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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Max Wilkinson slams Chalk for 'heartless' child hunger vote

Max Wilkinson slams Chalk for 'heartless' child hunger vote

Liberal Democrat parliamentary spokesperson for Cheltenham Max Wilkinson has criticised the town’s Conservative MP for a ‘heartless’ vote on child hunger. Max reacted angrily after Alex Chalk voted on Wednesday night against extending the free school meals scheme. The Lib Dems have joined Manches...

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Brexit - remember that?

Brexit - remember that?

A year ago the Gloucestershire Local Resilience Forum was meeting weekly to plan for the consequences of a no deal Brexit. This work was being mirrored across the country. However, when the government eventually made a deal with the EU the LRF was stood down and plans put on the shelf.

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The threat to affordable housing in Cheltenham

The threat to affordable housing in Cheltenham

The Conservative Government are planning disastrous reforms to the planning system, that will have detrimental effects to the delivery of affordable housing in Cheltenham - and on your ability to have your say on what gets built around you.

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Lib Dem leader Ed Davey visits Cheltenham on his national listening tour

Lib Dem leader Ed Davey visits Cheltenham on his national listening tour

Sir Ed Davey, leader of the Liberal Democrats, visited Cheltenham today as part of his national listening tour. The first stop on his whistle-stop tour of Cheltenham was a visit to Springbank community food bank, helping the incredible team of volunteers alongside Cllr Suzanne Williams distributi...

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