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Online electoral registration June 2014

Cheltenham residents urged to check if they are registered

Published 21st July 14 in Council and democracy news

Over the next few days, all Cheltenham residents will receive a letter through the post telling them about the new, more secure electoral register.

Free family fun day at leisure-at

Young girl trampolining. She is high above the trampoline in a straddle jump.

Published on 21st July 14 in Extra-curricular activities news

Saturday 26 July, 10am to 2pm, Leisure-at-cheltenham

Memorial restoration begins

war memorial

Published on 18th July 14 in Memorial - maintenance news

Monday, 21 July signals the start of a very exciting programme of restoration for Cheltenham’s war memorial.

Places left on Summer of Sport 2014

Boy in black t-shirt and pink shorts throwing a tennis ball. Member of staff with his back to the camera. His white t-shirt says sports development team in green letters.

Published on 17th July 14 in Young people's organised activities news

The Summer of Sport scheme has places remaining for activities throughout the summer holidays.

Council takes action to protect two Cheltenham properties

Published on 16th July 14 in Planning news

- Successful prosecution for unauthorised works to a listed building - Compulsory Purchase Order on a long term vacant property

Voluntary tattoo hygiene scheme launches today


Published on 15th July 14 in Environment and planning news

Cheltenham Borough Council will begin to deliver a Tattoo Hygiene Rating Scheme (THRS) from today, 15 July 2014.

The Wilson media release: Dinosaurs are coming to The Wilson in Cheltenham

Logo for Meet Rex exhibition at the Wilson

Published on 15th July 14 in Entertainment news

From 2 August 2014, two floors of The Wilson, Cheltenham’s art gallery and museum, will be taken over by huge dinosaurs from the Cretaceous, Jurassic and Triassic periods.

Visit Cheltenham’s wildflower meadows and give us your views

Urban meadows. Poppies in Cheltenham in July 2014

Published on 15th July 14 in Conservation news

Wildflowers are blooming in Cheltenham thanks to a project to create colourful urban meadows.

Removal of large beech tree in Montpellier Gardens

Copper beech tree in Montpellier

Published on 11th July 14 in Tree management news

It is with great regret that the iconic copper beech in Montpellier Gardens is to be removed shortly.

Media release from The Wilson: Japan’s cultural envoy to visit The Wilson and deliver special talk

The Wilson option

Published on 11th July 14 in Museums and galleries news

Yuko Hasegawa, Japan’s cultural envoy and world authority on Asian art, will be welcomed to The Wilson this Saturday 12 July to deliver a special one-off talk on Japanese pop art.

Nash partnership project scoops further planning award win

St Pauls house

Published on 11th July 14 in Building control news

Hot on the heels of its national award win, a project carried out by Nash Partnership has scooped a further award from the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) – this time, from its South West region.

Places left on Playscheme and trips

children in colourful football strip

Published on 11th July 14 in Sports, clubs and centres news

Cheltenham Borough Council’s play development team are looking for youngsters in Cheltenham to enjoy a huge choice of exciting activities to keep them busy and active this summer holiday.

New programme at leisure-at-cheltenham helps people with chronic hip and knee pain thanks to GAT grant

Published on 10th July 14 in leisure@cheltenham news

Leisure-at-cheltenham is working with The Gloucestershire Hospitals Physiotherapy service and the Gloucestershire Arthritis Trust (GAT).

Garden awards recognise the best in Cheltenham

Cheltenham in Bloom Logo 2014

Published on 10th July 14 in Parks and open spaces news

Residents and traders of Cheltenham are invited to take part in the annual Cheltenham in Bloom gardens competition.

Municipal Offices closed to the public on Thursday 10 July

municipal offices

Published on 8th July 14 in Council and democracy news

Cheltenham Borough Council’s Municipal Offices will be closed to the public on Thursday 10 July 2014 after a number of trade unions announced their intention to strike.

Tattoo Hygiene Rating Scheme comes to Cheltenham


Published on 7th July 14 in Registration - tattooists, piercing and electrolysis news

Cheltenham Borough Council will begin to deliver a Tattoo Hygiene Rating Scheme (THRS) from 15 July 2014.

Unique art installation at The Wilson prompts debate, and a generous £1000 donation

Alan - I Am by Marksteen Adamson

Published on 2nd July 14 in Arts and entertainment news

The thought-provoking photography display in the foyer of The Wilson, Behold the Man by artist Marksteen Adamson, has been prompting lively discussion since it was unveiled at the beginning of June.

Twin towns unite for World War 1 commemorations

Twinning post in Imperial Gardens which points to all of Cheltenham's twin towns

Published on 2nd July 14 in Town twinning news

The centenary of the start of the First World War will be commemorated with a visit by representatives from Cheltenham's twin towns of Annecy and Göttingen from 4 - 7 July.

Don’t miss the fun at Cheltenham’s midsummer fiesta this weekend

People wandering around and sitting on the grass at Fiesta in the park

Published on 2nd July 14 in Extra-curricular activities news

Saturday 5 July from 12pm to 9pm, Admission free

Call for Charlton Park ward residents to make sure they vote on 3 July

Voting form and pencil

Published on 1st July 14 in Elections news

There are only a few days to go until the Charlton Park ward election takes place.

Nash Partnership project wins national planning award

Picture of St Paul's housing re-generation project

Published on 30th June 14 in Housing news

A project carried out by Bath-based built environment planning and design practice Nash Partnership has won a national Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Award for Planning Excellence.

The Wilson wins a national architecture award

The Wilson option

Published on 26th June 14 in Leisure and culture news

The Wilson, Cheltenham’s art gallery and museum, follows its two RIBA South West 2014 architecture awards with a third award from RIBA, this time at the national level.

This summer be an official supporter

recycle logo

Published on 26th June 14 in Recycling, rubbish and waste news

Last year Gloucestershire residents composted and recycled almost 50% of their waste but there is still more we could all do to reduce the amount of rubbish going to landfill.

Still time to have your say on limiting sexual entertainment venues in Cheltenham

An empty pole on a stage in a club

Published on 23rd June 14 in Licences and street trading news

Cheltenham Borough Council’s 12 week consultation on whether to limit the number of licensed sexual entertainment venues in the borough is coming to an end on 30 June.

Give the children an action packed summer holiday

Published on 20th June 14 in Extra-curricular activities news

Youngsters in Cheltenham have a huge choice of exciting activities to keep themselves busy and active this summer holiday.

Flying the flag for our armed forces

red, white and blue Union Jack bunting against bright blue sky

Published on 18th June 14 in Mayoral invitations news

- Monday 23 June 2014, 11am, at the Municipal Offices

Sky high bids for Cheltenham’s pigeons

Sign in Montpellier

Published on 17th June 14 in Civic recognition and awards news

After a two week auction, signature pigeons from the old pedestrian signage have been sold off to the highest bidders, raising £1,895 for the three former mayor’s charities.

Cook your chicken safely

skewers of meat cooking on a barbecue

Published on 16th June 14 in Environmental health news

Food safety week 16-20 June 2014

Ministerial visit

council chamber - green covered bench seats curved around a central table

Published on 13th June 14 in Council and democracy news

Today (Friday 13 June) Rt Hon Francis Maude MP, Minister for the Cabinet Office, visited Cheltenham Borough Council to hear about the plans for an innovative four-council partnership.

Pittville Park gets TripAdvisor award for excellence

View of Pittville Park taken from the roof of the pump room

Published on 12th June 14 in Parks and open spaces news

Cheltenham Borough Council is delighted to announce that Pittville Park has been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2014.

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