Coronavirus update

Coronavirus update

The Cheltenham Liberal Democrats are committed to supporting our communities through this crisis. This post is going to outline the current advice from the health service and what you can do to help. We will endeavour to keep this page up to date to the best of our ability.Where can I find the l...

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Lib Dem leadership tackling landlords and government on empty shops

Lib Dem leadership tackling landlords and government on empty shops

Some landlords of empty shops in Cheltenham are refusing to engage in the debate on how to fill their premises, Liberal Democrats reveal today. 

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Cheltenham Lib Dem councillor joins Council of Europe

Cheltenham Lib Dem councillor joins Council of Europe

Cllr Angie Boyes, a Liberal Democrat Cheltenham Borough Councillor for Charlton Kings, has been appointed to the Council of Europe as one of its 24 UK members. The Council of Europe is an international organisation, based in Strasbourg, founded in 1949 by, amongst others, Winston Churchill and K...

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Removing barriers to active travel on the Honeybourne Line

Removing barriers to active travel on the Honeybourne Line

Today Cllr Wilkinson, Cheltenham's Walking and Cycling champion, wrote to the Managing Director of GWR to encourage him to unlock the benefits of the Honeybourne Line for active travel. View his full letter below:

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Rents and business rates squeezing Cheltenham high street

Rents and business rates squeezing Cheltenham high street

According to the British Retail Consortium, 2019 was the ‘worst Christmas for retailers in a decade’ and in January we have seen the consequences with a string of announcements of further shop closures across the country. In Cheltenham this has included Jack Wills in the Promenade.

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