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Cotswold MP joins residents in loud opposition to Middle Quinton Eco Town

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Residents from across Gloucestershire yesterday joined hundreds of people from across the length and breadth of England to protest against the 15 proposed Eco Town locations across the Country. Read the rest of this entry »

Cotswold MP sees window of opportunity for rail redoubling

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Cotswold MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown yesterday called an adjournment debate on the subject of the redoubling of the section of single track railway running from Swindon to Kemble. The MP called for the debate after the Office of the Rail Regulator (ORR) announced on the 5th June that they would not provide funding for this scheme in the period 2009-2014, subject to a consultation period which closes on the 4th September 2008. Read the rest of this entry »

Ebrington Village Fete – a fantastic afternoon for all the family

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Saturday 12th July – 14.00 Ebrington Cricket Ground
Something for everyone – Family Dog Show and Agility Event, Chipping Campden School Swing Band, The Westminster Morris Men, Birds of Prey and Ebrington Arms Beer Festival Tent ( 14.00 – 19.00) – a traditional Cotswold village fete. Read the rest of this entry »

Ebrington Safari Supper in aid of St Eadburgha’s Church Organ Fund

Events, Features, Food and Produce, Places by Tony No Comments »

Saturday 5th July at 7.00 pm – Meet at Ebrington Village Hall
Safari Suppers get their name from the fact that people travel from house to house for a three course meal. Hence “Going on Safari”. Each host prepares one course of a three course meal and hosts upto 10 guests who have starters at one venue and then move on to another host for the main course with  everybody arriving  back at Ebrington Village Hall for the final course of “puds” and coffee. Read the rest of this entry »

Middle Quinton Eco Town proposals slammed in letter from Cotswold MP to Caroline Flint MP

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With the consultation on the 15 short listed eco town locations across the country due to close on Monday 30th June, Cotswold MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown has sent a detailed letter of opposition to the proposed site at Long Marston, also know as Middle Quinton, which borders on the Northern edge of the Cotswold constituency. Read the rest of this entry »

Ebrington & District Gardening Club goes to Broughton Grange & Broughton Castle

Events, Features, Places by Tony No Comments »

Wednesday 25th June Full day visit. Meet at Ebrington Village Hall 9.30 am 
Broughton Grange Gardens are an impressive 25 acres of garden and light woodland in an attractive Oxfordshire setting. The centrepiece is a large terraced walled garden created by Tom Stuart-Smith in 2001.
Broughton Castle nearby is “about the most beautiful castle in all England….for sheer loveliness of the combination of water,woods ands picturesque buildings.” – a generous tribute from historian Sir Charles Oman in 1898.

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Council is keeping a close eye on fly tippers

Places by Adam No Comments »

Fly-tipping in the Cotswolds will not be tolerated.

That is the message from Cotswold District Council following yesterday’s (Mon 16th June) successful prosecution at Cheltenham Magistrates’ Court.
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Cotswold MP responds to mixed report from the ORR

Features, Places by Tony No Comments »

The Office of the Rail Regulator (ORR) yesterday published their Periodic Review for 2008 and the results are a mixed bag for the residents of the Cotswolds.
The good news is that the ORR is in support of the scheme to re-double the Cotswold railway line. Unfortunately the plan to re-double the Swindon to Kemble line has not been included.
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Cotswolds MP seeks better co-operation on Helicopter cover for Gloucestershire

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In a debate yesterday Cotswolds MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown intervened to try and procure better helicopter cover for both the police and ambulance service in Gloucestershire. Read the rest of this entry »

Bourton to host first ‘community day’ in June

Events, Places by Adam No Comments »

Steps to strengthen community spirit and provide information and advice to residents around the Cotswolds will be launched this summer with the first of several community days. Read the rest of this entry »

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