Helping to Improve our Neighbourhood Together

 The Beeches Community Group is a voluntary group formed to look after the  interests  of the residents of the Beeches ward.  We are here to support all  residents in the Beeches Ward, respond to local needs, improve the Cirencester  community we live in  and our meetings are open to EVERYONE.

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NEWS & EVENTS 

May BCG Meeting is only days away

The May BCG meeting will be held on Thursday 12th May at 7pm. The meeting will take place at Ingleside, so please attend this week when we will  be discussing the regular Cirencester matters and any urgent matters that need to be discussed.

If you wish to make contact with Stuart please email chairman@beeches.org.uk or use the link on the website:

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Don't Forget - Clean for the Queen 

Don't forget that this Saturday the 12th of March at 10:00am at the parish church in Cirencester, local groups and volunteers will doing their bit to join in to do a massive community clean up in Cirencester.

Everyone is welcome to support this and members of the Beeches Community Group will be helping with this, along with other charities including the Cirencester Lions Club. 

If you are interested in joining up, please sign up on the website below, or just turn up on the day. 

http://www.cleanforthequeen.co.uk/home/2365

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News regarding the Town Centre Regeneration Project 

Work is commencing on 22nd February in the town centre and the Town Council has been working hard to ensure the centre of Cirencester is still open to local residents, businesses and visitors. This includes the continued provision of both the weekly Friday Charter Market and the fortnightly Farmer’s Market.
With effect from Friday the 26th February, the market will be temporarily re-located to the area adjacent to the church, around the war memorial and West Market Place. Additionally, the Town Council are looking forward to the opportunity to reinvigorate the current market provision and are seeking the views of the community to help shape Cirencester Markets’ future. If you wish to take part in the survey please visit www.cirencester.gov.uk or collect one from the Local Information Centre at Bingham House.

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Neighbourhood Watch 

For the latest Police Watchword Updates Click the image below

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Join the Hares in 2016!!

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'Free after Three' in Cirencester throughout 2016 

Cotswold District Council have extended their ‘free after three’ scheme for 12 months in the Brewery and Forum car parks in Cirencester.

The offer was due to end at the end of February, however, acknowledging that there will be some disruption in the centre of Cirencester during the Market Place refurbishment, Councillors have agreed that it would be beneficial to extend the offer at the Brewery and the Forum car parks until the end of February 2017.

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Cirencester Abbey Grounds Dog Survey

After many complaints regarding dog fouling in the Abbey Grounds, Cirencester Town Council has decided that when in the Abbey Grounds dogs are to be kept on the lead on the north side of the lake from the childrens play area down to Corinium Gate for a trial period from 15th March to 31st July 2016 to see if this addresses the issues.  

A questionnaire has been produced to look into these issues and give the public an opportunity to share views and make suggestions. The questionnaire accessed from thisa link:                                                                       Questionnaire

 

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Beeches Community Group & Local Councillors volunteer to lay gravel path in Beeches ward 

  

Below is an extract from a recent article published by the Wilts & Gloucestershire Standard on the 29th January following member of the Beeches Community Group volunteering to support Cirencester Town Council workers to upgrade the path. 

"TWO Cirencester town councillors have mucked in to help lay a gravel path in Beeches ward following recent bad weather.

Councillors Nigel Robbins and Stuart Tarr gathered a team of volunteers, after persuading the council to fund the laying of a special gravel mix surface to a footpath near the old railway line, after complaints from residents it had become difficult to walk on.

Stuart Tarr, councillor for Beeches ward, said: “The council has received a number of complaints from local residents regarding the mud and puddles on the pathway."

A copy of the full article can be found at the following link: W&GS Link 

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Clean for the Queen 

2016 sees the queens 90th Birthday and there is a new community project called Clean For -The Queen, which involves going around your community and cleaning up rubbish.

On Saturday the 12th of March at 10:00am at the parish church in Cirencester, local groups and volunteers will doing their bit for this amazing project. They would be pleased if you would join in to do a massive community clean up in Cirencester.

Everyone is welcome to support this and members of the Beeches Community Group will be helping with this, along with other charities including the Cirencester Lions Club. This is a great way to show the community that we do work together and we are out there to help!

If you are interested in joining up, please sign up on the website below and let me know that you're joining us. 

http://www.cleanforthequeen.co.uk/home/2365

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Public Consultation: Town Council Budget Tax Increases 2016

Cirencester Town Council is seeking comments from the public on the proposed budget and local council tax for 2016/17 and its medium term financial plan. In addition, the Town Council wishes to raise awareness relating to two County Council consultations on the Fire Service and Public Transport.

Further information is linked below including closing dates and if you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact Johan Newman, Office Services Manager @ CTC. 

PUBLIC CONSULTATION DOCUMENTS                        DRAFT BUDGET DOCUMENT 2016/17 

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Community Speed Watch Training

CIf you wish to train and join the Beeches Community Speedwatch Group please email: Keith Handley 

 

 

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