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People For You is now in its 11th year, providing a much valued volunteer befriending service in the communities of Fairford, Lechlade and neighbouring villages.

People For You offers regular companionship at a time when a person might be feeling cut off from their community. We provide an ever expanding high-quality service to prevent and reduce isolation and loneliness. I am delighted to announce that People For You has agreed funding from The Friends of Fairford & Lechlade

If you feel you would benefit from having a regular visitor, please do get in touch with Sue who will call to visit you or, if you have an hour to spare a week, again please get in touch.

Sue.peopleforyou@grcc.org.uk

Mobile: 07810 630167
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Fairford Town Council

World Clean Up Day ! Help tidy up the town of Fairford meet in the car park near the church from 3pm on September 21st !Together we can make a difference 💚🌎♻️🚯 ... See MoreSee Less

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A new date has been announced for the launch of Cotswold District Council’s increased waste collection service. The new service will include:

Separate food and garden waste collection
Weekly food waste collection
Fortnightly garden waste service
Fortnightly dry recycling collection
Fortnightly refuse collection
More materials recycled at the kerbside (small electricals, textiles, batteries)
New recycling sacks for cardboard and additional larger food waste caddies

CDC Councillors this week decided that the new service will begin at the end of March 2020. The council had planned to go live in November but after reviewing the project the new administration has concluded there was a high risk that the date would not be achieved.

A successful launch was endangered by a number of issues - particularly that new vehicles would not be delivered and ready in time for the November date.

Councillor Andrew Doherty said: “Recycling and waste collection is a service that touches every resident in the Cotswolds. It’s vitally important that it is delivered well and that changes are planned and communicated properly. Since the new CDC administration started work we’ve reviewed the project and come to the conclusion that there were significant risks that we couldn’t and shouldn’t ignore.”

“November launch dates also meant that no-deal Brexit uncertainty added risks to the shipment of parts and equipment and to the timely onward transfer of our recycling.”

“While the new service is delayed it does have the benefit to residents that the weekly garden waste service will continue, in line with our manifesto commitment.”

“The new service will bring some big improvements to our waste collection and recycling. It will be more environmentally friendly and allow residents to recycle more than ever before.”
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Springfield Road #Quenington - Carriageway patching work taking place Weds 15th & Fri 17th May. A road closure will be in place 0700 - 1900 daily whilst the work is undertaken. A diversion will be in place for the duration of the work #yourhighways

We are seeking nominations for our Fairford Festival Young Ambassador 2019-20 to recognise and honour young people in our community who have gone the extra mile to make a difference. To find out more https://t.co/XNtOdWOOJf
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Wow! Over 40 people have joined in with the #greatspringclean in #Fairford today. Thank you! Together we will help #keepbritiantidy

#NEV is out in the Cotswolds today, Fairford am and Lechlade pm. Come along and talk to us about home security and crime prevention advice. Pickup your FREE window alarm 🚨 when you sign up to Your Community Alerts. #NeighbourhoodPolicing #Cotswolds

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