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Welcome to Chalford

Forthcoming Meetings

All meetings are open to members of the public. If you wish to attend, please contact the Clerk prior to the meeting.


Full Council: 7 September 7.30pm


Works Committee: 20 September 7pm


Plans Assessment Committee: 24 August 9.30am


Annual schedule of dates for Full Council

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REPORT IT

Visit our REPORT IT page to find out how to contact (online and by phone) the appropriate authority for any problems affecting you or your local area.

UPCOMING ROAD CLOSURES

Road Off Randalls Green to Side of School, Chalford

This road will be closed (as per the plan) from 24th July 2017 to 17th November 2017. This is to allow for construction of new building at the school.

If you require any further information regarding this closure please contact Highways on 08000 514514.

Silver Street, Chalford

This road will be closed as per the plan from 25th September 2017 to 27th September 2017. This is to allow for a new gas connection by Wales and West Utilities.

If you require any further information regarding this closure please contact GCC on 08000 514514.

See Transport Page for further details

Welcome to the official website of Chalford Parish Council giving details of the services and activities of the Parish Council and also providing some information about the local area.

The Parish of Chalford is located in Gloucestershire in the South Cotswolds between Stroud and Cirencester. It covers the settlements of Chalford Hill, Chalford Valley, Bussage, Brownshill and France Lynch and is known for its steep terraced hillsides,stone walls and traditional buildings.

Information, News and Events

Proposed mobile phone mast at Frith Youth Club.  The Trustees have made a short statement concerning this proposal.  Go to the FYC webpage on this website for further details

Gym at Thomas Keble School: Stroud District Council have informed the Parish Council that they will no longer be funding the gym for public use at Thomas Keble school  from August 2018.  The Parish Council realize this is a popular and well-used facility for the local community and will be meeting in the next few weeks with SDC to discuss how it would be possible to continue with the community service currently offered there.

Parish Council Matters

A new aerial runway is to be installed soon in the Valley Playing Field (planned
for week commencing 11 September). We are grateful to Awards for All England and Gloucestershire County Council for the funding of this project.

France Lynch Pleasure Ground Play Equipment  We are carrying out a survey to find out what type of new toddler play equipment you would like in France Lynch PG and whether the toddler’s area should be left in its current place or moved nearer to the older play area. We haven’t received many comments as yet and really need to know what you want before we make a decision so please email Jacky call or visit the Parish Centre where there are play equipment catalogues available to give you some ideas.

Our new Parish Groundsman, Chris Attwood, has recently joined the parish council team.  He has taken over the position from Steve Webber who has been our groundsman for the last 15 years and has now retired.  The Clerks and Council wish Steve all the best in his retirement.

Parish Council Strategic Priorities: Street naming, Interpretation Boards and the Footpath Survey project –  Information and Updates

The monthly Parish Council news is included in the local publications –  The Herald, Bussage, Brownshill & Eastcombe Newsletter and every 4 months in Valley News, the text of which can be read here

Allotments at Middle Hill There are still a few available allotment plots at Middle Hill (and one or two at Browshill and France Lynch).  If you wish to become a tenant please get in touch with the Clerks at The Parish Centre either by phone during opening hours on 01453 887204, or email jacky@chalford-glos.gov.uk  Allotment rents are incredibly reasonable, so growing your own is very economical, not to mention all the added benefits of fresh air, exercise and the company of friendly like-minded neighbours! Visit our Allotments  page for more information

Local Events

For a full listing of local events visit our Local Events Page. To advertise a local event on our website, please contact us at the Parish Centre: jacky@chalford-glos.gov.uk

The ever popular Giant Bouncy Castle bonanza (Inflatable theme event) returns to Middle Hill Allotments this autumn on Saturday 30th September and Sunday 1st November between 10.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m.  The event is for 2 – 14 year olds and entry per child is £7.  The inflatables use the uncultivated part of Middle Hill Allotments and has proved a popular event with local families. A percentage of the takings goes toward maintenance of the allotments.