Emergency Community Fund

Tewkesbury Borough Council has launched a COVID-19 Emergency Community Fund to help communities as they respond to exceptional challenges over the coming months.

Local Business Grants

In response to COVID-19, the government has shared details of its grant funding package, which is available to eligible businesses across Tewkesbury Borough.

Help For Community Sports Groups

As the country deals with coronavirus (Covid-19), know sport and physical activity organisations are facing a hugely difficult period of time. To help combat this, Sport England have launched a £20 million hardship fund. 

COVID-19 Information & FAQ

The single most important action we can all take, in fighting coronavirus, is to stay at home in order to protect the NHS and save lives.

Everyone must now stay at home except in exceptional circumstances, only leaving for the following very limited purposes:

Covid-19: Does your neighbour need your help?

Gloucestershire's community help hub telephone number is live!

As you know, we must do all we can to help those in our communities that are likely to become more isolated as measures are put in place to delay the spread of Covid-19.

Tewkesbury Foodbank

Tewkesbury Foodbank are running low on supplies and need your support. Over 90% of the food distributed by foodbanks in network is donated by the public – that’s why your food donations are vital!

BBC postpone licence fee changes

As early at 1997, when I was first elected, I supported a Ten Minute Rule Bill which proposed providing free television licences to those over 75. I was very disappointed to hear that the BBC decided to no longer fund TV licences for over 75s.

Funding for the A417 - Budget Statement 2020

I welcome todays budget statement which announced that investment will reach record levels over the next five years, benefitting families and businesses in all corners of the country. 

Flooding update

The Environment Agency encourage all those who may be at risk of flooding to remain vigilant and take steps to protect themselves by:

Flooding- Question to the Environment Secretary

Yesterday I asked the George Eustice, the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to look into the housing development at Twigworth, which was allowed on appeal in 2017.