We store cookies on your device to make sure we give you the best experience on this website. I'm fine with this - Turn cookies off
Switch to an accessible version of this website which is easier to read. (requires cookies)
  • Happy Family
    Article: Feb 22, 2021

    Liberal Democrats think local people should be involved in local decisions. It ought to be common- sense.

    But right now, too many decisions made at County Hall in Trowbridge are remote from most people across our large, rural county.

    So we want to change how Wiltshire Council operates to bring decision-making closer to the communities who are affected.

  • Solar Panels
    Article: Feb 16, 2021
    By Ed Sawyer

    The climate emergency. This phrase is met with a mixture of emotions: frustration, anger, helplessness, and anxiety.

    Some may deny that this emergency exists but the effects are being felt across the globe. The potential effects outweigh the past year of the coronavirus.

    Worryingly, the planet's global temperature has increased by 1°C since the mid-1800s.

  • Bus
    Article: Feb 15, 2021
    By Ed Sawyer

    Disconnectivity in Wiltshire is one of the key issues raised to us over the years. This pushes residents into cars.

    Road transport is one of the biggest sources of pollution in the UK, contributing to poor air quality noise disturbance, congestion and climate change.

    Some areas in Wiltshire, such as Bradford on Avon, Salisbury, Marlborough, Devizes and Calne have dangerous levels of air pollution.

  • Article: Feb 10, 2021

    Two Horse RaceThe Liberal Democrats are the opposition to the Conservatives in Wiltshire. Lib Dems in Wiltshire have contested all six by-elections(the election held when a councillor resigns or dies) since 2017, winning three. It really is a two-horse race here between the LibDems and the Conservatives. We are building our campaigning strength across the county so that we can win many more seats this year.

  • Eastern Relief Road
    Article: Feb 3, 2020

    Big news on an Eastern Relief road

    £75 million has been put aside to fund this project which will link the Morrison's roundabout to the Lackham roundabout around the eastern side of Chippenham. The map on the right shows its possible trajectory.

    .Planning permission still has to be obtained for this project so watch out for any consultation on this possibly contentious road and the new housing and industrial land it will open up.