From 2nd December the second national coronavirus lock down will be over and we will be subject to Tier 2 rules. The government has also announced the special rules that apply during the Christmas period.
Various options have been considered for making M5 junction 10 four (rather than two) way. The Parish Council held a working session via Zoom to formulate a response.
The end date for the closure has changed to Monday 23rd November. I am told it will be open by 5:00pm.
The County Council wish to hear from users of public transport about their experiences within the county. This includes trains, buses and taxis.
Due to the corona virus pandemic this meeting will be held by audio/video link as permitted under The Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020. Details of how to join the meeting are on the calling notice/agenda.
I have received complaints that the broadband service offered by BT is very poor in the area. That was also my experience in the past. I have since moved to Virgin Media, but surely BT should offer a decent, competitive service to its customers. BT provides the basic infrastructure over which service providers (not just BT but Plusnet, Talk Talk, etc.) can offer their broadband and TV services.
Highways England is consulting on the proposals to make the A417 a dual carriageway all the way from Brockworth to Cirencester. It is outside the parish but of interest to many in the area.
The Government is consulting on changes to the planning system.