Cotswold District Council LIVE returns to your screens

Lib Dem-run Cotswold District Council has teamed up with the Barn Theatre to continue production of a monthly online broadcast of the highly successful CDC LIVE - the Council’s online platform to engage with the communities of the District on important issues.

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Housing plans put profit before local people

The Councillor responsible for delivering affordable housing in the Cotswolds has condemned plans by the Conservative Government to remove quotas for affordable homes in future housing developments.


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Conservative plans to shut down Council services blocked by Lib Dems

Conservative Councillors at a recent Cotswold District Council asked the Council to stop the Council spending on everything except services required by law, such as refuse collection and planning.

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Lib Dem council chiefs vow to challenge Govt’s “power grab” on planning

Lib Dem Councillors have warned that the Government’s planning proposals will “disempower” local authorities like Cotswold District Council and allow developers to “run roughshod” over local communities’ wishes.

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WATCH: Cotswold District Council LIVE

Cotswold District Council Leader, Cllr Joe Harris, presents a live Q&A for Cotswold residents. 

Latest Coronavirus (Covid-19) advice


With the number of cases of coronavirus in the UK rising, we are following the situation in the Cotswolds closely.

The latest available evidence is that for most people, Coronavirus will be like having a cough, fever and maybe being short of breath. However, for some people the symptoms can be much more serious. The chart above from the World Heath Organisation can help you diagnose whether you might have Coronavirus, or flu or a bad cold.

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Council Leader Joe Harris to hold Coronavirus Q&A

The leader of Cotswold District Council, Cllr Joe Harris, will be hosting a regular Q&A session on Tuesday afternoons to answer residents' questions about the coronavirus and how the council can help.

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First ever Lib Dem Budget passed at Cotswold District Council

At a full council meeting this week, Cotswold District Councillors approved the Liberal Democrat administration's proposed budget for 2020/21.

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Gloucestershire Lib Dems secure wins for road safety

Following a day in the chamber debating the Conservatives’ “business as usual budget”, Gloucestershire Liberal Democrats secured £460,000 for a variety of road safety schemes. 

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Lib Dems remove poorest Cotswold residents from paying council tax

At last week’s full council meeting, Lib Dem-run Cotswold District Council adopted a new Council Tax Support (CTS) scheme for 2020/21 that will safeguard vulnerable groups and ensure those on the lowest income are protected.


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