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

Latest News

Edge Art and Flower Festival

Edge Art and Flower Festival. Saturday 14th July - Sunday 15th July. 10 am - 4 pm in Edge Church and Village Hall.

Refreshments available.

Posted: Wed, 04 Jul 2018 12:15 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: Events, People, Tourist Information Centre

Play Painswick

We would like to extend a big thank you to St Michaels Resturant, Anthony Churchill and Cllr Dawn Dart for their tremendous efforts in raising £535 at the Art Auction they held last month. The funds are towards Play Painswick; to enable some new pieces of Play Equipment to be installed in the Recreation.

Party in the Park - coming soon!

If you would like to donate or hold a fundraiser please contact... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:55 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: Events, Recreation Ground

Edge Village Fete

Edge Village Fete Saturday 30th June 2018 - 2 - 4.30 pm.

Posted: Fri, 15 Jun 2018 10:10 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: Tourist Information Centre, Events, People

Police Enforcement

The Parish Council wrote to the Police and Crimes Commissioner Martin Surl, with reference to Policing and Enforcement in Painswick and our villages. We have received a positive response but it may be helpful to keep up the pressure - so if this is an issue you are equally as passionate about please lend your voice and send an email or letter to:

Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner, Police Headquarters,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 25 May 2018 09:37 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: People


'Tommy' has been erected on the Frederick Gyde Memorial Land in commemoration of the 100 year anniversary of the ending of the First World War.

Thanks to the Beacon for the photo and they will be doing a story on this in the June Edition.

Posted: Fri, 11 May 2018 11:52 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: People

Poppy Appeal - Local Organiser Required

Royal British Legion - Poppy Appeal - Local Organiser for Painswick needed.

The current local organiser is retiring after ten years in the role and is seeking a replacement. Activity is obviously focussed on October and November each year and Russ Herbert is prepared to assist his successor through the first year. The Royal British Legion is the leading military charity and does very rewarding work,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 10 May 2018 10:23 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: People



Art is food for the soul and St. Michael's Bistro in Painswick will be holding an auction on 17th May from 7pm in partnership with Anthony Lewis-Churchill in support of both local artists and to raise money for Painswick Recreation Ground. Please come and dig deep for this fantastic cause while tasting the unique wine and artisan cheeses.

Posted: Fri, 04 May 2018 10:14 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: Events, People, Recreation Ground


The Annual Parish Meeting will be held on Wednesday 16th May 2018 in the Painswick Town Hall between 6pm to 9pm.

There will be representatives from the Parish Council and its Committees, your County Councillor and District Councillors. You will also be able to speak with your local Neighbourhood Warden, Police and the Fire Prevention Officer as well as local community service groups such as the Library,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 01 May 2018 09:35 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: Events, consultation

No 63 Bus Diversions

Statement from Stagecoach:-

Unfortunately we have experienced difficulties with the contractors so have needed to change our service 63 in the morning peak. We have been unable to gain access through the closure this week as we had expected. Service 63 can have access but only from Pitchcombe, therefore 2 services towards Gloucester will not be able to serve Paganhill, Whiteshill or Edge.
Full details... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Apr 2018 09:33 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: Events, People, Tourist Information Centre

Traffic Calming Measures Consultation

Traffic Survey Results and Statement

Painswick Parish Council would like to thank the local community for their fantastic engagement with the recent traffic calming consultation.

Responses have been validated against the electoral roll and a total of 476 valid votes were received, which represent 25% of the Painswick ward population.

The final results are:

Yes - 246 (52%)

No - 230 (48%)

In light of this... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 Apr 2018 13:50 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: consultation, Committees