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Alkington Parish Council

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115th Berkeley Sunday 24 June

Traditional Agricultural Show in the Heart of Gloucestershire

Berkeley Show is an annual celebration of all that is great in the Berkeley Vale and the surrounding countryside between the Cotswold escarpment and the River Severn. After last year's success we decided to keep the mid-summer date of Sunday 24th June 2018. The format of our show reflects tradition but with an injection of 21st century appeal to encourage the next generation with young families to attend.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 30 May 2018 13:25 by Anita Sach

Tags: Berkeley Show

Thornbury 'Sort It' Centre definitely off limits to Gloucestershire residents

In 2016 South Gloucestershire Council introduced restrictions which prevent any non-South Gloucestershire residents from accessing South Gloucestershire Council 'Sort It' recycling centres. This has impacted Gloucestershire residents living in the bordering area of the county, for whom Thornbury 'Sort It' centre was their most convenient and accessible site.

Gloucestershire County Council (GCC) has been.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 May 2018 12:22 by Anita Sach

Tags: Recycling

Horsley recycling centre closed 4-22 June

Pyke Quarry Household Recycling Centre, near Horsley, will be temporarily closed from Monday June 4 to Friday 22 June inclusive. During the closure, the county council will be carrying out important improvement work at the site.

The work includes:-

· Changing the method used to compact some types of waste and recycling materials. A mobile materials handler will replace the existing equipment which is old, frequently.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 May 2018 12:19 by Anita Sach

Tags: Recycling

Damery Lane road closure

Around 20m of Damery Lane, from outside the property One Acre, will be closed completely from 19 - 21 June in order to install a new water connection.

Posted: Tue, 15 May 2018 13:20 by Anita Sach

Tags: Roads

The B4066 at Berkeley Heath will be resurfaced between the A38 and Canonbury Street from 23 April - 25 May

The condition of the road surface has deteriorated and needs to be replaced.

Nearly 8000 tonnes of new road surface will be laid along a 1700m stretch during the improvement work which is part of the county council's £150 million promise to upgrade Gloucestershire's roads.

Due to the depth of the digging needed to reconstruct the road between the A38 and the roundabout with Canonbury Street, it will be necessary to.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 10 Apr 2018 11:48 by Anita Sach

Tags: Roads

False claims of Telephone Preference Service

Fraudsters are cold-calling victims, falsely stating that they are calling from one of the well-known UK telecommunication service providers. They call victims claiming to provide a 'Telephone Preference Service' - an enhanced call-barring service, which includes barring international call centres.

The fraudsters ask victims to confirm/provide their bank account details, informing them that there is a one-off.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 27 Mar 2018 17:06 by Anita Sach

Tags: Scam, Crime alert

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

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

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