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White piggy bank with black flower design

£8million - how would you spend it in Cheltenham?

Published 17th December 14 in Council and democracy news

5 week budget consultation now open

Recycling over the festive season

Christmas tree on the street for recycling

Published on 15th December 14 in Recycling, rubbish and waste news

Cheltenham residents urged to be green this Christmas.

Carol singing by staff at Cheltenham Borough Council

Christmas on the Promenade

Published on 15th December 14 in Council news news

Today (Monday 15 December), councillors and staff from Cheltenham Borough Council will once more take to the streets singing carols.

Draft budget proposes no increase to council tax and car park charges

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Published on 3rd December 14 in Council budgets and spending news

Cheltenham Borough Council’s cabinet is proposing to freeze its share of council tax and its car park charges for the fifth year running.

Changes to the refuse and recycling collection schedule over the Christmas period

Christmas collections

Published on 1st December 14 in Recycling, rubbish and waste news

Cheltenham Borough Council want to remind residents that the refuse and recycling collection schedule will change slightly over the Christmas period.

2020 Vision programme awarded £2.9m government funding

People shaking hands

Published on 28th November 14 in Council and democracy news

Will enable four councils to work together effectively while still retaining political independence and decision making powers

QR Codes on Cheltenham licensed vehicles to promote public safety

No smoking sticker in a vehicle window which also shows a qr code

Published on 28th November 14 in Licence - hackney carriage - taxi news

QR Code technology is being introduced from Monday 1 December for all licensed taxis and private hire vehicles in Cheltenham.

Cheltenham remembers those who lost their lives in Aden

World War 1 war memorial in light stone

Published on 27th November 14 in Council and democracy news

Saturday 29 November, 10.45am at the War Memorial on the Promenade

North Place car park to close

closeup of silver car

Published on 25th November 14 in Parking news

Cheltenham Borough Council wants to inform members of the public that from Monday 8 December 2014, North Place car park will no longer be managed as a public car park by Cheltenham Borough Council.

Popular Christmas market returns to Promenade

christmas market

Published on 18th November 14 in Markets news

- Thursday 4 December – Saturday 20 December

Pittville Gates restoration complete

Green painted railings between stone pillars. Elaborate iron arch topped with Cheltenham's coat of arms reads "Pittville Park" in red letters

Published on 13th November 14 in Environment and planning news

The two year project to restore Pittville Gates, the ‘grand entrance’ to the new town planned by Joseph Pitt, has been finished.

Christmas lights up Cheltenham

Christmas lights

Published on 12th November 14 in Arts and entertainment news

Join in Cheltenham’s Christmas celebrations on Saturday 22 November and see the lights being switched on.

A spring full of surprises with 80,000 bulbs

planting a sapling

Published on 12th November 14 in Leisure and culture news

Thousands of bulbs will burst into bloom next spring, thanks to a joint venture between the borough council, Cheltenham in Bloom and local volunteer groups.

Council cautions two premises for licensing breaches

municipal offices

Published on 11th November 14 in Licences and street trading news

Cheltenham Borough Council has issued two cautions to premises in Cheltenham for breaches in licensing regulations.

Celebrating Inter Faith Week in Cheltenham

Group of people doing origami

Published on 10th November 14 in Community and living news

- Wednesday 19 November, 7pm to 9.30pm at the University of Gloucestershire, Park Campus, (Room TC007)

Could you be a trustee?

People shaking hands

Published on 7th November 14 in Community and living news

Trustees Week 2014 runs from 10 to 16 November

Cheltenham welcomes a variety of twinning visitors

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

Published on 4th November 14 in Town twinning news

This week is a busy one for welcoming visitors from our twin towns.

Ubico Ltd delivers substantial savings for the second year running

Published on 4th November 14 in Recycling, rubbish and waste news

Ubico Ltd, the local authority owned environmental services company is celebrating another successful year of trading, following the release of the 2013/14 audited accounts.

Cheltenham war memorial links Canadian visitor with WW2 family history

war memorial

Published on 4th November 14 in Council and democracy news

A shopping and sight-seeing trip to Cheltenham turned into a whole lot more for Canadian visitor, David Jackson, when he happened to walk through the Promenade and spot his grandfather’s name on the war memorial.

Remembrance Sunday and Pause to remember

World War 1 war memorial in light stone

Published on 3rd November 14 in Mayoral invitations news

- Cheltenham’s remembrance service and parade: 11am Sunday 9 November - Mayor marks Remembrance Day at 11am on Tuesday 11 November at the war memorial.

Positive review for Cheltenham Borough Council

Meeting

Published on 31st October 14 in Council and democracy news

Positive findings from a ‘peer challenge’ have been presented to Cheltenham Borough Council.

Funding available for initiatives to shape Cheltenham’s night time economy

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Published on 30th October 14 in Leisure and culture news

Monies raised by the late night levy in Cheltenham have been set aside to enable the funding of night time economy initiatives.

Mixed plastic recycling is now permanent for Cheltenham

Items that can be recycled at mixed plastic recycling banks

Published on 28th October 14 in Recycling, rubbish and waste news

Following an overwhelming response to its recent trial, Cheltenham Borough Council now offers permanent facilities to recycle mixed plastics at their most popular recycling sites.

The frightful waste behind Jack o’lanterns

Pumpkin lantern with toothy grin

Published on 24th October 14 in Recycling, rubbish and waste news

An estimated 5 million pumpkins being sold in the days leading up to Halloween.

Residents urged to use Cheltenham licensed vehicles

Row of Hackney taxis along the Promenade taxi rank

Published on 23rd October 14 in Licence - hackney carriage - taxi news

Cheltenham Borough Council is urging people in the borough to only use vehicles that it licenses.

Winners announced for ‘Top of the Plots’

allotment

Published on 20th October 14 in Allotments news

Cheltenham Borough Council has announced the winners of its annual allotment competition in a prize-giving ceremony held in the council chamber.

Cheltenham flood wardens prepared for winter

rain drops forming circles on the surface of a puddle

Published on 20th October 14 in Emergencies news

This week, a network of volunteers who help to keep Cheltenham safe from extreme weather will be invited to the Municipal Offices for a special briefing, ahead of the winter weather drawing in.

Student leads bid to create wildlife haven at Pittville Park

view between trees of Pittville lake

Published on 16th October 14 in Leisure and culture news

A corner of Pittville Park is being turned into a mini wildlife sanctuary thanks to a University of Gloucestershire biosciences student.

‘Our place’ gets £33k funding boost

Ring of paper chain style people

Published on 15th October 14 in Children and family care news

Cheltenham is one of only 120 areas around the country to be awarded funding to help transform services for vulnerable families.

Strike action suspended

municipal offices

Published on 10th October 14 in Council and democracy news

Three unions representing local government and school support workers have suspended a planned strike in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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