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.
Come along, grab some food from local restaurants and join us under the Dursley marketplace for another family-friendly evening.
Councillors and local Labour Party members are to write to Lloyds Bank asking them to reconsider their decision to close the Dursley branch.
A Labour Party petition calling for Universal Credit claimants in Cam, Dursley and the Berkeley Vale to be allowed to sign on locally has been put on hold after MP David Drew and GL11 negotiated a deal with the Job Centre.
Branch member and Stroud District Council leader Doina Cornell last month spoke at an English Labour Network event in Stroud, where she attacked the “anti-socialist trope that you can’t be both patriotic and socialist”.
Trevor Hall has won the Stroud district council by-election in Dursley.
The proposals from the Boundary Commission, which will see Berkeley, Newtown and Sharpness remaining in Stroud, were described by district council leader Doina Council as an “undemocratic power grab.”
Having listened to residents and traders, our Labour councillors have called for a pause in the car parking review … but the issues of congestion, the environment and huge government cuts to the council’s budget still remain.
Visitors to Cam’s Great Get Together event on Sunday raised £60 for the Jo Cox Foundation.
The Great Get Together comes to Cam at the weekend with the community coming together to host a day of fun, football and fun at Cam Cricket Club.