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Stalkingham News September 2020

The latest version of the Stalkingham News can be found in the documents section, under S, or on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/stalkingham

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 www.macmillan.org.uk/donate

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

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

Stalkingham News May 2020

The latest edition of the newsletter for the residents of Alkington and Ham & Stone parishes is available in the documents section in About the Council. Search for Stalkingham News May 2020.

Posted: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 15:49 by Anita Sach

Tags: Stalkingham News

Co-op stores team up with volunteers to deliver to the most vulnerable

You may or may not be aware that the CO-OP Stores are teaming up with local volunteering organisations to allow food shopping to be delivered to the most vulnerable people in their area.

Residents are able to phone their local store and the Co-op staff are able to take a click and collect style payment over the phone so that no money needs to change hands between residents and volunteers. The shopping... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 16:17 by Anita Sach

Tags: Community

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