Theresa May drops plans to snatch free school meals after Lib Dem pressure

Theresa May is reported to have dropped plans to scrap free school lunches for infant pupils from tomorrow's Queen's Speech.

It comes after the Liberal Democrats strongly criticised the Conservatives during the election campaign over the plans which would have deprived 1.7 million children of free school lunches, including 700,000 living in poverty.


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New Lib Dem Councillor on Cirencester Town Councillor

Cirencester Town Council will this week welcome Claire Bloomer who was elected as Councillor for New Mills Ward unopposed. 


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"No more cuts to hospital beds in Gloucestershire" say Councillors

Councillors have today voiced anger over likely cuts to hospital beds across the county as part of Gloucestershire’s Sustainability Transformation Plan (STP).


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Andrew Gant chosen as Prospective MP


Andrew Gant - seen here campaigning against the mega Tory housing development in Cirencester - has been chosen to fight the Cotswolds seat on June 8 for the Liberal Democrats.

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Concern at potential risk to 'missing link' upgrade

There are fears that work on the A417 ‘Missing Link’ could be delayed as ministers face a £1billion funding gap in their road investment plans. 


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Air Balloon upgrade at risk?


There are fears that work on the A417 ‘Missing Link’ could be delayed as ministers face a £1billion funding gap in their road investment plans.

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Joe Harris responds to announcement of new District Council leader

Leader of the Cotswold Lib Dems, Cllr Joe Harris has responded to the news that Cllr Mark Annett has been elected leader of the Conservatives on Cotswold District Council and is therefore set to become the leader of the Council.

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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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