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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

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

Town Council Election Results

Members of council socially distanced in St Laurence church yard following the Annual Meeting of Council

Stroud Town Council has seven new councillors following the local election.

They are: Kate Crewes (Central), Liz Child (Farmhill and Paganhill), Sally-Anne Wherry (Farmhill and Paganhill), Mark Graham (Trinity), Gill Tavner (Uplands), Mick Fealty (Valley) and Naomi Marion Seffar (Valley).

They replace seven councillors who together had provided 62 years' service to the community, and especially John... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 19 May 2021 11:27 by Admin team

Tags: Councillors

Casual Vacancy in Uplands Ward May 2021

Stroud Town Council has councillor vacancy in Uplands 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 9th July 2021. The Council will consider applications at their meeting on 19th July... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 May 2021 12:27 by Admin team

Tags: Elections

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