INFORMATION, NEWS & EVENTS
Welcome to Chalford Parish Council. Our website provides details of the services and activities of the Parish Council and you will also find 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.
Annual Parish Meeting: Chairman’s Report
In lieu of being able to hold an Annual Parish Meeting we have made grant awards to local organisations via email. Paul Lilly, Chair of the Parish Council has compiled a report to give you a flavour of what we have been doing in the past year.
Our grateful thanks to Chris Lee who has been rebuilding and widening stone walls at our playing fields and allotments.
Bus Service 61 – Did you know this will end on 29 August and will be replaced by the number 67 – Bussage to Cashes Green? Half hourly service from Bussage Monday to Friday and reduced one on Saturday and Sundays. 67 bus timetables available from the Parish Centre.
“FREEZER OF LOVE” (BARRY TO HIS FRIENDS) We have a ‘Freezer of Love’ at the Parish Centre – Provided by The Long Table
If you, or someone you know could benefit from a home cooked ready meal, then please click the link to find out more about the Freezer of Love
Although the office is closed to the public, the freezer is located just inside the foyer and is still accessible. Please ring the bell and we will let you in, please wear a mask when entering the building. Many thanks
Mobile Post Office Service – Change to times in Chalford. The mobile service behind 1 Belvedere Mews, Chalford, GL6 8PF. Please click the link for the most of to date information.
We have a group of parishioners who have volunteered to visit elderly and housebound people in the Parish. If you would like an occasional visit, perhaps for a chat over a cup of tea or to share an interest, or if you know of anyone who would benefit from visits, then please contact the Parish Centre and we will arrange for someone to call. (DBS checks are carried out on all our volunteers.)
MONTHLY PARISH COUNCIL NEWSLETTER
The monthly parish council ‘newsletter’ is included in the local publications The Herald and twice a year in Valley News, the text for each month can be read here
WEBSITE ACCESSIBILITY STATEMENT
The Parish Centre is open. Opening hours are Monday to Thursday 10am – 3pm. Current Covid guidelines are in place, please remember to wear a mask.
Council meetings will now be held face to face. Members of the public are welcome to join any meetings. In order to help us plan and make the necessary arrangements, please contact the Clerk if you would like to attend.
Finance & Management: Tuesday 28th September at 2pm at the Parish Centre.
You can view all agendas by clicking the link below.
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.
LATEST INFORMATION ON ROAD CLOSURES AND RAIL WORKS
Abnash: This road will be closed, as per the plan below from 11th to 14th October. This is to allow for drainage works on behalf of Gloucestershire County Council. Abnash2, Chalford Plan
Silver Street: This road will be closed, as per the plan below from 25th to 27th October due to internet ducting repair work by Gigaclear. Emergency and pedestrian access will not be maintained. Silver Street, Chalford Map
Temporary Closures, Various Towns & Parishes The reason for the closures and restrictions is to remove diseased Ash trees that are within falling distance of the highway.
The roads are expected to be closed and restricted on a rolling programme commencing 1st July 2021 and it is anticipated all works will be completed by 31st October 2021. Please see attached schedule. Various Road Closures
Temporary Closure & Restrictions of Various Roads:
The reason for the closures and restrictions is for works for Fibre Optic installation. The roads are expected to be closed and restricted on a rolling programme commencing 1st March 2021, where the presence of approved signage will indicate whether the closures and restrictions are in force. Further advance warnings of dates/times will be displayed on site prior to the closures and restrictions taking effect. This order can permit the closure and restriction of the roads in any order, or simultaneously as required and it is anticipated all works will be completed by 30th June 2021. Please click below for details.
You can register for updates on the progress of your ultrafast, full fibre broadband network by visiting gigaclear.net/postcode-checker
For any questions during the build phase, you can contact Gigalclear’s dedicated care team via email email@example.com or by phone on 01865 591137.
Please find attached the order and notice in relation to temporary road closures, click link for schedule.
Various road closure schedule for roads both within the parish and surrounding areas, updated on a weekly basis.
If you require any further information regarding these closures please contact Highways on 08000 514514.