Agenda item


To receive announcements from:


a)         The Mayor

b)         Leader of the Council

c)         Members of the Cabinet

d)         Chairs of Committees

e)         Head of Paid Service


The Mayor


53.1    The Mayor informed Members that she had attended a short ceremony to lower the flag at North Warehouse to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day and had attended the national, virtual ceremony the previous day.


53.2    The Mayor announced that a service to mark the Battle Of Imjin was scheduled for 25 April 2021. A provisional date for the Annual Civic Service at the Cathedral had been set for 22 May 2021.


53.3    The Mayor read a short statement from the Mayor of Trier, one of Gloucester’s twin cities, expressing their belief in the partnership between the two cities and best wishes for emerging from the Covid-19 pandemic.


Members of the Cabinet


53.4    The Cabinet member for Planning and Housing Strategy, Councillor Gravells, announced that the Council was recruiting for a Planning Development Manager. The closing date for applications was 19 February and details were on the Council’s website.