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Ward District Cllr Dilys Neill’s Report to February 2021 Council Meeting

Council District Council meeting 24th Feb. I am writing this report just before the Council Meeting at 6 pm on 24th Feb which will be broadcast live via the Council’s Facebook page. This meeting is almost entirely about the 2020/2021 budget. As you can imagine, this year this year has been very challenging in terms […]

Ward County Cllr Nigel Moor’s report to February 2021 Council Meeting

Annual Budget 2021/22 Gloucestershire County Council has approved a budget of £483m for 2021/22 – an increase of £14.8m on the previous financial year. The budget includes additional funding of £8.9m for adults and £7.3m for vulnerable children. There is also capital investment in key areas like children`s services, highways and tackling the climate emergency, […]

PLEASE DO NOT FEED THE HORSES

COMMUNITY ALERT FROM GLOUCESTERSHIRE POLICE It has been reported to Police that members of the public are feeding horses in fields around Stow On The Wold. This has caused the horses to become ill and require the services of Vet. Over-feeding (feeding more energy than is used by the horse) on a long-term basis leads […]

Stone Stiles in Gloucestershire. Could you help discover more?

Did you know in the main in Gloucestershire there are three types stone of stiles – step, squeeze and slab? Step stiles are not so common. For centuries they have provided access across field boundaries to locals walking along ancient pathways as they went about their business. Despite the historic value of these stiles scores […]

CDC form new group formed to drive Cotswold economic recovery

A new group has been formed to help drive economic recovery in the Cotswold District in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic. The Cotswold Economic Advisory Group has been established by Cotswold District Council and brings together key institutions in the area such as Cirencester College, the Royal Agricultural University and the Fire Service College […]

New rapid, regular Covid 19 testing site to open in Cirencester

10 Feb 2021 New rapid, regular testing site to open in Cirencester The county’s second COVID-19 community testing site will open in Cirencester on 17 February – the facility will use Lateral Flow Devices (LFDs) to provide rapid, regular testing for people with no symptoms. The new community testing centre will be located at the […]

Covid Breach – Donnington

Covid Breach Donnington Two males from Birmingham have been stopped and checked in Donnington and found to in breach of currently Covid-19 regulations, for non-essential travel. Both have been reported and issued Covid-19 fixed penalty notices of £200 each and sent on their way. Many thanks, PC 2201 Nick Westmacott Message Sent By Nicholas Westmacott […]

CDC accelerates provision of social rented and affordable homes for local people

Cotswold District Council has adopted a new Affordable Housing Delivery Strategy that will boost the provision of affordable and social rented housing for people in the Cotswolds. This new strategy will see the Council increasing its partnership work with Registered Providers to deliver additional social rented housing and actively encouraging carbon neutral or low carbon […]

Voters encouraged to sign up to postal voting for May local elections

Voters across the Cotswolds are being encouraged to sign up for postal voting at this year’s local elections which are due to be held on 6 May 2021. By using a postal vote residents can make sure their voice is heard at the local elections from the safety of their home. Residents can apply for […]

CDC announces phased approach to remove ‘pay by cash’ option in car parks

Council announces phased approach to remove ‘pay by cash’ option in car parks Cotswold District Council will begin a phased removal of the option to pay by cash in all car parks across the District to protect the environment and reduce crime. Cabinet made the decision to begin a four-phase approach for removing cash options […]