Conservatives vote to ‘mark their own homework’

In an unprecedented attack on the way local government operates in the Cotswolds, Conservative-run Cotswold District Council have removed the opposition Chair of the influential Overview and Scrutiny committee.


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Show us your potholes!

Residents and motorists in the Cotswolds are being urged to send their pictures of local potholes to their Lib Dem Councillors in order to get them reported and repaired.


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Lib Dems back favoured Missing Link scheme

One of the two options for fixing the notorious A417 at the Air Balloon has today been backed by the county's Liberal Democrats.


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Proposal to create 150 car parking spaces at Cirencester Rugby Club

Liberal Democrat Councillors have welcomed the news that Cotswold District Council’s Parking Demand Boards and Cirencester Rugby Club have joined forces to help meet the rising demand for parking spaces in the town. The parking board is led by Liberal Democrat Councillor, Mark Harris (Abbey Ward). 


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PERMITTED: Lib Dems react after Conservatives vote through Bathurst planning application

The Liberal Democrats have expressed disappointment after Bathurst Development Limited's planning application for 2350 houses on the edge of Cirencester was voted through.


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Demand for for transparency over controversial planning vote

Liberal Democrat leader on Cotswold District Council (CDC), Councillor Joe Harris has written an open letter to the leader of the authority calling for a Conservative Councillor to refrain from voting on the controversial planning application 2350 houses on the edge of Cirencester in order to avoid an appearance of conflict of interest.


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Cotswold one of the worst areas in England for social mobility

A report published today has listed the Cotswolds as one of the worst areas in the country for social mobility amongst young people.


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Plastic waste charge is a victory for the Liberal Democrats

In today's budget, Philip Hammond announced that he would consider charges on single-use plastic items to reduce waste.

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Petition launched to stop the police cuts

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.


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Scouting for girls and boys at Camp Windrush

“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.


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