Have your say on the draft local transport plan

by nigelbritter on 16 December, 2015

Gloucestershire County Council has published its draft Local Transport Plan (LTP) for consultation.  The LTP outlines the transport strategy for the county up to 2031. It consists of 13 separate documents including 1 overarching strategy document explaining the plans intended outcomes 6 policy documents outlining our approach to managing the different elements of the transport […]

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Council asks residents to #wastenot and recycle more

by nigelbritter on 16 December, 2015

As Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall continues in his mission to stop Britain from wasting so much – using social media hashtag #wastenot – Cheltenham Borough Council is reminding residents locally about the difference they can make. Improved and increased facilities across the borough make recycling even easier than it ever was before. A vast range of items […]

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Recycling over the festive season

by nigelbritter on 16 December, 2015

Cheltenham Borough Council is urging residents to recycle as much as possible through their kerbside collection schemes, via the bring banks and by using the Swindon Road Recycling Centre this Christmas. Real Christmas trees: All residents can have their trees collected this year. Trees should be put out at the kerbside on the same day as […]

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Dog Fouling

by nigelbritter on 14 October, 2014

I have been asked to remind the few dog owners who allow their dogs to foul the pavement, verges, alleyways and open spaces that they are putting people’s health at risk, especially young children besides the mess if it gets on wheels of pushchairs, scooters and shoes. Please be more considerate. It is illegal not […]

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Overgrown Hedges

by nigelbritter on 14 October, 2014

This is always a problem at this time of year. Whilst touring the ward it is clear that a large number of hedges have not been cut back to the boundary edge which creates not only problem for pedestrians but also for motorists at road junctions as it cuts down on visibility. Please ensure if […]

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Cheltenham Late Night Levy

by nigelbritter on 7 August, 2013

Cheltenham has a vibrant night-time economy that far exceeds other towns of similar sizes.  The town offers a rich choice of entertainment and facilities making it a destination attracting usually high numbers of visitors, some travelling considerable distances to enjoy what the late night economy has to offer. Although the vast majority of people visiting […]

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Cheltenham Transport Plan Survey

by nigelbritter on 7 August, 2013

Gloucestershire County Council, working at the request of Cheltenham Borough Council, is consulting on proposed changes to the roads within Cheltenham town centre. The package of changes, known as the Cheltenham Transport Plan, is designed to support improvements to the town centre by making it easier for people to walk, cycle and use public transport. […]

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Cheltenham Plan

by nigelbritter on 7 August, 2013

The Cheltenham Plan will complement the Joint Core Strategy (JCS) by effectively ‘filling in the details’. It will not, for instance, decide on the level of growth that should take place in the borough, or where major ‘strategic’ developments should take place – that will be set out in the JCS. The Cheltenham plan will […]

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Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum to re-open in 2013

by nigelbritter on 16 April, 2013

Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum will be re-opening to the public on the 5th October 2013, after a major new build costing in the region of £6 million. This elegant and stylish building, designed by architects Berman Guedes  Stretton, has something for everybody, whether they are local to the area, or coming to Cheltenham for […]

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Stagecoach 97/98 Bus Service up-date

by nigelbritter on 16 April, 2013

During discussions about the positioning of new bus shelters on Cheltenham Promenade, it was agreed that a new shelter was required for Service 97/98 outside Beards. This location is where buses naturally align as they make the turn from Crescent Terrace into the Promenade. Frustratingly, it was very clear that there was serious opposition to this […]

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