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Travelling Safely with Stagecoach

Mayor Kevin Cranston with Linda Baldwin of Stagecoach

Last week, Mayor of Stroud Kevin Cranston paid a visit to the Stagecoach bus depot on London Road to find out how bus travel is changing as we come out of lockdown.

Depot Manager, Joe Beckley, explained that from 1 September most services will be back to normal on routes in and around Stroud.

Passenger numbers on each bus are being managed to ensure safe social distancing at all times. With schools returning... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 09:08 by Admin team

Tags: Information

On-street Parking in Stroud Town Centre

Shoppers will be able to use on-street parking in Stroud town centre from Friday.

The easing of parking restrictions follows a review involving Stroud Town Council, Stroud District Council, Gloucestershire County Council and Stroud and District Chamber of Trade.

"With the changing of restrictions by the government it made sense for us to review our procedures for the town centre," said Stroud Town Mayor... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 10:18 by Admin team

Tags: Covid-19, Information

Lockdown Heroes Announced

The Stroud Pedallers

Stroud Town Council has been inundated with nominations for its Lockdown Heroes.

Good neighbours, postal workers and NHS staff were among the scores of nominations,

Among the winners are the Access Bike Project a group of young people who refurbished more than 40 bikes for key workers and helped set up the Stroud Pedallers, who delivered over 590 items to shielded and protected people during lockdown.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 04 Aug 2020 10:24 by Admin team

Tags: Awards, Community

New Councillor for Valley Ward

Councillor Jess McQuail

Jess McQuail has been co-opted on to Stroud Town Council to represent Valley Ward.

Jess, who works in the charity sector, has lived in the Valley ward for 13 years and is passionate about the town.

"I firmly believe that local actions can make a huge difference to the quality of life for local people
and am committed to working hard to make Stroud stronger, fairer and more climate friendly," said Councillor... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 10:48 by Admin team

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Temporary Road Closure in Stroud Town Centre

Keeping apart keeps us safe. People standing at two metre intervals.

Changes are taking place to make Stroud town centre a safe place to shop and visit.

Working with colleagues at Stroud District Council, Gloucestershire County Council and Stroud and District Chamber of Trade the Town Council has reviewed the government guidance and drawn up a plan to help people get around safely.

The main change will be a temporary closure of London Road to reduce the amount of through... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 12:13 by Admin team

Tags: Covid-19, Information

Street Art in Our Office Window

"One Love" street art painted in the window of Stroud Town Council

Stroud Town Council is supporting the Stroud Against Racism Group in a creative way.

Our office windows in London Road have been transformed thanks to Stroud street artist Zed MacDonald.

The project started with a post by artist James Watts on the Stroud Against Racism Group on Facebook asking for shop windows which could be used for temporary murals.

Stroud Deputy Clerk Kate Montgomery thought it was... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 10:54 by Admin team

Tags: Community

We’re looking for Lockdown Heroes

Superheroes in silhouette

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


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, Newsletters

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

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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: Covid-19, Grants

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