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Logo for international day against homophobia, transphobia and biphobia

A local celebration of diversity

Published 16th April 15 in Leisure and culture news

Businesses urged to show their support

Big plans for Pittville Park play area

People at Pittville Park play area

Published on 15th April 15 in Parks and open spaces news

Cheltenham Borough Council has big plans in store to make its most popular play area at Pittville Park an outstanding one for children of all ages and abilities to enjoy.

Council office move is agreed

front of the municipal offices against dark blue sky

Published on 15th April 15 in Council and democracy news

Council staff are one step closer to moving out of the Municipal Offices it was agreed yesterday (Tuesday 14 April).

Don’t miss your right to vote

Vote

Published on 14th April 15 in Elections news

- Closing date: Monday 20 April 2015

Which building will you nominate?

everyman theatre ironwork

Published on 9th April 15 in Environment and planning news

Cheltenham Civic Awards – deadline October 2015

Shopmobility reminds shoppers of meet and greet service

shopmobility wheelchairs

Published on 8th April 15 in Transport and streets news

The shops and sights of Cheltenham can still be enjoyed by those with mobility difficulties, thanks to an invaluable ‘meet and greet’ service offered by Shopmobility.

Grand opening for a grand entrance

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

Published on 2nd April 15 in Environment and planning news

Tuesday 7 April, 3pm, Pittville Gates

Battledown ward by-election

Vote

Published on 30th March 15 in Elections news

A by-election for Battledown ward will take place on Thursday 7 May.

Improving Cheltenham's cemetery and crematorium

cemetery

Published on 27th March 15 in Deaths, funerals and cremations news

Investment is needed to improve public facilities and the reliability of the cremators at Cheltenham’s cemetery and crematorium.

One Legal partnership set to expand from 1 April

One Legal logo

Published on 26th March 15 in Council and democracy news

One Legal – a local authority legal service in Gloucestershire – has expanded, with Gloucester City Council set to officially join the partnership from 1 April.

Writ of election to be handed to Returning Officer

box containing a black cross

Published on 26th March 15 in Council and democracy news

Returning Officer, Mayor Simon Wheeler, will receive official notification of the general election on Tuesday 31 March.

Talent spotting for Midsummer Fiesta 2015 - could you be star of the show?

A man in a checked shirt singing into a microphone

Published on 26th March 15 in Leisure and culture news

Organisers behind one of Cheltenham’s biggest summer attractions are looking for talent to star at this year’s event.

Waste and recycling collections over Easter time

bank holiday collections

Published on 24th March 15 in Environment and planning news

Changes to waste and recycling collections over the Easter Bank Holiday will be minimal.

Identifying and protecting the borough’s most valued green spaces

Tall grass and spiky teasels, blue sky and fluffy white coulds

Published on 19th March 15 in Environment and planning news

Report released to identify potential areas to be designated as Local Green Space (LGS).

Transforming Cheltenham’s economy

five pound notes

Published on 18th March 15 in Business news

Cheltenham Borough Council has welcomed a report examining Cheltenham’s role as a business location in order to help shape a robust Economic Strategy for Cheltenham.

Campaign launched to encourage voters in Cheltenham to register ahead of General Election

box containing a black cross

Published on 17th March 15 in Council and democracy news

A national television advertising campaign is launched to encourage voter registration ahead of the General Election.

Businesses and retailers enjoy a busy race week

promenade, shopping

Published on 12th March 15 in Leisure and culture news

Cheltenham's main shopping centre is benefiting from the borough council's free afternoon parking initiative during race week.

Gull proofing your property

a grey and white gull with yellow legs and feet and a yellow beak tipped with black and red

Published on 11th March 15 in Environmental health news

Gulls have been increasingly attracted to inland areas for safe breeding grounds and steady food supply.

A new business guide and directory for Cheltenham

People shaking hands

Published on 5th March 15 in Business news

A new free business guide and directory for Cheltenham has been launched this week in both a brochure format and an online guide.

Healthy, happy ducks thanks to new seed dispenser

4 ducks in a row

Published on 5th March 15 in Leisure and culture news

Ducks, swans and other birds are in for a treat thanks to a new seed dispenser which is being installed at Pittville Park.

Reminder - free parking for shoppers during race week

Car parked in Regent Arcade car park

Published on 5th March 15 in Leisure and culture news

Visitors and residents are reminded that parking in all council run car parks will be free of charge every afternoon, from 1pm onwards next week.

Successful prosecution for Health and Safety non-compliance

front of the municipal offices against dark blue sky

Published on 4th March 15 in Environmental health news

On Monday (2 March) Cheltenham Magistrates Court fined Mr Ilhan Bingol of Daphne’s restaurant a total of £640.

Recycle any unwanted cables, wires or keys

Vision 21 cable box in the Municipal Offices reception

Published on 3rd March 15 in Recycling, rubbish and waste news

In March and for one month only, Vision 21 will once again be placing a cable and key box in Cheltenham Borough Council’s reception at the Municipal Offices.

Raising of the flag for Commonwealth Day

Commonwealth flag flying from a flag pole

Published on 3rd March 15 in Equality and diversity news

The Commonwealth flag will be raised on Monday 9 March at 10am to mark Commonwealth Day.

Visit marks 64 years of friendship with twin town

Gottingen market place

Published on 2nd March 15 in Town twinning news

Local residents are invited to an organised ‘Big Party’ visit to our German twin town of Göttingen.

Allotments up for grabs!

Scarecrow wearing a straw hat, brown coat and beige knitted scarf in front of allotment plots and greenhouse.

Published on 2nd March 15 in Allotments news

Cheltenham Borough Council is advertising vacant plots on two of its allotment sites, as waiting lists across the borough continue to shrink.

Spring into action with garden waste collections

colourful pink and orange autumn leaves on the ground

Published on 2nd March 15 in Recycling, rubbish and waste news

As part of the 'thanks a million' campaign to thank residents for recycling the council wants to remind residents that they can recycle their garden waste through the council’s garden waste scheme.

Safer taxi queues thanks to body worn CCTV

Taxi marshals standing by the Promenade taxi rank wearing new body worn CCTV cameras

Published on 2nd March 15 in Safety news

Taxi marshals in Cheltenham are equipped with the latest body worn CCTV cameras.

5 tonnes of recycling material diverted from landfill in 2 weeks - that's the same weight as an elephant

African elephant with a bird on its head

Published on 2nd March 15 in Environment and planning news

A pilot scheme to divert recyclables from landfill at Swindon Road household recycling centre has been hailed a success.

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