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LCR seeking information from parish councils to write articles for the LCR magazine

The editor of LCR magazine (Local Council Review) is in the process of putting together the next issue and is seeking information on;

1. Councils, especially parish councils, that would be good candidates for the Council Focus page;

2. Parish councils doing good work in terms of health & wellbeing, young people and climate change; and

3. Councillors that are doing dynamic work for our Dawn to Dusk... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 Jun 2021 14:02 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Gloucestershire, good practice, parish councils, promotion

Presentation by Gloucestershire police TODAY on zoom at 6.30pm

GAPTC are hosting a presentation with the police at 6.30pm today.

Please email any questions in advance to info@gaptc.org.uk

Topic: Presentation by Gloucestershire Police
Time: May 27, 2021 18:30 Greenwich Mean Time

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83784180471

Posted: Thu, 27 May 2021 14:19 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Gloucestershire, police, presentation

Parish councils taking action during COVID 19 crisis - tell us what you are doing

Cirencester Town Council

Electorate: 15,794

Precept: £998,750 Expenditure: £1,133,750

Andrew Tubb, CEO, said:

"These are extremely concerning and worrying times for everyone in our community; local councils across the country have a role of community leadership in reaching out to ensure that people feel safe and can access support."

Initially, the council's main priority was to ensure continuous... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 12:10 by Alison Robinson

Tags: COVID19, community support, coronavirus, gloucestershire, news, sharing best practice

Parish councils taking action during COVID 19 crisis - tell us what you are doing

"We sent out a letter to all residents early last week with a registration form for them to fill in if they needed help with shopping, walking the dog, collecting meds etc

We have over 100 volunteers already signed up and requests coming in by the minute. Amazing community spirit and how we are all working together to protect and help our community. People are so grateful for what we are doing and it... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 08:47 by Alison Robinson

Tags: COVID19, community support, coronavirus, gloucestershire, news, sharing best practice

Parish councils taking action during COVID 19 crisis - tell us what you are doing

"We have a 16 contacts covering all 3 villages in the parish and a list of local businesses still operating and providing home delivery / collection. This has been operating for over a week now with new volunteers coming forward all the time. I'm sure other communities are as 'on top of this' as us!!"

Richard S Crighton -Clerk to Newland Parish Council

Posted: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 12:36 by Alison Robinson

Tags: COVID19, community support, coronavirus, gloucestershire, news, sharing best practice

Surviving Winter Appeal - Gloucestershire

SURVIVING WINTER APPEAL

There are 300 excess winter deaths yearly on our doorstep in Gloucestershire, our older communities are suffering in silence. hashtag#fuelpoverty they are choosing between EATING OR HEATING hashtag#SaveALife

PLEASE DONATE NOW link below
John Lewis in Cheltenham Martin Bundy started this appeal off with a donation of £5000 match funding so the first £5k raised will... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 15:27 by Alison Robinson

Tags: GAPTC, Gloucestershire, Grants, News

Vital Signs report - how Gloucestershire is performing

We are circulating the Gloucestershire Community Foundation's first Vital Signs report, produced in collaboration with Barnwood Trust.

In this first report, they have provided an overview of six local vital sign themes:

  • Strong Communities
  • Housing
  • Safety
  • Healthy living
  • Learning and Work
  • Rurality and Access to services

This report brings together statistics from a range of national and local data sets, with... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:27 by Alison Robinson

Tags: GCC, Gloucestershire, News