Conservatives cut down 2.3k trees, a year on from 1 million pledge

Conservatives cut down 2.3k trees, a year on from 1 million pledge

Last year, on 20 December, Gloucestershire County Council Cabinet committed to “planting a million trees by 2030” across the county. However, after intensive scrutiny from Cllr Paul Hodgkinson, it has finally emerged that in the 12 months since making the pledge the Conservatives have failed to p...

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Old A40 gets full reopening

Old A40 gets full reopening

A Cotswolds road which has been shut to two way traffic since 2015 has reopened at last.

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Nearly £70k of public money lost in pothole compensation in last three years

The sorry state of Gloucestershire’s roads has forced the Conservative County Council to pay out nearly £70,000 in compensation for damage to cars and bikes and injuries to pedestrians from 2017 to 2020.

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Paul has lived in the Cotswolds for 30 years. A successful local businessman, Paul has a strong record of campaigning for local people - he has led road safety campaigns and successfully lobbied for faster broadband for our rural areas.

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