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Cotswold DC is working with the HSE to make sure businesses are COVID-secure

Cotswold DC is working with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to contact businesses in the Cotswolds area to check they have COVID-secure measures in place and to help tackle coronavirus (COVID-19) in the local area.

Budget 21-22

Council approves budget, boosting local growth and helping communities bounce back from COVID-19

At a Full Council meeting this week (Wed 24 Feb), Cotswold District Councillors approved a net budget for 2020/21 of £12.5 million.

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‘Crowdfund Cotswold’ launches next week

Cotswold District Council is launching its new online crowdfunding platform next week to give residents the chance to seek financial support for their ideas to improve local places. 

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New group formed to drive Cotswold economic recovery

A new group has been formed to help drive economic recovery in the Cotswold District in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Residents express their concerns at Cotswold District Council Flooding Forum

More than 100 residents attended a virtual Flooding Forum event hosted by Cotswold District Council to share stories of the impact flooding has had on their homes, businesses and lives over recent months.

Project Blackjack

Council awards £2,500 to Project Blackjack

A campaign to replace two 600-year-old church statues that were lost almost 60 years ago has been given a boost thanks to a donation from Cotswold District Council.

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Cotswold District Council asks Bourton-on-the-Water residents for feedback on how to spend new tourism charge

Cotswold District Council is asking residents of Bourton-on-the-Water for their views on how to spend the money raised through a new tourism charge. 

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Cabinet member criticises new Government plans for planning shake-up

A District Council Cabinet member has criticised Government plans for another major shake-up of the planning system.

Community Testing

New rapid, regular testing site to open in Cirencester

The county’s second COVID-19 community testing site will open in Cirencester on 17 February – the facility will use Lateral Flow Devices (LFDs) to provide rapid, regular testing for people with no symptoms.

Budget 21-22

Cabinet put forward budget for 2021/22 following wide-scale consultation with residents

Last night, Cotswold District Council’s Cabinet agreed the proposed budget for 2021/22, which will go to Council for consideration on Wednesday 24 February.

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Voters encouraged to sign up to postal voting for May local elections

Voters across the Cotswolds are being encouraged to sign up for postal voting at this year's local elections which are due to be held on 6 May 2021.

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Council accelerates provision of social rented and affordable homes for local people

Cotswold District Council has adopted a new Affordable Housing Delivery Strategy that will boost the provision of affordable and social rented housing for people in the Cotswolds.