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Upgrade work at Gloucester railway station completed

The recent track renewal work at Gloucester station was completed on time, with train services returning to normal from 5am on Saturday 27 July.

The six-day upgrade included replacing the junction at the west end of the station to improve performance and reliability, plus improvements to platforms 2, 3 and 4.

GWR will begin running hourly services from Gloucester to London when the new timetable is introduced... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Jul 2019 09:48 by Anita Sach

Tags: Transport

Damery Lane road closure notice

This road has been closed at Middle Mill Bridge to allow for safety reconstruction work following damage caused by a vehicle.

Works are expected to last until the end of August 2019.

Posted: Fri, 21 Jun 2019 15:34 by Anita Sach

Tags: Roads

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

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

Alkington PC given award

Alkington Parish Council has been awarded Foundation Level of the Local Council Award Scheme as we meet the nationally set standards for acting lawfully as a parish council. Our website, actions and policies were reviewed by an independent panel.

Posted: Tue, 31 Jan 2017 13:21 by Anita Sach

Tags: Award

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