Cllr Joe Harris

Joe is the Lib Dem County, District and Town Councillor for Cirencester Park and the Mayor of Cirencester Learn more

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Residents Rejecting Parking Proposals

by joeharris on 23 March, 2014

Residents across Cirencester are rejecting new on-street parking proposals put forward by the Cirencester Parking Partnership. The plans would see on-street parking meters introduced in many parts of the town centre, as well as residents having to park hundreds of meters from their homes. Cllr Joe Harris has led the calls to see the proposals […]

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Have your say on new Parking Proposals

by joeharris on 1 March, 2014

The Cirencester Parking Partnership led by Gloucestershire County Council open their consultation for new on-street parking proposals in the centre of Cirencester on Monday 3rd March. The new plans include the introduction of on-street parking meters which Cllr Joe Harris has hit out at. “It is important that you have your say about the new plans, there […]

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Lib Dems cut the cost of a Parking Permit

by joeharris on 28 February, 2014

  Liberal Democrat Councillors secured a cut in the cost of a resident’s parking permit at Wednesday’s budget meeting in Gloucester. Gloucestershire County Council voted to support Lib Dem plans to cut the price of a permit from £80 to £50, a move welcomed by Cirencester County Councillor Joe Harris. Cllr Harris said: “I’m delighted […]

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Council makes £1.5 million profit from parking charges

by joeharris on 23 September, 2013

New figures released by Cotswold District Council show that it made a profit of £1.5 million from parking charges across the Cotswolds. Unaudited figures for the year ending March this year show that the Council had income of £2.2 million from its car parks and spent £817,000 on costs associated with them. Residents across the […]

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Joe Harris welcomes Lib Dem candidate for MP

by joeharris on 22 September, 2013

Cotswold Liberal Democrats have selected their high profile leader on Cotswold District Council as their new Parliamentary Candidate. Cllr Paul Hodgkinson’s selection comes just four months after he stunned the Conservatives by becoming the first Lib Dem to win the so-called ‘true blue’ seat of Bourton and Northleach in this May’s county council elections. The […]

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I think its important that Cirencester residents get the best opportunity to have their say on the Market Place redevelopment plans, this week you get to have your say! All week at the Niccol Theatre (Brewery Arts theatre) the plans for the Market Place are on show and you have the opportunity to drop in […]

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Joe wins Cirencester landslide

by joeharris on 5 May, 2013

Cllr Joe Harris was elected to Gloucestershire County Council  in a landslide result on May 2nd. The newly created Cirencester Park division comprises of the Cirencester Chesterton, Park and Watermoor wards and Joe’s result cements the excellent Lib Dem results in the District Council elections two years ago. The full result was: Joe Harris (LD) […]

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Joe Harris has revealed six issues he and the Liberal Democrat group would like to get implemented if elected to the County Council on 2nd May. 1. Fix our potholes properly Joe and the Lib Dem group will invest in additional repairs to our roads and footways to repair the damage left after eight years of Tory neglect. […]

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Car Parking Charges – Action!

by joeharris on 19 February, 2013

We all agree that parking charges in Cirencester are unfair and the town is suffering as a result. This coupled with 24/7 parking charges introduced into the Brewery Car Park (which CDC haven’t ruled out introducing into all car parks) means Cirencester faces an uncertain economic future. We’ve all had enough. February 26th is budget day in the […]

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On-street Parking Proposlas rejected by Town Council

by joeharris on 23 January, 2013

Cirencester Town Council have rejected on-street parking proposals put forward by the Cirencester Parking Partnership at a Council meeting attended by just under 100 local residents. The proposals would mean that most streets in the centre of Cirencester would have the residents parking permit scheme. Deputy Mayor of Cirecnester, Cllr Joe Harris who led the charge to reject the […]

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