Clean Air Cheltenham is a new organisation set up by a group of local residents hoping to inspire people to collaborate to help achieve better air quality in our town.
Their objective is to work with people pursuing similar aims, such as cycling and environmental groups, tree-planting organisations, residents' associations, health professionals, businesses and schools. They want to act as a catalyst... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 12:47 by Joanna Noles
Local police are warning residents to be wary of people offering services door-to-door and unannounced after a local man was scammed out of £1500 for a 10 minute gardening job.
The elderly gentleman was approached by two men on the morning of Thursday 3rd September. Although a sum of £100 was agreed for the gardening work, the men then demanded £1500.
The victim travelled to town and... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 09 Sep 2020 13:52 by Joanna Noles
This road will be closed from Monday 14th September until Thursday 17th September 2020 between 09:30hrs and 15:30hrs to allow for resurfacing maintenance work by Gloucestershire County Council.
Emergency access will be maintained.
If you should require any further information regarding this closure please contact Gloucestershire Highways on Highways@gloucestershire.gov.uk
Posted: Mon, 07 Sep 2020 10:13 by Joanna Noles
South Western Ambulance Service are running a Basic Life Saving and Defibrillator Awareness session in the Stanton Hall on Saturday 24th October 2020 at 10am - 11.30am.
This is a free event but if you would like to attend please book your place in advance. Spaces are limited to 15 due to Coronavirus restrictions so please book early to avoid disappointment. Contact the Parish Office on 01242 250087... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 04 Sep 2020 17:27 by Joanna Noles
The Sue Ryder Walk to Remember event is a 5 or 10k walk in memory of a loved one.
Get together with family and friends, at a safe distance of course, and use this as an opportunity to dedicate something to a person you love, and simultaneously raise vital funds to support Sue Ryder's work here at Leckhampton Court Hospice. Walkers can take part by walking on any day in October or on the official event... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 02 Sep 2020 14:09 by Joanna Noles
Vision 21 in collaboration with CK Futures are running a Pop Up Repair Shop in the Stanton Hall on Saturday 5th September 10.30am to 1.30pm.
You are invited to bring in your broken small electrical items, textiles, knives and tools for sharpening. By sitting with the volunteers as they carry out the repairs, you can pick up valuable skills which will mean less and less items being discarded as 'unfixable'.... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 30 Aug 2020 14:43 by Joanna Noles
Friends of Charlton Kings are a group of local residents and volunteers.
Charltonbury is our end of summer street festival, run by the community, for the community. It has been put together in record quick time given the constraints of the Covid situation. Every event is organised by volunteer effort - we have worked hard to ensure there is something for everyone, but there are limits to our time and... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 25 Aug 2020 14:04 by Joanna Noles
Gloucestershire Libraries are running an exciting new project in collaboration with other local organisations to capture the experience of people living, working and studying in Gloucestershire during lockdown 2020.
A Life in Lockdown: In Your Words focuses on collecting a creative response to lockdown. We are inviting people to create, write, reflect and share their personal experiences. People can... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 25 Aug 2020 13:25 by Joanna Noles
Can you help?
For centuries stone stiles have allowed pedestrian access across the countryside and as such indicated ancient pathways which predate land enclosure. Now they are threatened and rapidly disappearing. They understandably are seen by some as impeding walkers rather than protecting ancient rights of way. Their whereabouts are important historical landmarks, and can point to where farmsteads,... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 25 Aug 2020 13:11 by Joanna Noles
The Met Office forecast has warned of a high possibility of very heavy rainfall occurring in the local area over the next 48 hours. Some areas could see severe thunderstorms bringing the risk of transport disruption and localised flooding. There is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded quickly with damage to buildings from floodwater, lightning strikes and large hail. There is also... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 15:32 by Joanna Noles