Brimscombe & Thrupp Parish Council

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2021 Elections - Opportunity for Polling Station Staff

LOOKING AHEAD TO THE 2021 ELECTIONS.

Following the postponement of the 2020 Elections due to Covid-19 we would like to provide you with a brief update as we start to look ahead to Thursday May 6th 2021.

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 are currently undertaking initial work with regard to all aspects... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Oct 2020 13:16 by Admin

Tags: News

Road Closure - Knapp Lane

Knapp lane will be temporarily closed from 9th to 11th of November, from the Pinmill Canal Bridge to the entrance to the Wimberley Mill estate, a distance of approx. 35 meters. This is to permit installation of electrical cables.

Emergency and pedestrian access will be maintained.

Posted: Tue, 06 Oct 2020 13:09 by Admin

Tags: News, Travel

Sue Ryder Walk to Remember

Sue Ryder Walk to Remember

Our Walk to Remember event is a 5 or 10k walk in memory of a loved one. The idea is for walkers to get together with family and friends (at a safe distance of course) and use this as an opportunity to dedicate something to a person they love, and simultaneously raise vital funds to support our work here at Leckhampton Court Hospice. Walkers will be taking part by walking on any day in October or on... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 04 Oct 2020 11:56 by Admin

Tags: Activities, News

AGE UK Homeshare Scheme

Homeshare brings together older people who have spare rooms, with people who need affordable accommodation and who are happy to chat and lend a hand. Homeshare can be a great and safe option for someone who misses having other people in their home.

Posted: Sun, 04 Oct 2020 10:44 by Admin

Tags: News

Nominate COVID Heroes / Travel Consultation / Clean Air Funding opportunity

There are some opportunities coming close to their expiry date:

The Stroud Town Council active travel consultation (open until 27 Sep): https://stroudactivetravel.commonplace.is/

The new tranche of Defra clean air funding (deadine 14 Oct): https://laqm.defra.gov.uk/whats-new.html

Details of how to nominate Covid-19 heroes (and submit songs, for young people) for Gloucestershire Day, 21st Sep: https://www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/glosday... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Sep 2020 07:40 by Admin

Tags: News

Food Security Survey

The Landwise Network looking at the experiences of individuals with regard to food security and local and community growing.

The survey will:

  • ask about food security and resilience
  • assess current levels of domestic and community food growing
  • measure the demand for people to start growing
  • identify barriers to why people might not be able to participate

Please participate in the survey if you are interested.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Sep 2020 13:52 by Admin

Tags: News

Community Litter Pick - Saturday 19th September

Please join us for a community litter pick on Saturday September 19th. All welcome, including children. Many hands make light work!

We will meet at 3pm at Stroud Brewery and set off in small groups or family bubbles. Please keep 2m apart at all times and bring your own gloves and hand sanitiser. Please bring a high viz jacket if you have one.

There will be a free soft drink or half pint upon return to... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Sep 2020 11:21 by Admin

Tags: Activities, News

Cycle Ride - 'Fun, Art. and Cycle'

Join us for an 'Fun, Art and Cycle' visit to the amazing Brimscombe and Thrupp bus stop art installations. Depart by bike Stroud Sub Rooms forecourt 12.30pm Saturday 5th Sept, visit the 10 transformed bus stops and end at the launch event at Studio 18 in Brimscombe where there will be music, food, fun and a chance to meet the amazing artists.

This is also an opportunity to continue to make the point... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 31 Aug 2020 15:25 by Admin

Tags: Activities, News

Art Shelter Project Launch - Saturday 5th September

It's been almost a year in the making through some crazy times but it's finally here, the 'Art Shelter' launch!Studio 18 has been commissioned by Brimscombe and Thrupp Parish Council to revamp the bus shelters on the A419 London Road into inspiring and engaging art installations. Ten bus stops have been transformed into public works of art forming a trail along London Road, feeding creatively into... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 23 Aug 2020 21:05 by Admin

Tags: Activities, News

Free Activity Packs from the Museum in the Park

The museum has 50 free 'old fashioned' activity packs which they can post out to families while they are unable to offer their usual free and low cost summer holiday activities. The Museum is also inviting children of all ages to make a 'mini museum' at home and share a photo – they hope to show the best examples on the website in September and there's a chance to win a prize too (for details... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 07 Aug 2020 07:42 by Admin

Tags: Activities, News