Netflix Filming in Chipping Campden

Netflix Filming in Chipping Campden

Netflix are coming to Chipping Campden on 28th July to 4th August.  This means there will be some disruption in town. Schedule Update: Shooting hours in Chipping Campden on the 3rd August to be on Camera from 14:30 to 23:00. Our hours on 4th August is from 12:30 to...
CAMFEST 2021

CAMFEST 2021

Make a note for Sunday 29th August in your diaries. Camfest, Chipping Campden’s own end of Lockdown celebration, has been approved for the late summer Bank Holiday weekend by the Recreation Ground Trust and financial support agreed by the Town Council. An organising...
Do You Know What a Ghost Broker Is?

Do You Know What a Ghost Broker Is?

ust 15% of people have heard of a ‘ghost broker’.* Do you know what one is? Have you ever heard of a ‘ghost broker’? No, we are not talking about things that go bump in the night – this is a lot scarier. ‘Ghost brokers’ are...
Vaccination Centres Local to Chipping Campden

Vaccination Centres Local to Chipping Campden

The following vaccination centres are local to Chipping Campden: Cheltenham Cheltenham East Fire Station Cotswolds North Cotswold Hospital, Moreton in Marsh Cirencester Hospital Forest of Dean Old Cinderford Health Centre Gloucester Rosebank Surgery, Stroud Road...
Campden School Closed

Campden School Closed

This School is currently CLOSED as part of an infection control directive from Public Health England. We are working to re-open the school on Monday 28th June, 2021. This will be confirmed via letter to all parents, carers and staff in due course. Mr J....
Please Keep to the Footpaths

Please Keep to the Footpaths

Please Keep to the Footpaths. We have been asked by a number of local landowner to remind the public to keep to public footpaths. This is to protect crops and to protect wildlife in the margins. Some owners have reported signs placed to remind walkers to keep to...
May 17th: COVID-19 Restrictions Update

May 17th: COVID-19 Restrictions Update

Restrictions have been eased following the move to step 3. However we must continue to exercise caution. You should follow this guidance on what you can and cannot do. It is underpinned by law and applies across England. You should also follow the guidance on how to...
Take a Walk on the Wild Side

Take a Walk on the Wild Side

Rain is forecast for the Bank Holiday weekend. After such a long and dry spell , British weather returns to norm.     But if you still go for that countryside walk, what will you see or hear Farmers , probably saying there hasn’t been enough rain.    They are...
Remote Council Meetings No More

Remote Council Meetings No More

Councillors from May 17th will have to attend meetings in the building and will not be allowed to do so remotely.  However, more members of the public attended the meetings than usual, and it helped protect vulnerable members on the council.  Public interest has been...
FAQs for Stow Fair

FAQs for Stow Fair

What happened about the fair in May and October in 2020? The coronavirus pandemic led to the May and October 2020 Fairs being cancelled. The decision to cancel the May Fair was straight forward as little was known about the virus and the organisers cancelled it...
Walk for Hollie

Walk for Hollie

The Hollie Gazzard Trust’s Walk4Hollie is taking place virtually this year – so you can Walk4Hollie your way to raise money and help prevent domestic abuse and stalking. Cotswold District Council is throwing its support behind this year’s virtual walk as part of...
Wolds End Orchard Open this Weekend!

Wolds End Orchard Open this Weekend!

You are warmly invited to visit Wolds End Orchard this long weekend 1-3 May, when they will have the gate open each day between 10am and 4pm. You will be very welcome to pop in and see what local volunteers have been up to over the last five months rejuvenating an...
How to Spot Email Scams

How to Spot Email Scams

This guide is a must-read for anyone who uses email. 75 percent of organizations around the world experienced some kind of phishing attack in 2020. A cyberattack is attempted every 39 seconds 94 percent of malware is delivered by email​ ​The most frequent targets of...
Suspicous Workman – Longborough

Suspicous Workman – Longborough

We have received a report of a male acting suspiciously in Longborough yesterday, Tuesday 20th April at 11am.  The male stated he was from the electricity company and wanted to check a generator at the rear of a property.  He has not asked to go into any properties....
Social Prescribing

Social Prescribing

I am a Social Prescribing Link Worker working for the North Cotswolds Primary Care Network which includes Campden Surgery. I and my colleagues in the Community Wellbeing Service are here to support people in the Cotswolds who are struggling with loneliness, long term...
Suspicous Workman – Longborough

Speed Checks A44 and Five Mile Drive

Our speed camera enforcement team have been out over the weekend and have caught nine drivers over the speed limit, the highest recorded at 78 mph in a 60 mph zone. Tickets will be in the post. We also have a new community speed watch group in Bourton-on-the-Hill who...
May 17th: COVID-19 Restrictions Update

April 12th : COVID-19 Changes

12 April: What’s changed Some of the rules on what you can and cannot changed on 12 April. However, many restrictions remain in place. You must not socialise indoors with anyone you do not live with, unless you have formed a support bubble with them, or another...
COVID-19 Update April 9th 2021

