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.

Plans Assessment meeting: Thursday 27 April 2017 9.30am at the Parish Centre

AGM and ordinary meeting: Tuesday, 2 May 7pm at the Parish Centre

Annual schedule of dates for Full Council

See all meetings


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.


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

On Thursday 4 May 2017, Gloucestershire County Council elections will be taking place.  For more information on elections and Stroud County Divisions (Chalford is within the Minchinhampton Division) and maps go to Stroud District Council Elections page.  Polling stations are open from 7am – 10pm

For information about candidates please see the Statement of Persons Nominated here

Garden Waste Collections: Are you a householder in the parish that is unable to subscribe to the garden waste collection service (brown wheelie bin) because of accessibility to your property? We are trying to get an idea of numbers of parishioners affected in this way and would be interested to hear your thoughts on the matter – for instance, are you frustrated by this issue?

Please get in touch with us by email, phone or in writing. Go to our Contact page for details.

ChalfestCHALFEST Local resident registration now available for this one day community event on Saturday 22 July 2017 at the following points:

Chalford Village Shop (High Street opposite the New Red Lion Inn)
Chalford Parish Council Offices (Geralds Way opposite Frithwood shopping centre)
Eastcombe Stores

For more information about this event go to the Chalfest Facebook page

Parish Council Matters


Casual Vacancy – Parish Councillor in Bussage Ward.  Please see Vacancy Notice for details Bussage Ward Casual Vacancy

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

Copies of our regularly parish council monthly bulletin kindly included in The Herald, Bussage, Brownshill & Eastcombe newsletters and every 4 months in Valley News 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  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

Upcoming 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:

bolognaiseA new Lunch Club has started at The Frithwood Youth Centre each Tuesday from 12 noon. A freshly cooked 3 course lunch costs £5 and people of all ages are welcome to come. Food includes a choice of starters, mains and dessert, last week there was a choice of homemade tomato soup or asparagus or corn on the cob, followed by a chilli jacket potato with salad or spaghetti bolognese, with a dessert of either apple crumble or plum sponge with custard and topped of with either tea or coffee.