We have recently seen an increase in the amount of malicious emails received by staff within Gloucestershire County Council, some of which have managed to get through our email filtering and security solutions.
On Monday 16 May, in a sunny Buckingham Palace garden, Francis Gobey of Gloucestershire County Council and Lynne Speak of Prospects' Youth Support Service, joined Julia Bradbury in royal celebrations for sixty years of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award.
The County Council is updating its Minerals Local Plan. Cabinet has now approved a draft version of a new plan for consultation purposes. This is due to take place from September for a period of 8 weeks.
Members will be aware that the Local Government Association carried out a Peer Review of Gloucestershire's Highways Service recently. This took place on 12-14 September and at the end of their time with us the panel provided some feedback in their presentation. Please find below a link to the feedback presentation slides.
Gloucestershire County Council and a number of individual primary and secondary schools and academies are consulting on their school admissions policy. Although there are no significant changes to our admissions policy, Gloucestershire County Council is required to consult every seven years by statute. The policy will effect admissions from September 2018.
Public health nursing is currently run as two services, which are generally known as health visiting and school nursing. The proposals bring them together into one service, utilising the skills and knowledge across the two services.
From first 9th January 2017 work will start in Cheltenham on Phase 2 of the 'Cheltenham Transport Plan'. This second phase will see Imperial Square (north), which is currently part of the town centre one-way system, become two-way.