Tags: Cotswolds

The recharging of election costs to town and parish councils for the cost of elections - Cotswold District

Please see statement form Cotswold District Council.

As you know, a report was initially tabled for the December meeting of Cabinet. We were considering charging town and parish councils for their elections for two reasons: (i) the overall financial position of the Council means we need to look to make savings and increase revenue and (ii) elections are of direct benefit to the relevant parishes and... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 15:13 by Alison Robinson

Tags: CDC, Cotswold District Council, Cotswolds, Elections, election charges

Cotswolds - grant scheme

Caring for the Cotswolds is now open for applications.

Caring for the Cotswolds is a grant scheme for the Cotswolds. It is managed by the Cotswolds National Landscape and supported by businesses and individuals who wish to keep the Cotswolds a special place to live, work and visit. The application form, guidance and project budget are available from the website: https://www.cotswoldsaonb.org.uk/looking-after/caring-for-the-cotswolds/apply-for-funding/... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Oct 2020 11:54 by Alison Robinson

Tags: AONB, area of natural beauty, cotswolds, funding

Half Day training on dealing with difficult customers - Wednesday 29th January 2020

Tetbury Town Council have confirmed they are holding two training sessions (one in the morning and one in the afternoon) on Dealing with Abusive Customers they will be run in Tetbury on Wednesday 29th January 2020. The cost is £45 per attendee. This is not an all-day event, but two separate sessions run back-to-back.

TTC are now taking bookings. Please confirm by 17th January to townclerk@tetbury.gov.uk... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Jan 2020 11:28 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Cotswolds, GAPTC, News, Training, dealing with conflict

Buckingham Palace Garden Party 2019 attendees announced

Buckingham Palace Garden Party 2019 attendees announced

We selected names out of the hat at 5pm yesterday and the successful councils were: -

* Stow on the Wold Town Council (Cotswolds District) Cllr Vera Norwood + guest

* Alvington parish council (Forest of Dean District) Cllr Alan Haslam + guest

Posted: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:56 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Cotswolds, FOD, Forest of Dean, Garden Party, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, News

COTSWOLD DISTRICT Planning training

Cotswold District Council will be holding training sessions for Parish Councils and Ward Members in respect of the Planning Enforcement function of the Council. The aim of these sessions will be to help District and Parish Councillors better understand the purpose of planning enforcement, the powers that are available to the Council and when and why these might be used.

In turn, they hope that you will... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Feb 2018 12:19 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Cotswold District, Cotswolds, News, Planning, training

Cirencester Housing has been granted planning permission for 12 affordable homes

Affordable housing to serve the parishes of Bagendon and North Cerney.

Cirencester Housing has been granted planning permission for 12 affordable homes in North Cerney which will be ready for occupancy in the Spring of 2019.

Cirencester Housing is developing affordable housing for local people. They pride themselves on working with local communities to bring affordable homes to rural villages, helping... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Dec 2017 14:26 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Cotswold District, Cotswolds, News, affordable housing, housing

Parish Lift in the Cotswolds

A new online car sharing scheme, developed by Gloucestershire County Council, is now available to residents living in communities across the west Cotswolds (roughly Guiting Power to Severnhampton and Shipton).

Residents can register their trips and Parish Lift will aim to find matches for people heading in the same direction, at similar times on a particular day. You can sign up as a driver, as someone... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 23 Dec 2016 11:08 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Cotswolds, News, parish lift scheme