On Wednesday 28 June an extraordinary meeting was held to discuss the outcome of the recent Ofsted inspection of services for children in need of help and protection, children looked after and care leavers.
The meeting was filmed by BBC Points West who reported that some councillors had been asleep at points during the meeting.
Mark Hawthorne, leader of the Gloucestershire County Council, gives his response.
Over 4,000 people have been supported in giving up smoking from 2014-2016. Early deaths have dropped by 16 per cent in the last decade, and as a whole, Gloucestershire County Council has managed to help local people lose the equivalent of three fire engines in weight. To be exact, that’s 8,726 stones.
After tragic events at Grenfell Tower in West London, Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS) is urging local people to take a few minutes to check their fridge freezers to improve their home safety.
Elmstone Hardwicke, Stoke Orchard, Deerhurst, Portway and Brookthorpe have today been announced as the first communities in Gloucestershire that will benefit from the next phase of faster broadband rollout being delivered by Gigaclear through the Fastershire project.