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Proclamation to the People of Stroud

HM Queen Elizabeth II

On Sunday 11th September 2022 the Mayor, Cllr Stella Parkes read a proclamation to the people of Stroud.

The proclamation of the new Sovereign is a centuries old tradition. The ceremony does not create a new King. It is simply an announcement of the accession which took place immediately on the death of the reigning monarch. In bygone days the ceremony would have been the means by which people learnt... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Sep 2022 10:18 by Admin team

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Proclamation Ceremony

Proclamation Ceremony

To mark the passing of our late Sovereign, Queen Elizabeth the Second, a ceremony will be held on the Subscription Rooms forecourt, George Street, Stroud, at 4pm on Sunday 11th September 2022.

The Mayor, Cllr Stella Parkes, will read a proclamation to the people of Stroud marking the beginning of our new King Charles III's reign.

The proclamation of the new Sovereign is a centuries old tradition. The... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Sep 2022 20:07 by Helen Bojaniwska

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Stroud Town Council is saddened by the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and joins the nation, and the world, to grieve the loss of an incredible life dedicated to service. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Royal Family at this deeply sad time.

Floral tributes
An area for floral tributes will be provided on the forecourt of the Subscription Rooms.

After the funeral the flowers will be collected... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Sep 2022 22:11 by Helen Bojaniwska

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Bigger than ever Grant Pot available

Stroud Mayor Stella Parkes (left) and Deputy Mayor Camilla Hale

Stroud groups and organisations wanting to make a difference in their community can apply for financial support from the Town Council.

"We set aside money to support a range of services and initiatives, from projects enabling the town to reduce its carbon footprint to providing services to improve the lives of residents," said Stroud Mayor Stella Parkes.

"As a result of Covid-19 and the lockdowns, we... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 09 Aug 2022 10:02 by Admin team

Tags: Community, Grants

Mayor in the Market

Cllr Stella Parkes Mayor of Stroud

Stroud's Mayor Stella Parkes is launching 'Mayor in the Market' so residents can come chat to her about town centre issues.

Cllr Parkes will be at the Shambles on Fridays (from 5 August) from 11.30am-12.30 and is keen to speak to people about their concerns.

The 'Meet the Mayor' sessions were first established by John Marjoram in the 1990s as a way for him to connect and collaborate with the community.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 03 Aug 2022 09:46 by Admin team

Tags: Community

Free Nature Detective Challenge

Chris Woolner, Green Spaces Manager, and Amanda R. Whittington

Take a walk on the wild side with a free audio tour for families visiting Stroud Old Cemetery.

The Stroud Nature Detective Challenge is an exciting free educational audio tour for children and their families visiting Stroud's Bisley Road Cemetery from July 23 and throughout August 2022.

Starting at The Monument, the tour is accessed using a smartphone to scan QR Codes positioned on posts around the cemetery.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Jul 2022 10:50 by Admin team

Tags: Community, Environment

Play Equipment at The Leazes

Stroud Deputy Mayor Camilla Hale at the revamped play area at The Leazes

Stroud Town Council has given a play area a new lease of life.

It has installed new play equipment in the field at The Leazes, behind Cotswolds Playhouse off Parliament Street.

The £33,000 project includes new swings and slide as well as a zip wire and climbing frame.

"The existing equipment was a bit tired and reaching the end of its life," said Chris Woolner, Green Spaces Manager.

"Two years ago,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 10:06 by Admin team

Tags: Community, Play

Stroud Railway Station Survey

Entrance to Stroud Railway Station from Cheapside

People using Stroud Railway Station are being asked to take part in a travel survey which will help shape plans for future improvements.

Stroud Town Council is running the survey in conjuction with the Gloucestershire Community Rail Partnership (GCRP) during July.

The aim of the survey is to find out how, when and why people use Stroud Station.

"We would encourage all people using the station to complete... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Jun 2022 09:49 by Admin team

Tags: Cycling, Parking, Travel, Walking

Levelling Up Fund Bid Proposals Revealed

L-R SDC Leader Doina Cornell, Stroud Town Council Regeneration Committee Chair Kevin Cranston, Stroud Town Mayor Stella Parkes

Stroud District Council Press Release: 1st June 2022

Plans are underway to submit a £15m+ bid to the Government's Levelling Up Fund which would see a series of exciting new projects improve Stroud for everyone.

Stroud District Council's Strategy and Resources Committee is being asked to approve the submission of the bid that represents a rare opportunity to rejuvenate highly visible areas in Stroud... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Jun 2022 13:00 by Admin team

Tags: Regeneration

Annual Town Awards 2022

Young Person 2022, Ed Scipio

A young man with disabilities has become a well-known character at the Subscription Rooms has been named Stroud's Young Person of the Year.

Ed Scipio, aged 22, received the honour last night (Wednesday) at the awards ceremony hosted by Stroud Town Council at the Sub Rooms.

"Ed is simply one of our very best volunteers – greets the audience as they arrive at the Subs and brightens everyone's day,"... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 May 2022 11:09 by Admin team

Tags: Awards, Community

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