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Cllr Coxcoon at The Beeches EVCP

First climate project supported by new Cotswold investment goes live

A new, ground-breaking initiative is paving the way for cleaner, greener transport in Cotswold District as the Council’s outdated electric vehicle charging points (EVCPs) are replaced with new state-of-the-art 50kW rapid charge units at Old Market Way car park, Moreton-in-Marsh and The Beeches car park, Cirencester.

Pictured (left to right): Cllr Andrew Doherty, Cllr Julia Layton, Cllr Jenny Forde, Cllr Joe Harris, Cllr Lisa Spivey, Clly Rachel Coxcoon, Cllr Mike Evemy, Cllr Tony Dale.

Corporate Plan Refresh -  more activity for the Cotswolds as good progress is made on Council projects

Cotswold District Council has updated its Corporate Strategy, which sets out the key projects the Council has committed to delivering for the Cotswolds, with great progress made on the previous plan started in September 2020.

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Cotswold District Council takes the lead in sowing the seeds for nature recovery in the Cotswolds

In its continued commitment to tackling the climate and ecological emergency, Cotswold District Council is taking a leading role in supporting wildlife by helping to create a Nature Recovery Plan (NRP) for the much loved Cotswold Water Park. 

Pictured (left to right): Cllr Rebecca Halifax Cirencester Park County Councillor and Cllr Joe Harris, Leader of Cotswold District Council and Cirencester Beeches County Councillor.

Regeneration works of Brewery Court in Cirencester to begin on 13 June

Cotswold District Council is preparing to start regeneration works of Brewery Court following a £30,000 investment to bring the area back to its former beauty.

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Council pledges £24k to local projects in latest round of Crowdfund Cotswold

Cotswold District Council has pledged £24,500 to three local projects in the latest round of funding contributions for Crowdfund Cotswold.

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The Active Cotswolds Programme makes steps towards creating a healthier Cotswolds

The Cotswold District Council Active Cotswolds Programme has made good progress in improving leisure, health and wellbeing opportunities across the Cotswolds in its first year as it looks to create a modern and local approach to providing people with active lifestyle options.

Corinium Museum wins small attraction of the year bronze at 2022 South West Tourism Awards for Excellence

Corinium Museum wins bronze award for ‘Small Visitor Attraction of the Year’

One of the jewels in the Cotswold crown, Corinium Museum, has been recognised with a bronze award from the South West England Tourism Excellence Awards for Small Visitor Attraction of the Year. The award was presented to the Council-owned museum in April.

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Cotswold Climate Investment 50% funded three weeks after launch

Cotswold District Council has recently launched the Cotswold Climate Investment (CCI) scheme, a Community Municipal investment (CMI) which enables local people to invest directly into a greener, more sustainable and healthier future for the Cotswolds. 

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Cotswold District Council opens new scheme to help residents with the cost of energy who were not supported by the Government £150 rebate

Cotswold District Council has opened applications for financial support to those most in need of help with their energy bills. The new scheme is for residents who were not eligible for the recent £150 council tax rebate.

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£1.7m park home insulation scheme makes residents warmer and happier

Some of the hardest to heat households have received vital improvement measures through the Warm and Well programme - Cotswold District Council’s fuel-poverty support service - as part of a £1.7m Government-funded project to improve the energy efficiency of the region’s park homes.

Cllr Joe Harris and Cllr Lisa Spivey joined by representatives of Bromford and EG Carters.

Cotswold District Council celebrates the completion of 30 new affordable homes in Tetbury

Families in the Cotswolds have been successfully housed in brand-new homes following the completion of a new affordable housing development in Tetbury.

Pictured: Cllr Andrew Doherty (Cabinet Member for Environment) and Cllr Lisa Spivey (Cabinet Member for Housing) at the River Coln in Fairford

Cotswold District Council calls for action to stop sewage from being pumped into local rivers

Cotswold District Council is calling for faster action on tackling the issue of sewage being pumped into local waterways following data being published by the Rivers Trust showing that in 2020 sewage was discharged in locations across the Cotswolds a total of 1260 times for a total of over 17,000 hours.