Councillor hits out after Council ‘Cock-up’ on Somerford Road

Councillor Joe Harris has hit out at Gloucestershire County Council and their Highways contractors after yellow lines on Somerford Road were unable to be painted because the authority failed to ensure traffic was cleared in advance.

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Pool makes a splash with Council cash

Kids have enjoyed a summer of swimming for £1 at Cirencester Open Air Pool thanks to grant funding from Gloucestershire County Council.

£5,000 from the children’s activity fund is available to each of the 53 electoral divisions in the county. Successful bids need the backing of the local county councillor, which in this case is Cllr Joe Harris.

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End to parking nightmare in sight

Local Councillors have welcomed news that yellow lines are finally about to be put down in several roads in Cirencester, ending what residents have described as a 'parking nightmare'. 

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Joe Harris vows to fight for Cirencester's Minor Injuries Unit

Joe Harris has promised to continue to fight to protect Cirencester's Minor Injury Units (MUIs) and other units across Gloucestershire after they were described as “a thing of the past”.

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Joe Harris calls for on-street parking review in Cirencester

Councillor Joe Harris is calling on Gloucestershire County Council to begin a review of on-street parking in Cirencester. 

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Joe sweeps aside opposition to retain Cirencester seat

A landslide victory saw Joe Harris re-elected as one of Cirencester's two County Councillors in the local elections.

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Impovments to library welcomed by Councillor Joe Harris

Cirencester Library will be lighting up the life of local children from April when a new sensory area, full of lighting, toys and other fun items, is created.

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Conservatives prevent Lib Dem Councillors from voting on Chesterton planning application

The Liberal Democrats have reacted angrily after the Conservatives voted to prevent local Councillors from voting on a controversial planning application to build 2350 houses on the edge of Cirencester.

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Cirencester's schools set to lose thousands in funding

Cirencester’s schools are set to loose out on hundreds of thousands of pounds under a newfunding formula being consulted upon by the Conservative government.

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Urgent solution needed on Cricklade Street

Cirencester’s County Councillor, Joe Harris has called for immediate action to address the number of vehicles driving down Cricklade Street after a boy has hit by a vehicle on Tuesday afternoon.

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