As part of the enquiry into the Joint Core Strategy (JCS) the inspector told the various parties to meet to agree a position regarding Local Green Space (LGS) around Swindon Village.
A Traffic Management Plan has been produced describing the road closures and diversions that will apply during Cheltenham Races (15th to 18th March inclusive).
Twenty-two Christmas trees and not a bauble in sight! Such was the ingenuity and originality of the tree decorators. The trees twinkled and you could feel the Christmas magic in the air. Several visitors commented that the trees were some of the best they’d seen.
From time to time odours can be detected from the land fill site or the sewage treatment works. It is important that these problems are reported to the Environment Agency by calling 0800 807060.
For many years now cities and town across England have opened the doors of their historic buildings, once a year, for the benefit of the public. As part of this initiative Cheltenham Civic Society are organising a series of visits to important local sites of interest.
The Parish Council's Annual Return has been successfully audited by Grant Thornton, our external auditor.
Local organisations and individuals have been participating in the independent review of the JCS. So far we get the impression that the inspector is acting very fairly and has made a lot of criticism of the JCS. Decisions are not expected until end of the year or in Spring 2016.
Another key ingredient in this is the Cheltenham Local Plan. The Parish Council developed a local green space application to be considered as part of our town’s local plan. The Parish Council is trying to protect the green fields around the village because they are so important for the identity of the village and provide a beautiful place for walking, running and observing nature.