Quotes and excerpts from councillors and other Stroud notables
This would have been his last meeting
Personally I am disappointed that over the last two or three years he hasn't supported us as much as I would have liked, such as with the library and youth centre closures.
He hasn't stood up for Nailsworth.
The three problems here are gridlock, pollution and accidents. After the latest death on this road which happened on Easter Sunday, I just want something done about it.
We have had politicians going up to Westminster to lobby about the road before but I decided to bring Westminster here.
Although homophobia is rightly on the decrease in the UK, it still remains an issue for some gay people who are subject to bullying and threats.
I have previously asked CDC’s leader Cllr Lynden Stowe to be bold and generous on this issue but it fell on deaf ears. Small rural schools like Chedworth, Southrop and North Cerney pay as much as £1,000 each year for this, when their budgets are stretched.
The scheme does not include the entire town but a sizable chunk. The research shows that lowering the speed limit improves the safety and the environment so we, as a council, support this.
We are pleased with the huge response from the public in the consultation and that the NHS Gloucestershire board has listened to the people.
There is no doubt that we, as a community, do not want our health services to be run by a public provider. We are very proud ...
The town council has been involved with this campaign from the start and will continue to take an active role in ensure our hospital and local health care staff remain in the NHS. This has been a victory for the campaign and especially for Mr Lloyd. The case was not ...
My objective is to look at climate change. I would maintain that every community in the world has got to start add-ressing this."His seven-point personal plan included the key proposal to work towards making Stroud a "no plastic bag zone"."With the help of the business community I want ...
I am disappointed not to have been given the opportunity to give evidence in my defence and to ask some pertinent questions about why the case was brought against me in the first place
It is obvious that the cull has failed.
We do not need a Gloucestershire scrutiny task group to determine that this inhumane trial should be abandoned. It has failed on every count, and perhaps more worryingly it held out a false promise to farmers that it would help reduce bTB ...
Good meeting with @PotatoCouncil discussed nutritiousness & healthiness of British potatoes @thepotatogirls @FlTNESS pic.twitter.com/4lh09VbxG3
I am very pleased to have been chosen by the Labour Party to stand for election next year, I would like the opportunity to work on behalf of Nailsworth and Horsley as part of the Labour-led group of parties who run the Council in co-operation at the moment.
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