COVID-19 Update April 9th 2021

Key Messages On Monday 5 April, Government confirmed plans for easing restrictions across England from 12 April. Outdoor pubs, shops, gyms and hairdressers can reopen. Outdoor gatherings must still be limited to 6 people or 2 households, and you must not socialise...
Court Barn Funding

Court Barn Funding

Some great news from Court Barn: “We are delighted to have been awarded funding from the new vital #CultureRecoveryFund support from @DCMS and @ace_national as part of #HereForCulture. This will support us over the coming months and ensure we are here for...
COVID-19 Update April 9th 2021

COVID-19 Update March 26th 2021

Key Messages From 29 March, people will be able to meet outdoors in groups of six, or two households together. Outdoor leisure facilities like tennis and basketball courts will reopen and people will be able to take part in organised outdoor sports. The deadline for...
Business News Update

Business News Update

Update on Restart Grants We have received Government guidance on the new Restart Grants which will assist rate paying businesses to reopen as restrictions are eased. They will support non-essential retail premises and also the hospitality, accommodation, leisure...
Respect and Enjoy the Cotswolds

Respect and Enjoy the Cotswolds

From March to June lockdown restrictions are due to lift in line with the Government’s roadmap, allowing people to once again visit the Cotswolds. As restrictions ease, the Council is putting together plans to minimise the impact on local communities as visitors...
Mickleton: Parking on Pavements

Mickleton: Parking on Pavements

We have received complaints of cars parking on pavements in Mickleton. It is an offence to park on a pavement, that causes an obstruction. The law is about to change soon where parking on pavements will be an offence in it’s own right. At the moment it is only...
Planned Roadmap Out of Lockdown

Planned Roadmap Out of Lockdown

From 8 March, people in England will see restrictions start to lift and the government’s four-step roadmap offer a route back to a more normal life. The success of the vaccination programme is one factor – so far over 17 million people have had their jabs...
Things to Do While Walking

Things to Do While Walking

Noticed anything recently? It is that time of year when the days start to lengthen more noticeably, but what about the bird song. Have you noticed the change in tune?  A sure sign that spring is very much on its way.  Another noise not so well-received is that of gas...
COVID-19 Update April 9th 2021

COVID-19 March 12th 2021

Key Messages Covid-19 hasn’t gone away and to help keep life moving, we all must play our part in keeping cases down Regular testing, alongside staying at home, following the rules of Hands, Face, Space, self-isolating and getting a test if you have COVID-19 symptoms,...
COVID-19 Update April 9th 2021

COVID-19 News Update

An update from the last Engagement Board meeting that took place on Friday 12th February.  There were 24 people in attendance. Stats 106.1 per 100,000 A further 676 case in the last 7 days The total deaths 1016 There are less people testing positive the highest...
Children Meeting in Public

Children Meeting in Public

Citizens Advice have the best up to date advice for meeting and exercising in public. This is the same advice for children and adults. Going outside to exercise You can go outside to public spaces for exercise. The government recommend you: •stay in your local area...
Spot the Kites

Spot the Kites

Have you seen the red kites?  Watching the birds in the garden the other day and a lone Red Kite came flying past – a magnificent sight and pleasure was doubled when minutes later he completed the flypast with another.  The downside was all the little birds in...
Children Meeting During Half Term

Children Meeting During Half Term

We have been receiving a lot of calls about children and young persons meeting up in public in large groups.  The regulations set out at the moment in lockdown is that only one person from one household can meet one person from another household in public. You are...
Garden Bird Watch 2021

Garden Bird Watch 2021

If you’ve been taking part in the Big 2021 Garden Bird Watch, then you only have until 15th February to submit your results.  You can find out more here at www.rspb.org.uk/get-involved/activities/birdwatch/
Cotswold Pet Cremation

Cotswold Pet Cremation

Having lost our lovely collie a couple of months ago, there then came the difficult bit of what to do with her. Well, now Nellie is ‘planted’ outside my office where in the spring I shall pop down some wildflower mix, to brighten up that corner of the paddock near the...
A Soggy Walk

A Soggy Walk

It’s Thursday 28th January read rain gauge – 20 mm last night and possibility of snow on the weekend. But for those brave souls off for a walk – what will you see? Fortunately most of the Cotswolds is relatively free draining, nonetheless you will...
Business Grant Updates

Business Grant Updates

For the very latest news from your Local Authority on the Business Grants that are available due to Covid-19 and the current lockdown please click below: Cheltenham Borough Council Cotswold District Council  Forest of Dean District Council  Gloucester City Council ...
Warning Over Increased Burglaries

Warning Over Increased Burglaries

Police in the Cotswolds are warning residents to be vigilant after a spate of burglaries in the Chipping Campden area. Three burglaries are reported to have taken place on Monday evening (18 January) with offenders gaining entry to properties. The first burglary was...
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