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Cllr Mike Evemy, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Finance and Rob Weaver, Chief Executive of Cotswold District Council.

Have your say on Cotswold District Council’s budget as Council looks to ‘weather the storm’ of local government cuts in the face of rising costs

Residents and businesses in the Cotswolds are being urged to give their views on the District Council’s spending plans as it prepares its budget for the next financial year. The focus of the budget will be on continuing to deliver services as running costs increase as a result of Putin’s war in Ukraine and the national economic situation.

CDC Pumpkin Oct 22

Households asked to dispose of pumpkins sustainably to reduce waste

Whether shop bought or locally picked, Cotswold District Council is reminding residents to compost, recycle or better still, eat their pumpkins once this year’s Halloween celebrations are over, in a bid to reduce waste.

Fly-tip fixed penalty notice

Cotswold District Council clamps down on illegal fly-tipping

Following investigations of reports of fly tipping last month, Cotswold District Council issued three fixed penalty notices to individuals in a drive to clamp down on the illegal activity.

Gladiators – A Cemetery of Secrets - Ben Miller & Cllr Jenny Forde

Ben Miller Opens Gladiators – A Cemetery of Secrets at the Corinium Museum

Ben Miller, the actor, declared Gladiators – A Cemetery of Secrets exhibition is now OPEN at Corinium Museum, Cirencester, Gloucestershire. This is the first 'touring' exhibition at the Museum and runs from October 2022 to 23 April 2023. 


Partnership councils call on Government to do more for Ukraine guests

Three councils who work in partnership to deliver local services are calling on the Government to do more to support the Homes for Ukraine scheme. This Government scheme, set up earlier this year, currently only covers 12 months, with councils left to support the guests and hosts thereafter.

Cllr Doherty at Thamesdown Recycling-2

District Council encourages residents to get recycling right and reduce waste if they can

Cotswold district is among one of the best performing local authority areas when it comes to the amount of household waste recycled but with national Recycle Week (17-23 October) taking place this week, the District Council is reminding residents to make sure only the correct materials are put out for collection to help the environment and further improve the recycling service.

Cllr Mike Evemy and Cotswold District Council Chief Executive Robert Weaver announce a major investment into Rissington Road car park.

Major improvements work to Rissington Road car park in Bourton-on-the-Water

The Rissington Road car park in Bourton-on-the-Water will undergo a significant redesign to future-proof the site and improve the user experience, thanks to a £374,000 investment from Cotswold District Council.

Cllr Jenny Forde with Jamie Nesbit (contract manager at Everyone Active)

The gym at Cirencester Leisure Centre has been upgraded!

The gym at Cirencester Leisure Centre has now reopened following a full refurbishment including brand-new fitness equipment.

Cotswold District Council presented Moreton-in-Marsh Town Council with a cheque for a quarter of a million pounds to improve the transportation and social wellbeing of the town.

Left to right: Cllr Juliet Layton and Cllr Joe Harris from Cotswold District Council. Cllr Eileen Viviani and Cllr Clive Webster from Moreton-in-Marsh Town Council and local resident Angus Jenkins.

Historic investment into Moreton-in-Marsh transport hub

A quarter of a million-pound investment from Cotswold District Council will help transform the area around Moreton-in-Marsh train station into a transport hub for the North Cotswolds.

Fly-tipping - building materials

Council reminds householders of their Duty of Care following an increase in fly-tipping of builders’ waste

Cotswold District Council is reminding householders to dispose of their waste responsibly and to only entrust their waste to an authorised waste carrier following a rise in the number of fly-tipping reports.

Holiday Activity and Food Programme [kayak]

Another successful Holiday Activity and Food Programme for young people across the Cotswolds

Hundreds of children across the Cotswolds took part in activities and events in the Summer Holiday Activity and Food Programme (HAF), making it the most successful HAF to date.

Left to right: Andrew Turner (Business Manager - Assets & Council Priorities), Cllr Lisa Spivey and Cllr Joe Harris meeting with Tom Bell and Alice Davies from Ridge Architects who will be working on the project with the council and Bromford.

Cotswold District Council and Bromford form a ground-breaking partnership to deliver more affordable, low-carbon homes for Cotswold people

Cotswold District Council has entered into a partnership with Bromford housing association to deliver innovative housing schemes in the Cotswolds to provide local people with local affordable homes.