Election Update – District, Parish and Town Council results

Release Date: 3 May 2019  District and Parish/Town Council elections took place across the Cotswold District on Thursday 2 May 2019. All of the District Council seats were contested, and the make-up of the Council is now as follows: Liberal Democrats - 18 seats Conservatives - 14 seats Green Party - 1 seat Independent - 1 seat. A full declaration of District Council results on

Interested in being a Parish Councillor?

All the current Parish councillors will be up for re-election in May. If you are interested in the community you live in and want to make a difference please contact the Clerk on clerk@littlerissington.net. Come along to our March meeting - its the last meeting before the nominations need to

Update on Moreton Hospital X-Ray petition

Thank you to everyone who has signed the petition to 'Save the North Cotswold Hospital X-Ray Services'. We reached 5,000 signatures in 11 days, so Cllr Lynden Stowe has been able to present the petition to Gloucestershire County Council (GCC) and the issue will be debated on 15 January at the Health & Care Overview & Scrutiny Committee at

Help to prevent a reduction of X ray services at Moreton Hospital

On 12th November, members of Moreton in Marsh Town Council and I, Cotswold District Councillor Alison Coggins (Moreton West ward), met with Dr Hywel R Furn Davies. There are grave concerns that the NHS acute trust will be reducing the X-Ray services at North Cotswold Hospital, from around 30 hours

Are you registered to vote?

Over 85% of residents in the Cotswold district have now responded to the Council’s annual canvass to ensure that the electoral register is up to date. Cotswold District Council sent out electoral registration forms to households at the end of August, and reminders in September.  We are now employing canvassers to visit

Midweek closure days for Recycling Centres from end of October

  Following the recent announcement about changes to the opening hours of the five county council Household Recycling Centres (HRCs) (news item here: https://www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/gloucestershire-county-council-news/news-september-2018/changes-ahead-for-your-recycling-centres/ ) I am now able to let you know which days the individual sites will be closed. From 28th October Gloucestershire County Council’s Household Recycling Centres will

Little Rissington allotments win 2nd prize at Moreton Show!

The Little Rissington allotments were entered into the Moreton Show. Judging took place prior to the show and the result for the 2018 Allotment competition was as follows: 1st: Shipston, New Street 2nd: Little Rissington 3rd: Bourton on the Water, Cemetery Road 4th: Bourton on the Water, Springvale 5th: Blockley 6th: Bourton on the Water, Piece