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Revised collection days for this May bank holiday

Published 27th April 16 in Recycling, rubbish and waste news

As it’s the early May bank holiday this weekend, the council’s waste collection provider, Ubico, is reminding residents of their alternative collection days.

International Street Market brings flavours of the continent to Cheltenham

shoppers at Cheltenham's continental market

Published on 26th April 16 in Markets news

The International Street Market which has swept Scandinavia with a feast of foodie fun is on its way to the Promenade in Cheltenham, aiming to build on the success of the last event.

Golden Jubilee year boost for the Winston Churchill Memorial Garden

winston churchill memorial gardens

Published on 26th April 16 in Parks and open spaces news

A thriving partnership between the council’s green space development team and a group of Green Space Volunteers, has received a significant boost from Waitrose Cheltenham.

Celebrate IDAHOT day with us in Cheltenham

Rainbow flag

Published on 26th April 16 in Equality and diversity news

On Tuesday 17 May, join in the celebrations for International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia.

Information about PCC candidates now online

Counting votes

Published on 21st April 16 in Council and democracy news

Information about all Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) candidates across the country has now been published.

Poetry to play a part in the public art for the Minster Alleyways

Well Walk

Published on 19th April 16 in Urban design news

On Saturday, a poetry ‘walking workshop’ was held to create a poem about the Minster alleyways and the surrounding area which will be incorporated into the final public art.

Schools invited to showcase their wildlife gardens

butterfly on a pale purple flower amongst long grass

Published on 19th April 16 in Environment and planning news

Deadline for applications: 5pm, Friday 22 April 2016

Beacon to be lit at The Pittville Pump Room

pittville pump room

Published on 13th April 16 in Leisure and culture news

To celebrate the 90th birthday of Her Majesty The Queen The Cheltenham Trust has organised an event at The Pittville Pump Room.

Pittville Park aviaries to be renovated thanks to grant

Aviary in Pittville Park

Published on 13th April 16 in Parks and open spaces news

Thanks to Friends of Pittville and a grant from Gloucestershire Environment Trust the aviaries in Pittville Park are being refurbished.

Celebratory beacon marks the Queen’s 90th birthday

People in Montpellier Gardens in sunny weather with bandstand visible in the background

Published on 12th April 16 in Parks and open spaces news

With less than two weeks to go before the Queen celebrates her 90th birthday, Cheltenham Borough Council is pleased to announce plans to light a beacon at a special event on Thursday 21 April.

Thousands spent so Cheltenham offers a safe and enjoyable night out

club goers queuing outside

Published on 12th April 16 in Licences and street trading news

The Council and the Police & Crime Commissioner are spending tens of thousands of pounds to continue to promote a safe, well managed and diverse night-time economy in Cheltenham.

Don’t forget to capture our town to celebrate twinning

lovers bridge in annecy

Published on 11th April 16 in Town twinning news

There’s still time to enter a photo competition which celebrates 60 years of twinning between the twin towns of Cheltenham and Annecy.

Partners focus on street drinking and rough sleeping in Cheltenham town centre

Person with legs over back of bench

Published on 8th April 16 in Anti social behaviour and nuisance news

A group of support and enforcement agencies have come together to address the antisocial issues often associated with street drinkers and rough sleepers.

Midsummer Fiesta in Montpellier - deadline to register acts

A man in a checked shirt singing into a microphone

Published on 7th April 16 in Community and living news

The deadline to register acts for this years Midsummer Fiesta is Monday 18 April.

Public bike pump installed on the High Street


Published on 7th April 16 in Cycling news

Cheltenham Borough Council has installed a bike pump for members of the public to use.

Let us know where urban gull nests are

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

Published on 6th April 16 in Animal welfare news

Cheltenham Borough Council will be carrying out an urban gull egg replacement programme in May this year and are asking residents to inform them of where the gull nests are so they can be included.

'Cheltenham: 300 years a Spa' campaign to launch in historic Prom phone boxes

phone boxes on the promenade

Published on 5th April 16 in Transport and streets news

Ten historical phone boxes in the heart of Cheltenham’s town centre are being restored and rejuvenated as part of a new public art campaign celebrating the 300th anniversary of spa waters being found in the town.

Local man prosecuted for fly tipping

A wooden gavel on top of a document

Published on 4th April 16 in Environment and planning news

Cheltenham Borough Council has successfully prosecuted a local resident, Mr Tetronetto of 15 St Georges Street, Cheltenham, for fly tipping.

Works starts soon to make Cheltenham’s Albion Street two-way

traffic on Cheltenham's inner ringroad

Published on 31st March 16 in Transport and streets news

Part of Albion Street will soon be made two-way as phase one of Cheltenham’s Transport Plan begins.

Changes to the way your food waste is collected

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Published on 31st March 16 in Recycling - residential collections news

From this week food waste in Cheltenham will be collected in specialised food waste vehicles, separately from household waste.

How to stand as a candidate for the Cheltenham Borough Council elections

elections cross

Published on 30th March 16 in Council and democracy news

Deadline for nominations: 4pm, Thursday 7 April 2016

New children's festival launches in Cheltenham

children's festival

Published on 29th March 16 in Community and living news

An exciting new festival to celebrate children will run for the first time this year, free of charge.

Together we cleaned for the Queen – all 800 of us

Clean for the Queen logo

Published on 24th March 16 in Community and living news

More than 800 volunteers gave a spring clean to 45 areas across Cheltenham ahead of the Queen’s 90th birthday and they have done an incredible job.

Cheltenham in promising talks to host Tour of Britain 2017

bike lock

Published on 24th March 16 in Community and living news

Cheltenham could play host to the country’s biggest professional cycle race in 2017, if the town’s proposal is successful.

Families share tried and tested recipes

Inspiring Families logo

Published on 23rd March 16 in Community and living news

Encouraging children to eat healthy, inexpensive meals is the idea behind a new recipe sharing initiative.

Council’s response to Gloucestershire Association for Voluntary and Community Action (GAVCA) closure

municipal offices

Published on 22nd March 16 in Community and living news

A letter has been issued today (22 March) from the Trustees of GAVCA announcing their decision to cease operations with a view to dissolving the charity.

Thank you for supporting Pittville play area

Design for new Pittville Park play area

Published on 22nd March 16 in Parks and open spaces news

Pittville Park’s new play area is set to be completed in one phase.

Funding available to support Positive Activities for young people

children in a playground having a hockey lesson

Published on 18th March 16 in Grants news

Cheltenham Borough Council and Gloucestershire County Council are pleased to announce that community-based organisations are now able to bid for money to deliver positive activities for young people.

Funding available to support community projects

five pound notes

Published on 18th March 16 in Grants - community facilities news

Cheltenham Borough Council is now inviting applications for a pot of funding worth £30,000 that is ready to be allocated to support community pride projects across Cheltenham.

Spring clean begins in earnest this weekend

Clean for the Queen logo

Published on 16th March 16 in Community and living news

Local volunteers are all set for one of the biggest clean ups yet, as the nationwide campaign ‘Clean for the Queen’ kicks off in earnest this weekend.

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