COUNCIL FALLS FURTHER BEHIND ON PROMISE TO PLANT 35 MILLION TREES

At last week’s Full Council, the Cabinet Member responsible for Climate Change admitted that they have yet to oversee a single tree being planted, meaning they are now running more than 1.3 million trees behind schedule.

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£1.3M OF BUDGET AMENDMENTS SECURED, INCLUDING £800K TO KEEP PEOPLE SAFE

The Liberal Democrats have successfully negotiated a total of £1.3 million of budget amends, including £800,000 for measures that will help to keep people safe. 

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TASK GROUP FORMED TO HOLD POLLUTERS TO ACCOUNT

Liberal Democrats establish County Council Task Group to scrutinise polluters and hold water companies to account for polluting Gloucestershire’s rivers and endangering public safety.

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LEAKED DfT REPORT SLAMS CYCLING AND WALKING PROPOSALS

Under scrutiny from County Councillor Iain Dobie and Cheltenham Borough Councillor, Max Wilkinson, Gloucestershire County Council has, for the first time, shared the damning feedback on their Active Travel bid from the Department of Transport. 


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"Give us our cycleways!"

At Cabinet on 27 January, scrutiny from County Councillor Iain Dobie and Cheltenham Borough Councillors revealed that the Conservatives have no plans to invest in any of the additional cycling schemes identified in the Local Transport Plan or the Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan.

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CONSERVATIVES FALL ONE MILLION TREES BEHIND SCHEDULE

Having promised, in October 2020, to plant 35 million trees by 2030, Gloucestershire County Council today reached the unenviable milestone of falling one million trees behind its necessary schedule.

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Schools update

Responding to reports from the County Council Cabinet Member that it would be down to schools to decide whether or not to close, Cllr Colin Hay responded calling for more clarity and less vagueness. 

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Conservatives axe over 2,000 trees

12 months on from pledging to plant one million trees by 2030, the County Council today confirmed that it had not planted a single tree, but has instead cut down 2,338 trees across Gloucestershire. 

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Bishops Cleeve Primary School Campaign Win

After tireless work and campaigning from Lib Dem Councillors Richard Stanley and Helen Munro, Bishop’s Cleeve Parish Council, and local residents across the area, Gloucestershire County Council has finally agreed to build the much-needed new primary school near the new homes at the north of Bishop’s Cleeve.

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“THE NASTY PARTY IS ALIVE AND WELL IN GLOUCESTERSHIRE”

Rather than standing with children going hungry in our county, Gloucestershire Conservatives chose to play party politics and congratulated the Government on their meagre support.

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