Govt plan for Green Industrial Revolution doesn't live up to the hype

Govt plan for Green Industrial Revolution doesn't live up to the hype

The government has unveiled its latest plan to fight the climate emergency - a goal that we all share across party lines for the sake of our environment and safeguarding the future we owe to the next generation. Of the £12bn of 'new' investment promised for this vital task, just £4bn of it is act...

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Back in Lockdown

Back in Lockdown

Councillor Steve Jordan provides an update on lockdown in Cheltenham. Sadly we are back in lockdown. In Cheltenham Covid cases are running at about half the national average but have increased compared to the low levels during the summer. With the increasing numbers of cases across the county it...

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Rowena Hay – a woman with a plan for our town

Rowena Hay – a woman with a plan for our town

A plan for Cheltenham from Councillor Rowena Hay, the new leader of Cheltenham Borough Council. This has been a time of great upheaval for us all. Our communities face many and varied challenges. As the new leader of Cheltenham Borough Council, I will make sure our communities are able to not ju...

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Chalk must vote to welcome refugees

Chalk must vote to welcome refugees

The Cheltenham Liberal Democrats have called on local Conservative MP Alex Chalk to this week vote in favour of safe and legal routes to sanctuary for vulnerable refugees. In a letter to Alex Chalk, Cheltenham Liberal Democrat spokesperson Max Wilkinson argued that safe and legal routes are the b...

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Community unites to #FeedCheltenham after local MP votes against free lunches for thousands of hungry children

Community unites to #FeedCheltenham after local MP votes against free lunches for thousands of hungry children

This week, Cheltenham's Conservative MP, Alex Chalk, voted against extending funding for free school meals into the school holidays - leaving thousands of children from low-income backgrounds in our town at risk of going without food this Christmas. 16,750 children across Gloucestershire are in l...

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