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Election 2021

There will be a poll for Central ward on 6th May 2021.

There will be no polls in the following wards where there are only 2 or 3 candidates for the 3 seats available. In these wards the candidates are automatically elected:

Farmhill and Paganhill ward
Slade ward
Trinity ward
Uplands ward
Valley ward

In Uplands ward there were only two candidates so the Council will be able to co-opt an additional member in... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 11:12 by Admin team

Tags: Elections

Play Equipment at The Leazes

Old play equipment at the Leazes

Families have the opportunity to have a say about play equipment in a Stroud play area.

Stroud Town Council is responsible for The Leazes play area and has set aside £30,000 to update the equipment.

It has set up an online survey so that people can choose what they think would be most enjoyed by children.

There are two different options which will include activity centres for early years and junior... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Mar 2021 10:31 by Admin team

Tags: Community

Local Government Elections May 2021

Notices of election for Stroud Town Council and Stroud District Council have been published today.

  • Stroud Central (Town Election)
  • Stroud Farmhill and Paganhill (Town Election)
  • Stroud Slade (Town Election)
  • Stroud Trinity (Town Election)
  • Stroud Uplands (Town Election)
  • Stroud Valley (Town Election)
  • Stroud District Council (District Election)

More information about standing for election for the Town Council. ... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Mar 2021 10:21 by Admin team

Tags: Elections

Severn View Primary School

Stroud Town Council is objecting to the proposed closure of Severn View Primary School.

Councillors believe it is a vital community resource and that more needs to be done to determine if the school can be saved.

Councillors expressed concerns that the school closure would leave the Top of Town community where there are many young families on limited incomes, with no community resources.

The trust which... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Mar 2021 12:24 by Admin team

Tags: Information

February 2021 Newsletter

Stroud Town Council About Town Newsletter

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

Posted: Fri, 26 Feb 2021 11:59 by Admin team

Tags: Newsletters

Your Vote Matters - Don't Lose It


To vote in the upcoming Police and Crime Commissioner for Gloucestershire, County, District and Parish Council elections taking place on 6th May 2021 you must be registered on the Electoral Roll.

Planning is already underway. Stroud District Council will be adhering to Government Guidelines so your Polling Station may look a bit different; please help them to help you keep safe by following the guidelines.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 10:58 by Admin team

Tags: Elections

Elections 2021 How to Join Stroud Town Council

Be the Change, Lead the Change

Being a local councillor can be an incredibly rewarding way to get involved in your community and make a real difference to the place where you live or work. Councillors are the champions of their community and give residents a voice on the decisions the council makes.

Councillors make a real difference in our community in Stroud, by engaging with residents, local groups and businesses to find out their... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Feb 2021 10:18 by Admin team

Tags: Elections

Deputy Mayor Elected

Deputy Mayor, Cllr Camilla Hale

Councillor Camilla Hale has been elected as Deputy Mayor of Stroud Town Council.

She replaces Councillor Margaret Poulton who has resigned due to relocation.

Town Mayor Kevin Cranston praised Councillor Poulton who has represented the Valley Ward since 2008 and been Deputy Mayor since 2016.

"Margaret was an excellent Councillor and will be greatly missed," said Councillor Cranston. "Her contributions... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Jan 2021 12:17 by Admin team

Tags: Information

Budget 2021/22

Stroud Town Council has decided to reduce its planned budget amid concerns about the hardship caused by the pandemic.

At a full council meeting, councillors agreed to limit the increase in its share of the Council Tax bill to 1.65%. That means, an average Band D council taxpayer will pay £173.50 a year, an increase of £2.81 per year or an extra 5p a week.

The council is drawing on its reserves... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 12:29 by Admin team

Tags: Information

Statement on Misinformation Regarding Coronavirus and Coronavirus Vaccinations

Government Stay Home, Protect the NHS, Save Lives image

Stroud Town Council has appealed to people to support the health service by staying at home and having the vaccination when it is offered to them.

Councillors backed a motion at the full council meeting after receiving updates from Inspector Paul Cruise, Dr Laura Hole, Paediatrician at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital and Dr Dave Windsor, Clinical Lead, Intensive Care, Gloucestershire NHS Hospitals Trust.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 10:16 by Admin team

Tags: Covid-19