Reverse the recycling centre cuts!

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All county-run recycling centres are now closed one day a week on the following days:

  • Tuesdays: Fosse Cross (Cirencester) and Oak Quarry (Coleford)
  • Wednesdays: Pyke Quarry (Horsley near Stroud) and Wingmoor Farm (Bishops Cleeve)
  • Thursdays: Hempsted (Gloucester).
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Old A40 set to re-open

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After 4 years left closed due to a land slippage, a Cotswolds road has been given the chance for a brand new lease of life. Paul and Northleach resident Tony Dale have both been lobbying for the Old A40 to be re-opened.

 

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Marching for a People's Vote

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On Saturday Cllr Paul Hodgkinson joined an incredible 700,000 people marching on Parliament, all there to demand a People’s Vote on the terms of the Brexit deal. It was the biggest demonstration since the Iraq War 15 years ago.

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Primary School gets big expansion

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A primary school in the Cotswolds has been celebrating a major expansion.

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New proposal to get Old A40 reopened

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After 3 years left of being closed due to a land slippage, the Old A40 near Northleach has been given the chance for a brand new lease of life. A proposal by Highways would see traffic being allowed through in one new lane near to the slippage area whilst the rest of the road would have two way traffic.

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Councils 'not winning the battle' against potholes

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Councils are "not winning the battle" against potholes as related vehicle breakdowns between April and June reached a three-year high, a motoring organisation has warned.

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New crossing for Bourton?

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The pedestrian crossing on Station Road by the School in Bourton on the Water is almost 5 years old. Many children cross the road each day and residents have felt safer going across this busy road out of school hours. Now, another crossing is being planned after lobbying from local residents.

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Scouting for success

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Cubs and scouts in the Cotswolds have just benefited from a grant from the County Council.

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The Council's cutting out plastics and here's how

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An albatross unwittingly feeding plastic to their young. A sea turtle hopelessly ensnared in floating debris. The most celebrated and watched programme of 2017 was also the most sobering.

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'Cut your speed' say Bourton residents

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Residents in Bourton are hoping a new road feature will help slow down speeding drivers.

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