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Author: Community Development Officer

Neurodiversity Peer Support Meetings for parents at Holy Apostles Church (7.30pm - 9.30pm)

Neurodiversity Peer Support Meetings for parents at Holy Apostles Church (7.30pm - 9.30pm)

Neurodiversity Peer Support Meetings for parents at Holy Apostles Church (7.30pm - 9.30pm) on Wednesdays.

Posted: Tue, 29 Mar 2022 14:35 by Community Development Officer

Tags: Events

Ukraine Fundraiser by Holy Apostles Church - Sunday 3rd April

Ukraine Fundraiser by Holy Apostles Church - Sunday 3rd April

Holy Apostles Church is putting together a fundraising event to raise money for the people of Ukraine on 3rd April. There will be a cake sale, teas and coffees, a bouncy castle and games, and volunteers are invited to contact Megan Day churchoffice@holyapostles.org.uk if they are able to help on the day. All money raised will be donated to the Disaster Emergency Committee to be used in support of the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Mar 2022 13:29 by Community Development Officer

Tags: Events

Local Elections – 5th May 2022

Local Elections – 5th May 2022

Local Elections – 5th May 2022

Local elections will take place on Thursday, 5th May 2022 and all existing Parish Councillors, if they wish to continue in the role, and others who wish to become Parish Councillors, must put themselves forward for election. Prospective Parish Councillors can stand for one of three Wards – North, South and West. They do not have to live in the Ward themselves... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Mar 2022 13:00 by Community Development Officer

Tags: Elections

Do you know of a voluntary group that might be interested in planting trees for your local community? Perhaps you are already a volunteer, or would like to run a volunteering group?

Do you know of a voluntary group that might be interested in planting trees for your local community? Perhaps you are already a volunteer, or would like to run a volunteering group?

Message from Gloucestershire County Council:

Do you know of a voluntary group that might be interested in planting trees for your local community? Perhaps you are already a volunteer, or would like to run a volunteering group? If so, we want to hear from you.

Our new tree officer, Sara Noons is looking to work with communities and other organisations, to build a 'Tree Planting Network Group' where we... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 Mar 2022 11:30 by Community Development Officer

Tags: Environment

Community Jubilee funds are available from Cheltenham Borough Council for Community Projects - applications open now!

Community Jubilee funds are available from Cheltenham Borough Council for Community Projects - applications open now!

Cheltenham Borough Council has agreed a pot of funding, worth £50,000, to allocate to local good causes that will help the town celebrate and commemorate this very special year.

Cheltenham Borough Council is inviting applications for funding to support jubilee related projects across Cheltenham.

There are two pots of funding available for applications from Monday 21st March.

1) Community Jubilee... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Mar 2022 17:38 by Community Development Officer

Tags: Events

CK Futures Talk from Karen Watson, Environmental Partnerships Manager, on Wednesday 30th March (7pm)

CK Futures Talk from Karen Watson, Environmental Partnerships Manager, on Wednesday 30th March (7pm)

Have you ever wondered what happens to your recycling?Have you heard horror stories about plastic polluting far away beaches?Join Karen Watson, Environmental Partnerships Manager at Cheltenham Borough Council, on Wednesday 30th March (7pm) in the Stanton Hall, Charlton Kings, when she will dispel the myths and explain the destinations of your kerb side recycling.Cheltenham Borough Council is keen to... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Mar 2022 13:30 by Community Development Officer

Tags: CK Futures, Events

Josie Houghton from Josie’s Kitchen is running a no food waste vegetarian cookery session focusing on every-day family meals on Monday 28th March.

Josie Houghton from Josie’s Kitchen is running a no food waste vegetarian cookery session focusing on every-day family meals on Monday 28th March.

Josie Houghton from Josie's Kitchen is running a no food waste vegetarian cookery session focusing on every-day family meals on Monday 28th March.Open to anyone over the age of 16 there's just one catch! We'll be taking photos and asking you to contribute comments to a CK Futures blog in return for being selected.You might get to taste some of the produce from the local community allotment depending... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Mar 2022 12:00 by Community Development Officer

Tags: CK Futures, Events

Tickets are now available for the CK Futures Talk with Mike Bush - Wednesday 27th April

Tickets are now available for the CK Futures Talk with Mike Bush - Wednesday 27th April

Know nothing about composting or your composting attempts fail?

Are you successfully composting but would like to find out about other composting methods such as leaf mould, vermicomposting and active aerated compost teas?

Join Mike Bush, Gloucestershire Master Composter, to learn about composting, worm poo and comfrey tea!

In this free talk Mike will answer your questions on all matters relating to composting.... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 20 Mar 2022 17:17 by Community Development Officer

Tags: CK Futures

Tickets are now available for the CK Futures Talk with Karen Watson - Wednesday 30th March

Tickets are now available for the CK Futures Talk with Karen Watson - Wednesday 30th March

Have you ever wondered what happens to your recycling?

Have you heard horror stories about plastic polluting far away beaches?

Join Karen Watson, Environmental Partnerships Manager at Cheltenham Borough Council on Wednesday 30th March in the Stanton Hall in Charlton Kings to learn more about recycling in Cheltenham.

In this free talk Karen will dispel the myths and explain the destinations of your kerb... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Mar 2022 15:54 by Community Development Officer

Tags: CK Futures, Environment

The recording of Max Wilkinson's Talk for CK Futures is now available on our website

The recording of Max Wilkinson's Talk for CK Futures is now available on our website

Councillor Max Wilkinson, cabinet member for climate emergency, gave us an introduction to the Borough Council's Climate Emergency Action Plan.

The Plan sets the pathway to a Net Zero Borough, while highlighting the shared responsibilities across different levels of authority, including the Borough Council, County Council and government, as well as communities and businesses.

Posted: Mon, 14 Mar 2022 14:20 by Community Development Officer

Tags: CK Futures, Environment