Alkington Parish Council

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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... Read More »

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

Tags: Berkeley Vale Youth Voice

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

Tags: Councillors

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

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

Tags: Roads

Stalkingham News September 2020

The latest version of the Stalkingham News can be found in the documents section, under S, or on Facebook

Posted: Wed, 02 Sep 2020 13:53 by Anita Sach

Tags: Stalkingham News

Cycle thefts

With the governments encouragement to 'get on your bike' both new and second hand bikes are in short supply and in some areas difficult to source. This has resulted in bikes being in great demand and a good form of income for thieves. Whether it is your child's bike or an adult mountain bike they are no longer cheap and a good every day adult bike could cost upwards of £1000. You have probably... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 25 Aug 2020 14:35 by Anita Sach

Tags: Crime

Berkeley Community Library reopening

Message from Berkeley Community Library

We are reopening with a reduced library service commencing Tuesday August 18th 2020

Opening time Tuesdays 10am -12noon and 2pm – 4pm

  • You will be able to reserve and collect books from the library using

Click and Collect or Off the Shelf Services. For these, you will need your Library card, PIN, and access to the internet. See the Gloucestershire Libraries... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Aug 2020 12:34 by Anita Sach

Tags: Library

Annual Macmillan Cancer Support coffee morning cancelled

The annual coffee morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support will not take place this year. However, donations can still be made to them through their website

Posted: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 09:37 by Anita Sach

Tags: Community

The Household Recycling Centre (HRC) at Pyke Quarry, Horsley will re-open next week for pre-booked visits only

The HRCs at Hempsted in Gloucester, Wingmoor Farm at Stoke Orchard and Fosse Cross near Cirencester are already open with all trips needing to be booked in advance.

Next week, from Tuesday 26 May, the HRC at Pyke Quarry, Horsley will re-open. Social distancing measures will be in place to help keep visitors and staff safe and crucially anyone with covid-19 symptoms and those in self-isolating households... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 May 2020 16:25 by Anita Sach

Tags: Recycling

Information from Age UK about support during the Covid 19 crisis

We have a variety of resources that we are keen to share with the communities.

a. We have an information and advice line where anyone (older people and their families) with an issue can call and get free advice – 01452 422660

b. We have set up a Freephone line if any older person is feeling lonely and wants a chat with one of our staff or volunteers – 0800 298 0579

c.We are also running an... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 May 2020 13:51 by Anita Sach

Tags: Community

Covid-19 Emergency Living Fund set up to help people in financial hardship

The county council has extended its existing Welfare Support Scheme to create a new Emergency Living Fund to help people who are in financial hardship because of the coronavirus.

The council has also increased the funding that is available to support people through the Covid-19 pandemic by almost 40 percent, and has also changed the criteria so more people will be able to apply.

The Welfare Support Scheme... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 May 2020 13:45 by Anita Sach

Tags: Grants

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