Alkington Parish Council

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Alkington Lane closure

Alkington Lane will be closed from 26 July to 9 August

Posted: Mon, 10 May 2021 15:35 by Anita Sach

Tags: Roads

The Berkeley Grammar School Educational Fund

Invitation to Students in Higher/Further (Tertiary) Education living in the Berkeley Area

Students are invited to apply to the Berkeley Grammar School Educational Fund Charity for a small grant to assist them in the purchase of equipment or text books for their course in Higher/Further Education.

Applications should be sent during September – November, for consideration by the Governors of the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 May 2021 15:27 by Anita Sach

Tags: Grants

Temporary closure of footpath in Woodford

Part of the public footpath from The Old Mill House at Woodford, which then extends in a generally south-easterly then southerly direction for a distance of approximately 800 m to south-west of Middle Mill Farm at Damery Lane, will be closed for up to 6 months.

The closure is necessary for works to protect the public from a broken footbridge over the weir.

For further information contact GCC Public Rights... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 15:30 by Anita Sach

Tags: Footpaths

Road closures

Alkington Lane will be closed from 15 March until 2nd April and Haycroft Lane will be closed from 22 March until 9 April.

For further information, please contact Gloucestershire Highways on 08000 514 514 or visit www.gloucestershire.gov.uk.

Posted: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 15:16 by Anita Sach

Tags: Roads

Potential census scam warning from Action Fraud

As you may know, National Census Day is on the 21 March but households across the UK are already receiving their letters.

As the census is designed to find out personal details, criminals may use it as an opportunity to commit fraud and identity theft by sending phishing emails or texts.

Posted: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 15:15 by Anita Sach

Tags: Crime

Census 21 March 2021

Everyone will benefit from Census 2021 Households across Stroud will be asked to take part in Census 2021 this spring. The census is a once-in-a-decade survey that gives us the most accurate estimate of all the people and households in England and Wales. Understanding the needs of the nation helps everyone from central government to organisations, such as councils and health authorities, plan and fund... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 10:55 by Anita Sach

Tags: Census

Election job opportunities with SDC

Have you ever considered working at one of the SDC Polling Stations?

SDC is looking to recruit motivated staff to fill a number of important paid role on election day.

On Thursday May 6th 2021 the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gloucestershire, County, District and Parish Council elections will be taking place.

Planning is already underway and we would like to reassure you that our highest priority... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Feb 2021 12:51 by Anita Sach

Tags: Elections

Electric car/cycle share scheme

Emissions from road traffic are the latest single source of carbon emission from the district

Not everyone can switch to a cycle or electric car just yet. Transition Stroud one of the councils key partners in addressing mitigation measures and are currently assessing the potential of setting up an electric Car/Cycle share scheme with Co Car (who run a successful scheme in Exeter).

Want to help tackle... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 17 Feb 2021 16:38 by Anita Sach

Tags: Roads

Ultrafast broadband in Alkington parish

Much of the parish is now ready to go live with ultrafast broadband and some areas are still having it installed.

If you would like to learn more about the benefits of ultrafast broadband, with speeds of 100Mbps and up, Martin Vile is the community executive for Gigaclear. He is working in the community helping potential customers understand all aspects of full fibre, from installation queries, WiFi... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 11:49 by Anita Sach

Tags: Broadband

Covid vaccination scams - information from Action Fraud

Action Fraud has received reports from members of the public who have been sent text messages claiming to be from the NHS, offering them the opportunity to sign up for coronavirus vaccinations. The texts ask the recipient to click on a link which takes them to an online form where they are prompted to input personal and financial details. In some cases the online form has looked very similar to the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 10:32 by Anita Sach

Tags: Scam

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