Cheltenham Environment ENVIRONMENT NEWS

A more sustainable future: are universities promoting sustainable travel?

Are our Universities sustainable? More importantly, are our universities promoting sustainable travel? With transport becoming the most polluting sector in the United Kingdom it’s important we look to our universities to see if they are doing everything in their power to encourage sustainable travel with their students. Looking locally, the University of Gloucestershire seems to […]

EDUCATION NEWS

Britain is at the forefront of a “technology revolution” – Phillip Hammond’s budget looks to match European partners

Mathematic’s and Technology are clearly the priorities of Phillip Hammond’s 2017 budget as he begins to make Britain a lead force in the technological age. Hammond’s vision for a science and technology-based future has promised a £600 boost to schools and colleges for every extra sixth-former who takes A-level or core maths; more than £80million will be […]

NEWS POLITICS

Housing development in Green Belt area faces fierce objection from over 600 local residents

Plans for the construction of 500 new homes in the Shurdington area have faced heavy criticism over concerns with traffic, recreation and development issues. The development comprises of up to 500 homes, 40% of these being affordable housing, a community hub, offices and shopping facilities. Concerns the development would make the current road congestion on the A46 […]