Today (Friday 24 May) Gloucestershire County Council opened the doors to a brand new centre for excellence aimed at improving social work practice, and in turn improving the lives of the most vulnerable children and young people in the county.
A coherent plan for improvement in Gloucestershire’s Children’s Services is being successfully implemented, says the latest Ofsted report (May 2019), but changes to the service still need time to embed to see a difference to children’s lives more quickly.
Gloucestershire County Council, Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service and Gloucester City Council staff will march through Gloucester city centre on Friday 17 May to show their support for the LGBT+ community.
Gloucestershire County Council has agreed to write to the Ministry of Justice to seek investment in the county’s Crown Court so that criminal cases can be dealt with in a way that meets the demands of modern day justice.
To celebrate International Compost Awareness Week (6-12 May 2019), Gloucestershire’s Joint Waste Team is inviting residents to take advantage of two great deals helping them save pounds on the price of compost bins.