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Cotswold recycling rates rocket during first week of new waste service

Recycling soared by 30% in the first week of Cotswold District Council’s new waste collection service.

More than 140 tonnes of recyclables were collected last week compared to just over 110 tonnes under the old service a fortnight previously.

During the same five days, the amount of non-recyclable landfill waste collected has fallen by more than 50%.

Cllr Mark Tufnell, Portfolio Holder for the Environment, said: “The overriding aim of the new service is to reduce the amount of rubbish we send to landfill sites and to increase the amount of waste we recycle, so these initial figures ar

Ebrington Village Fete - a fantastic afternoon for all the family

Saturday 12th July - 14.00 Ebrington Cricket Ground
Something for everyone - Family Dog Show and Agility Event, Chipping Campden School Swing Band, The Westminster Morris Men, Birds of Prey and Ebrington Arms Beer Festival Tent ( 14.00 - 19.00) - a traditional Cotswold village fete.

Bench makes it's mark at Simon Chorley Art & Antiques

The highlight of Simon Chorley's fine art sale on Thursday 26th June was undoubtedly Lot 665, an Irish early 19th century. While the seat had suffered some damage and a poor varnish, it ticked enough of the right boxes to realize a sale topping £26,000 against an estimate of £1500-£2000.

Ebrington Safari Supper in aid of St Eadburgha's Church Organ Fund

Saturday 5th July at 7.00 pm - Meet at Ebrington Village Hall
Safari Suppers get their name from the fact that people travel from house to house for a three course meal. Hence "Going on Safari". Each host prepares one course of a three course meal and hosts upto 10 guests who have starters at one venue and then move on to another host for the main course with  everybody arriving  back at Ebrington Village Hall for the final course of "puds" and coffee.

Cotswolds MP hears positive news from Europe

Cotswolds MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, in his capacity as the Shadow Minister for International Trade and Development, has spent two days in Brussels meeting with the Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Alan Duncan MP and the rest of his Shadow departmental team, and meeting with senior trade representatives at the European Parliament.

Middle Quinton Eco Town proposals slammed in letter from Cotswold MP to Caroline Flint MP

With the consultation on the 15 short listed eco town locations across the country due to close on Monday 30th June, Cotswold MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown has sent a detailed letter of opposition to the proposed site at Long Marston, also know as Middle Quinton, which borders on the Northern edge of the Cotswold constituency.

Saul Canal Festival 2008 - Working to Restore the Cotswold Waterways

Friday 4th July- Sunday 6th July - Saul Canal Junction, Frampton-on-Severn, Glos, GL2 7LA
The Saul Canal Festival is about restoration. A concept forged over thirty years ago with the formation of the Stroudwater Canal Society. The event is designed to attract media attention, people and funds to facilitate the re-establishment of the link between the rivers Thames and Severn. The event takes place at Saul Junction, an unusual "waterway crossroads" where the Gloucester-Sharpness Canal intersects the soon to be restored Stroudwater Navigation.
The Mission - "Helping to bring Cotswolds Waterways back to life by raising funds in an entertaining and educational way"

Summer Blockbuster Sale at Simon Chorley Art & Antiques

Thursday 26th June 2008- Simon Chorley, Prinknash Abbey Park, Gloucestershire GL4 8EX
The forthcoming summer blockbuster sale is full of interesting collections and is sure to generate a lot of interest from a variety of buyers and collectors.

A fine collection of Chinese Pottery for Sale at Simon Chorley Art & Antiques

Thursday 26th June 2008- Simon Chorley, Prinknash Abbey Park, Gloucestershire,GL4 8EX
A sale of a fine collection of Chinese Pottery and Porcelain. Four private collections, all from Gloucestershire, containing examples from the Song dynasty (960-1279) right through to the 19th century, will be sure to get the collector's attention.

Spanish Afternoon at Edward Sheldon Independent Wine Merchants

Saturday 5th July 1.00pm - 4.00pm Edward Sheldon Ltd, 6 New Street, Shipston-on-Stour.
Come to Edward Sheldon and join them for a relaxed afternoon of Spanish wines and tapas.

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