Mental Health Awareness Week in the Coronavirus era

Mental Health Awareness Week in the Coronavirus era

The theme of Mental Health Awareness Week this year is kindness. One of the real positives among all the bad news has been that there have been so many acts of individual kindness and so many people trying to help. Can we capture that and keep it going for the future? I very much hope so.

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Changes to Household Recycling Centres - Cheltenham Borough Council Leader's Coronavirus update 13/05/2020

Changes to Household Recycling Centres - Cheltenham Borough Council Leader's Coronavirus update 13/05/2020

As the government makes the first moves in relaxing the lockdown there will be many difficult decisions to be made. Everyone is trying to prevent a new surge in COVID-19 while allowing the economy to recover, but the messages in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are now all slightly d...

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Hope in the community: Springbank Community Food Bank

Hope in the community: Springbank Community Food Bank

Coronavirus has changed our lives in so many ways, keeping us apart as we stay home to protect the NHS and those we love. But it has also brought us closer together, inspiring incredible volunteer projects across Cheltenham that have sprung up to meet the needs of the most vulnerable in our commu...

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We can get through this together

We can get through this together

Margaret Thatcher famously once said ‘There’s no such thing as society.’ She was wrong. 

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Funding needed to avoid future cuts to local services

Funding needed to avoid future cuts to local services

Dealing with the immediate impact of COVID-19 continues but this needs funding by central government to avoid later cuts to local services just when they are needed most.

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