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


A46 Road Closure 16th - 20th May 2022

Painswick Road, Stroud

This road will be closed (as per the attached plan) from 16th May 2022 to 20th May 2022, between the hours of 09.30 to 15.30hrs each day. This is to allow for urgent tree works on behalf of Gloucestershire County Council.

Pedestrian and Emergency access will be maintained

If you should require any further information regarding this closure please contact Gloucestershire Highways... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 13 May 2022 10:47 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: Transport


Annual Parish Meeting

Drop-in Wednesday 4 May 2022, 6 pm until 7.30 pm in the Town Hall

The Annual Parish Meeting is to be held on Wednesday 4th May 2022 in the Town Hall between 6 pm and 7.30 pm, Members of the Public are welcome to attend, detailed below are the invited representatives:

Parish Council – Chairman, Traffic, Footpaths, War Memorial, Parish Plan refresh.

Gloucestershire County Councillor... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Apr 2022 09:32 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: Councillors, Events, Finance, People, reports

Speed Awareness Signs

Speed Awareness Signs

Speed Awareness Signs

After lashings of varnish all the signs created by local young people have been put up around the village at places suggested by those who took part. Painswick Parish Council would like to thank everyone involved.

Cllr Abigail Smith - Chairman of the Traffic Committee

Posted: Mon, 28 Mar 2022 09:56 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: People, Transport


Press Release from Stroud District Council: -

We're preparing to issue Council Tax rebates to help with rising energy costs

Stroud District Council is urging residents to pay Council Tax bills by direct debit, in order to receive their £150 Council Tax energy rebate more quickly.

More than 54,000 households in the Stroud district will receive their Council Tax bills for the year 2022/23 this week... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Mar 2022 09:52 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: Newsletters, People

SPEED AWARENESS CAMPAIGN - we need your help.

SPEED AWARENESS CAMPAIGN - we need your help.

SPEED AWARENESS CAMPAIGN - we need your help this half term!With speeding vehicles a constant concern, Painswick Parish Council would like to invite the young people in the parish to use their creativity to paint some eye-catching slow down/20's plenty signs that we can put up around the parish.We have some pre-cut plyboard ready for you to paint and available for collection from the Town Hall office... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Feb 2022 09:07 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: Events, People, Transport

Storm Eunice - Important Numbers

With Storm Eunice imminent, please see below some important numbers. Please note the office will be closed on Friday 18th February - you can contact us by emailing

Floodline - 0345 988 1188

Western Power - 105 or 08006783105

Severn Trent Water - 08007834444

Stroud District Council - 01453 766321

Police Non Emergency No 101

Gloucestershire Highways - 08000 514514

NHS Non Emergency... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Feb 2022 18:08 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: Events, People

Painswick Community HUB

Painswick Community HUB



Posted: Fri, 14 Jan 2022 09:41 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: Events, People

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

Wishing our residents a very Merry Christmas and a Happy Healthy New Year.

Please attached the End of Year Clerks report.

Posted: Fri, 24 Dec 2021 09:06 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: People

Painswick Community Hub - Christmas Special 10th December 9.30am in the Town Hall

Painswick Community Hub - Christmas Special 10th December 9.30am in the Town Hall

Painswick Community Hub is a place where residents are able to meet for a free drink, sweet treat and chat. There will be a one off Christmas special on 10th December with an official weekly meet up starting on 14th January 2022.

Everyone welcome, please share with all of your neighbours who may not be on social media. We look forward to seeing many of you next month.

Posted: Mon, 22 Nov 2021 09:18 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: Events, People



On the evening of Friday 26th November, as the bells of St Mary's ring out to mark the start of the Goodwill Evening, don't forget to bring a dry goods donation for the food bank!

You can exchange this for a Goodwill map at the Church or The Painswick Centre, which will show you where to go around the village on the night to collect stickers. When you've collected enough you can fill in your details... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 17 Nov 2021 09:20 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: Events, People, Tourist Information Centre

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