Road safety campaign shifts up a gear


A group in the mid Cotswolds has met again and given the green light to a series of initiatives to help keep people safe.


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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 plant a single tree. 


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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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Campaign launched for civic pride


A new campaign has just kicked off to promote road safety and civic pride.

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Call to end sewage dumping in Gloucestershire’s rivers


Figures show frequent dumping of raw sewage into Gloucestershire’s waterways, while increasing numbers use rivers for leisure activities. 

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Councillor leads the call to celebrate Gloucestershire’s Covid-19 volunteers


Unanimous backing for councillor's call to celebrate the Gloucestershire’s volunteers and memorialise the loss of lives of so many in our county.

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Cycling boost shifts up a gear


With wellbeing coming to the fore, here's a bit of good news for cyclists.

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Fosse Cross Household Recycling Centre to re-open!

The Household Recycling Centre (HRC) at Fosse Cross, near Cirencester has re-opened as of this Monday (18 May) for pre-booked visits only.

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Work to reopen Old A40 starts despite crisis

While most of Gloucestershire’s economy has ground to a halt, work on the Old A40 road near Northleach has started again. 

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