Storm Henk impact on railway services

We are writing to provide an update on our services as heavy rainfall and flooding continues to affect railway journeys due to Storm Henk. Many services are experiencing disruption, and we unfortunately expect this to continue for the rest of the day and into...

Stonehouse Walking Festival

Free walks for a range of abilities exploring our glorious countryside and heritage. Friday 9th to Sunday 18th September 2022 http://www.stonehousewalks.co.uk Facebook: @stonehousewalkingfestival For more information: email stonehousewalkfest@gmail.com or call 07742...

Stroud Market Town Councils Tourism Brief

Working together, Stroud Market Town Councils (Dursley, Nailsworth, Stonehouse, Stroud, Wotton-under-Edge) want to promote tourism in each of the towns and their surrounding areas. To achieve this the towns wish to procure consultants to create a range of content...

New Town Councillor

Stonehouse Town Council welcomes a new Councillor, Theresa Watt, elected on 3 March 2022.  There was a vacancy on the Town Council due to a resignation. Councillor Watt rejoins the Town Council as she has previously served as a Town Councillor.

Climate Fair, Stonehouse Community Centre, Sunday 3 April

All are welcome to a Climate Fair from Stonehouse Community Climate Action Forum – free entry. The Climate Fair is on Sunday 3rd April, 11am – 3pm, Stonehouse Community Centre, Laburnum Walk, GL10 2NS. Find out how to “green” your lifestyle...

Stroud District Council consultation – Proposed Canals Strategy

Stroud District Council has prepared a draft long-term vision and strategy for the future use of the canals within the District. They want your views on its contents to check they have got it right, before they develop an action plan to deliver it. Please respond by...

Let’s Create Jubilee Fund announced

The Arts Council England Let’s Create Jubilee Fund will be supporting community groups and organisations throughout the UK to create cultural and artistic events to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in June 2022.  The Let’s Create Jubilee Fund will support...

Stroud District Council Economic Development Strategy consultation

Stroud District Council has prepared a Draft Economic Development Strategy, for the next ten years, with the vision to achieve a sustainable, inclusive and thriving economy for our businesses, communities and visitors. They are seeking your views to help ensure that...

Emergency contact numbers

SDC out-of-hours – 01453 222104 Flooding help – how to protect your home | Stroud District Council EA Floodline – 0845 988 1188 Glos Highways – 08000 514514 GCC Civil Protection Team – 01452 888764 Streetlink (rough sleepers) – 0300 500 0914 Adults/Children’s...

Stonehouse gives its views on the future of a canal side site

Stonehouse residents responded in their hundreds to a Stonehouse Town Council survey on the future of the canal-side former Ship Inn site on the Bristol Road A419. The Town Council resolved to carry out a public consultation to establish what the people of Stonehouse...

Stroud District Council Stroud Canals Vision Survey

Stroud District Council has been working to prepare a “whole canal corridor” vision and strategy for the future regeneration and active use of the district’s canals since April 2021. They are seeking views to help them understand how you use the canals and the...

Communications Survey

The Town Council is interested in finding out how local residents currently get their news about what is going on in Stonehouse and how they would like to receive it in the future.  The questionnaire below can be found on page 14 of the Autumn edition of Stonehouse...

Community Consultation on the future of the Ship Inn Site

  The people of Stonehouse are being invited to have their say on the future of the former Ship Inn site in a community consultation being run by Stonehouse Town Council. The consultation will run between October 3rd and October 31st and will ask if residents...

Stonehouse In Bloom win Gold again!

Stonehouse in Bloom have been awarded a Gold medal in the RHS Heart of England in Bloom competition and gained the highest award of ‘Outstanding’ in the It’s your Neighbourhood category for the Old Chapel Garden! Stonehouse In Bloom volunteers have...

Stroud Half Marathon – Road Closure Schedule 24th October 2021

Road No. A419 Cainscross Road – between Merrywalks and Cainscross Roundabouts for its total length of 1.2km between the hours of 07.30 to 13.00. Road No.  3/214 Standish Lane between Standish Church and the junction with A38 for its total length of 2km, between the...

New planters enhance the High Street

Three new temporary planters have been placed on the High Street. They are part of a scheme permitted by Gloucestershire County Council under a Coronavirus Response Temporary Road Restriction set to stay in place until 21st June 2022. The planters aim to keep the High...

Planters and parking bay scheme, High Street Stonehouse

The planters on the High Street are part of a scheme permitted by Gloucestershire County Council under a Coronavirus Response Temporary Road Restriction set to stay in place until 21st June 2022. The planters aim to keep the High Street attractive, green and...

Temporary overnight road closure Oldends Lane 24th to 25th August.

There will be a temporary road and level crossing closure on Oldends Lane from its junction with Midland Road to its junction with Brunel Way for a distance of approximately 256 metres. This is due to planned work by Network Rail. Signed Has Made Notice The road is...

Rainbow bench temporarily removed

The ‘rainbow’ bench in the Old Chapel Garden has been removed so that it can be repainted professionally.  The winning design was the vertical rainbow colours on a black background.  Once painted, the Town Council will be placing a small plaque on the...

Head of Property & Grounds Maintenance vacancy

Stonehouse Town Council is looking for someone who will take great pride in making our town look its best for residents, businesses and visitors. Working with the Groundsperson, you will plan and carry out general maintenance on council properties and recreation...

Forensic dog marking kits available for key workers

Gloucestershire Constabulary has recently launched an exciting new product aimed at dog owners enabling them to forensically mark and register their dogs on a national database giving them extra protection if lost or stolen. This is the first product of its kind in...