New Waste and Recycling Service – update

Stroud District Council’s new recycling service has now been in operation for almost a week. The Council’s officers have been out monitoring what has been presented for collection by residents and dealing with any isolated problems that have arisen due to changes in collection dates. Stroud District Council has already collected a significant amount of food waste and reports that …

Neighbourhood Warden’s Monthly Report

Wotton-under-Edge’s Neighbourhood Warden Rachel Pratt reports on the work she has completed in the area during October, including regular patrols, liaising with other local agencies, and dealing with specific issues in the area. Please select this link to read Rachel’s report in full. If you would like to discuss any of the matters raised or report a local issue to Rachel, …

New Road Safety Community Hub launched

A new one stop shop for reporting road safety concerns in Gloucestershire has been launched. The Road Safety Community Hub was launched by Gloucestershire Road Safety Partnership, made up of Gloucestershire County Council, Gloucestershire Constabulary, the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Office and Gloucestershire Fire & Rescue Service. The new hub will be the main point of contact for residents to report any concerns …

Have your say about the county’s broadband

Residents and businesses in Gloucestershire are being invited to contribute to a major survey of broadband availability across the county. The survey is being undertaken by independent researchers at the Royal Agricultural University (RAU) as part of the evaluation of the impact of superfast fibre broadband in Gloucestershire and Herefordshire due to be published in 2017. The survey will be …

Waste and Recycling Services from November 1st

Stroud District Council’s new waste and recycling services starts on November 1st, with the introduction of separate food waste collections, changes to collection days in some areas and a change from weekly to fortnightly collection of landfill waste. Please select this link for advice and information from Stroud District Council on the new waste and recycling service. Information can also be found …

Wotton Car Parking Survey Results

The Town Council carried out a parking survey in the town’s three main car parks on 5th, 9th, and 10th September 2016. The results of the survey support the findings of an earlier survey carried out by Stroud District Council in 2011, that there is a need for more parking in Wotton. Please select this link to read the full survey results.

Celebrating Trustees Week 7th – 13th November 2016

Halls in Stroud District – nominate a Trustee for special recognition! Stroud Village and Community Hall Network is running a celebratory event for halls based in the Stroud district to help recognise the volunteer input that many trustees contribute to help run community buildings for us all to use. They are asking for nominations for a trustee who you think …

Winter advice from Gloucestershire Highways

Gloucestershire County Council Highways Department has produced a leaflet giving details of arrangements for road gritting for the coming winter. It also contains useful advice for residents about preparing for journeys by car or on foot and how to help your local community. Please select this link to read the leaflet.

Christmas Under The Edge 2016

Wotton Chamber of Trade is holding its Christmas Under the Edge Street Event on Saturday 3rd December 2016 from 4pm – 7pm. Please select this link for more information.

Wortley Road Closure – update

Wortley Road, between Wortley and Alderley, is to be closed to allow for highway works by Amey working on behalf of Gloucestershire County Council. Gloucestershire County Council has now advised that the proposed closure dates are 1st and 2nd December 2016 Please select this link to see a plan of the works location.