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Tags: Covid-19

Statement on Misinformation Regarding Coronavirus and Coronavirus Vaccinations

Government Stay Home, Protect the NHS, Save Lives image

Stroud Town Council has appealed to people to support the health service by staying at home and having the vaccination when it is offered to them.

Councillors backed a motion at the full council meeting after receiving updates from Inspector Paul Cruise, Dr Laura Hole, Paediatrician at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital and Dr Dave Windsor, Clinical Lead, Intensive Care, Gloucestershire NHS Hospitals Trust.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 10:16 by Admin team

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On-street Parking in Stroud Town Centre

Shoppers will be able to use on-street parking in Stroud town centre from Friday.

The easing of parking restrictions follows a review involving Stroud Town Council, Stroud District Council, Gloucestershire County Council and Stroud and District Chamber of Trade.

"With the changing of restrictions by the government it made sense for us to review our procedures for the town centre," said Stroud Town Mayor... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 10:18 by Admin team

Tags: Covid-19, Information

Temporary Road Closure in Stroud Town Centre

Keeping apart keeps us safe. People standing at two metre intervals.

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

Tags: Covid-19, Information

Playgrounds Reopen on 4th July

Playgrounds Reopen 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

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: Covid-19, Grants

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

Closure of Play Areas

In order to help tackle the spread of Covid-19 (coronavirus), we have taken the decision to close all of the play areas within our parks with immediate effect.

The parks will remain open to allow people who are not self-isolating to get some fresh air and exercise, but we would urge people to follow government advice on social distancing.

Posted: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 15:04 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Covid-19, Information

Covid-19 (coronavirus) – information for Stroud residents, employers and community groups

In line with government advice our office is closed to the public but our staff are working remotely to maintain our services. All council meetings have been postponed. We can still be contacted by email or telephone (leave a message and we will get back to you during working hours). You can find a list of the most important sources of online information below.

General government information on coronavirus... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 15:59 by Helen Bojaniwska

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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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