Annual Allotments Show continues to bring in the crowds

The Annual Milton and Eastney Allotments had another successful Autumn Show on Sunday 4th September. Local Lib Dem councillors Ben Dowling and Gerald Vernon-Jackson were on-hand to help with setting up and packing down.

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Southsea Fire Station open to public

Local Lib Dem councillors Ben Dowling and Tom Wood went along to Southsea Fire Station's recent open day.

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Portsmouth Lib Dems help New Forest candidate to victory

The Portsmouth Lib Dem team has been volunteering time to New Forest Lib Dems in their efforts to gain a seat on Lymington and Pennington Town Council during a recent by-election. Lib Dem candidate Jack Davies, age 20, was successfully elected after a nail-biting election day.

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Victorious Festival - A Big Success


Local Lib Dem councillors enjoyed Victorious Festival over the August Bank Holiday weekend. (Above: Cllr Tom Wood, Cllr Ben Dowling, Cllr Suzy Horton.)

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Dial A Ride Saved!


Thanks to hard work from Business Angels, the Council and Portsmouth Liberal Democrats Dial a Ride will remain a functioning service in Portsmouth.

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Portsmouth's new Village Hotel - Opening November 2017


Local Lib Dem Councillors Ben Dowling and Lee Hunt with campaigner Richard Adair at the groundbreaking ceremony.

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Extend the 15 Bus

Local Lib Dem councillor Matthew Winnington is campaigning to get the 15 bus to return to serving the Hayling Ferry.

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50 Trees Saved

Following contact with Solent NHS by local Lib Dem councillor Gerald Vernon-Jackson, they have withdrawn their planning application which would have resulted in about 50 protected trees being cut down. The local Lib Dem team would like to thank everyone who wrote in to the council against the application and the Keep Milton Green team for alerting so many people to the application and arranging the protest featured above.

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"Invest in housing local families" says Portsmouth Lib Dems

Lib Dem councillors in Portsmouth are calling for the City Council to produce a massive investment in the building of new homes at “social rents” to allow local families to rent at prices they can afford.

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Local Lib Dems Active in the Community

Local Lib Dem councillors Ben Dowling, Tom Wood and Suzy Horton had a busy weekend out in the local community, supporting local events.

Between them, they supported the Baffins Fun Day (above, top left), the Southsea Food Festival (above, bottom left), the Beddow Library Bake Sale (above, bottom right), the Grand Opening of Southsea Brewing Company (above, top right) and the Milton Trees Protest. The group also found time to speak to residents about the future of Victoria Park.

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Save Victoria Park Animal & Birds

On Wednesday 13th July the Conservative councillors are hoping to vote through a proposal to get rid of the much loved animal and birds in Victoria Park. Generations of children have enjoyed going to see the animals in the park.

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12,000 New Members!

Over the past week, over 12,000 people have joined the Liberal Democrats as the only party united in standing up for Britain's place in Europe.

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Local Lib Dems campaign for action on speeding, fly-tipping and crime

Raising residents' concerns, Central Southsea's three Lib Dem ward councillors Lee Hunt, Suzy Horton and Steve Pitt arranged a meeting of police, highways, street cleaning and council officials overseeing housing and traffic.

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Residents delighted with swift Lib Dem action on 'sink hole'

Catisfield Road residents alerted city Councillors on Twitter and Facebook to a 4 feet wide sink-hole that opened up wide beneath the Tarmac and dropped down about 2 feet. Lib Dem Councillors Ben Dowling (Milton Ward) and Lee Hunt (Central Southsea) reacted quickly calling out Colas, the city's highways contractor. Cllr Hunt went to the location to await Colas, who arrived within 20mins and caused the affected area to be surrounded by barriers.

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Save the Lodge

We back the petition to make sure Art & Soul Traders stay at The Lodge in Victoria Park, but don't let the Tories off the hook with a petition rule! Make sure YOUR signature counts.

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