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New Cycle Storage at Station

Stroud Town Mayor Kevin Cranston with Chris Rule, GWR’s Interim Station Manager for the South Cotswolds.

Cyclists can take advantage of a new storage area at Stroud station thanks to a project supported by Great Western Railway and the town council.

The train operator teamed up with Stroud Town Council to provide 40 extra cycle parking spaces alongside the entrance to platform 2, which serves trains towards Gloucester.

Funding was secured from the town council (£13,000) and the Department for Transport's... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Sep 2020 15:13 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Cycling, Travel

Arson Attack in Park Gardens

Fire damage to Park Gardens shelter

Vandals have caused serious damage to a shelter in memory of those people from Stroud who sacrificed their lives for their country during the First World War.

The shelter in Park Gardens in Slad Road was set alight sometime Friday night.

Gloucestershire Fire Service was called to incident on Saturday morning and had to cut away some parts of the shelter.

Now the Town Council is calling for people who... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 15:04 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Community, Crime

Casual Vacancy in Trinity Ward September 2020

Stroud Town Council has councillor vacancy in Trinity ward. If you would like to help us to deliver our aim of serving the people of Stroud to create a thriving, sustainable community please read on for further information about how to apply and to check whether you are eligible.

The closing date for applications is the 23rd October 2020. The Council will consider applications at their meeting on 2... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 12:34 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Elections

Casual Vacancy in Central Ward September 2020

Following the resignation of Cllr Alice Campbell a casual vacancy has arisen in Central ward. Please see attached notice for more information.

Posted: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 12:23 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Elections

Walking and Cycling in Stroud

A46 at Merrywalks

Stroud Town Council is seeking your thoughts on how to promote more active travel in Stroud and the surrounding area.

The Coronavirus lockdown saw a significant decrease in the numbers of vehicles on the roads in and around Stroud town centre.

Social distancing measures put in place by the Town Council provided an opportunity to experience a Stroud not dominated by the car. More people also began to... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 28 Aug 2020 13:43 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Community, Cycling, Information, Road Safety, Travel, Walking

Casual Vacancy in Trinity Ward August 2020

Following the resignation of Cllr Steve Dechan a casual vacancy has arisen in Trinity ward. Please see attached notice for more information.

Posted: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 14:46 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Elections

Travelling Safely with Stagecoach

Mayor Kevin Cranston with Linda Baldwin of Stagecoach

Last week, Mayor of Stroud Kevin Cranston paid a visit to the Stagecoach bus depot on London Road to find out how bus travel is changing as we come out of lockdown.

Depot Manager, Joe Beckley, explained that from 1 September most services will be back to normal on routes in and around Stroud.

Passenger numbers on each bus are being managed to ensure safe social distancing at all times. With schools returning... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 09:08 by Admin team

Tags: Information

On-street Parking in Stroud Town Centre

Shoppers will be able to use on-street parking in Stroud town centre from Friday.

The easing of parking restrictions follows a review involving Stroud Town Council, Stroud District Council, Gloucestershire County Council and Stroud and District Chamber of Trade.

"With the changing of restrictions by the government it made sense for us to review our procedures for the town centre," said Stroud Town Mayor... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 10:18 by Admin team

Tags: Covid-19, Information

Lockdown Heroes Announced

The Stroud Pedallers

Stroud Town Council has been inundated with nominations for its Lockdown Heroes.

Good neighbours, postal workers and NHS staff were among the scores of nominations,

Among the winners are the Access Bike Project a group of young people who refurbished more than 40 bikes for key workers and helped set up the Stroud Pedallers, who delivered over 590 items to shielded and protected people during lockdown.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 04 Aug 2020 10:24 by Admin team

Tags: Awards, Community

New Councillor for Valley Ward

Councillor Jess McQuail

Jess McQuail has been co-opted on to Stroud Town Council to represent Valley Ward.

Jess, who works in the charity sector, has lived in the Valley ward for 13 years and is passionate about the town.

"I firmly believe that local actions can make a huge difference to the quality of life for local people
and am committed to working hard to make Stroud stronger, fairer and more climate friendly," said Councillor... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 10:48 by Admin team

Tags: Information

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