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Southampton Civic Centre

You're probably already familiar with our community newsletter "Focus". This Website is an online version of "Focus". If you visit this site regularly you'll see that we keep the site updated with information about Southampton and your community.

As you know, Liberal Democrats Campaigners and Focus Teams work all year round to improve your community. If there is any way we can be of help, please do get in touch!

If you share our passion for working for local people and believe in the Liberal Democrats aims, why not join us? By being a member you keep in touch with the Party throughout the year, join us at our regular social events, and get a vote in all Party Elections.

Recent updates

  • Simon Stokes - Pothole, Lower Brownhill Road (before and after)
    Article: May 20, 2016
    By Southampton Liberal Democrats

    Redbridge campaigner Simon Stokes has secured action on several potholes on Lower Brownhill Road.

    Simon says;

    "I'm glad to see the council has acted upon my request to have these potholes fixed. However, this is really only the tip of the iceberg.

    "There are whole patches of Lower Brownhill Road, especially between the junctions with Romsey Road and Boniface Crescent, that ought to be addressed as a matter of urgency.

  • Catherine Bearder
    Article: May 12, 2016
    By Lewis North in http://www.bearder.eu

    Southampton has been named as one of the most polluted cities in the UK in a report published today by the World Health Organisation.

    The report found deadly pollutant PM2.5 was 14 milligrams per metre cube above WHO health guidelines and PM10 was 21 milligrams per metre cube above WHO health guidelines.

  • farron-oration blog
    Article: May 11, 2016

    Commenting following the final declaration of results in the local elections, Tim Farron, Leader of the Liberal Democrats, said:

    "Now that all votes have been counted, it's incredible to see that it is the Liberal Democrats who have made the greatest gains in the English local elections. We have increased our share of seats more than any other party and are the only ones to increase their number of councils.

  • CB
    Article: May 9, 2016

    Liberal Democrat MEP Catherine Bearder has won the Green Ribbon Political Award recognising her outstanding environmental achievements.

    Catherine was awarded in the "MEP of the Year" category for her work fighting for stronger European targets to tackle air pollution. The judges commended Catherine for generating public awareness of the issue and championing EU action to improve air quality, often in the face of opposition from the UK government.

  • Article: May 6, 2016
    By Southampton Liberal Democrats

    I'd like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the thousands of people in Southampton who placed their trust in us and voted for their local Liberal Democrat candidate.

    And thanks to our members and supporters who campaigned on our behalf, delivering Focus leaflets, talking with residents, displaying window posters, and everything else you were able to contribute.

  • Polling station
    Article: May 5, 2016
    By Southampton Liberal Democrats

    Today is Polling Day in Southampton.

    As well as electing 18 council seats, voters will also be electing the Hampshire & IoW Police & Crime Commissioner.

    All of our candidates need your support, so please do get out and vote for your Liberal Democrat candidates today - your vote could make all the difference.

  • Adrian Ford
    Article: May 3, 2016
    By Southampton Liberal Democrats

    Portswood campaigner and council candidate Adrian Ford has highlighted six of his priorities if elected on May 5th.

    1- Safer Streets - improving roads and pavements, supporting 20mph zones and clamping down on illegal parking and cycling on pavements; providing cycle ways and bus services.

    2- Balanced Neighbourhoods - providing affordable family homes and managing HMOs.

  • Adrian Ford - pothole
    Article: May 2, 2016
    By Southampton Liberal Democrats

    Following up on reports from Kent Road residents, Adrian Ford and the Focus team counted and reported to the council 27 potholes in the road.

    Adrian says:

    'This is a disgrace, but sadly increasingly typical.'

  • Adrian Ford - HMOs, estate agent boards
    Article: Apr 28, 2016
    By Southampton Liberal Democrats

    Following on from a Lib Dem proposal, the City Council is now consulting on a new policy on Houses in Multiple Occupation.

    New HMO applications which would result in family homes being 'sandwiched' between two HMOs would be banned.

    Portswood campaigner and council candidate Adrian Ford says:

    'This is a step in the right direction, but there's a missed opportunity to tackle the wider community impact of an over-concentration of HMOs in wards like Portswood.'

  • Document: Apr 28, 2016
    831.39 KiB drawing or desktop publishing document

    In Adrian Ford's 2016 Election Address to the residents of Portswood ward, you will find articles including 'Adrian Ford's pledges to you'; 'Six to Fix'; 'Putting Portswood First'; and more.

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