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Bruton Knowles appointed on two commercial sites in Gloucester

Bruton Knowles has been appointed to jointly market two commercial estates both of which are located in Gloucester. Bruton Knowles will now act alongside Alder King to promote the estates which are owned by the Robert Hitchins Group.

Cotswold Inns & Hotels make it eight with Tetbury's Close Hotel

Close Hotel, the 16th century property in the market town of Tetbury, Gloucestershire - described as a ‘real jewel of the Cotswolds' - has been acquired by Cotswold Inns & Hotels in a deal brokered by specialist property adviser Christie + Co.

Iconic Pittville Hotel in Cheltenham sold to local businessman

One of Cheltenham's best known has been sold at the asking price after going into administration earlier this year.
Sector expert Peter Brunt from Colliers International said The Hotel in Cheltenham's Evesham Road has been bought by an undisclosed local businessman.

Have your say on housing in Gloucestershire

Residents in Gloucestershire are being asked to take part in the most important housing survey for three years.

The survey, which will arrive by post, will give all six district councils in Gloucestershire up-to-date information about the housing circumstances of local people.

Cotswold Council tax set to rise by 2.9%

Cotswold District Council's Cabinet met today and is recommending to council to increase its share of the council tax by 2.9%. This represents an increase of £3.98 per year or 7.5p per week for the average band D council tax payer. The increase is lower than the rate of inflation and the rise in state pensions.

New home for Cotswold housing advice service

Housing advice service HomeView is moving to Cotswold District Council’s Cirencester offices from 5th January 2009.

The HomeView service is currently provided on the Council’s behalf by Fosseway Living from its site on the Tetbury Road.

Housing on track in Cotswolds despite 'credit crunch' fears

Building work is continuing at three affordable housing sites in the Cotswolds, despite the recent 'credit crunch' affecting building sites throughout the country.

Cotswold District Council currently has affordable housing sites at Bourton-on-the-Water, as well as at two sites in Tetbury, and the Council believes that affordable homes could be available in the New Year on at least one of these sites.

Don’t lose your vote – register now

Cotswold District Council is carrying out its annual update of the register of electors by issuing a form to every home in the District over the next two weeks. If the details on the form have not changed, occupiers will be able to confirm their details by telephone by dialling 0800 197 4908 or register by logging on to

Free legal advice in Cotswolds as repossessions rise

New, free legal advice services have been launched for Cotswold householders facing repossession as the credit crunch starts to bite.

The number of mortgage repossessions is soaring, with the Council of Mortgage Lenders forecasting 45,000 cases nationally in 2008, compared with 27,100 last year.

Fosseway lets 98% of Cotswold homes to local people

The vast majority of homes let by the biggest housing association in the Cotswold District in the past 16 months have gone to local people, a report has revealed.

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