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Gloucestershire County Council site investigation, A419 improvements, 9th April to 11th May 2018

29 March 2018 at 11:46

Gloucestershire County Council (GCC) will be carrying out site investigation works in Stonehouse prior to the A419 Improvements scheme. Works on the highway verges and footpaths will be undertaken during daytime hours with no disruptions to road users. Works on the live carriageway will be carried out with appropriate traffic managements during night time hours from 7pm to 5am. GCC Highways can be contacted on 08000 514 514.

Further information including maps of the location of the work are included in GCC's letter to residents.

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Park Road Closed

15 March 2018 at 14:52

Park Road in Stonehouse will be closed from 12th - 19th March to carry out resurfacing work.

Amey, working on behalf of Gloucester County Council have said:

'To ensure the safety of road users and our workforce, it will be necessary for us to close the road because of the road width and machinery that will be used. We hope you understand that we will not be able to guarantee access for vehicles in or out of our work area except in emergencies. If you normally drive into or out of this area during the hours when the closure will be in place, we ask you to please make alternative arrangements. Please also avoid leaving parked vehicles on the road. Pedestrian access will be maintained throughout.

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Stonehouse Station Footbridge Removal 17 March 2018

13 March 2018 at 11:11

Network Rail will be temporarily removing the footbridge at Stonehouse Station on Saturday 17th March 2018. It will be modified off site to tie in with the platform extensions and will be reinstalled by mid June 2018.

Use this link to view further information and a diversion map from Network Rail.

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High Street Car Park

12 February 2018 at 13:41

Stroud District Council have given advance notification that between 12th and 14th March the rear left-hand side of the main High Street car park will be closed off to allow resurfacing works and relining to take place. 

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Temporary Road Closure and Restriction Park Road

12 February 2018 at 13:34

Gloucestershire Highways have issued notification of a Temporary Road Closure and Restriction in Park Road from 12th March until 16th March to enable resurfacing works to be carried out.

The temporary closure will be in part of Park Road from its junction with Midland Road to its junction with Elm Road.  In addition to its closure there will also be no parking or waiting permitted at any time along the same length of road.

Alternative Route - as signed on site.

For further information contact Gloucestershire Highways on 08000 514 514 or visit

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Stonehouse Bus Services During Temporary Road Closure

12 February 2018 at 13:24

Stagecoach Bus Company have advised that their Stonehouse bus services will continue to serve the High Street during the temporary road closure in the High Street.  Whilst the cable works are being carried out buses will divert around Park Estate.  As soon as the bus services will return to normal routes once the road re-opens.

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Adult Learning

01 February 2018 at 14:55

Gloucester Adult Learning are offering courses in personal finance and internet safety using the Learn My Way platform, which has a wealth of information; the following courses are becoming increasingly popular;

  • Make money Work
  • Keeping your personal information secure online
  • Online and mobile banking

If you know anyone in your Communities that could benefit from completing the course, whether yourself, family or contacts at partner organisations, please pass on this information and follow the link below. The courses only take about 30 minutes, but provide a wealth of valuable information;

  1. Click on
  2. Click on Register in the top left of the screen
  3. Complete the sections and OUR CENTRE NUMBER 8000052, your name, email address and then choose a password. 
  4. Click on Subjects and choose one of the following modules to complete;

Should you have any questions or want further information please let me know, but I am sure you will agree there are many learners that we speak to daily that may benefit from money management and internet safety courses.

Thank you

Nick Morrall CMgr, MCMI

Learning Coordinator

Adult Education in Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire County Council

4-6 Commercial Road




07909 937170

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Temporary Road Closure of Stonehouse High Street

01 February 2018 at 11:00

Stonehouse High Street (B4008) will be closed from Meadow Road to Elm Road for the instalation of a new electricity cable under the railway bridge from 12 Feb 2018 to 16 Feb 2018.

For further information please contact Gloucestershire Highways on 08000 514 514 or visit

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Stonehouse Station Footbridge closure

01 February 2018 at 10:51

Stonehouse Station Footbridge will be closed temporarily from 3 Feb 2018 to 30 Mar 2018 to enable reconstruction of the footbridge.  An alternative route will be signed on site via Burdett Close/High Street/Queens Road/Upper Queens Road

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Table top sales every Saturday

05 January 2018 at 00:00

Starting on Saturday 13th January 2018 10am - 2pm 
Stonehouse Town Hall
Charge per table is £5 – booking fee payable at time of booking

There will be bric a brac, books, toys, clothes, plants etc. In aid of Stonehouse in Bloom. Please come along and support the 'Gold Rush' campaign.

First come first served due to limited space. To book a table please call 01453 822070 or email

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