Campaigners have today delivered a petition to the office of Stroud’s MP Siobhan Baillie, calling on her to cancel the cut to Universal Credit that will see more than 5,000 local families £220 worse off by Christmas.
Labour councillors have secured a committment from council officers to think again about bus services to Cam and Dursley railway station.
Cam and Uley Family Practice have recently asked NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group to consider proposals to withdraw all services from Uley.
Dursley residents have launched a campaign – and a Facebook page – to save Treetops Nursery in the town.
Labour Party members in Berkeley, Cam and Dursley have selected their candidates – Natalie Bennett and Wendy Thomas – to stand in next year’s Gloucestershire County Council elections.
Speaking to local residents at the weekend, the biggest issue raised was the dangerous state of the road.
Jobs, cheaper transport links and truly affordable housing are needed if rural areas are to be able to thrive and attract younger people to stay in our communities, Danae Savvidou told a Labour Party conference in Bristol last weekend.
Councillors and local Labour Party members are to write to Lloyds Bank asking them to reconsider their decision to close the Dursley branch.
Labour Party members in Cam, Dursley and Berkeley have condemned plans to suppress voter turnout in general and local elections by forcing people to show photo ID at the polling station.
A Dursley mother yesterday took to the national stage to accuse the Conservative government of turning the welfare state into a trap of ‘pain, suffering and humiliation’.