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Airbnb rules could be changed in the Cotswolds

Residents across the Cotswolds have complained that large groups of people descending into our small rural communities often cause excessive noise and disruption, and have felt powerless to take any action against these anti-social short term visitors.

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CDC CONSERVATIVES URGE LIB DEMS TO LEARN LESSONS AND NOT TO FOLLOW IN CROYDON’S FOOTSTEPS

Cotswold Conservatives are urging the Lib Dem administration at Cotswold District Council to learn the lessons from Croydon Council and not to follow in their footsteps. Labour-run Croydon Council in London effectively declared itself bankrupt on 12 November 2020 and blamed it...

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Cirencester Magistrates Court not fit for purpose as a Nightingale Court

Chris Nelson, the Conservative candidate for Police and Crime Commissioner shines a light on the controversy over the former Cirencester Magistrates Court's potential for use as a Nightingale Court.

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Avening Community Orchard

The Avening Community Orchard project has received a £6,400 cash boost from Gloucestershire County Council’s Thriving Communities Fund.

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CDC AGREES TO SPEND ANOTHER £291,146 TO KEEP COTSWOLD LEISURE CENTRES OPEN

Councillors at Cotswold District Council (CDC) have agreed to another financial support package capped at £291,146 to the private company which operates its leisure centres and the Corinium Museum in Cirencester. The new financial package will guarantee these facilities will r...

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Planning for the Future white paper could be devastating for the Cotswolds

The Planning for the Future Government White Paper consultation closes at 11:45 pm on 29 October 2020. It is important that as many people respond to it as possible. Planning for the Future White Paper Please get in touch if you would like some assistance with your response.

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9,058 COTSWOLD RESIDENTS CAN'T USE NEW CDC PARKING APP

The opposition Conservative group on Cotswold District Council (CDC) has released research claiming that 9,058 Cotswold residents will be unable to use the new app at CDC run car parks because they do not have a modern smartphone with internet access. The Office of National St...

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Solar Panels on CDC Trinity Road offices not a priority

The ruling Liberal Democrats at Cotswold District Council have confirmed they will not be progressing with a plan to put solar panels on the roof of their district council offices at Trinity Road, Cirencester.

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Cotswold Conservatives have been cleaning up the Cotswolds

Cotswold Conservatives have been cleaning up the Cotswolds over the last few weeks. District Councillors, County Councillors and our MP have arranged litter picks in and around our beautiful market towns and black spot locations in rural areas. Cotswold MP, Sir Geoffrey Clift...

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Crime has risen 35% under PCC Martin Surl - it's time for a fresh approach

Martin Surl, Gloucestershire's current Police and Crime Commissioner has delivered a plan to reduce crime that is ‘long on words but short on action’, says contender Chris Nelson. “Crime has risen by 35% during his time in office, against a national increase of 23%. He says he...

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