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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

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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