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Temporary Road Closure in Stroud Town Centre

Temporary Road Closure in Stroud Town Centre

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

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Street Art in Our Office Window

Street Art in Our Office Window

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

We’re looking for Lockdown Heroes

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

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

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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: Grants

Covid-19: Does your neighbour need your help?

Covid-19: Does your neighbour need your help?

Please find a message from Gloucestershire County Council:

It is important that we do all we can to help those in our communities that are likely to become more isolated as measures are put in place to delay the spread of Covid-19.

There are some simple but effective things we can all do to help.

Can you help your neighbour by:

Making sure they have enough food and other general supplies to cover a few... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 09:48 by Admin team

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New speed gun for Stroud Police

20 mile per hour sign in Stroud town centre

Stroud Town Council and Gloucestershire Constabulary are working together to tackle speeding motorists.

Councillors allocated some of their Road Safety Budget to purchase Stroud Police a new speed gun to enable the police to do more enforcement activity.

The Vehicle Activated Signs around the town and the Community Speedwatch undertaken by the residents have revealed that there are some motorists travelling... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 12 Mar 2020 10:20 by Admin team

Tags: Road Safety

Investing in community services

Stroud Town Council is investing in the services it provides to the community.

The average Band D payer will pay an extra 27p per week as the Town Council's share of the council tax.

That means, an average Band D council tax payer will pay £170.69 a year, an increase of £13.84 per year.

Councillors are committed to continue supporting community organisations and services with grants and service... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 11:26 by Admin team

Tags: Council Tax