Alkington Parish Council

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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

The Royal British Legion calls on the nation to mark the 75th Anniversary of VE Day from home

The Royal British Legion has announced a programme of activities to mark the 75th Anniversary of VE Day on Friday 8th May 2020.

No longer able to attend the planned VE Day 75 events, the Royal British Legion is calling on the nation to get involved from the safety of their homes in a programme of events to pay tribute to the entire Second World War generation from British, Commonwealth and Allied Forces,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 May 2020 13:49 by Anita Sach

Tags: VE75 Day

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

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... Read More »

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

Tags: Community

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... Read More »

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

Tags: Community

Household recycling centre at Pyke Quarry

The centre is closed until further notice

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

Tags: Recycling

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