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Green space at Manor Park brought into council ownership

Published 27th February 15 in Land and premises news

Two neglected open spaces in Manor Park, Up Hatherley, Cheltenham, have been acquired by Cheltenham Borough Council.

Injunction issued to stop anti-social behaviour in Cheltenham town centre

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Published on 24th February 15 in Safety news

Leslie Michael Cook of no fixed address was given an Injunction by Gloucester County Court on Friday 20 February 2015 for a period of one year because of his anti-social behaviour in Cheltenham.

Businesses to be consulted on major town centre improvement plans

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Published on 24th February 15 in Business news

The Cheltenham Business Partnership is delighted to announce a major consultation with local businesses on the possible creation of a Business Improvement District (BID) in the town centre.

Warden Hill Activity Mix (WHAM) event

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Published on 23rd February 15 in Community and living news

Saturday 28 February, 2-5pm - Warden Hill United Reformed Church

Council successfully prosecutes Gloucester private hire driver

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Published on 23rd February 15 in Licences and street trading news

Cheltenham Borough Council has successfully prosecuted a private hire driver from Gloucester who was found to be illegally plying for hire in Cheltenham, during last year’s Cheltenham Gold Cup week.

A day in the life of a recycling crew

Refuse and recycling vehicle on collection round with the crew

Published on 23rd February 15 in Recycling, rubbish and waste news

As part of the council’s ‘thanks a million’ campaign, we thought it would interesting to get to know one of the recycling crews and find out more about their day on one of Cheltenham’s busy rounds.

Volunteers plant a new hedge and roses in Sandford Park

Sandford Park from the air

Published on 19th February 15 in Parks and open spaces news

Residents and volunteers from the Friends of Sandford Park will be out in force tomorrow (Friday 20 February) to help council officers plant a new hedge in the park.

Message isn’t wasted on new look refuse trucks

New look recycling vehicle

Published on 16th February 15 in Recycling, rubbish and waste news

Refuse and recycling vehicles are being given a new look as part of the ‘thanks a million’ recycling campaign.

Shoppers can enjoy free afternoon parking during race week

Car parked in Regent Arcade car park

Published on 16th February 15 in Parking news

Parking in all council run car parks will be free of charge every afternoon, from 1pm onwards during Cheltenham race week.

Businesses benefit from £1.1 million over 2 years

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Published on 12th February 15 in Business news

Cheltenham Borough Council has awarded almost £420,000 worth of business rates relief to about 500 businesses occupying retail premises in the financial year 2014/2015.

Cheltenham Borough Homes successfully 'stamping out' tenancy fraud

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Published on 11th February 15 in Housing news

Thanks to the hard work and tenacity of Cheltenham Borough Homes’ neighbourhood team and Cheltenham Borough Council’s (CBC) legal experts, two individuals who provided dishonest information to obtain a council owned homes have been prosecuted for tenancy fraud.

Bath Road utility box art proving popular

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Published on 10th February 15 in Urban design news

Art on 19 utility boxes on the Bath Road has received very positive feedback from members of the public.

Councillors roll up their sleeves at recycling centre

Bag splitting at Swindon Road recycling centre

Published on 9th February 15 in Recycling, rubbish and waste news

Councillors will be rolling up their sleeves and mucking in at the recycling centre over the coming weeks, as part of the council’s ‘thanks a million’ campaign.

Security fencing put up to protect local residents from potentially dangerous render

Published on 6th February 15 in Environment and planning news

Heras fencing has been installed by council officers this afternoon (Friday 6 February) around part of the flank wall of 159 Fairview Road, Cheltenham, which includes the Banksy.

Honeybourne Line improvements

Footpath and cycle route along the old Honeybourne railway line

Published on 6th February 15 in Parks and open spaces news

Two week schedule of work; part-closure from Monday 9 February between 8.30am and 4.30pm

New Cheltenham Business Partnership manager is appointed

Kevan Blackadder

Published on 5th February 15 in Council and democracy news

The Cheltenham Business Partnership has appointed a new partnership manager to work with the town’s retailers and businesses.

Media release: Register to vote today

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Published on 5th February 15 in Council and democracy news

Cheltenham Borough Council is encouraging any local residents not yet registered to vote, to take advantage of National Voter Registration Day (5 February) and go online now to register.

Gambling operation highlights weaknesses in underage controls

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Published on 4th February 15 in Licences and street trading news

On Saturday 24 January 2015 licensing officers from Cheltenham Borough Council, supported by officers from the Gambling Commission, undertook an underage betting test-purchase operation.

What happens to our recycling?

Glass bottles to be recycled

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

The council launches its month long 'thanks a million' campaign to thank residents for recycling.

Council agrees to support the delivery of the Cheltenham Transport Plan

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Published on 27th January 15 in Roads, highways and pavements news

At full council last night it was agreed Cheltenham Borough Council will support the recommendations of the TRO (Traffic Regulation Order) committee.

‘We’re watching you’ campaign launches in Cheltenham

Poster for campaign to prevent dog poo being left on the pavement

Published on 23rd January 15 in Environment and planning news

Cheltenham Borough Council has joined forces with environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy in a bid to reduce dog fouling in key problem areas of the town.

Remembrance service for those who died in the Holocaust

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Published on 22nd January 15 in Community and living news

An act of remembrance to mark Holocaust Memorial Day will be held at 6.30pm on Tuesday 27 January at the Council Chamber in the Municipal Offices, Promenade, Cheltenham.

They deserve a medal!

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Published on 16th January 15 in Community and living news

Nominate your hero for the Cheltenham Medal of Honour.

Don’t miss your right to vote - council backs national campaign

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Published on 16th January 15 in Council and democracy news

Residents of Cheltenham borough who have not yet registered to vote are being encouraged to do so – in line with a national campaign.

Collecting, kennelling and re-homing stray dogs in Cheltenham

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Published on 13th January 15 in Animal welfare news

From 1 February 2015, Cheltenham Borough Council will be using a new collection, kennelling and re-homing service for any stray dogs found in the borough.

Budget consultation reminder – what do you think about the council’s tax and spending plan?

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Published on 9th January 15 in Council tax news

There is a public forum at 7pm on Thursday 15 January, and the consultation is open until Monday 26 January.

Trident's return is triumphant

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Published on 6th January 15 in Leisure and culture news

Neptune's trident has finally been found

Apply now for funding to help shape Cheltenham's night time economy

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Published on 6th January 15 in Leisure and culture news

Deadline for applications: 31 January 2015

Two convicted of benefit fraud this Christmas

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Published on 24th December 14 in Council and democracy news

Cheltenham Borough Council has had double success in the run up to Christmas as two women pleaded guilty to benefit fraud. Both cases also included benefits claimed from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

Trident missing from Neptune's fountain

Neptune fountain on the promenade, damaged and trident missing

Published on 23rd December 14 in Council and democracy news

One of Cheltenham’s most iconic landmarks 'Neptune's Fountain' is missing its trident today.

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