CHELTENHAM 2020 CRIME CRISIS PROJECT NEWS

Cuts to Gloucester Crown court sitting days called ‘catastrophic’ by barrister

The Leader of the Western Circuit, Kate Brunner QC, has compiled a report showing how justice is being denied to users of the criminal justice system in Gloucestershire. The report, ‘This Doesn’t Look Like Justice’, outlines the national problem: cuts to court sitting days and how this reduction in operating hours has led to complainants […]

CHELTENHAM 2020 ENTERTAINMENT

Where There is Light: A look at the interactive art exhibition at the Cathedral

‘Beautiful’, ‘tranquil’, and ‘hypnotic’ are just some of the words being used to describe a new light display which pays tribute to work supporting refugees and asylum seekers.    The interactive art is on show inside Gloucester Cathedral to mark 20 years of Gloucestershire refugee charity, GARAS. Gloucestershire Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers (GARAS) […]

CHELTENHAM 2020 ENVIRONMENT NEWS POLITICS

The Cheltenham Plan: Over 11,500 new homes to be built in Cheltenham by 2031.

Cheltenham is set to embark on its largest expansion since the Second World War if final plans are approved early next year as part of the ‘Cheltenham Plan’. The proposals, centred around making sure Cheltenham is ready for the future, aims to provide enough housing, employment and infrastructure to cope with the rising population over […]