According to statistics Global waste production will increase by 70% in 2050, the world could run out of rainforests by 2100, food in 2050 and fish in 2048. With less than 20% of waste being recycled each year it’s important for someone to speak out and raise these issues with the younger generation. Branch aims […]
The organisers of a protest in Stroud against lockdown were given a £10,000 fine by local police, after giving a speech about ‘standing up to tyranny’. The freedom rally in Stroud went ahead on Saturday (07/11/2020) against the ruling of Stroud Council, who had denied permission for the rally to take place. The event had […]
2019’s general; election saw huge UK wide losses for Labour, with many ‘safe seats’ either reducing in the majority or changing hands entirely. I’ve got in contact with Labour voters young and old to see what happened and if they changed the way they voted this time around. Carol Widd is a 70 year old […]
Here’s our Cheltenham 2020 politics breakdown, covering the election and local developments.
At yesterday’s Parliamentary General Election, I was a presiding officer at one of the hundreds of polling stations across the UK, and here’s a round-up of my observations.
It was a great moment for the local Conservative Party last night with the party winning all six seats across the county. This is the first time it’s happened since the 2010 general election, when Neil Carmichael won the Stroud seat from Labour MP David Drew. History has appeared to repeat itself, with Conservative candidate […]
People across the UK are heading to their local polling stations today to cast their vote in the 2019 General Election. The polls have been open since 7am and will close at 10pm, when votes will be counted and announced tomorrow. Around 46 million people are eligible to vote today, where democracy will decide the […]
Parties have been campaigning to win elections since before we can remember. With the rise of social media use, politicians have now found a new way to target voters. They began with door-to-door knocking, handing out leaflets and political speeches. Now we’re seeing TV adverts, online campaign videos, and social media adverts. Co-Founder of Who […]
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 […]
Joe Kennett and Amy Owen host a live broadcast with Cheltenham experts, discussing Cheltenham’s future. Guests include Kevan Blackadder, director of Cheltenham BID, David Entwistle, CEO of Vision 21 and arts journalist and actress Lisa Capener.