Tewkesbury Borough Council’s housing and homelessness team has recently been subject to a peer review by officers from other local authorities to consider how well it is delivering services to some of the most vulnerable members of our society i.e. those who are at risk of being homeless.
Following the public consultation session held on Saturday 25 March, Tewkesbury Borough Council is pleased to announce that the favoured play area design for the Vineyards area has been confirmed and work is to begin shortly.
The new economic development and tourism strategy puts employment land provision, for new and expanding businesses, and improving business critical transport infrastructure, at the forefront of its commitment, along with providing practical help and support to promote business growth.
Tewkesbury Borough Council will commemorate Armed Forces Day on Saturday, 24 June with a special flag raising ceremony.The ceremony will take place at the council’s offices on Gloucester Road at 10am on Monday 19 June.
The latest Sport England’s ‘Active Lives survey’ 20115/16 sees Tewkesbury recognised as the most active borough in Gloucestershire, with 72.6% of adults surveyed taking part in 150+ minutes of activity per week. The district also compared favourably against both the south west and national statistics
On Monday 15 May, Tewkesbury Borough Council successfully prosecuted landlord, Anwar Hussain for failing to comply with the terms of a prohibition order. Mr Hussain pleaded guilty to the offence and was fined £2000. He was also ordered to pay the council’s costs of over £1100 and a victim surcharge of £170.
Tewkesbury Borough Council has welcomed a new mayor for 2017/18. Councillor Harry Turbyfield was invested as Mayor of Tewkesbury borough at a ceremony held at Millbrook Academy in Brockworth on the evening of Tuesday 9 May 2017.
The Old Baptist Chapel in Tewkesbury, part of the John Moore Museum, is set to benefit from handmade oak and toughened security glass baptistery covers, thanks to funding awarded by Tewkesbury Borough Council.
Tewkesbury Food and Drink Festival is set to make a welcome return this summer. Cotswolds Markets Ltd. with the cooperation of Tewkesbury Abbey and supported by Tewkesbury Borough Council will hold the event over the weekend of 24 and 25 June.
Tewkesbury borough secures exciting ‘Skoda King of the Mountain’ stage in Tour of Britain’s visit to the Cotswolds.
Officials at Cotswolds Tourism and Tewkesbury Borough Council are celebrating the news that the penultimate stage of the televised OVO Energy Tour of Britain on Saturday 9 September will include several Cotswold locations.
Residents in Tewkesbury Borough are being reminded that waste and recycling collections will be a day later next week due to the May Day bank holiday. Catch up collections will run from Tuesday, 2 May to Saturday, 6 May with normal collections beginning again on Monday, 8 May.
By now you should have received a letter from us regarding changes being made to the waste and recycling collection schedules, if you are unsure please check by using the ‘bin collection calendar’ under the waste and recycling section of our website:
Residents in the Tewkesbury Borough have reported receiving a bogus email advising them that they will soon receive a Council Tax refund for a specified amount of money provided they confirm their bank details on a form which is linked to the email.
The Proposed Main Modifications have now been agreed by all three JCS authorities for public consultation which will be undertaken from Monday 27th February 2017 to end of day on Monday 10th April 2017.
You may have noticed that we have replaced our old council website with a fresh new one.
The new site uses modern digital technology that has enabled us to rapidly design the dynamic new look, make it simpler to use and allow it look great on mobile devices. In the process we have managed to reduce the yearly cost of running the website from £13,000 to £170.
Normal refuse, recycling, food and garden waste collections will change for some Tewkesbury residents over Christmas and the New Year. Here’s a reminder of the rescheduled dates, what to do with excess waste and some information on recycling.