Alkington Parish Council

Serving the people of Alkington

  • Image of Severnside YFC football team, sponsored by Alkington PC

    Image of Severnside YFC football team, sponsored by Alkington PC

  • Image of sheep in Alkington parish

    Image of sheep in Alkington parish

  • 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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Latest News

Berkeley Vale Youth Voice

Your local youth forum (open for 11-18 year olds) is inviting new members to join. Check out Stroud Youth Voice to more information. They meet alternative Tuesdays at 5.30pm.

Helping to make your communities better for young people 😃🌟

It's a small group and invites young people from all walks of life to get involved and have your say on what needs to change.

The group is facilitated by youth worker Jemma with help from other youth workers from Stroud District Council. More »

Jemma can be contacted on 07896 690140 or jemma.grieve@stroud.gov.uk » Less

Posted: Fri, 20 Nov 2020 15:26 by Anita Sach

Warm welcome to our new parish councillor

At our meeting on 9th November, council co-opted Michala Hussein of Woodford on to the parish council.

The councillors extend a warm welcome to Michala and look forward to working with her for the benefit of the parish

Posted: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 11:59 by Anita Sach

Road works in the parish

Road works are taking place throughout the parish to install rural fibre for high-speed broadband. Watch out for notices appearing on the affected roads. The work will be completed by February 2021.

For further information contact Gloucestershire Highways through the website gloucestershire.gov.uk

Posted: Wed, 04 Nov 2020 13:22 by Anita Sach