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New Councillor for Valley Ward

Councillor Jess McQuail

Jess McQuail has been co-opted on to Stroud Town Council to represent Valley Ward.

Jess, who works in the charity sector, has lived in the Valley ward for 13 years and is passionate about the town.

"I firmly believe that local actions can make a huge difference to the quality of life for local people
and am committed to working hard to make Stroud stronger, fairer and more climate friendly," said Councillor... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 10:48 by Admin team

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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

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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

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Spring 2020 Newsletter


The About Town Spring newsletter has been published and is being delivered to households within the parish.

Posted: Tue, 26 May 2020 12:21 by Admin team

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VE Day Celebrations

Stroud Town Council is encouraging people to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day on Friday and remember those who have sacrificed their lives.

"We know that many people in Stroud, who were planning special events and celebrations over the coming weekend to commemorate VE day, will be feeling disappointed that these cannot now go ahead under the current restrictions," said Town Mayor Kevin Cranston.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 May 2020 11:48 by Admin team

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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

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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

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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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