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The Cotswolds AONB needs you
The Cotwolds Conservation Board currently have 3 vacancies for Secretary of State appointees to the Conservation Board
Bob Skillern from Gloucestershire County Council Highways Department has sent the below notifications of installation of broadband cabinets.
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Information on Christmas and New Year Waste & Recycling Collections from Cotswold District Council
Cotswold District Council’s waste and recycling collection service provider, Ubico Ltd, will not be making collections on Thursday 25, Friday 26 December and also Thursday 1 January.
However, the crews will be working on Saturday 27 December and Saturday 3 and 10 January to catch up, and the revised collection schedule will be as follows:
Week commencing Monday 22 December 2014
Collection schedule will return to normal on the week beginning Monday 12 January 2015
DEADLINE FOR COMMENTS HAS NOW PASSED
COTSWOLD DISTRICT COUNCIL REF:
A planning application has been made for a change of use of land to the north east of the existing allotments. This land is currently not cultivated, but the applicants (Strutt & Parker, agents for the landowner) are seeking to establish that it is suitable for allotments.
The Parish Council is saddened to report that in recent months there has been unauthorised
In one area of the cemetery, trees were felled and shrubs cleared away, leaving a void where there
Such activities are unlawful and amount to criminal damage, and will not be tolerated by the Parish
Mrs Sharon Henley
New Parish Clerk
As from 19th August 2014, the Parish Council has a new Clerk, Mrs. Sharon Henley.
Local Authority Mortgage Scheme (LAMS)
Cotswold District Council and Lloyds Bank has launched their first joint venture to provide a Local Authority Mortgage Scheme (LAMS) to help Cotswold residents get on the housing ladder. The scheme is designed for first time buyers who can afford mortgage repayments but don’t have enough savings for a large deposit.
It is hoped this scheme will help between 20 and 30 local buyers purchase a property in the area worth up to £237,500 provided they can put down a minimum deposit of 5%. CDC has set aside £1 million to provide a cash-backed indemnity worth up to 20% of the value of the applicant’s mortgage enabling them to access a 95% mortgage at a lower interest rate offered to applicants with a larger deposit.
It is a win, win, win situation. The deal allows local first-time buyers to own a property in its entirety without having to save for a large deposit and can access a lower interest rate mortgage.