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Two suspicious vehicles in the Berkeley area

The police have recently received two reports of vehicles acting suspiciously in the Berkeley area.
A dark coloured Volvo with an index plate of OV55**N with two white males was driving very slowly and looking at properties in the Leaze, Lantern & Watts Close locations of Berkeley.
This vehicle has also been reported as acting suspiciously in the northern part of the Cotswolds.
They have also been notified of a Citroen Van with a male and female of Eastern European origin.. Read More »

Posted: Sat, 03 Mar 2018 13:56 by Anita Sach

Tags: Crime alert

Refuse collection

The lorries were unable to get through to collect refuse on Friday 2nd March. Please put your bins out for collection on Monday 5th. If they are uncollected on that day, they won't be collected until the next scheduled date of Friday 16th, but additional side waste will be allowed.

Posted: Sat, 03 Mar 2018 13:49 by Anita Sach

Tags: Waste collection

Alkington Parish Council Meeting

The next meeting of the parish council will take place on Monday 12 March at 7.15pm at Stone Village Hall.

All welcome

Posted: Wed, 21 Feb 2018 11:13 by Anita Sach

Tags: Council meetings

White goods warning from county's fire service

Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS) has joined other services around the country to urge residents to stop using white goods that have been recalled.

GFRS attends more than two incidents every month involving defective white goods and, as part of their Safe and Well campaign, carry out free checks of all white goods in the home.

Trained teams will visit, free of charge, and carry a full safety check.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Apr 2017 10:11 by Anita Sach

Tags: Safety

Alkington PC given award

Alkington Parish Council has been awarded Foundation Level of the Local Council Award Scheme as we meet the nationally set standards for acting lawfully as a parish council. Our website, actions and policies were reviewed by an independent panel.

Posted: Tue, 31 Jan 2017 13:21 by Anita Sach

Tags: Award

Why you must not use mobile phones when driving

The Road Safety Partnership is working to make the use of mobile phones when driving socially unacceptable.

Using mobile phones is one of the most dangerous behaviours for motorists, putting drivers, passengers and others on the road at risk of death and serious harm. And it is a behaviour seen too frequently on our roads but together we can help to make it socially unacceptable.

Some facts that you may.. Read More »

Posted: Sat, 12 Nov 2016 17:21 by Anita Sach

Tags: Roads

Reporting road safety concerns

A new one-stop shop for reporting road safety concerns in Gloucestershire has been launched.

The Road Safety Community Hub has been launched by the Gloucestershire Road Safety Partnership, made up of Gloucestershire County Council, Gloucestershire Constabulary, the Police and Crime Commissioner's Office and Gloucestershire Fire & Rescue Service.

The new hub will be the main point of contact for residents to.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 01 Nov 2016 18:03 by Anita Sach

Tags: Roads

Beware of telephone scam

There is currently circulating in the Severnside area a telephone scam, where an Asian sounding gentleman calls you, purporting to be from BT, asking you to open your computer so that BT can check your Broadband connection for any viruses. There are some viruses found that apparently show up on your screen. He then says he can install software to remove those viruses for £10-00. He then passes you on to his "Supervisor", who asks for your Credit or Debit Card details.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 01 Aug 2016 19:28 by Anita Sach

Tags: Scam

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