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

Author: Helen Bojaniwska

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Casual Vacancy in Farmhill and Paganhill Ward July 2021

Make a change

Stroud Town Council has a councillor vacancy in Farmhill and Paganhill 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 3rd September 2021. The Council will consider applications at their... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 21 Jul 2021 16:27 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Elections

Street Spaces Consultation

People at the pop-up event outside the Sub Rooms

People are being encouraged to have a say about the future shape of Stroud town centre.

The Town Council is reviewing its blueprint for the town centre to reflect the changes in people's habits as a result of the pandemic.

People are walking and cycling more and the Town Council wants to capture views and ideas on how to make the town centre more walker and cyclist friendly.

Streets Reimagined, consultants... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 30 Jun 2021 13:58 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Climate Emergency, Cycling, Walking

Vandalism in the cemetery

Broken stone cross

Stroud Town Council has condemned vandalism in the cemetery in Bisley Road.

At least 15 memorial stones have been damaged in the old cemetery, which is now a nature reserve and rarely used for burials. Many stones at the site date back to the Victorian period when the Chapel of Rest was built.

"Such desecration of a cemetery is an insult to those who are buried there and a huge disappointment to the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 30 Apr 2021 18:31 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Crime

Wildlife crime

Adder

Stroud Town Council has condemned the killing of an adder, a protected species.

A member of the public reported finding the body of the snake. It appeared to have been repeatedly hit.

The incident on 3 April was reported to Gloucestershire Police. The location of the attack is not being released to the public to prevent adders being targeted in the area.

Dr Angela Julian, Coordinator, Amphibian and Reptile... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 13:34 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Crime

Prince Philip

Prince Philip

On behalf of the Councillors and Staff of Stroud Town Council, I wish to say how saddened we are on hearing the news of HRH Prince Philip's death. I will be sending a message of condolences to HM The Queen's Private Secretary. The Union Flag will be flown at half-mast as a mark of respect at the Subscription Rooms.

Kevin Cranston
Mayor of Stroud

Posted: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 14:55 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Information

Remembrance 2020

Poppies growing in a field

Stroud's service to remember those who sacrificed their lives for the country will not happen this year due to the lockdown.

Stroud Town Council had hoped to hold a small private service on Sunday November 8th at the Cenotaph in Park Gardens.

That plan has been cancelled due to the announcement of a second lockdown.

"We know many of you will be very disappointed about this, but as infection rates rise... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 16:16 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Community, Remembrance

Casual Vacancy in Central Ward October 2020

Stroud Town Council has councillor vacancy in Central 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, 09 Oct 2020 16:00 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Elections

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

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