The coming 12 months will decide who runs the Council in 2019.
If we want to stop the Tories slashing local services without consultation, closing our libraries and ruining our green spaces with expensive, ineffective concrete vanity projects, then we need to pull together.
There's an old phrase in campaigning: "Everything you do before Christmas counts double".
If we work hard across the district for the whole of next year, residents will remember that the Lib Dems were out there, campaigning, and delivering results for them. That means everything we do in 2018 takes us closer to winning control of B&NES.
This coming year, what will you pledge to do?