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ANOTHER attack on what makes Cheltenham special

Lib Dem-dominated Cheltenham Borough Council has launched another attack on one of Cheltenham’s most iconic attractions – this time setting their sights on Sandford Parks Lido.

Gloucestershire among lowest tax in country

Government figures released this week show people in Gloucestershire pay lower council tax than in almost any other shire county.  The department of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s annual council tax figures, published on Wednesday, reveal Gloucestershire County Council has the third

Local council opposition leader urges Cheltenham residents to shop local

Despite the inconvenience of the temporary closure of Boots Corner on Cheltenham’s inner ring road, and the threat of 20% increases in council-owned car parks, Cllr Tim Harman, leader of Cheltenham Borough Council’s Conservative opposition group, has called on shoppers to show their support for t

A417 Missing Link Route Announced

The next step in a multi-million pound scheme to upgrade the notorious A417 'Missing Link' has been announced today.

Cheltenham car park charge increase a ‘Kick in the Teeth’

“The announcement of a crippling 20%-plus increase in parking charges in Borough Council-owned car parks is a ‘kick in the teeth’ for Cheltenham’s drivers and those contemplating visiting the town for shopping and tourism,” stressed Cllr Tim Harman, Conservative group leader on Cheltenham Borough