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The group ‘Cheltenham Together’ ran a debate in their Life's Big Questions series on ‘Homelessness, How can we solve it in Cheltenham?’ which I attended, hoping to deepen my understanding of the local situation.

Homelessness – report on ‘Cheltenham Together’ debate on May 9th 2018

The group ‘Cheltenham Together’ ran a debate in their Life's Big Questions series on ‘Homelessness, How can we solve it in Cheltenham?’ which I attended, hoping to deepen my understanding... Read more

Our candidate for Oakley in the upcoming Borough Council Elections, Liz Ashley, kindly took time out from her busy schedule of campaigning and canvassing to answer some questions from Labour Members and Supporters. Here is part three of that interview

Interview: Liz Ashley for Oakley (Part Three)

Our candidate for Oakley in the upcoming Borough Council Elections, Liz Ashley, kindly took time out from her busy schedule of campaigning and canvassing to answer some questions from Labour... Read more

Our candidate for Oakley in the upcoming Borough Council Elections, Liz Ashley, kindly took time out from her busy schedule of campaigning and canvassing to answer some questions from Labour Members and Supporters. Here is part two of that interview

Interview: Liz Ashley for Oakley (Part Two)

Our candidate for Oakley in the upcoming Borough Council Elections, Liz Ashley, kindly took time out from her busy schedule of campaigning and canvassing to answer some questions from Labour... Read more

Our candidate for Oakley in the upcoming Borough Council Elections, Liz Ashley, kindly took time out from her busy schedule of campaigning and canvassing to answer some questions from Labour Members and Supporters.

Interview: Liz Ashley for Oakley (Part One)

Our candidate for Oakley in the upcoming Borough Council Elections, Liz Ashley, kindly took time out from her busy schedule of campaigning and canvassing to answer some questions from Labour... Read more

The recent announcement of the proposed building of a new 900-pupil secondary school for Cheltenham is welcome news. Any investment in the education of young people at a time of such hard-faced austerity must be good for our town.

A new school for Cheltenham?

The recent announcement of the proposed building of a new 900-pupil secondary school for Cheltenham is welcome news. Any investment in the education of young people at a time of... Read more

In the summer of 2007 our home was flooded and we had to move out of our home for a year, with our three children under the age of ten. Pretty much everything in the downstairs of our house went on several large skips, including our kitchen and all the plaster, as walls were stripped back to the brick.

Flood Risk and the Cheltenham Plan

In the summer of 2007 our home was flooded and we had to move out of our home for a year, with our three children under the age of ten.... Read more

Over the past 15 years Cheltenham has become more diverse, multi-cultural and cosmopolitan. We have seen a growth in ethnic minorities which has been of great benefit in helping to promote more tolerance within the town.

Join the Campaign to Help Raise Awareness

Over the past 15 years Cheltenham has become more diverse, multi-cultural and cosmopolitan. We have seen a growth in ethnic minorities which has been of great benefit in helping to... Read more

Clare Moody, a Labour MEP for the South West region, spoke on Brexit, organised by Stroud CLP. Brief notes from the talk:

Notes from Brexit Talk by Clare Moody

Clare Moody, a Labour MEP for the South West region, spoke on Brexit, organised by Stroud CLP. Brief notes from the talk: Read more

Like many people in the UK, I am proud of the NHS and anxious about its future. My own family has had excellent healthcare, but news headlines emphasise failure and huge strain on the system, both from insufficient funding and from staff leaving due to Brexit. My prior knowledge is limited but I have read 1) that we are spending less on our healthcare than comparable European countries, and 2) that the American privatised system results in far greater spending overall for poorer or similar outcomes. However, it seems that our Government is turning towards American style privatisation rather than to Europe.

“What’s Happening to The NHS?” - report from the Stroud NHS conference 24th February 2018

Like many people in the UK, I am proud of the NHS and anxious about its future. My own family has had excellent healthcare, but news headlines emphasise failure and... Read more

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One hundred years ago, the efforts of countless women over generations to win their democratic rights as citizens of the United Kingdom came to fruition with the passing of two Acts of Parliament.

Women’s Suffrage 2018

One hundred years ago, the efforts of countless women over generations to win their democratic rights as citizens of the United Kingdom came to fruition with the passing of two... Read more

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