Serving the people of Stroud to create a thriving, sustainable community


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

2023 Parliamentary Boundaries Review

Map of Stroud area showing exisiting and proposed boundaries

The Boundary Commission for England have published their initial proposals for new Parliamentary constituency boundaries and are seeking local knowledge to help reshape the map.

Parliamentary constituencies are changing to make the number of electors in each one more equal, and the number of constituencies in England will increase from 533 to 543.

Under the proposals Stroud Town will remain in the Stroud... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Jun 2021 12:33 by Admin team

Tags: Elections

Kingfisher Trail comes to the Subs

Mayor KEvin Cranston with Kenny the Kingfisher

A stunning kingfisher sculpture is about to make its home in the reopened Stroud Subscription Rooms.

The sculpture, decorated by students at National Star College, is part of the new Kingfisher Trail launched by Cotswolds National Landscape.

The artistic trail is Cotswolds National Landscape's unique response to aid the creative community's recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

"The Town Council is a passionate... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 28 May 2021 10:08 by Admin team

Tags: Community

Famous Actor Backing the Subs

The newly decorated entrance to the Sub Rooms

Actor Ben Miller is backing a new Crowdfunding appeal for the Stroud Subscription Rooms.

Due to the pandemic, the venue has been closed for almost 12 months and been unable to raise any income.

To ensure its future and to fully open the Sub Rooms has launched (from May 20) a £100,000 Crowdfunding appeal.

"The Subs needs your support to keep going for the next few months until it can open its doors... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 21 May 2021 10:23 by Admin team

Tags: Community

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