January 2020


 Have your say: Cotswold District Council Budget Consultation 2020/21 

Cotswold District Council (CDC) is launching a budget consultation in
January to gather views from residents and businesses as possible to
help inform Council ahead of making a decision on the budget in
February. The consultation will run for three full weeks from MONDAY,

To enable your support with this campaign we have prepared a briefing
pack for you with all the relevant information you will need to assist
in communicating the importance for residents to engage with our

Relevant Documents:

·                Briefing pack, please access here:

·                Budget consultation FAQs, please access here:

·                Link to online survey –

·                Printable survey, please access here:

If you have any questions on this, please do get in touch.

Kind Regards,

Oliver Somervell

Communications Specialist, Cotswold District Council


The Corinium Museum in Cirencester is delighted to announce it has installed new state of the art cinema equipment and will be screening a
full programme of Royal Opera House and Royal Shakespeare Company live

The new equipment and live screenings have been kindly sponsored by
local solicitors Sewell Mullings Logie. The Royal Opera House’s Live
Cinema Season 2019/20 will showcase 6 Operas and 6 Ballets, all
broadcast live from Covent Garden. There will also be a special
screening of the Christmas Classic ‘The Nutcracker’ that originally
aired in 2016.

Amanda Hart, Museum Director, said: _”The live screenings are proving to
be very popular with every screening selling out. What’s nice for the
museum is that it attracts a completely different audience who otherwise
may not visit us.”_

Erica Burrows, Manging Partner Sewell Mullings Logie, said: _”We are
delighted to sponsor the new cinema equipment at the Corinium Museum.
The Museum’s cinema screenings bring world class productions to the
heart of Gloucestershire.”_

The exciting programme of screenings will include:

·       THE NUTCRACKER (The Royal Ballet), 17 December, 7.15pm

·       LA BOHEME (Royal Opera House Live), 29 January, 7.45pm

·       MARSTON AND SCARLETT (Royal Ballet Live), 25 February, 7.15pm

·       FIDELIO (Royal Opera House Live), 17 March, 7.15pm

·       SWAN LAKE (Royal Ballet Live), 1 April, 7.15pm

·       CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA/ PAGLIACCI (Royal Opera House Live), 21
April, 7pm

·       ELEKTRA (Royal Opera House Live), 18 June, 7.45pm

Tickets cost £17 per adult or £15 for Members. To book please call
into the Corinium Museum or telephone 01285 655611, alternatively book
online at www.coriniummuseum.org

New Year Refuse Collections

For changes to the New Year Refuse Collections, please click HERE to see the calendar.

Christmas tree shredding


Please note that real Christmas trees can be taken to the following Garden Centres after Christmas Day for recycling up until 12 January 2019. (Once collected they are turned into peat-free compost):

  • Dobbies Garden Centre, Cirencester, GL7 6EU
  • Batsford Garden Centre, Batsford, GL56 9QB (will be taking trees from 6th January)
  • Hillier Garden Centre, Lechlade, GL7 3DP

Residents who subscribe to our garden waste recycling collection service will be able to recycle their used real Christmas trees by placing them in their green coloured bin. Please ensure that the tree is broken into manageable lengths so that it will fit comfortably in the bin, with the lid completely closed – plastic to plastic.

For queries and further information about the Christmas collections and general information about the waste and recycling services, please log on to www.cotswold.gov.uk(opens in a new window) or contact the CDC Waste Hotline on 01285 623123.

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