A report published today has listed the Cotswolds as one of the worst areas in the country for social mobility amongst young people.
In today's budget, Philip Hammond announced that he would consider charges on single-use plastic items to reduce waste.Read more
An online campaign calling has been launched calling for the Home Secretary to stop the cuts in to Gloucestershire's police force and to properly fund it.
“A week of camp life is worth six months of theoretical teaching in the meeting room”, so said Robert Baden-Powell, founder of the scout movement.
Now, thanks to Gloucestershire County Council funding and the Whitby’s Boy Scouts 2nd Cirencester Company, 30 children from Cirencester have the chance to experience camp life for themselves.
Cotswold District Council will have the opportunity to debate lowering the voting age to 16 at a Council meeting next week.Read more
Opposition Councillors on Cotswold District Council have secured a full meeting of the Council to debate concerns surrounding the imminent transfer of Council staff to a local authority owned company.Read more
Highways satisfaction figures fail to impress - again. That’s the message from the county's Liberal Democrats following the publication of the annual highways satisfaction survey.
Local Councillors have welcomed news that yellow lines are finally about to be put down in several roads in Cirencester, ending what residents have described as a 'parking nightmare'.Read more
Theresa May is reported to have dropped plans to scrap free school lunches for infant pupils from tomorrow's Queen's Speech.
It comes after the Liberal Democrats strongly criticised the Conservatives during the election campaign over the plans which would have deprived 1.7 million children of free school lunches, including 700,000 living in poverty.
Cirencester Town Council will this week welcome Claire Bloomer who was elected as Councillor for New Mills Ward unopposed.