Chris Coleman

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Popular Christmas markets return to Cheltenham

by chriscoleman on November 12, 2012

A wide range of festive crafts and gifts will come back to Cheltenham’s Promenade this year when the Christmas market returns on Friday 16 November. The familiar wooden chalets will be situated in the Promenade until Sunday 2 December, offering seasonal food, jewellery, candles, knitwear, handmade children’s toys and many other gift ideas. The market, […]

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Welcome to Cheltenham

by chriscoleman on April 25, 2012

Local residents may have received one of the latest Tory leaflets which are doing the rounds in Cheltenham. It is certainly the case that they only seem to turn up at election time – and this year they have arrived with some astonishing accusations. The most unbelievable claim is that the Tories are “opposing Lib […]

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Arle Court Roundabout

by chriscoleman on January 15, 2012

The Arle Court roundabout will be closed each night from 7pm until 6am and on both Sundays between 12th and 20th February 2012. Gloucestershire Highways have said that this is necessary to allow for essential carriageway resurfacing works to be done.

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Springfield Park

by chriscoleman on January 8, 2012

The Council have confirmed that they will plant additional shrubs and bushes around the perimeter of Springfield Park to make the boundaries of the properties surrounding the park safer. Springfield Park has been given a fantastic makeover in recent years and many local people enjoy spending time there. I have been made aware though that […]

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Stay safe and keep warm this winter

by chriscoleman on December 20, 2011

Local people have told us that feeling safe at home and in their neighbourhood is one of the most important aspects of their lives. This is particularly important at this time of year with the onset of darker nights. I have spoken to the Police who advise that the best way to make your home […]

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Council publishes draft budget 2012/13

by chriscoleman on December 14, 2011

Local residents will be asked to have their say about Cheltenham Borough Council’s budget for next year – 2012/13, following cabinet on Tuesday 13 December at which the draft budget was discussed. This year the government will again cut on-going support to the council by a further £534k which cumulatively equates to a 23.23% cut […]

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Remembrance Day in Cheltenham

by chriscoleman on November 9, 2011

On Remembrance Day – Friday 11 November – the council is again supporting the Royal British Legion in encouraging businesses, shops, offices and individuals to observe a two minute silence at 11am. The mayor, Cllr Barbara Driver, will honour the silence at the war memorial, with the beginning and end signalled by the firing of […]

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Advance Notice… Winter Wonderland returns to Springbank

by chriscoleman on November 8, 2011

Springbank Community Resource Centre will once again be the venue for a Winter Wonderland. Make sure that you are free to come along on Saturday 10th December between 11am and 2:30pm. Last year’s event was a wonderful success and I’m sure that this year’s will be no different.

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Cheltenham Racecourse has been chosen to stage an evening celebration on 23 May next year, when the Olympic flame arrives in Gloucestershire. We would like to invite people from across Gloucestershire to take part in this spectacular community event; an unmissable opportunity to celebrate the arrival of the Olympic flame and to share in the […]

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