During the first meeting of the new council since the recent local elections, Cllr Bennett announced that events he had organised had raised almost £559 each for Garrison Girls and Scoo-B-Doo - a grand total of about £1,117.
This incredible live show, which tours for up to 40 weeks per year, is in its 16th year and has been seen by over 4.8 million people in 59 countries, including the USA, China and Russia, but has rarely visited the UK – until now.
Circus Pazaz will be giving three one-hour shows in a Big Top on Broadway Village Green on Saturday, July 4.
Called the Skills for Stroud Work Experience Charter, it is part of the council’s commitment to improve employment prospects for young people.
Cllr Annett, who lives in Chipping Campden and represents Campden and Vale ward for the Conservatives, was previously the vice-chairman and that role will now be filled by Cllr Julian Beale.
Ali Grant, who is known for her sculptures, studied the famous garden and the work the National Trust does to maintain it.
Visitors to the historic Gloucestershire castle will experience the sights and sounds of a popular 17th Century sport on Sunday, May 24, when the historic family home provides the perfect vantage point from which to watch deerhound racing on the fields next to the castle.
The adventurer, broadcaster and writer will be leading a day of activities at The Lakes by yoo, the elegant lakeside lodge estate at Coln Park, near Lechlade, from 10am to 4pm.
KidsArcade is a nomadic children’s pop up showcasing a selection of labels and brands including fashion, toys and everything in between.
The exhibition, which runs from Saturday, June 13, to Sunday, June 21, will offer a snapshot of the society’s important work including conserving textiles from stately homes, churches and places of historic interest.
The Lord Chamberlain’s Men, an award-winning company, return to Batsford for the third year running on Thursday, July 9, with their magical production of Twelfth Night.
By David WoodTwo best friends from the Cotswolds who both endured surgery to correct major curvature of their spines are organising a tea party to raise money for the national scoliosis charity.
To improve safety and to give better access to businesses, the county council has proposed to make some permanent changes to the waiting, loading and parking restrictions in Stroud town centre.
“If it’s got a label, don’t touch it,” curator Lyn Cluer Coleman advises helpfully as we walk past a table of odds and ends that just might have been one of the exhibits.
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The Great Chelsea Garden Challenge tasks budding garden designers with a new gardening challenge each day, and last night’s episode was hosted in the beautiful grounds of the local landmark.
The new restaurant, deli and foodshop will be positioned on Regent Street, bringing a modern approach to Italian all-day dining.
David Gander, from Penryn, will set off from Lechlade-on-Thames on Thursday (May 14) on his journey to Southend-on-Sea for Sea Sanctuary, a Cornish-based pioneering charity that delivers emotional health education on board classic sailing boats at a land-based creative workshop.
Since 2013 Gloucestershire County Council has been participating in the bulk buying scheme to help people get cheaper gas and electricity by working together.