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Cotswold Councillors pledge to help young people

Children in schools across the Cotswolds have found a voice for their views through the ‘Memorable Manifestos’ of Councillors Paul Hodgkinson and Sally-Anne Morrissey.

Ancient science tricks at Cirencester museum this month

Come along to the Corinium Museum this month and try your hand at a range of fun science tasks and tests.

Chipping Campden men's keep fit club endorse beer findings

Chipping Campden men's keep fit club endorse international findings on the benefits of beer

Chipping Campden and district mens keep fit club have taken over the facilities at Chipping Campden School and more recently the sports centre every Monday evening for nearly thirty years. Some forty mature, fit local men push their bodies to the limit to achieve almost perfection in their quest to LOOK GOOD - FEEL GOOD.

Robert Dover's Olimpick games in Chipping Campden

(From the letters section of the Chipping Campden Bulletin. Reproduced with kind permission of Jeremy Green) 

Dear Jeremy,

In 2008 Beijing hosts the Olympic Games, with London to follow in 2012. But for Campden every year is "Olimpick", and in 2012 the Cotswolds Olimpick Games will celebrate their 400th anniversary.

Stamp on Post Office Closures!

A peaceful protest, led by Cotswold MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, calling on the Government to stamp on Post Office closures, is scheduled to take to the streets of Cirencester this Saturday 8th March at 11.00.

Cotswold District donates £325 to church appeal after car park charging mistake

Cotswold District Council is to donate £325 to the appeal to restore Cirencester Parish Church after mistakenly charging on Sundays in one of its car parks.

The Council charges from Monday to Saturday inclusive in its pay and display car parks in Cirencester, while parking on Sundays is free.

Cotswolds MP says "Pigs are worth it"

Cotswolds MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown demonstrated his support yesterday for the country's pig farmers at an event organised in Westminster by the National Pig Association. Mr Clifton-Brown met with James Hart, who owns a pig farm in Bibury, to discuss the current crisis in British pig farming.

Post Office closures are "Politics of the Madhouse"

Geoffrey Clifton-Brown the Conservative Member of Parliament for the Cotswolds found some unlikely allies during a debate on Post Office Closures yesterday in the form of seven Labour MPs.
In a wide ranging condemnation of the closures Mr Clifton-Brown began by stating that "I cannot remember a debate in my entire time in Parliament in which the Government's actions have been so fully condemned by so many Labour members"

Post Office Meeting in Longborough in the Cotswolds

Friday 7th March 19.00 - 21.00 Longborough Village Hall.
Further to the seven public meetings held by Cotswold MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown on the 8th and 9th of February, an additional meeting has been arranged in Longborough Village Hall

Back to the business of fitness at Cotswold Leisure Centre

Cotswold Leisure Cirencester opened its doors over the weekend as people of all ages flooded back.

Closed since July last year after the floods, the centre opened with a fun filled weekend of activities that included go karts, bouncy castles, roller skating and multi-sports coaching for the children, to a rowing challenge in the gym, and several fitness classes - including a new Body Training System class - for the adults.

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