Brimscombe & Thrupp Parish Council


Census 2021 - Advice on how to get help

The census is here

It informs decisions about the things that matter to your community.

This leaflet outlines the wide range of accessibility support available to help you take part in Census 2021.

It's important to fill in your census questionnaire because it gives us the most detailed information we have about our society. You must complete the census by law.

Census data helps inform funding decisions... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Mar 2021 18:42 by Admin

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Parish Grants Scheme

Brimscombe and Thrupp Parish Council is committed to providing assistance to local community groups which are set up to promote community life for Brimscombe and Thrupp Parish residents. The Council's financial support is provided by way of grants/donations which are decided against criteria set by, and which can be amended from time to time by, Brimscombe and Thrupp Parish Council.


1. The applicant... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Mar 2021 17:22 by Admin

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Nomination packs are now available from the Locum Parish Clerk. Please contact the Locum Parish Clerk at to request a nomination pack or to find out more.

What do parish councillors do?

Councillors are the champions of their community and give residents a voice on the decisions the council makes. Becoming a councillor will allow you to make a real difference in your... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 15:55 by Admin

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Community Electric Car - Survey

A community led car club can help you to find ways to relieve yourself of some of those car ownership related costs or make the car you can't afford more accessible. An electric, community car also has environmental benefits and the potential to improve the local area in terms of emissions and issues such as on-street parking.

The idea is being explored by Transition Stroud and Stroud Valley Car Club... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 10:38 by Admin

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Are You Registered to Vote?

In order to vote in the upcoming Police and Crime Commissioner for Gloucestershire, County, District and Parish Council elections taking place on May 6th 2021 you must be registered on the Electoral Roll.

Planning is already underway and we would like to reassure you that our highest priority is the safety of our staff and our electorate. We will be adhering to Government Guidelines, so your Polling... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 10:18 by Admin

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Elections Job Opportunities

Have you ever considered working at one of our Polling Stations?

We are looking to recruit motivated staff to fill a number of important paid roles on election day.

On Thursday May 6th 2021 the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gloucestershire, County, District and Parish Council elections will be taking place.

Planning is already underway and we would like to reassure you that our highest priority is... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 10:17 by Admin

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Stroud District Council Leisure and Wellbeing Survey - Last Chance! Ends 12th Feb.

SDC is looking for feedback from local communities to ensure everyone has access to good quality leisure opportunities that properly meet their needs. To inform decisions, we need to understand how and where people use leisure facilities as we make plans for provision over the next 20 years.The Leisure and Wellbeing survey aims to find out what, where and how people use leisure facilities across the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 09 Feb 2021 09:30 by Admin

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Road Closure - The Roundabouts

The Roundabouts will be closed from its junction with Brimscombe Hill to the junction with Spinney Court, a distance of c. 130m. The reason is for strengthening the arch bridge.

Closure will be from 15th March until 12th April 2021. Emergency and pedestrian access will not be maintained.

Posted: Mon, 08 Feb 2021 15:18 by Admin

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Action Fraud

Be aware there are an awful lot of scammers and fraudsters about at the moment. Never give your personal or financial information to anyone who calls. Terminate the call and check them out if you are ever in doubt.

The Action Fraud helpline can be contacted at

Action Fraud – 0300-123-2020

Posted: Sun, 07 Feb 2021 16:32 by Admin

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Green Home Grants Scheme

If you're a homeowner or residential landlord you can apply for a Green Homes Grant voucher towards the cost of installing energy efficient improvements to your home.

Improvements could include insulating your home to reduce your energy use or installing low-carbon heating to lower the amount of carbon dioxide your home produces.

You must redeem the voucher and ensure improvements are completed by 31... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 07 Feb 2021 16:02 by Admin

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