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Cotswolds MP shows support for Post Office Card Account

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Following the Government’s decision earlier this year to close 12 post offices across the Cotswolds, local MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown has been further inundated with correspondence regarding the Post Office Card Account. Read the rest of this entry »

Fosseway lets 98% of Cotswold homes to local people

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The vast majority of homes let by the biggest housing association in the Cotswold District in the past 16 months have gone to local people, a report has revealed.
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Flood cash is just a drop in the ocean, warns Cotswold Council Leader

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The extra £330,000 flood recovery grant awarded to Cotswold District Council by the Government is not enough to meet the District’s needs, Council Leader Cllr Lynden Stowe has warned.

Cllr Stowe spoke out following a meeting of Council today (July 29th) which unanimously supported a motion calling on the Secretary of State to ensure that CDC is adequately funded to continue its leadership role in helping the District recover from the events of July 2007. Read the rest of this entry »

The Hidcote Maize Maze is back and this year it’s a Giant Dragon

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

Thursday 24th July to Sunday 7th September - Hidcote Manor Farm, Hidcote Bartrim, Glos.
Hidcote Manor Farm is proud to present the opening of this year’s Maize Maze. This years theme is “scary” and the maze is in the shape of a giant dragon over 200 metres tall.
The most fun you will have getting lost in the countryside. Read the rest of this entry »

Rural skills courses provide perfect team building opportunity

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Businesses looking for team building opportunities for staff are being offered the opportunity to book tailor-made rural skills courses in the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).
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Kids with learning difficulties have fun down on the farm

Features by Adam No Comments »

Thanks to the Cotswold Voluntary Wardens, children from a special school in Tewkesbury enjoyed a day out at the Cotswold Farm Park in July.
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Cotswold MP shows support for Wotton-under-Edge Post Office

Features, Places by Tony No Comments »

Following the recent closure of 12 Post Office branches across the Cotswolds, local MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown visited the Post Office in Wotton-under-Edge to demonstrate his support for the continued operation of the branch and to be handed copies of a postcard campaign in support of the Post Office Card Account (POCA2).

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Cotswold summer of fun forecast at Corinium Museum

Events, Features, Places by Adam No Comments »

A range of fun activities for families will take place at the Corinium Museum in Cirencester during the summer holidays.
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New role will cut Cotswold District Council’s carbon emissions

Features by Adam No Comments »

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 »

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