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.

Neighbourhood Warden’s Report – September 2016

Wotton-under-Edge’s Neighbourhood Warden Rachel Pratt reports on work she has completed in the area during September. Read Rachel’s full report here. For more information on any of the issues or to report an issue to Rachel please call her on 07834419332.

Town Council objects to Holywell Farm planning application

Following the meeting of Wotton-under-Edge Town Council’s Planning Committee on Monday 26th September, the Town Council has formally objected to application S.16/1587/OUT Land at Holywell Farm, Wotton-under-Edge, Outline Planning Permission Residential Development, including demolition of 89 Court Orchard, for up to 25 dwellings. Please select this link to read the Town Council’s objection in full.

Waste and Recycling Roadshow 5th November

Stroud District Council is holding a series of events to support the introduction of its new waste and recycling service which starts in November. The Council’s staff will be attending the Farmers’ Market at the Town Hall, Wotton-under-Edge on Saturday 5th November between 9am and 1pm to provide information and answer queries residents may have about the new service. For more information …