If you would like to make a donation

The Gloucestershire flood relief fund. A local fund has been set up by the Mayor of Gloucester to help people in the city who’ve been affected by the flooding.

The British Red Cross has launched an ‘unprecedented’ appeal to help communities affected by recent floods throughout the UK.

The RSPCA has launched an emergency appeal to help its flood rescue work. So far during the flooding, inspectors have been involved in a series of rescue operations, including saving 200 cattle from a flooded field, evacuating 64 dogs from flooded kennels, and rescuing 16 people and four dogs in Gloucestershire.

If you want to volunteer

Contact the Cheltenham volunteer centre – 01242 257737 – they would love to hear from you.

If you have furniture to recycle

Contact the Gloucestershire furniture recycling project. They can accept donations of furniture for flood victims and provide replacement items for those less fortunate.

Contact Reclaim. A community reuse enterprise that redistributes good quality household items, including furniture and electrical items, to people on low incomes in the Cheltenham area. To donate household items call 01242 228823.

Use Stroud District Council’s furniture donation web page. An easy way to make a real difference to someone less fortunate.

If you have paint to recycle

Contact RePaint. A community RePaint scheme run in conjunction with Reclaim. End of line and other surplus paint is collected, checked and made available to community groups, community centres, voluntary groups and people on low incomes.

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Lypiatt Terrace in Montpellier, Cheltenham, was built around 1847 and is Grade II listed. The terrace is set back from the road and designed in an Italianate style, reflecting the architectural extravagance of the Victorian era. Info from Cheltonia. #chel

The Farmers' Market is on today on the Promenade. It's moved in front of the Long Gardens temporarily due to the bus diversions :seedling::tulip::cake::bread::green_apple::strawberry:#cheltenham #farmersmarket #shoplocal #freshproduce #market #wearecbc

The Imperial Fountain just off the corner of Imperial Square and Trafalgar Street. #publicart #Cheltenham

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