New Care Home at Pennwood Lodge – Consultation event by owner/developer

View HC-One’s plans for a new care home on land adjacent to the existing Pennwood Lodge Care Home, Wotton Road, Kingswood, GL12 8RA. Members of the project team will be available to answer questions and hear feedback. Find out more at the public exhibition: Where: Kingswood Village Hall, Wickwar Road, Kingswood, Wotton-Under-Edge, GL12 8RF When: Thursday 2nd March, 4pm – …

Emergency Road Closure – Wortley Road – extension of time

Gloucestershire County Council have advised that Wortley Road Wotton-under-Edge has been subject to an emergency road closure to allow for work by BT Openreach. The work has been extended by a day and is now expected to be completed on February 16th. For more information regarding this closure please call 08000 514514. Map showing location of road closure

Neighbourhood Warden’s January Report

Neighbourhood Warden Rachel Pratt reports on work completed in Wotton-under-Edge during January 2017. Please select this link to read Rachel’s full report. For more information on any of the items contained in the report, or to report an issue, please contact Rachel on 07834419332.

Your vote matters – make sure you’re registered!

Ahead of the County Council Elections taking place on Thursday 4 May 2017, Stroud District Council is urging its residents to get involved by registering to vote. Since the law changed in June 2014, every individual is now responsible for their own registration, rather than registering as a household. Anyone who has changed their address or is a new voter …

Neighbourhood Warden’s Report for December 2016

Rachel Pratt, Neighbourhood Warden for Wotton-under-Edge, reports on the work she has completed in the area in December 2016. Please select this link to read Rachel’s report. This report is a brief outline of duties undertaken. If you would like to discuss any of the items in more detail or report a new issue, please contact Rachel on 07834419332.

New year, new start for Berkeley Bridge: phase two of replacement underway

Gloucestershire County Council is about to begin the second phase of work to replace the weakened A38 northbound bridge at Berkeley. A brand new bridge will soon be installed to replace the existing structure, which is no longer safe for traffic. Road users are advised to plan their journey and allow extra time until the planned completion date in May …

Advice on walking your dog in the countryside

The Gloucestershire Local Access Forum has produced an advice leaflet giving useful guidelines to follow when walking your dog in the countryside, including: the health benefits of walking walking your dog through areas where there are livestock, and clearing up after your dog. Please select this link to read the leaflet in full.

Healthwatch – a chance to give your views about local health services

Healthwatch Gloucestershire is one of 148 local Healthwatch organisations working with Healthwatch England to ensure that residents’ views about local health services are heard. Healthwatch Gloucestershire: Gathers patient and public views and experiences of health and social care in Gloucestershire and uses them to help improve the way they are delivered locally Provides the public with information and signposting to …

Gloucestershire County Council Budget Consultation

Gloucestershire County Council is currently in the process of developing its budget for 2017/18.  As part of this process, they would like to hear your views. Please complete their online questionnaire using the link below, letting Gloucestershire County Council know how important their current priorities are to you and your views on their proposed budget.  The Council values your opinions and your …

Save a Life – Give Blood

The NHS Blood and Transplant Service is appealing for people to give blood this New Year. A session will be held on Tuesday 24th January 2017 at Renishaw Place,Wotton Road, Charfield, GL12 8SP. Sessions will run from 9.25am to 12.00pm and 1.30pm to 4.30pm. For more information and to book an appointment, please call 0300 123 23 23 or visit …