Advice on garden bonfires during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Stroud District Council has issued the following advice on garden fires during the Coronavirus Pandemic: Bonfire smoke may cause particular problems for people with underlying health conditions such as asthma, bronchitis and heart conditions. We all now know that Covid-19 is a respiratory disease. During the pandemic, more people than normal are at home, working, caring for their family and/or …

Stroud District Council Business Grant Portal

District Councils in Gloucestershire have opened online portals for businesses to apply for grant funding during the COVID-19 outbreak. These portals are an effective way to apply for the grants a business is eligible for. Further details, eligibility criteria and what you will need to submit your claim for Stroud District Council can be found via this link.

Stroud District Council E News

Stroud District Council’s April E Newsletter containing advice and updates about COVID-19 matters as well as other issues can be read here.

Gloucestershire Funders – information from the VCS Alliance

The VCS Alliance has issued the following information about funding to support the county during the Coronavirus pandemic: Gloucestershire Funders Gloucestershire Funders is a new collaboration between eight charitable foundations and organisations who can provide funding for charities, groups, people and activities, in Gloucestershire.  We have come together to support the county during the COVID-19 pandemic. Listening to what’s needed …

Coronavirus – grants and funding for organisations and businesses

The Gloucestershire Rural Community Council has issued the second edition of their Keeping in Touch newsletter which outlines some more new grants and funds available to help organisations deal with the financial consequences of Coronavirus: Rural Response Emergency Grants Programme – The Prince’s Countryside Trust Applications close on Wednesday 15th April at 12:00 Community Emergency Fund – Sport England Heritage Emergency …

Allotments Guidance Covid 19 Emergency Measures

It has been decided by Wotton Town Council that plot inspections and the annual judging will be cancelled until further notice in light of the Covid 19 pandemic and National Allotment Society Guidance Covid 19 Emergency Measures. Please select this link  National Allotments Society Guidance to view the notice that has been put up at Knapp Road and New Road …

VCS Alliance Emergency Funding Bulletin

The VCS Alliance has issued the following bulletin: Funding Opportunities Emergency Funding Bulletin 7 April 2020 In light of the number of emergency funds that are being launched, the VCS Alliance has compiled a list of funds we are aware of that we think will be useful to you at this time. You can find this extra bulletin on our …

Wotton Area Mutual Aid Group

During the COVID-19 crisis, the Wotton Area Mutual Aid group is matching up people in Wotton and the surrounding villages who need some help with neighbours who are willing to give it. WAMA volunteers are able to collect shopping, help with urgent supplies, or just phone you for a friendly chat. They aren’t healthcare professionals so won’t be able to …

Temporary Road Closure – Old London Road 8th – 10th April 2020

Gloucestershire County Council has advised that Old London Road, Wotton-under-Edge will be closed from 8th – 10th April 2020. The road will be closed from the junction with Bradley Road, to the junction with Adey’s Lane. The reason for the closure is to renew a fire hydrant. For more information please call Gloucestershire Highways on 08000 514514, or visit www.gloucesterhire.gov.uk …

Gloucestershire Community Resilience Fund – Covid-19 Response March 2020

Gloucestershire VCS Alliance has issued the following bulletin: Gloucestershire Community Resilience Fund – Covid-19 Response March 2020 Purpose The purpose of the fund to is to support local voluntary sector agencies and community groups who are supporting vulnerable people during the Covid-19 crisis to cover additional costs they may incur due to increased activity or functions that they have insufficient …