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Author: Helen Bojaniwska

Casual vacancy in Farmhill and Paganhill ward

Following the resignation of Councillor Rachel Smith, a casual vacancy has arisen in Farmhill and Paganhill Ward. Please see attached notice for more information.

Posted: Thu, 29 Sep 2022 16:01 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Elections

Proclamation Ceremony

Proclamation Ceremony

To mark the passing of our late Sovereign, Queen Elizabeth the Second, a ceremony will be held on the Subscription Rooms forecourt, George Street, Stroud, at 4pm on Sunday 11th September 2022.

The Mayor, Cllr Stella Parkes, will read a proclamation to the people of Stroud marking the beginning of our new King Charles III's reign.

The proclamation of the new Sovereign is a centuries old tradition. The... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Sep 2022 20:07 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Information

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Stroud Town Council is saddened by the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and joins the nation, and the world, to grieve the loss of an incredible life dedicated to service. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Royal Family at this deeply sad time.

Floral tributes
An area for floral tributes will be provided on the forecourt of the Subscription Rooms.

After the funeral the flowers will be collected... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Sep 2022 22:11 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Information

Councillor Vacancy in Uplands ward

Text block: Make a change. Become a councillor.

You can make a real difference to your community of Stroud by becoming a town councillor.

Stroud Town Council has a casual vacancy in Uplands ward following the resignation of Councillor Steven Naumann.

"Being a town councillor takes just a few hours a month of your time but you can make a valuable impact on the life of this town," said Stroud Mayor Stella Parkes.

"Town councillors can be anyone. What... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 May 2022 17:07 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Elections

Incident at Stroud Cemetery

Incident at Stroud Cemetery

Stroud Town Council is working closely with Gloucestershire Police following a serious sexual assault at Stroud Cemetery.

Investigating officers are keen to hear from anyone who was in the Bisley Road area between 9pm and 11pm on Saturday, May 7.

The community policing team is increasing their patrols of the area, including throughout the night.

It is hoped that footage from Town Council-funded CCTV cameras... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 14 May 2022 08:17 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Crime, Information

Stroud Town Square

Stroud Town Square

Stroud Town Council has unveiled ambitious plans to transform the public space outside the Subscription Rooms into an attractive town square.

"For decades the space outside the Sub Rooms has played an important part in Stroud town life," said Councillor Stella Parkes, Chair of the Town Council Regeneration Committee.

"The Town Council believes it is time to transform the space into a true town square... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Mar 2022 15:57 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Climate Emergency, Community, Environment, Regeneration

Nominate Heroes for Town Awards


Stroud's community heroes will have their moment in the spotlight at the town's annual awards.

The awards, organised by Stroud Town Council, recognise those people – young and old – who go the extra mile.

There are five categories: community, environment, trader, inclusivity and diversity and young person of the year. Groups or individuals can be nominated.

Last time the awards focused on... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Mar 2022 09:37 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Awards, Community

Statement on Ukraine

Hand holding yellow heart and flowers, on blue background with , with text "We stand with Ukraine"

Stroud Town Council stands in solidarity with the people of Ukraine and condemns the Russian invasion of their country. We call on the UK government to put in place stringent and effective sanctions against the Russian state.

We call on the UK government to open our borders and waive visa requirements for Ukrainian refugees seeking sanctuary, making it safe and legal for them to travel to this country.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 08 Mar 2022 10:32 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Information

Parking charges

Stroud Town Council is calling for a joined-up approach to parking charges in the town.

It is asking Stroud District Council to postpone any increases in parking charges until a joint parking study can be completed.

The Town Council is calling on Stroud District Council, Gloucestershire County Council and the Chamber to work together on a joint parking study.

Mayor of Stroud Kevin Cranston said: "The... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 14 Feb 2022 17:20 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Climate Emergency, Parking, Regeneration

Mayor's Christmas Message

Mayor of Stroud, Cllr Kevin Cranston

This year has been another challenge which has tested the patience and fortitude of all of us in various ways. It seems that just after we have done what is asked of us for the common good a new problem emerges to take away a hoped-for freedom. But in the midst of all this uncertainty and suffering it would be easy to lose sight of the many good things that have happened this year. People still fall... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Dec 2021 15:06 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Community, Covid-19