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Council Pension Scheme

Stroud Town Council staff are calling for their pensions not to be invested into fossil fuel industries.

Nine full and part time staff are appealing to the Pensions Committee of Gloucestershire County Council, which oversees the Local Government Pension Scheme for council employees in the county, to look at alternative investments.

In 2018 a change in UK law required pension schemes to take account of... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Sep 2021 12:17 by Admin team

Tags: Climate Emergency

Stroud Town CAN Launch

Stroud Town CAN logo

Tomorrow (11th September) sees the launch of a partnership which will help members of the community connect to exciting projects focussing on carbon reduction and nature recovery.

Partner organisations including Transition Stroud, Stroud Nature and Stroud Valleys Project have come together to share ideas, opportunities and projects to support the community in the drive to cut the Town's carbon emissions.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 10 Sep 2021 11:14 by Admin team

Tags: Climate Emergency

The WAS Way 10-Mile Walking Route

The WAS Way map

People can discover the beauty of the gateway of Stroud's Five Valleys, thanks to an initiative from the Town Council.

The Walk Around Stroud (WAS) Way route is a 10-mile walking route which follows the Stroud town parish boundaries.

It showcases the best of Stroud and its rich natural beauty, industrial heritage and stunning landscape.

The Town Council has erected new markers around the route and published... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 09 Sep 2021 14:57 by Admin team

Tags: Climate Emergency, Walking

Football in Uplands Playing Fields

Football is returning to Uplands Playing Fields in Stroud, giving more young people the opportunity to play the 'beautiful game'.

From this weekend Minchinhampton Football Club Under 14s will be based at Uplands, which is managed by Stroud Town Council.

Jon McGinty, a spokesman for the club, said the new base would mean that more children will be able to play football.

"We have seen a huge rise in demand... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Sep 2021 12:39 by Admin team

Tags: Community

Subs Crowdfunder Campaign

The Sub Rooms

The Sub Rooms is just £20,000 off its Crowdfunder target and is appealing to people for that last push to get them over the line.

The venue's Crowdfunder campaign finishes on Sunday (8th August) and has so far raised £55,000 of its £75,000 target.

Hugh Phillimore, Director of the Sub Rooms, says the team have been buoyed by the support so far and what the venue means to the community.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 03 Aug 2021 09:56 by Admin team

Tags: Community

New Councillor in Uplands Ward

Cllr Tony Davey

Well-known Stroud businessman Tony Davey has been co-opted to Stroud Town Council.

Mr Davey will represent Uplands ward where he has lived for the past 15 years.

He is the Principal Balloon Decorator and Manager at Party On Up in addition to being the Chair of the Stroud & District Chamber of Trade & Commerce, having semi-retired from a long career in Information Technology.

He's passionate about... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Aug 2021 14:17 by Admin team

Tags: Councillors

Casual Vacancy in Farmhill and Paganhill Ward July 2021

Make a change

Stroud Town Council has a councillor vacancy in Farmhill and Paganhill 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 3rd September 2021. The Council will consider applications at their... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 21 Jul 2021 16:27 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Elections

Sub Rooms Seeks Matchfunder

The new bar in the Sub Rooms

Stroud Subscription Rooms is celebrating another large donation to its Crowdfunder - but needs support to turn it into a reality.

Julia and Hans Rausing have kindly offered £10,000 to the appeal if an additional £10,000 can be raised by the public.

"This match-funding is an incredibly generous offer but we need the public to help us make it a reality by donating the additional £10,000... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Jul 2021 10:57 by Admin team

Tags: Community

Street Spaces Consultation

People at the pop-up event outside the Sub Rooms

People are being encouraged to have a say about the future shape of Stroud town centre.

The Town Council is reviewing its blueprint for the town centre to reflect the changes in people's habits as a result of the pandemic.

People are walking and cycling more and the Town Council wants to capture views and ideas on how to make the town centre more walker and cyclist friendly.

Streets Reimagined, consultants... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 30 Jun 2021 13:58 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Climate Emergency, Cycling, Walking

Casual Vacancy in Farmhill and Paganhill Ward June 2021

Following the resignation of Cllr Wherry a vacancy has arisen for a Town Councillor in Farmhill and Paganhill ward. Election notice attached.

Posted: Tue, 29 Jun 2021 11:23 by Admin team

Tags: Elections

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