The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for snow on Sunday 18 March. This may impact refuse and recycling collections next week, in particular on Monday 19 March.
Residents expecting refuse or recycling collections on Monday should still present their bins and caddies (if it is safe to do so) as usual at the kerbside by 7am, but we will assess the conditions with our contractors, Ubico, on Sunday evening and again on Monday morning, so please check this webpage (or the council’s social media channels) for any updates.
Following a bid to the Government’s Housing Infrastructure Fund, Tewkesbury Borough Council has been awarded £8.1 million to help improve transport links to Tewkesbury Ashchurch Housing Zone (north of the MoD site).
A large area of public open space in Bishop’s Cleeve will be regenerated to help reconnect the community with nature, water and wildlife. The Grangefield Watercourse Restoration project will see the area enhanced with a meandering watercourse, wetland, wild meadows and walkways.
The government has approved legislation on 20 December 2017 which introduces a 20% increase for planning application fees. The fee increase will take effect on planning applications received from Wednesday, 17 January 2018.
Tewkesbury Borough Council has adopted a charter committing to work with the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA) to help raise awareness with its staff and its partners in order to better support those living with the disease within the borough.
Tewkesbury Borough Council is working in partnership with Tewkesbury Rotary Club and UBICO to plant purple crocuses on council land. The project aims to raise awareness of a campaign to bring an end to Polio.
From 4 December 2017, Tewkesbury Borough Council is pleased to announce that it will be teaming up with PayPoint and the Post Office in order to enable residents to pay their bills at any PayPoint or Post Office outlets.
The council has recognised the communities right to bid on the parcel of land on Lincoln Green Lane (corner by Aldi) . For more information as to what this means please follow this link www.tewkesbury.gov.uk/community-rights
Following a visit to a recycling site based at Morrison’s in Tewkesbury, Tewkesbury Borough Council has issued two £400 fixed penalty notices and is looking to progress two further cases through the courts regarding fly-tipping incidents.
Tewkesbury Borough Council join Gloucestershire’s Joint Waste Team in urging borough residents to compost, put in the food waste caddy or better still reuse carved pumpkin lanterns once this year’s spooky celebrations are over.
This Saturday 28 October, Tewkesbury's town centre will come alive with an array of delicious food and craft stalls. Located on Tewkesbury High Street from 9am to 5pm, there is set to be lots of mouth-watering treats on offer to try and buy.
Tewkesbury Borough Council is currently working alongside Gloucestershire Police and the Environment Agency to tackle illegal waste activities in the borough. On the 18 October a joint waste carrier stop and search exercise was undertaken at a location on the A38 south of Tewkesbury.
Are you a business or an entrepreneur based in Tewkesbury Borough that needs a financial boost to help you start up or grow? If so, Tewkesbury Borough Council could have the answer! The council has expanded its programme of business support grants, which aim to support local businesses operating from home, starting-up or looking to develop and grow.