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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...

Stonehouse Walking Festival

Free walks for a range of abilities exploring our glorious countryside and heritage. Friday 10th to Sunday 19th September 2021 http://www.stonehousewalks.co.uk Facebook: @stonehousewalkingfestival For more information: email stonehousewalkfest@gmail.com or call 07907...

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...

Stonehouse Town Council Survey on Youth Services

Stonehouse Town Council want to find out the views of young people and the whole community on services for young people in Stonehouse. We will be putting a new contract for youth services out to tender in the Autumn and really want to hear from young people and the...

High Street overnight closure

Gloucestershire County Council will shortly be carrying out anti-skid surfacing (road marking) on the shared space on the High Street next month to improve skid resistance and safety in the area. They hope to deliver the works on Monday 5th July, however they are...

Full Town Council meeting 17th May

The Town Council’s first face-to-face meeting in over a year will be held at 7pm on Monday 17th May in the Park Junior School Hall. Numbers are restricted to 30 people (including councillors and town council staff) due to Covid restrictions. All attendees will...

Oldends Lane crossing closed on Saturday 1st May

REMINDER: Oldends Lane railway crossing will be closed tomorrow between 7.30am and 8.30pm for Network Rail to replace the existing CCTV and install new telecoms equipment. Vehicles will be diverted via Bristol Road (A419) and Bath Road/High Street (B4008).  When the...

Shop Stonehouse launches today

Today sees the launch of Shop Stonehouse – the Town Council’s campaign to encourage residents and visitors to spend their money in local shops. Banners have been placed at strategic locations around the town, posters will be displayed in shop windows and...

Town Council response to the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

Cllr Neil Gibbs, Mayor of Stonehouse Town Council, said: “On behalf of Stonehouse Town Council I wish to express my sadness at the news of Prince Philip’s death and send condolences to Her Majesty The Queen and her family. The union flag is flying at half mast,...

Litter picks starting again

The first litter pick of 2021 will take place on Sunday 16th May. Meet at The Pod, Oldends Lane at 2pm for equipment and instructions.  Please keep to family groups, if possible.   Future dates 18th July, 19th September and 21st November...

Full Town Council date moved

Following discussion with town councillors, the Full Town Council meeting scheduled for 12th April has been cancelled. A Full Town Council meeting has instead been re-scheduled for 7pm on Tuesday 27th April. The change is to allow the current administration to...

Notice of Town and District Elections 6 May 2021

 The following Notice of Elections have been issued by Stroud District Council  ·         Stonehouse (Ryeford Ward) (Town Election) ·         Stonehouse (Stonehouse Ward) (Town Election) ·         Stroud District Council (District Election)...

Census Day is Sunday 21 March

Get ready for the first digital-first @Census2021 on 21 March. Your Census letter will be with you in early March and will explain what you need to do next. There will be help available if you need it, including a contact centre providing telephone support and...

How to be become a town councillor

Do you have a keen interest in the Stonehouse community, wish to be involved in local decision making and representing the views of local residents? If the answer is yes, you may be the perfect person to become a town councillor. The town council elections are taking...

Mobile Testing Unit coming to Stonehouse

As part of the county’s response to the COVID pandemic, a mobile testing unit will be coming to Stonehouse from next month. It will be situated in the Pavilion car park in Oldends Lane. We don’t have confirmed dates yet but we understand that it will...

Climate Action is a truly global affair

Participants from five continents joined the Stonehouse Community Climate Action Forum (SCCAF) community conversation last weekend.  The webinar was organised by SCCAF to inform local residents and the wider audience about what has been happening locally to combat...

Pre-application consultation Land North West of Stonehouse

Town and Country Planning Act 1990 Pre-application Public Consultation – Land Northwest Stonehouse Pegasus Group are holding a public consultation is being held to provide further information and to seek the views of the local community regarding a proposed...

Oldends Lane crossing safety work

SHARED ON BEHALF OF NETWORK RAIL We will be upgrading and improving the safety of the crossing at Old Ends Lane, Stonehouse. This will include installation of CCTV and new telecoms and components. In order to be able to do this safely, we will need to remove some...