Conservatives prevent Lib Dem Councillors from voting on Chesterton planning application

The Liberal Democrats have reacted angrily after the Conservatives voted to prevent local Councillors from voting on a controversial planning application to build 2350 houses on the edge of Cirencester.


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Take back control of our roads


Liberal Democrats have today announced bold plans to bring the county’s roads and footways back under the control of the County Council.

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Liberal Democrats win landslide victory in Fairford North

The Liberal Democrats in the Cotswolds are celebrating after gaining yet another council seat from the Conservatives in a recent local by-election.


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Lib Dems outline budget proposals for the Cotswolds

Cotswold Liberal Democrats have announced a series of amendments to the budget at Cotswold District Council.

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Cotswold schools set to see their funding slashed

Plans to introduce a national funding formula for schools have come under attack by the Liberal Democrats as a total of 103 Primary and Secondary schools are set to lose nearly £1million worth of funding across Gloucestershire.

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Post Office Changes should improve Cirencester’s service

Changes to Cirencester’s Post Office should improve and enhance the town’s service the Liberal Democrats have said.

It was announced earlier this week that the Post Office plan on relocating to WHSmith in Castle Street where the service will be run by will be run by WH Smith High Street Ltd.


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'Free after 3' should be extended

Free parking after 3pm should be extended for another year in some of Cirencester’s Car Parks the Cotswold Liberal Democrats have said today.


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Fairford Town Councillor chosen as Lib Dem Candidate in by-election

The Cotswold Liberal Democrats have selected Andrew Doherty as their candidate in the upcoming by-election for Fairford North Ward. 


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Chesterton application to be decided by full Council thanks to Lib Dems

The application to build 2,350 homes at Chesterton will be decided by a full meeting of Cotswold District Council rather than the authority's planning committee thanks to Cotswold Lib Dem Leader Cllr Joe Harris.


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Gloucestershire LEP shouldn't meet behind closed doors

The Liberal Democrats are calling for the Local Enterprise Partnership for Gloucestershire to hold its board meetings in public.

The 'GFirst LEP' is one of 39 Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEP) in England set up to drive sustainable economic growth in the country. It deals with large sums of public money and is funding a number of big projects across Gloucestershire. In partnership with the private, public and voluntary sectors, ‘GFirst LEP’ have secured a historic Growth Deal with the Government to invest £77.5 million in Gloucestershire.

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