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The image shows the remains of three apple trees felled in Blockley. The trees were located within a rear garden, which is situated in the Blockley Conservation Area.

Blockley resident prosecuted for cutting down three 60-year-old apple trees

On Monday, 27th November 2023, at Cheltenham Magistrates Court, Mr Ismail Elmagdoub of Bath Orchard, Blockley, pleaded guilty to felling three healthy Apple trees without consent from Cotswold District Council.  

Winter HAF-2

The tinsel is out for another Holiday Activity and Food programme!

Cotswold District Council is working in partnership with Gloucestershire County Council and local community organisation World Jungle to deliver another Holiday Activities and Food Programme (HAF) for eligible children across the Cotswold district this winter.

Car parking machine

Residents urged to be watchful for festive scams

Residents are being urged to be watchful over the festive period to avoid becoming victims of a fraud scam. Christmas is a great break for families but is also a traditional time for fraudsters to try to take advantage of the season of goodwill.

Community Christmas Events

Christmas cheer comes to the Cotswolds

Christmas will officially begin with two free, fun events for the community as Feeding Gloucestershire and Cotswold District Council come together as part of the Cotswold Food Network.

Stow-on-the-Wold Market Square

Neighbourhood Plan for Stow-on-the-Wold and the Swells now open to consultation

Stow-on-the-Wold Town Council has submitted a Neighbourhood Plan to help shape the development of Stow-on-the-Wold and the Swells.

Photo: Left to Right: Tracy Borman presents the Sandford Award to Caroline Morris and Rebecca Shellenberger from Corinium Museum. Photo credit: Chris Vaughan Photography.

Corinium Museum awarded the prestigious Sandford Award for excellence in heritage education

Corinium Museum staff are celebrating after being presented with the prestigious Sandford Award for excellence in heritage education for the third time.

Publica Group

By-Election to be held for Lechlade, Kempsford and Fairford South District Council seat

A By-Election will be held for one of the two Lechlade, Kempsford and Fairford South District Council seats after Councillor Clare Muir resigned her seat. 

Cllr Mike McKeown and Cllr Lisa Spivey attending the Kemble Community Gardens fundraiser

Council supports local communities with £24,000 pledged to Crowdfund Cotswold projects

Cotswold District Council has pledged £24,000 to local community projects through Crowdfund Cotswold, a platform that empowers local initiatives to raise funds for projects to improve Cotswold communities.

Car Parking Strategy

Council to create a plan for the future of car parking in the district

Cotswold District Council will be working with local communities to do a full review of car parking across the district to create a plan to improve car parking in future.

Playing Pitch Strategy

Council to work with local communities to improve sport pitches across the district

Cotswold District Council will be working with local communities across the district to look at the future needs for playing pitches and how existing pitches can be improved to accommodate current needs following the publication of a review.

CDC Budget Consultation 2024-25

Have your say on Cotswold District Council’s financial challenge

Cotswold District Council is asking residents, businesses and organisations across the district to give their views on the Council’s finances as it prepares to set the budget for the next financial year. 

Cotswold District Council - pumpkin recycling

125,000 meals could be rescued this Halloween in the Cotswolds

Cotswold District Council is encouraging residents to eat up their Halloween pumpkins this year to reduce food waste and help the planet.