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Embrace

Last chance to see the ‘Embrace’ exhibition

Published 17th April 14 in Museum events and exhibitions news

The Easter weekend will be the last chance to see the Embrace exhibition.

Waste collections over the Easter holiday period

bin bags

Published on 16th April 14 in Recycling, rubbish and waste news

Changes to waste and recycling collections over the Easter bank holiday will be minimal. Crews will be working on Good Friday so collections will take place as normal on that day.

Learn more about Internet safety

web browsers

Published on 16th April 14 in Safety news

An E-safety Awareness Day is taking place at Cheltenham Borough Council on Monday 28 April, which will make parents and professionals aware of the potential risks young people face using the internet.

Nominations for 2014 Borough, Parish and European Parliamentary elections

box containing a black cross

Published on 15th April 14 in Elections news

- Closing date: European Parliamentary – 4pm, 22 April 2014 - Closing date: Borough and Parish – 4pm, 24 April 2014

Council asks for public opinion on limiting sexual entertainment venues in Cheltenham

An empty pole on a stage in a club

Published on 14th April 14 in Consultations news

Cheltenham Borough Council has today launched a 12 week consultation on whether to limit the number of licensed sexual entertainment venues in the borough.

Popular market brings international flavours to Cheltenham

Cheese stall at the continental market in 2010

Published on 14th April 14 in Licences and street trading news

Thursday 1 to Monday 5 May, Promenade, Cheltenham.

Schools invited to enter Cheltenham in Bloom’s Nature Garden Competition 2014

planting a sapling

Published on 11th April 14 in Parks and open spaces news

Cheltenham in Bloom’s annual Schools’ Nature Garden Competition is underway.

Councils sign up to major development plan

Joint Core Strategy logo

Published on 10th April 14 in Local development framework news

Three councils in Gloucestershire have approved a final version of a plan outlining where future development will be located across Cheltenham, Tewkesbury Borough and Gloucester.

Holiday scheme helps inspire families to cook nutritious meals

washing beans

Published on 8th April 14 in Community advice news

Local families have been invited to attend cooking classes over the Easter holidays, to help them eat healthily on a budget.

Perform at Cheltenham’s Midsummer Fiesta

A man in a checked shirt singing into a microphone

Published on 7th April 14 in Arts and entertainment news

Musicians and dance acts have until this Friday, 11 April, to apply for this year’s Midsummer Fiesta on 5 July.

Plans to recycle more types of plastics at 12 of Cheltenham’s recycling sites

Recycle logo

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

A trial over the summer will establish if the range of plastics that can be recycled at 12 sites in the town can be expanded.

Try out the newly revamped orienteering challenge at Pittville Park

Pitville Park

Published on 3rd April 14 in Parks and open spaces - outdoor facilities news

Pittville Park's free orienteering challenge has been re-designed and re-launched.

Bike Hub comes to Beechwood Arcade

bicycles

Published on 2nd April 14 in Community and living news

Cyclists are invited to Beechwood Arcade this Friday, 4 April to visit the Bike Hub, which has been organised by the Gloucestershire Bike Project.

It’s time to play this Easter

Children having fun on a bouncy castle

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

7 to 17 April excluding bank holidays

Urban meadows being created in green open spaces across Cheltenham

flowers including a poppy

Published on 2nd April 14 in Parks and open spaces news

Cheltenham Borough Council has embarked on a project to create a number of colourful urban meadows across the town.

Forward-thinking councils win efficiency award

Two business people shaking hands

Published on 1st April 14 in Performance and improvement news

Innovative partnership work, between Cheltenham Borough Council and three other local authorities, is set to be given a further boost with a £500,000 grant from central Government.

Home office minister joins Cheltenham for alcohol levy launch

empty beer bottles

Published on 1st April 14 in Licences and street trading news

Crime Prevention Minister Norman Baker is visiting Cheltenham today (Tuesday, 1 April) to mark the borough’s introduction of the late night levy.

Leisure-at Easter fun for children

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

Published on 1st April 14 in Extra-curricular activities news

Between 7 to 17 April, leisure-at-cheltenham will be providing a variety of fun sports activities for children aged between four to eleven years.

Councils to consider future housing and employment development plan

Joint Core Strategy logo

Published on 31st March 14 in Housing news

Members of three Gloucestershire councils putting together a plan to outline where future development will be located are set to consider moving it forward into its final stage.

Swim books set to make a splash for Gloucestershire Green Points – Cheltenham.

swimming pool

Published on 31st March 14 in Recycling, rubbish and waste news

Cheltenham residents who are part of the Gloucestershire Green Points – Cheltenham pilot scheme are now able to spend their Green Points on swims at their local leisure centre.

Fire Kills - test your fire alarms this weekend

Picture of a white smoke alarm with red button

Published on 28th March 14 in Health and social care news

Fire Kills is reminding everyone to test their smoke alarms when they put forward their clocks on 30 March.

Make exercise enjoyable by playing racketball

men playing squash

Published on 26th March 14 in leisure@cheltenham news

The UK’s fastest growing racket sport is coming to leisure-at-cheltenham. You can learn how to play on an eight week racketball course which starts 24 April 2014.

Beginner and improver pilates classes at leisure-at-cheltenham

exercise class

Published on 25th March 14 in Fitness news

Back by popular demand the team at leisure-at-cheltenham are running the beginners pilates course again and are also adding improver pilates to the programme.

Keep the kids busy with this year’s Easter holiday programme

Archery

Published on 24th March 14 in Extra-curricular activities news

- 7 to 17 April excluding bank holidays

Enjoy a tea dance in support of the Mayor’s charities

Three older couples dancing at a tea dance at Cheltenham's town hall

Published on 19th March 14 in Mayoral invitations news

- Thursday 24 April, 2pm-4.30pm, St Mark’s Methodist Church

Cheltenham Schools’ Art

A picture of the planets for the Cheltenham Schools' Art by a pupil at Grangefield Primary School, inspired by The Planets

Published on 18th March 14 in Arts and entertainment news

29 March - 27 April 2014

98% of fitness fans pleased with leisure@cheltenham

image of spin cycle suite refurbishment at leisure@

Published on 18th March 14 in Community centres and facilities news

Members of leisure@cheltenham have voiced their opinions, with 98% saying they are ‘satisfied’ or ‘very satisfied’ with the newly refurbished fitness suite.

Closed season for fishing at Pittville Lake

view between trees of Pittville lake

Published on 18th March 14 in Conservation news

- From 16 March until 16 June

Volunteer flood wardens needed

cars stranded in the 2007 floods

Published on 17th March 14 in Food safety - inspections news

A network of flood wardens has helped Cheltenham Borough Council during the severe winter storms. Now, the council would like to extend the network.

Work starts on new pedestrian signage for the town centre

signpost

Published on 14th March 14 in Transport and streets news

Cheltenham town centre is to benefit from new pedestrian signage that will make understanding directions and destinations much easier.

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