Opposition councillors unite to scrutinise care home closures

Opposition councillors unite to scrutinise care home closures

Liberal Democrat, Labour and Green Party councillors have united to “call-in” the decision to close four publicly-owned care homes, giving councillors the opportunity to reassess Cabinet’s decision.   

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Cabinet approves care home closures despite overwhelming opposition

Cabinet approves care home closures despite overwhelming opposition

In less than 30 minutes the Conservative Cabinet unanimously agreed to close Bohanam House in Gloucester, Orchard House in Bishops Cleeve, The Elms in Stonehouse and Westbury Court in Westbury-on-Severn, forcing more than 80 residents out of their homes. 

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Ukrainian refugees welcomed to the Cotswolds

Ukrainian refugees welcomed to the Cotswolds

Two Ukrainian young women have been welcomed to the Cotswolds but their hosts have been beset by bureaucracy and delays.

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CALL FOR A NEW APPROACH TO UTILITY COMPANY PAVEMENT REPAIRS

Following a question by Cllr Paul Baker to the Cabinet Member for Highways Cllr Vernon Smith it transpires that in the last two years alone over 750 defect charges have been raised by the County Council about the quality of pavement and road repairs following cable laying works for utility compan...

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Calls for County Council to get a grip on Road Safety

Calls for County Council to get a grip on Road Safety

With the number of people being killed or seriously injured on Gloucestershire’s roads steadily increasing, the Liberal Democrats are calling for the County Council to get a grip of road safety.

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