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Cheltenham Safe launches new website

Published 28th May 15 in Leisure and culture news

Cheltenham Safe launched its new website this week along with its revised Reducing Alcohol Related Violence (RARV) codes of practice for the town’s licensees.

A new space for families to relax and share tips on family life

Smiling baby and mother

Published on 28th May 15 in Children and family care news

Family life can be tough, so to help make life a little easier, families are being invited to come along to a new regular peer support group which will meet fortnightly on Tuesday mornings at the Oasis Centre in Hester’s Way.

Volunteers share their own stories

Hands together in a group

Published on 28th May 15 in Community and living news

Local volunteers are sharing stories about their work in the community as part of National Volunteers Week.

New planters and cycle stands for Suffolk Street and the Bath Road

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Published on 27th May 15 in Transport and streets news

Three new planters and four cycle stands are being installed on Suffolk Street and the Bath Road this week to help improve the urban street scene in the area.

Committee considers Leckhampton planning decision

View from Leckhampton Hill

Published on 27th May 15 in Planning news

At a meeting of Planning Committee on 21 May 2015 the Committee considered an item in regards to the proposed development of up to 650 new homes at Leckhampton.

Big Local - join us for fun on the green

Adults and children in front of a brightly coloured bouncy castle

Published on 21st May 15 in Community and living news

Come and join in the fun at a free Big Local event on the green space between St Peter’s Close and Tewkesbury Road.

Cheltenham’s urban gull ‘egg replacement’ programme is underway

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

Published on 21st May 15 in Pest control news

The council is halfway through its 2015 programme to help control the urban gull population.

Algae tests are clear

view between trees of Pittville lake

Published on 21st May 15 in Environment and planning news

A test at Hatherley Brook in Benhall Park confirms that the blue-green algae discovered earlier this week, has cleared.

Not too late for brown bin discount

cartoon boy in a blue top putting leaves into a brown bin

Published on 20th May 15 in Environment and planning news

As more people sign up to the garden waste scheme, Cheltenham Borough Council is reminding residents that it’s not too late to get discount.

Algae found in water at Benhall Park

Murky water in a lake

Published on 20th May 15 in Leisure and culture news

People and pets advised against entering water

Superfast broadband grants for Cheltenham businesses

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Published on 20th May 15 in Business news

Businesses in Cheltenham could benefit from superfast broadband thanks to the SuperConnected Cities Voucher Scheme.

Search for Cheltenham's unsung war heroes

war memorial

Published on 19th May 15 in Council and democracy news

Cheltenham Borough Council is appealing for details of service men and women whose names have not been included in the Promenade war memorial.

Revised collection days for Spring bank holiday

A recycling operative emptying a green recycling box

Published on 19th May 15 in Recycling, rubbish and waste news

As it’s the Spring bank holiday this weekend, the council is reminding residents of their alternative collection days.

Enjoy a safer night out, thanks to cash grants

roll of money

Published on 18th May 15 in Licences and street trading news

More than £70k has been awarded to local projects which will improve Cheltenham’s popular night time economy.

Leckhampton Hill car park to be resurfaced

view of Cheltenham town from Leckhampton Hill

Published on 14th May 15 in Leisure and culture news

Saltley Quarry Car Park, off Hartley Lane, Leckhampton Hill, is getting re-surfaced, using grant money received from Natural England.

Volunteers to enjoy a party fit for a Queen

A close up picture of the Mayor's chain

Published on 12th May 15 in Council and democracy news

A royal garden party, hosted by the Queen, will be attended by Mayor of Cheltenham Councillor Duncan Smith and guests from his nominated charities.

Battledown Ward by-election results

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Published on 8th May 15 in Elections - results news

A by-election for Battledown ward in Cheltenham took place yesterday.

Plants for sale at council’s nursery

plants at the nursery

Published on 7th May 15 in Parks and open spaces news

Cheltenham’s environmental and waste management company Ubico are holding a plant sale at the Arle Nursery.

New Mayor for Cheltenham

A close up picture of the Mayor's chain

Published on 6th May 15 in Mayoral invitations news

Monday 11 May, 6.30pm, Cheltenham Town Hall

Charlton Kings flash flooding resident drop in

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Published on 6th May 15 in Environment and planning news

- Friday 15 May, 2pm-7pm

Call for Cheltenham residents to make sure they vote on 7 May

Polling station sign, large black lettering on white background secured to iron railings

Published on 5th May 15 in Elected representatives news

There are only a few days to go until elections take place and 77,286 people in Cheltenham are eligible to vote in the UK Parliamentary election.

Pittville Park play area – Have you had your say yet?

People at Pittville Park play area

Published on 5th May 15 in Parks and open spaces news

We recently announced that 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.

Revised collection days for this May bank holiday

Recycling and waste bins

Published on 29th April 15 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.

Benefit fraudster jailed

municipal offices

Published on 27th April 15 in Benefits news

On 17 April Mohammed Mustakir Ullah, 38, of Rowton Court, High Street, Cheltenham was jailed for 16 weeks for defrauding both Cheltenham Borough Council and the DWP (Department for Work and Pensions).

Kiln site on Leckhampton Hill being given a face lift

view of Cheltenham town from Leckhampton Hill

Published on 23rd April 15 in Parks and open spaces news

Cheltenham Borough Council’s Green Space Development team is conducting a restoration project to the old lime kilns on Leckhampton Hill.

Popular market brings international flavours to Cheltenham

shopper at a french cheese stall - part of the continental market on Cheltenham's Promenade

Published on 23rd April 15 in Leisure and culture news

Thursday 14 to Sunday 17 May

First and Second World War memories to be digitally archived

Urban meadows. Poppies in Cheltenham in July 2014

Published on 23rd April 15 in Community and living news

To mark the centenary of the First World War, and the 70th anniversary of VE Day, Cheltenham Borough Council is working with the University of Gloucestershire to record local history from within the community.

Council encourages community groups to apply for funding

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Published on 20th April 15 in Community and living news

Cheltenham Borough Council is now inviting applications for a pot of funding worth £50,000 that is ready to be allocated to support community pride projects across Cheltenham.

A local celebration of diversity

Logo for international day against homophobia, transphobia and biphobia

Published on 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.

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