CABINET MEMBER ADMITS COUNCIL DOCUMENTS WERE “MISLEADING” AND THAT COUNCIL WON’T HIT CARBON REDUCTION TARGETS

CABINET MEMBER ADMITS COUNCIL DOCUMENTS WERE “MISLEADING” AND THAT COUNCIL WON’T HIT CARBON REDUCTION TARGETS

Under questioning from Lib Dem members of the Environment Committee, the Conservative Cabinet Member responsible for Climate Change said, “are we going to reduce the county’s emissions by 80 per cent by 2030? No, we’re not.”

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WATER COMPANIES ADMIT NO PLANS TO ELIMINATE SEWAGE DUMPING

WATER COMPANIES ADMIT NO PLANS TO ELIMINATE SEWAGE DUMPING

Under questioning from Cllr Paul Hodgkinson, two water companies operating in Gloucestershire admitted they have no plans to ever stop dumping raw sewage in the county’s rivers while the third will continue for another 30 years.

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PLAN SOUGHT FOR “UNACCEPTABLE” AMBULANCE RESPONSE TIMES

PLAN SOUGHT FOR “UNACCEPTABLE” AMBULANCE RESPONSE TIMES

The Cotswolds is consistently the worst performing district in Gloucestershire for ambulance response times, not once hitting the average target of seven minutes for category one calls over the last 22 months.  Now, Gloucestershire Liberal Democrats are demanding a solution.

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NO GUARANTEE CYCLE TRACK WILL EVER BE BUILT

NO GUARANTEE CYCLE TRACK WILL EVER BE BUILT

Following a Cabinet decision to reallocate money from the Bishops Cleeve to Cheltenham cycle-track to a highways capacity scheme, the Cabinet Member for Finance conceded that there was no guarantee that funding for the cycle-track will ever be found, meaning it may never be built. 

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LIB DEMS CALL IN TORY DECISION TO REALLOCATE CYCLE INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDING

LIB DEMS CALL IN TORY DECISION TO REALLOCATE CYCLE INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDING

The Liberal Democrat opposition on Gloucestershire County Council have called-in the Conservatives’ decision to take funding away from the Cheltenham to Bishops Cleeve cycle-track and allocate it instead to highways improvements.

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