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Remembrance 2020

Poppies growing in a field

Stroud's service to remember those who sacrificed their lives for the country will not happen this year due to the lockdown.

Stroud Town Council had hoped to hold a small private service on Sunday November 8th at the Cenotaph in Park Gardens.

That plan has been cancelled due to the announcement of a second lockdown.

"We know many of you will be very disappointed about this, but as infection rates rise... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 16:16 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Community, Remembrance

Autumn 2020 Newsletter

About Town Newsletter

The autumn edition of our About Town Newsletter has been published and will be delivered to households within the parish. It is also available to download as a PDF.

Posted: Mon, 26 Oct 2020 11:46 by Admin team

Tags: Newsletters

Vision for A419

Consultation diagram showing the design standard

An innovative project has been launched to make the A419 Stroud to Chalford route welcoming for motorists, cyclists and pedestrians.

The initiative suggests creating a designated footway and cycle track along the busy route.

The study was commissioned by Brimscombe & Thrupp Parish Council, Chalford Parish Council, Stroud Town Council and Stroud Valley Cycling Campaign in collaboration with Stroud... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Oct 2020 12:24 by Admin team

Tags: Cycling, Road Safety, Walking

Casual Vacancy in Central Ward October 2020

Stroud Town Council has councillor vacancy in Central 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, 09 Oct 2020 16:00 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Elections

Top of Town Tots to Reopen

Louise Higgins (centre) with Jo Ellis (left) and Issy Kellaway from the Top of Town Tots group

A group of Stroud parents are launching a toddler group to provide much needed support, thanks to Stroud Town Council.

The Top of Town Tots group first opened in February but had to shut after just three weeks due to the pandemic.

Chair Louise Higgins said they were overwhelmed with more than 60 people showed up to the group based at the Parliament Children's Centre in Bisley Old Road.

"This group is... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Oct 2020 11:35 by Admin team

Tags: Community

London Road Reopening

Welcome to Stroud sign

A section of London Road through the centre of Stroud is to open to traffic six days a week.

It will be closed on Saturdays to enable the Farmers' Market to maintain social distancing.

The temporary road closure was introduced in July in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

The changes are effective from Saturday October 10 and follow a review involving Stroud Town Council, Stroud District Council, Gloucestershire... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Oct 2020 13:04 by Admin team

Tags: Information

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

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