Conservative Council Falls One Million Trees Behind Schedule

Having promised, in October 2020, to plant 35 million trees by 2030, Gloucestershire County Council today reached the unenviable milestone of falling one million trees behind its necessary schedule.

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Council Leader demands action from Thames Water to prevent further sewage flooding

The Leader of Cotswold District Council has written to Thames Water in a bid for more support for communities affected by sewage flooding over the Christmas period.

In the letter, Cllr Joe Harris, calls for a detailed report explaining what happened and what action will now be taken to prevent further incidents of sewage flooding. 

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Lib Dem controlled Cotswold District Council to encourage faster uptake of electric vehicles

The Lib Dem Cabinet of Cotswold District Council has approved an ambitious strategy and delivery programme to support residents and businesses in the transition to Electric Vehicles by installing charging points across the Cotswolds.

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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

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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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