Serving the people of Stroud to create a thriving, sustainable community

Author: Helen Bojaniwska

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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

Walking and Cycling in Stroud

A46 at Merrywalks

Stroud Town Council is seeking your thoughts on how to promote more active travel in Stroud and the surrounding area.

The Coronavirus lockdown saw a significant decrease in the numbers of vehicles on the roads in and around Stroud town centre.

Social distancing measures put in place by the Town Council provided an opportunity to experience a Stroud not dominated by the car. More people also began to... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 28 Aug 2020 13:43 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Community, Cycling, Information, Road Safety, Travel, Walking

Casual Vacancy in Trinity Ward August 2020

Following the resignation of Cllr Steve Dechan a casual vacancy has arisen in Trinity ward. Please see attached notice for more information.

Posted: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 14:46 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Elections

Playgrounds Re-open on 4th July

Playgrounds Re-open on 4th July

We will be reopening our playgrounds at Daisy Bank, The Leazes, Uplands and Park Gardens from 4th July in line with the government's recent announcement.

We have completed a risk assessment, but it is impossible to fully eliminate all risk of contracting the Covid-19 virus (or any other infection) at a place like a playground, which can be frequented by large numbers of people. It is also unclear how... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Jul 2020 16:00 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Covid-19, Information

Black Lives Matter

In Stroud we pride ourselves on our history of tolerance and celebrate our town's history as a cradle for social reform movements. From the abolition of slavery, marked by the Paganhill arch, to more recent environmental movements, our town has often been at the forefront of campaigning for change.

Anyone who has seen the footage of the brutal killing of George Floyd cannot fail to feel the rage and... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 09 Jun 2020 12:51 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Community

Councillor vacancy in Valley ward

Stroud Town Council has councillor vacancy in Valley 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 10th July 2020. The Council will consider applications at their meeting on 20th July.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 May 2020 14:15 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Elections

COVID-19: Information for Allotment Holders

Allotments in Stratford Road

Speaking on BBC Breakfast today (24/3/2020) Michael Gove said: "I think it's perfectly sensible for people to go to an allotment. It's in the very nature of allotments that there's a safe distance between people who are working on an individual allotment."

We do recommend however, that allotment holders follow the advice from the National Association of Allotment and Leisure Gardeners on how to keep... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 16:37 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Covid-19, Information

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