Alkington Parish Council

Serving the people of Alkington

  • Snowdrops brightening up the verges

    Snowdrops brightening up the verges

  • Stream along Damery Lane

    Stream along Damery Lane

Alkington Parish is a rural area halfway between Gloucester and Bristol. It lies to the west of the Cotswold escarpment and runs from the rolling hills and mixed farms below the escarpment to the flat water meadows of the Vale of Berkeley.

The population of 650 is split between Newport (where approximately half of the population lives), the largest settlement, and the rest of the parish.

Alkington Parish Council consists of 7 councillors, who give their time to continue to make the parish a pleasant place to live. The parish council is not responsible for planning decisions, rubbish collection, recycling, potholes or the roads, but is in regular contact with both Stroud District Council and Gloucester County Council, in particular Highways, to try to influence their delivery of services in the parish.

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Useful telephone numbers for people providing services locally

Berkeley Pharmacy (open 9:30 to 1:00 Mon to Fri) Telephone 01453 810316

NOTE: Vale Hospital currently closed – in case of minor injuries etc go to Stroud Hospital

READY MADE MEALS

Severn Valley Community Kitchen - not for profit, fresh, home-made food delivered to you chilled. Working in conjunction with GL11 Telephone 01453 708338

The Salutation Inn – meals and beer delivered Telephone 01453 810284 More »

Karen's Kitchen, The Dockers Club – meals for collection 18:00 – 20:00 Telephone 07307 889712

Mrs Massey's Delicious Diner - meals delivered (Closed Mondays) Telephone 01452 740016

Mamas Wood fired pizzas delivered Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 17:00 - 21:00 Telephone 07462 677835

GENERAL SHOPPING

Berkeley Bakery – bread and eggs, pasties, sausage rolls. Can deliver. Telephone 01453 297415

Co-op Berkeley - Priority hour for elderly every morning 9:30 to 10:30

One Stop, Berkeley 7am to 9pm will deliver if self-isolating Telephone 01453 810256

Mace, Newtown – will deliver Telephone 01453 811301

Severnfresh – milk and general groceries BUT unable to take any new customers on at the moment. You can call and leave your name, address and location with your phone number in case situation changes. Telephone 01453 811297

Clayton House Meats delivery Telephone 01453 511399

Cam Catering Butchers collection from Cam Telephone 01453 890254

Eastington Farm Shop delivery or collection. Free delivery to over 70s Telephone 01453 823655

Wotton Farm Shop Telephone 01453 521546

Tortworth Estate Farm Shop phone orders made up for collection Telephone 01454 261633

Emma Jane Goodwin (fruit and veg and cat and dog food delivered) Telephone 07544 740477

The Gables Hotel Shop open 12-4 Monday to Saturday, contactless payment, 1 in, 1 out, policy

Newspaper delivery – Alan Stook, Sharpness Dock P.O. Telephone 01453 811327

Berkeley Town Football Club members available to help Contact telephone 07518 489970 or 07865 175401

West Country Plumbing – emergency plumbing Telephone 01453 843981

The food bank at St Mary's Church in Berkeley is looking for a new location as the church has been closed.

Gloucestershire County Council – community help hub to contact if you or your neighbour needs help Telephone 01452 583519

If you are out enjoying your garden

Eastwood Garden Centre will take telephone orders 10:00 to 15:00 Telephone 01454 260288

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Posted: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 12:37 by Anita Sach

Community help hub launched to support residents

Gloucestershire's councils and partners have created a community help hub to connect local people who need help, with others who can provide the support they need.

As further measures are put in place to delay the spread of Covid-19, local people have already started to pull together to arrange help in their area for those who need it, but not everyone has existing connections.

In response, the council's across the county have come together with the police and health partners to create the hub to connect local people who need help, with individuals, groups and businesses who can provide the support they need. More »

The hub includes four forms:

  • 'I can offer help' – is for those who are able to support neighbours with tasks such as picking up prescriptions, shopping, dog walking and more.
  • 'I need help' – can be used by individuals to ask for support
  • 'My neighbour needs help' – may be used by people to request help on behalf of a neighbour, relative or friend who cannot access the internet themselves
  • 'My business can help' – will allow local businesses who may have skills and resources others could benefit from, to offer their help

People who cannot go online can register by phone on 01452 583519 Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 5.00pm.

If you're part of an existing community group who can offer help locally, we'd still like you to register.

The information collected will be shared daily with the relevant local council who will connect people who can help each other, or if appropriate refer individuals to an existing service.

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Help us to share details of the community help hub on social media using the hashtag #GlosCommunity
The hub includes an image for social media and a poster too.

The hub is accessible from every district council website, and from the county council's website at https://www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/helphub » Less

Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 11:17 by Anita Sach

Household recycling centre at Pyke Quarry

The centre is closed until further notice

Posted: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 11:21 by Anita Sach