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

WE NEED YOU - Parish Council Elections May 2020

WE NEED YOU - Parish Council Elections May 2020

Parish Councillors decide on what services and projects the council will deliver. As representatives of the first tier of local government and the closest to their communities, local councillors are best placed to engage with their residents and find out what the real local issues are and how to overcome them.

Parish Councils are encouraging residents who are passionate about their community to stand... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 12 Feb 2020 09:29 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: Councillors, Elections, Events



The following roads are due to be closed:

Edge Road between Blakewell Mead and Washbrook Mill - 7th February times 0930 - 1530.

Pitchcombe Juntion - Tuesday 4th February from 1900 - 0600 hrs

Posted: Fri, 31 Jan 2020 11:41 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: Transport

Community Lunches

Community Lunches

From Monday 6th January - Painswick Community Lunches will be held in The Town Hall. From 12noon - 1.15pm.

There will be a variety of Vegetable Soups, Freshly baked bread and cheese, plus tea and coffee.

No set fee but donations welcome - funds raised will be used to support local charities.


3rd February Falcon Bowling Club

10th February Friday Club

17th February Yew Tree W.I.

24th February Park Residents... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Dec 2019 10:12 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: Events, People

Parish Council Office - Christmas

The Parish Council Office will be closed from 12noon on Monday 23rd December until 9am on Friday 3rd January 2020.

If you have urgent business then please email (For emergencies only you can call Roy on 07977560114).

Please note that Gloucestershire Highways can be contacted on 08000514514 and Stroud District Council on 01453 766321.

Posted: Mon, 23 Dec 2019 09:16 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: People

Gloucestershire County Council Budget Consultion

Gloucestershire County Council Budget Consultion

Gloucestershire County Council has launched its annual budget consultation, asking residents to have their say on its draft 2020/21 budget. Read more at #Glosbudget #Gloucestershire

Posted: Mon, 23 Dec 2019 09:14 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: Finance, People, consultation

Painswick Christmas Goodwill Evening

Painswick Christmas Goodwill Evening

Date 29th November 2019 - 5pm - 8pm.

It will be an evening of festive cheer for all the family, to wander around our beautiful village and see the Christmas lights, munch on a mince pie and sip some mulled wine, and maybe pick up a perfect present from one of the local stalls. Hot food, locally made, will also be available.

Maps will be available on the night from The Painswick Centre, Town Hall and... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 09:27 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: Events, People, Tourist Information Centre

The Ladies of Yew Tree WI help to light up Christmas

The Ladies of Yew Tree WI help to light up Christmas

The Ladies of the Yew Tree WE help to light up Painswick's famous Yew Trees.

"Exploring Painswick - a short walk around an old Cotswold Wool Town" is a small leaflet originally designed by the former Painswick Women's Institute but since 2007 regularly updated by Celia Lougher and Magge Drake on behalf of the current Yew Trees WI. Rococo Garden and the Tourist Information Centre in Painswick are its... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Nov 2019 09:31 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: People, Tourist Information Centre

Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day

There will be a service of remembrance at the War Memorial on Monday 11th November 2019 - at 10.45am.

They shall grow not old, as that are left grow old:

Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.

At the going down of the sun and in the morning

We will remember them.

Posted: Sat, 09 Nov 2019 20:05 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: Events, People

Temporary Road Closure - Edge Road

Temporary Road Closure - Edge Road

There will be a temporary Road Closure of Edge Road from its junction with Blakewell Mead to outside the property known as Edgecombe for a distance of approximately 21 metres. The road is expected to be closed from 25th November until 29th November 2019.

For further information contact Gloucestershire Highways on 08000514514 or visit

Posted: Wed, 30 Oct 2019 09:05 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: Transport

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