A total of 6,661 Gloucestershire children who applied on time will be offered a secondary school place for September this year, with 83 per cent of pupils receiving a place at their first preference school.
Gloucestershire County Council is encouraging LGBT+ people in the county to consider providing a loving and stable home for local children during LGBT+ Adoption and Fostering Week, which runs 4-10 March.
Healthy Lifestyles Gloucestershire, in partnership with Gloucestershire Better Births programme has launched a free specialist service to provide healthy lifestyles support for pregnant women and their families.
Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS) is working across the whole fire service to raise awareness of Dementia within the community. A recent training event was held at Stroud Fire Station for firefighters to talk through the role they play within the community and to fully understand the impact of Dementia.
In a combined investigation officers from Gloucestershire County Council’s Trading Standards, HM Revenue & Customs and Gloucestershire Police have seized illegal cigarettes and tobacco worth almost £13,000 in Gloucester.
‘AV1’ telepresence robots are part of a cutting edge technology project being piloted by the county council’s Gloucestershire Hospital Education Service (GHES) to support children suffering from long term physical and mental ill health.
A committed workforce, a clear vision and significant financial investment means that Gloucestershire County Council continues to improve its children’s services whilst acknowledging that more needs to be done to increase pace and consistency.