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Town Council moving back into the Town Hall

The Town Council office is relocating back to the Town Hall at last! We will be moving from our temporary office in 14 High Street tomorrow afternoon and Wednesday morning. We will be checking the phones and emails intermittently but anything non-urgent will be dealt...

Public toilets to re-open Tuesday 16th June

Stroud District Council are planning to open the public toilets at the entrance to Stonehouse town centre car park on Tuesday 16th June. At first, one unisex and one accessible toilet will be open from 10am – 4pm. For further information go to:...

Essential maintenance and track renewals

Track renewals and essential maintenance will be taking place at weekends during the summer that may affect some train services via Bristol Parkway, Swindon and Gloucester. On Sundays 7, 14 and 21 June trains will be unable to operate south of Gloucester or east of...

Stonehouse Town Council – Improving biodiversity

This year Stonehouse Town Council will be creating more habitat and encouraging increased biodiversity around the town through a new management regime in some of our open spaces. Some carefully-selected sections of grass in the parks at Meadow Road, Laburnum Walk and...

Stonehouse shows its true colours

Since lockdown was announced on 23 March, individuals and organisations in Stonehouse have gone above and beyond to support the town’s most vulnerable residents. Within a week, the town council set up a Helpline for local people who are self-isolating and do not have...

The Story of Plastic – free film showing

The Story of Plastic takes a detailed look into the environmental damage and human rights abuses that occur throughout the lifecycle of plastic. What can companies, countries and people do to fix the issues? Tickets for the free screening on 6 May can be purchased...

Be fraud aware

Criminals are using the Covid-19 pandemic to scam the public – don’t become a victim. Law enforcement, government and private sectors partners are working together to encourage members of the public to be more vigilant against fraud, particularly about sharing...

Extra £750 million coronavirus funding for frontline charities

Charities across the UK will receive a £750 million package of support to ensure they can continue their vital work during the coronavirus outbreak. £750 million pot for frontline charities across the UK – including hospices and those supporting domestic abuse victims...

Grants distributed to Stroud businesses

Stroud District Council has received £26million from the Government which it is distributing to businesses to keep them afloat during the Coronavirus pandemic. The first payments of £6.2million to 621 businesses were paid at the start of this week and payments are...

Gloucestershire County Council Covid-19 update

Children’s Services A dedicated phone line and email address has been set up to help parents with all school related enquiries, including questions relating to Free School Meals. Tel: 01452 426015. Email COVIDSchoolenquiries@gloucestershire.gov.uk Free school...

Home food delivery service in Stonehouse

Stonehouse Town Council and The Long Table have worked together to offer a home-delivery service of nutritious and delicious home-cooked meals to vulnerable and/or self-isolating local residents. Leaflets will be delivered to all Stonehouse households over the next...

Stonehouse Pharmacy delivery service

Stonehouse Pharmacy now have volunteers to deliver prescribed medicines to local residents who are classed as vulnerable and/or self-isolating.  If you are not already on their delivery list, please call them to arrange – 01453 823184

Stagecoach West – changes to bus services

In light of the Covid-19 crisis and following the government’s advice to limit non-essential travel, temporary changes to bus services have been introduced. Read more at https://tiscon-maps-stagecoachbus.s3.amazonaws.com/Timetables/West/Temporary/64.pdf  ...

Stonehouse Co-Op telephone ordering service

The Co-Op is offering a telephone ordering service for Stonehouse residents who are self-isolating and/or are vulnerable and cannot leave their house. Please call after 11am with your order and you will be asked to pay for your shopping by card over the phone....

Facebook covid-19 support group

Stonehouse residents have set up their own Facebook page to share information and the latest advice coming from the Government. Some of their members have also been distributing slips to neighbours, offering practical help and support...

Temporary changes to GWR services

A new timetable will operate from Monday (23 March). There will however also be some changes to advertised services over this weekend. The new timetable will operate until further notice. The changes prioritise key routes, essential for those people continuing to...

Community help hub launched to support residents

Gloucestershire’s councils and partners have created a community help hub to connect local people who need help, with others who can provide the support they need. As further measures are put in place to delay the spread of Covid-19, local people have already started...

Local groups and organisation operational update

UPDATED 23 MARCH 2020 Here is a list of the current operational status of groups and organisations in Stonehouse, which is subject to change. Stonehouse Town Council – no public access to the office on 14 High Street but local residents can ring 01453 822070 or...

Corona Virus

The Town Council is in contact with emergency planners at the county and district councils and monitoring the most up-to-date information and advice coming from the Government. This is a fast-developing situation and we will do our best to provide as near normal...

Stroud District Council Local Plan Review Consultation

The District Council is in the process of reviewing the current Stroud District Local Plan. The first stage was an Issues and Options public consultation, which took place during autumn 2017. Public consultation on the Emerging Strategy ran from 16th November 2018...