"Crisis of leadership at GCC"

Cllr Paul Hodgkinson, Cotswolds responds to the news of yet another departure from Gloucestershire County Council's senior team.

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Are you a tradesperson or small business looking for work?

Gloucestershire County Council is looking for professionals from all trades to join their approved list of suppliers/contractors.

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HIGHWAYS UPDATE: A436 Resurfacing

Gloucestershire County Council is resurfacing the A436, between the Air Balloon and Oxford Cottages, between 22 and 31 October, with drainage work, being conducted by Amey simultaneously, not due to be completed until 9 November.

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Disappointment as Conservatives push ahead with recycling closures

Gloucestershire County Council's Tory administration has confirmed that they intend to push ahead with recycling centre midweek closures and reduced opening hours.

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Gloucestershire’s new Cabinet Member for Climate Change refuses to confirm belief in climate change

Under repeated questioning from Liberal Democrat Councillors Joe Harris and Paul Hodgkinson, the newly appointed Conservative Cabinet Member for Climate Change refused to confirm or deny his belief in manmade climate change. 

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Gloucestershire’s Lib Dems call for a People’s Vote on the terms of Brexit

Gloucestershire Liberal Democrats are bringing forward a motion, calling for Gloucestershire County Council to support a People’s Vote on the final Brexit deal. 

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Gloucestershire’s Lib Dems call for greater recognition and understanding of Type 1 Diabetes

Approximately six per cent of the UK population is living with diabetes, and of this number people with type 1 diabetes accounts for only approximately 10 per cent.  While lifestyle choices can increase a persons risk of developing type 2 diabetes, type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease which bears no relation to excess body weight. 

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Pedal Power - Glos Lib Dems call for road improvements to encourage more to commute by bike

Today is the UK’s Cycle to Work day, one of the largest events in the bike calendar.  An annual celebration of cycling, every year the event sees thousands of workers ditch the car and cycle to work instead. 

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Gloucestershire 2050 Consultation - Liberal Democrats call for rapid rail

Gloucestershire’s Liberal Democrat group has responded to the Gloucestershire 2050 consultation.  While, commending the Council for starting the conversation on the strategic vision for the county, the group are troubled by reports that the county’s young residents have had no say in the final proposals. 

 

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"Cyclists don’t know what a pothole is” says Highways boss

Gloucestershire’s pothole plague isn’t as bad as it might appear, in part because “Cyclists don’t know what a pothole is” according to the Cabinet Member for Highways, Cllr Smith.

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