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Painswick Parish Council

Serving the people of Painswick, Edge, Sheepscombe and Slad.

Town Hall

Clerk: Mr Roy Balgobin
The Town Hall, Victoria
Square, Painswick, Stroud
Gloucestershire GL6 6QA

Tel: 01452 812722

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    Find local businesses and community groups - click here.

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    St Mary's Church

    For more information contact the Beacon Benefice Office here.

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    Tourist Information Centre

    The Tourist Information Centre is open from April to end of October and located in the Grave Diggers Hut, in St Mary's Churchyard. (click here )

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    Road Safety Hub

    The Road Safety Community Engagement Hub is the new one-stop-shop for communities who have a road safety concern in their locality. CLICK HERE

Painswick Parish Council provides your local services. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and what we do. Use the search or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for. If you can't find the information you require then please contact us.

Vehicle Activated Signs

Do you think they slow the traffic down coming into the village?
  • Yes 59.8%
  • No 40.2%

This poll has received 92 votes.

Latest News

Local Council Award Scheme - Success

Local Council Award Scheme - Success

Painswick Parish Council has been awarded Local Council Award Scheme 'Quality Gold' (the top rating for local councils).

The Quality Gold Award demonstrates that a council is at the forefront of best practice and achieves excellence in governance, community leadership and council development. Quality Gold councils provide leadership for their communities, bring people together, have excellent business planning processes, ensuring value for money as well as constantly seeking new innovations and opportunities to improve. They highlight the very best we, as a sector, can achieve for our communities. More »

On Friday 20th October 2017, we were visited by an assessment panel including Cllr Stephen Hirst (Tetbury Mayor & Chair of Gloucestershire Association of Parish & Town Council), Alison Robinson (CEO – GAPTC), and John Kay (Dursley Town Council – Clerk).

The panel met a number of the Parish Councillors, visiting a number of community led projects including the Library, Tourist Information Office and Toddler Group. The Panel were extremely impressed with the amount of community engagement and the Councils imaginative use of our buildings /assets.

Councillors and staff have worked hard over a number of years on projects for the benefit of Painswick, Edge, Sheepscombe and Slad. The Chairman Cllr Martin Slinger stated "It was excellent to have this acknowledged by the Award". » Less

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:24 by Roy Balgobin

Stroud District Council - Planning

Stroud District Council - Planning

Changes to the Planning System at Stroud District Council - register your details to be notified of planning applications in your area or of interest.


Wed, 04 Oct 2017 12:25 by Roy Balgobin



Painswick Gardening Club is holding an audience with James Alexander Sinclair; one of the foremost garden designers in the UK. An award winning writer, broadcaster & compelling speaker.

Friday 10th November 2:30pm (doors open at 1:45) at The Painswick Centre, Bisley Street, GL6 6QQ More »

Tickets are £15 - available from The Patchwork Mouse, Painswick Pharmacy or online at ALLOMORPHIC.CO.UK » Less

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 09:43 by Roy Balgobin