Published 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Published on 9th October 14 in Environment and planning news
Recycling food waste is now even easier as caddies can be lined with surplus plastic carrier bags.
Published on 2nd October 14 in Environment and planning news
Residents are being asked to help identify green spaces in Cheltenham that are important to them, with the aim of giving them special protection in the Cheltenham Plan.
Published on 30th September 14 in Leisure and culture news
The Cheltenham Trust, tomorrow (1 October), realises its ambition to begin an exciting new era for the local area by taking over the leisure and cultural services across Cheltenham.
Published on 30th September 14 in Recycling, rubbish and waste news
Plans to clear litter from verges and central reservation along the A40 Golden Valley are underway.
Published on 29th September 14 in Extra-curricular activities news
The UK’s fastest growing racket sport is coming to Cheltenham in the form of a weekly course aimed at anyone over the age of 16.
Published on 26th September 14 in Leisure and culture news
Thursday 2 to Sunday 5 October on the Promenade, Cheltenham
Published on 24th September 14 in Council news news
Live music, food and a night at the Somerset Arms is the latest event set to raise money for the mayor’s charities on 26 September.
Published on 24th September 14 in Equality and diversity news
Next month will be the first ever Black History Month (BHM) in Cheltenham.
Published on 18th September 14 in Leisure and culture news
A new CEO for The Cheltenham Trust has been appointed.
Published on 15th September 14 in Community and living news
Local authority owned environmental services company Ubico Ltd is sending a group of volunteers to help the Friends of Leckhampton Hill and Charlton Kings Common (FOLK)
Published on 12th September 14 in Council and democracy news
Today the Local Government Minister Kris Hopkins announced that 80 local authorities will share £9 million investment as they join up services and reduce costs for taxpayers.
Published on 12th September 14 in Transport and streets news
From Monday 15 September the Brewery car park at Baynham Way will close permanently.
Published on 11th September 14 in Leisure and culture news
A significant point has been reached in establishing a trust to manage Cheltenham’s leisure and culture services.
Published on 9th September 14 in Tourism and travel news
The Cheltenham Bach Choir and the Göttingen Stadtkantorei are combining once again to present a great choral work at Cheltenham Town Hall on Saturday 8 November at 7.30pm.
Published on 9th September 14 in Planning news
Cheltenham Borough Council has won an appeal made by Nina Salerno, owner of 24 Lansdown Parade, Cheltenham, which is a Grade II listed building.
Published on 8th September 14 in Parental support news
Family life is tough for everyone, so to help make life a little easier, families are being invited to come along to fortnightly coffee mornings at various locations across Cheltenham.
Published on 5th September 14 in Parks and open spaces news
Cheltenham’s hidden gem, the Italian Gardens in Sandford Park, has had a welcome addition thanks to funding of £1,500 from the council’s Community Pride scheme.
Published on 5th September 14 in Planning news
A couple from Cheltenham have been found guilty of failing to comply with a Listed Building Enforcement Notice which required them to remove unauthorised solar panels from their listed barn.
Published on 3rd September 14 in Environment and planning news
Plastic recycling has proven to be a big hit with local residents and now the service looks set to stay.
Published on 3rd September 14 in Housing news
The latest housing figures for Cheltenham show a significant increase in housing stock for the first time since the economic downturn began in 2008.
Published on 3rd September 14 in Children and family care news
A free 'book bank' scheme to help encourage families to read at home is asking for members of the public to donate suitable children’s books as well as books aimed at teenagers.
Published on 2nd September 14 in Recycling, rubbish and waste news
Residents affected by road closures due to Severn Trent sewer work are being asked to keep their bins and recycling boxes out, rather than taking them back in if it appears they've not been collected.
Published on 22nd August 14 in Advice and benefits news
Two cases of benefit fraud, coming to a total of £28k of falsely claimed money, have been won by Cheltenham Borough Council at court this month.
Published on 20th August 14 in Community and living news
Cheltenham’s local organisations are now able to bid for money to deliver projects that will help improve the health and wellbeing of the people of Cheltenham.
Published on 20th August 14 in Parks and open spaces news
After fantastic feedback from residents, officers from the council’s green space development team would like to thank everyone who took the time to praise the urban meadows project.