"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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MORE SUPPORT NEEDED FOR ROADSIDE TREES

With ambitious planting targets announced, more resources are needed to clear away the remnants of dead trees littering Gloucestershire.

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Nine years presiding over a failing Children's Service

Ofsted has released it's latest monitoring letter on Gloucestershire County Council's failing Children's Services.  Cllr Colin Hay responds to the Conservatives' nine years of failing our most vulnerable in society.

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GCC Active Travel Plans Slammed by Government

Gloucestershire County Council’s Active Travel plans have taken a beating from the Government, with the council receiving less than 9 per cent of the total funding requested.

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“COUNCIL MUST DEFEND COMMUNITIES FROM DEVELOPERS’ CHARTER”

Lib Dem councillors are demanding Conservative County Councillors join them to oppose the Planning White Paper and to defend communities from being dictated to by developers.

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