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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Full steam ahead after Lib Dem council backs rail study

Plans to build a new railway line from Kemble to Cirencester are back on track after councillors agreed to bridge a funding gap.


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Championing Mental Health in the Cotswolds

Lib Dem-run Cotswold District Council is committed to improving the mental health of communities, tackling some of the wider determinants of good mental health and preventing mental illness.


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Council pledges to tackle domestic abuse in rural communities

Lib Dem-run Cotswold District Council will continue its work to raise awareness around domestic abuse and improving access to support services in rural communities to ensure the Cotswolds are a safe place for all. 


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Lib Dem Council leader confirms future commitment to EU residents

EU residents of the Cotswolds will receive a letter from the leader of Cotswold District Council this week, confirming the council’s commitment to European residents that they remain welcome in the Cotswolds and will continue to be welcomed in the future.


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