Alkington Parish Council

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Annual Parish Meeting 2019

Parishioners are welcome to the Annual Parish Meeting which takes place at Stone Village Hall at 7.15pm on Monday 13 May 2019. There will be a display of the proposed plans for the affordable housing in Newport from 7.15pm until 8pm. The Annual Meeting of the Parish Council follows immediately after the Annual Parish Meeting

Posted: Tue, 07 May 2019 19:15 by Anita Sach

Tags: Annual Parish Meeting and Annual Meeting of the Council

Notice of European Parliamentary Election for the South West electoral region

European elections will take place on Thursday 23 May 2019 and, if the election is contested in this electoral region, the poll will be held that day between 7am and 10pm.

The notice contains information on submitting nomination papers for prospective candidates and applying to register to vote.

Posted: Fri, 12 Apr 2019 17:19 by Anita Sach

Tags: Elections

Blanchworth Road closure

The emergency road closure by Gloucestershire Highways has now been extended until 30 September because of ongoing works to the railway bridge. The road is closed at the bridge, for both vehicles and pedestrians, so there is access either side for residents and local businesses.

Posted: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 12:11 by Anita Sach

Tags: Roads

Emergency road closure of Blanchworth Road

Gloucestershire Highways have closed the road as bricks are falling from the bridge onto the road. The road is closed for an initial 21 days and this could be extended if repairs are still ongoing.

The road is also closed to pedestrians for health and safety reasons.

Posted: Tue, 05 Mar 2019 14:40 by Anita Sach

Tags: Roads

Recycling collection calendars 2019

Log online at www.stroud.gov.uk/my-house to print off your recycling collection calendar for 2019

Posted: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:51 by Anita Sach

Tags: Recycling

Recycling centres close one day each week

From 28th October Gloucestershire County Council's Household Recycling Centres will be closed one day midweek.

As the evenings get colder and darker, the HRCs across the county receive almost 30 per cent less waste and recycling. In order to reflect this and save taxpayers money, HRCs will be open from 10am until 4pm, six days a week.

On Wednesdays, Pyke Quarry (Horsley near Stroud) will be closed.

On... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 01 Oct 2018 17:03 by Anita Sach

Tags: Recycling

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... Read More »

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

Tags: Recycling

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... 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... 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... Read More »

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

Tags: Safety

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