Christmas cards can be recycled at the Cobalt Unit this year again until 14th of January. Bring your old cards along to Thirlestaine Road, the containers for recycling are in the grounds of the Breast Screening Centre directly opposite the Cobalt Unit. Thank you.
Posted: Fri, 08 Jan 2021 10:49 by Joanna Noles
Gloucestershire County Council have launch the Ash Dieback Project to start to tackle the effects of Ash Dieback within the county. The immediate concern is to protect users of the Highway and County Council land from the danger posed by numerous dying trees. The general consensus currently is that up to 95% of ash trees in the UK may eventually become affected by the disease.
Ash dieback damages tree's... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 07 Dec 2020 11:52 by Joanna Noles
Charlton Kings Parish Council has set up a Working Group, consisting of Councillors and members of the local community, to develop and implement an environmental strategy for the Parish.
There is a core group in place, but if you have relevant expertise and an enthusiasm that would help us take some of our initiatives forward, please get in touch. Contact: Charlton Kings Parish Office on 01242 250057... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 24 Feb 2020 10:47 by Joanna Noles
The Hedgehog Way project is working to raise awareness of hedgehogs, encouraging people to make their gardens more hedgehog friendly, but also to find out where hedgehogs are in Charlton Kings, which gardens they use and do we need to make more 'hedgehog highways' through gardens to allow them to move around better and find food and hibernation sites.
Garden surveys throughout Spring and Summer have... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 12:35 by Joanna Noles
Can you help our prickly friends this winter? More hedgehogs are struggling to survive the winter months due to a shortage of suitable hibernation habitat. Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust is asking residents to help increase suitable nesting spaces in their gardens and where possible make hedgehog access holes to ease their movement between gardens. Please see the Wildlife Trust's website for more information.... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 28 Nov 2019 13:51 by Joanna Noles
Charlton Kings Parish Council has signed up to the Woodland Trust's Tree Charter, joining many councils across the country in pledging support for its aims of protecting, promoting and planting trees in our community.
A number of events will take place on Saturday, 30th November 2019 which is Tree Charter Day. Full details can be found on our Environment page.
Posted: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 11:33 by Joanna Noles
Each year, Cheltenham Borough Council replaces a number of trees in our parish that have come to the end of their span and increases the number by new planting. We know that there is a need to plant new trees now, to make up for a period of time when few new trees were added to enhance Charlton Kings' green environment. The Parish Council has therefore, for the last three years, contributed towards... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 17:00 by Joanna Noles