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New role will cut Cotswold District Council’s carbon emissions

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A new post dedicated to tackling climate change has been created at Cotswold District Council this month with to the appointment of Climate Change and Carbon Management Officer Kirsty Merritt.

Kirsty, who has a year-long contract with the Council, started work on June 23rd as the Council’s new Climate Change and Carbon Management Officer.  She will be based at the Council’s Trinity Road offices and will work with staff and partner organisations to help reduce Council emissions, tackle climate change and promote measures to mitigate and adapt to its predicted effects.
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Roman’s hobbies revealed with Outreach events in the Cotswolds

Events, Features, Places by Adam No Comments »

Come and see how the Romans relaxed with several sessions being held around the Cotswolds by the Corinium Museum’s Outreach Service.

Six events being held around the District in August will explain what the Romans did in their spare time, and will talk about the sports they enjoyed, as well as their favourite games and entertainment. Read the rest of this entry »

Maggie’s Express – and All That Jazz at the GWR

Events, Features, Places by Tony No Comments »

Saturday 26th July 6.30 pm, Toddington Railway Station, Gloucestershire
Toddington based heritage railway, the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway, is laying on a special steam train with a jazz band send off in aid of the cancer charity, Maggie’s Cotswolds. The excursion leaves Toddington at 6.30pm on Saturday 26th July and travels to Cheltenham Race Course, via Winchcombe, before making a leisurely return journey. Read the rest of this entry »

Cotswold MP finally sees common sense from Post Office Ltd in Rendcomb consultation

Features, Places by Tony No Comments »

Cotswold MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown has made his final representation to Post Office Ltd consultation on the proposed outreach hours for Rendcomb Post Office. The Rendcomb branch was one of twelve Post Offices across the Cotswolds which the Post Office has confirmed will close but is one of the eight of those which will receive outreach. Read the rest of this entry »

Share your views on Cirencester’s past with Museum staff

Events, Places by Adam No Comments »

Remembering the excavations held in Cirencester will be the theme of a fascinating archaeology event being held at the Corinium Museum this weekend.
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Cotswold summer of fun to be launched this month

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A jam-packed schedule of fun activities for children and teens is being lined up with the launch of Cotswold District Council’s successful ‘Summer off the Streets’ programme this month.

The programme – which started in 2007 – will return to the Cotswolds with this summer’s official launch on July 11th in the Council Chamber at Cotswold District Council’s Trinity Road offices. Read the rest of this entry »

Major Exhibition of new work by Andrew McGarva at Whichford Pottery

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Saturday 12th July – Sunday 3rd August in The Octagon Gallery at Whichford Pottery.
Andrew’s pots are special for their skilled bold throwing and freehand painted decoration. He has adapted the historical techniques of country pottery and English Delftware to produce a fully hand-made range of functional decorative pots for modern use. Each piece is unique and the painting an ever changing art. This will be Andrew’s first one-man exhibition in the UK since 1997. Read the rest of this entry »

New Play Ranger scheme to start in Cotswolds

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Giving children the chance to enjoy outdoor play this summer is the aim of a new scheme launched by Cotswold District Council this month.

The Council’s new ‘Play Ranger’ scheme starts on Monday July 7th, where a small team of Play Rangers – led by Team Leader Katie Spencer – will travel to locations in Chesterton, Tetbury, Moreton in Marsh, Andoversford and Chedworth, equipped with a whole host of fun and games for local children to take part in.
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Summer Exhibition at the Where I fell In Love Gallery

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Sunday 6th July – Sunday 31st August at the Where I Fell In Love Gallery, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire.
A selection of Paintings, Ceramics and Sculpture from some local and some international artists.

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Cotswold waste team working hard with bin deliveries

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Cotswold District Council is working hard to deliver bins to the small number of households in the District which have yet to receive their containers for the new waste and recycling collection service. Read the rest of this entry »

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