If you value what we do for the local community please support the Liberal Democrat Christmas Draw. There are great prizes on offer including a £2,000 holiday voucher! All that we do locally depends on voluntary funds so please support us if you can by visiting libdemdraw.org.uk/tewkesbury-constituency.

    • Dundee Liberal Democrats put the environment and recycling to the top of the agenda
      Article: Oct 24, 2018

      Did you know that Gloucestershire County Council's Tory administration has confirmed that it intends to push ahead with recycling centre midweek closures and reduced opening hours? From October 28th Wingmoor Farm will be closed on Wednesdays and shorter opening hours on the days it is open. We just hope this will not encourage illegal fly-tipping.

    • Green belt under attack
      Article: Oct 20, 2018

      Tory dominated Tewkesbury Borough Council area has lost a staggering 1,100 acres of Green belt land for building development in the last year, despite opposition from the Liberal Democrats.This massive raid on the Green Belt has ranked it the 8th worst offender in the UK despite being a relatively small authority

    • Lloyds Bank Bishop's Cleeve
      Article: Oct 15, 2018

      Lib Dem Parliamentary spokesperson Alex Hegenbarth confirms that from Tuesday 25th September, Lloyds Bank will be setting up a mobile banking unit on The Green (opposite the site of the current bank branch) to operate on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 10.00-12.15 and 13.00-14.45. Alex has been encouraged that so many signatures collected for his "Save Our Bank" petition,

    • anti-Brexit
      Article: Oct 13, 2018

      With only a few weeks of negotiating time left the Conservatives are continuing to argue with themselves over Brexit and have failed to agree on a workable orderly exit.

      Regardless of how you voted in the EU Referendum, it is clear to see that the Government is out of its depth and so consumed by Brexit that it is failing to provide the 'strong and stable' leadership they promised during the General Election.

    • Christmas Tree
      Article: Oct 11, 2018

      This year the Lib Dem Christmas Draw will be on-line for the first time! And you could win a £2000 Holiday Voucher!

      By taking part in the Liberal Democrat Christmas Draw you can help raise much needed funds for the Tewkesbury Co nstituency Liberal Democrats.

      We rely entirely on voluntary contributions at local level so your support of this Christmas Draw would be a good boost to our finances.

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      Article: Sep 13, 2018

      Gloucestershire Liberal Democrats are bringing forward a motion, calling for Gloucestershire County Council to support a People's Vote on the final Brexit deal

      • The latest UK-wide poll showed 48 per cent in favour of a "People's Vote" compared to just 24 per cent opposed.
      • A YouGov poll in the South West found 42 per cent in favour of a vote on the deal compared to 35 per cent opposed. This jumped to 47 per cent vs 27 per cent should the Government fail to get a Brexit deal.
      • Studies show each Brexit scenario will leave Britain poorer, including the Chequers plan.
      • Both Airbus and Honda recently confirmed that Brexit is leading them to reconsider their investments in the region.
    • Climate Change
      Article: Sep 13, 2018

      Gloucestershire's new Cabinet Member for Climate Change refuses to confirm belief in climate change

      Under repeated questioning from Liberal Democrat Councillors Joe Harris and Paul Hodgkinson, the newly appointed Conservative Cabinet Member for Climate Change refused to confirm or deny his belief in manmade climate change.

    Published by Audrey Ricks on behalf of Cait Clucas and the Liberal Democrats at 17 Westover Court, Churchdown, Gloucester. GL3 2AA

    Tewkesbury Abbey (W. Lloyd MacKenzie, via Flickr @ http://www.flickr.com/photos/saffron_blaze/)