About the Town Council

Community and Town councils were formed by an act of parliament in 1894 to look after the interests of those who live within the town community. A Town Council like Lechlade’s is an elected body in the first tier of local government. The second and third tiers are Cotswold District Council, and Gloucestershire County Council…

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Cemetery

Lechlade Cemetery is located off the A417 Fairford Road (Downington). It is owned and maintained by Lechlade on Thames Town Council. Graves in Lechlade Cemetery are laid to lawn. There is also an area for the interment of cremated remains. Your Funeral Director will usually arrange burials and interment of cremated remains with us on…

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Local Authorities

Principal Authorities Gloucestershire County Council provide services that cover the whole county such as education, waste disposal and adult social care.  Issues such as potholes, street lighting, overgrown trees/hedges can be reported using the on-line portal Report It . Cotswold District Council provide local services such as refuse collection, environmental health, planning and health and leisure facilities.…

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