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Playgrounds Re-open on 4th July

Playgrounds Re-open on 4th July

We will be reopening our playgrounds at Daisy Bank, The Leazes, Uplands and Park Gardens from 4th July in line with the government's recent announcement.

We have completed a risk assessment, but it is impossible to fully eliminate all risk of contracting the Covid-19 virus (or any other infection) at a place like a playground, which can be frequented by large numbers of people. It is also unclear how... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Jul 2020 16:00 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Information

Black Lives Matter

In Stroud we pride ourselves on our history of tolerance and celebrate our town's history as a cradle for social reform movements. From the abolition of slavery, marked by the Paganhill arch, to more recent environmental movements, our town has often been at the forefront of campaigning for change.

Anyone who has seen the footage of the brutal killing of George Floyd cannot fail to feel the rage and... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 09 Jun 2020 12:51 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Community

We’re looking for Lockdown Heroes

We’re looking for Lockdown Heroes

Stroud Town Council wants to pay tribute to the town's Lockdown Heroes.

It is calling for people to nominate individuals or groups who have gone above and beyond to support others in the pandemic.

"At this time year we would usually hold our Annual Town Meeting where we would present our awards to people and organisations who have excelled in supporting our community," said Town Mayor Kevin Cranston.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 27 May 2020 10:42 by Admin team

Tags: Awards, Community

Spring 2020 Newsletter

Spring 2020 Newsletter

The About Town Spring newsletter has been published and is being delivered to households within the parish.

Posted: Tue, 26 May 2020 12:21 by Admin team

Tags: Information

Councillor vacancy in Valley ward

Stroud Town Council has councillor vacancy in Valley 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 10th July 2020. The Council will consider applications at their meeting on 20th July.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 May 2020 14:15 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Elections

VE Day celebrations

Stroud Town Council is encouraging people to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day on Friday and remember those who have sacrificed their lives.

"We know that many people in Stroud, who were planning special events and celebrations over the coming weekend to commemorate VE day, will be feeling disappointed that these cannot now go ahead under the current restrictions," said Town Mayor Kevin Cranston.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 May 2020 11:48 by Admin team

Tags: Information

Fund to support community groups responding to the Coronavirus pandemic

Stroud Town Council has launched a special fund to support community groups responding to the Coronavirus pandemic.

It has allocated a total of £10,000 for grants of up to £500 available to community groups working in Stroud Town Parish.

The purpose of the fund to is to support local voluntary sector agencies and community groups who are supporting vulnerable people during the Covid-19 crisis... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 12:24 by Admin team

Tags: Grants

COVID-19 Information for allotment holders

COVID-19 Information for allotment holders

Speaking on BBC Breakfast today (24/3/2020) Michael Gove said: "I think it's perfectly sensible for people to go to an allotment. It's in the very nature of allotments that there's a safe distance between people who are working on an individual allotment."

We do recommend however, that allotment holders follow the advice from the National Association of Allotment and Leisure Gardeners on how to keep... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 16:37 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Information

Closure of play areas

In order to help tackle the spread of Covid-19 (coronavirus), we have taken the decision to close all of the play areas within our parks with immediate effect.

The parks will remain open to allow people who are not self-isolating to get some fresh air and exercise, but we would urge people to follow government advice on social distancing.

Posted: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 15:04 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Information

Covid-19 (coronavirus) – information for Stroud residents, employers and community groups

In line with government advice our office is closed to the public but our staff are working remotely to maintain our services. All council meetings have been postponed. We can still be contacted by email or telephone (leave a message and we will get back to you during working hours). You can find a list of the most important sources of online information below.

General government information on coronavirus... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 15:59 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Information

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