70 Flats To Be Built on Goldsmith Avenue

The city's planning committee have voted to approve 6-storey and 4-storey blocks of flats to house 262 new residents in 70 new flats on the former Bunny's car breaker yard and run of businesses (between Fratton railway bridge and the railway footbridge) but with only 49 parking spaces!

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Fire Cuts Set to Go Ahead

In the final report to Hampshire Fire Authority before making their decision on the 24th February, swathing cuts to the busy Southsea Fire Station are set to go ahead despite £0.9m found to alleviate cuts elsewhere in the county.
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LB Parking Zone Saved!


The LB Parking Zone has been SAVED thanks to local Lib Dems working alongside residents from the area.

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Kids Enjoy Half-Term Pancake Races with Lib Dem Councillor

Local kids and adults alike have been enjoying the half-term holiday by taking part in the pancake races organised by the team at Beddow Library.

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'A City To Share'

Around 40 local people, including local Lib Dem Councillors Suzy Horton, Lee Hunt (both Central Southsea Ward) and Matthew Winnington (Eastney & Craneswater Ward) recently attended the University of Portsmouth Business School to hear about Portsmouth Cycle Forum's strategy 'A City To Share'.

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Potholes Fixed Thanks To Local Lib Dems

Residents and motorists along Fawcett Road are thrilled that fourteen big potholes have been repaired.

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Lib Dems Get New Bin for Baffins

Two Baffins roads have a new dog bin, thanks to Lib Dem councillor Darren Sanders.

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Dropped Curb For Elderly Residents

Central Southsea Councillors Lee Hunt, Suzy Horton and Phil Smith were delighted to secure the funding to enable a dropped kerb to be installed outside Cornwell Court in Haslemere Road.

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Needles Cleared Thanks to Lib Dem Councillor

Local Lib Dem councillor Margaret Foster has had a bunch of dangerous needles cleared from behind the bench on York Place, Queen Street.

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Lib Dems Clean Up Beach

Local Lib Dems have been out cleaning up Southsea Beach.

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Campaign Launched Against 230 Flats At Kingston Prison

A petition has been launched by local Liberal Democrats councillors Darren Sanders and Lynne Stagg against the proposed 230 flats for the former Kingston Prison site.

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Eastney Lib Dems Keeping Streets Clean


Local Lib Dem Councillor Matthew Winnington has been tackling the recent increases in dog mess found on some Eastney streets.

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Fight to Keep Milton Green Continues

Last week, the Portsmouth City Council Planning Committee failed to save four trees in the grounds of St. James' Hospital. This is a real disappointment to the Keep Milton Green campaign. It was a decision made despite local Lib Dem councillor Ben Dowling speaking up for the trees on behalf of local residents - over 60 of which wrote into the committee personally to object to the felling of these trees.

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Cllr Hugh Mason Listening to Local Residents


Popular and hard working local Councillor Dr Hugh Mason is pictured recently out and about in St. Jude ward calling on local residents. Hugh says, "It's very helpful to get feedback from local residents about how they see things around here. I can also inform residents face-to-face about what's going on in the Council and give information on issues like residents' parking and cuts to Southsea's firefighters and fire cover".

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UPDATE: Fire Service Petition to be heard at Full Council meeting

The Portsmouth Lib Dems have been busy gathering signatures from local residents to oppose the proposed cuts to Portsmouth's Fire Service which include reducing the number of full sized fire engines as well as halving the number of fire fighters.

This petition is still ongoing in order to put as much pressure on the Fire Authority as possible to get them to reconsider but the petition has also been submitted to Portsmouth City Council for their backing. This will be debated at the Full Council meeting on Tuesday 9th February at 2pm. For full details of the meeting, go to the council website.


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