Following an investigation by Gloucestershire Trading Standards, a farmer from the Forest of Dean pleaded guilty to eight animal welfare offences at Cheltenham Magistrates Court on Monday (28 January).
Libraries across Gloucestershire are joining Harry Potter fans across the world to celebrate the fifth annual Harry Potter Book Night on Thursday 7 February. We’ve planned a series of fun filled events around this year’s theme of ‘Hogwarts’.
At its meeting on 30 January Gloucestershire County Council cabinet is set to agree investment of almost £11m into children’s services as part of a £15m overall increase to the council’s 2019/20 budget.
Improving the way we work with our partners to support people at risk of being homeless or those who find themselves on the streets is at the heart of new plans that council’s cabinet will be asked to consider at its next meeting on Wednesday 30 January.
HRH The Princess Royal visited the Gloucestershire Heritage Hub today (8 Jan) to formally open the facility, and to recognise the efforts of volunteers from the Hub’s partners and their impact in the local community.
Gloucestershire County Council has agreed to write to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, asking him to note the funding issues facing local councils and the importance of the Government’s Fairer Funding Review in addressing them.