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

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

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

Community Basic Life Saving and Defibrillator Awareness Session

Community Basic Life Saving and Defibrillator Awareness Session

Community Basic Life Saving and Defibrillator Awareness Session.

Painswick Town Hall - Wednesday 25th September 2019 at 7pm.

Come along and learn life saving skills - your prompt action could save a life.

Posted: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 09:28 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: Events, People

Painswick Feast

Painswick Feast

The Clypping ceremony will once again be at the heart of the annual Feast celebrations on Sunday 22nd September. 'Clyppan' is an old Anglo-Saxon word meaning to embrace or to clasp (nothing to do with trimming the yew trees then!). Everyone is encouraged to hold hands 🤝 and encircle St Mary's church while the Clypping hymn is sung, to express gratitude for the church.

Children are invited to make... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 06 Sep 2019 11:16 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: Events, People

Police Mobile Unit

Police Mobile Unit

The Mobile Police Unit will be in Stamages Lane car park between 12.30pm - 2pm on Saturday 7th September 2019.

Crime Prevention advice, especially with the dark nights setting in and the potential for an increase in burglaries.

Posted: Mon, 02 Sep 2019 10:08 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: Events, People


Surface dressing to improve local roads – A46 Brockworth to Painswick

We will shortly be delivering a surface dressing work in your area.

When: Sat 3rd and Sun 4th August – 0700 to 1900

Surface dressing is highly weather dependent and dates are likely to change at short notice, please keep an eye out for local signage and take note of the dates that are stated. Programme and changes will also... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Jul 2019 09:11 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: Transport

Speed Enforcement

Speed Enforcement

The Parish Council are pleased to be working with the Police to enforce the 20mph zone within Painswick.

They recently ticketed a driver for doing 35mph in the 20mph zone!

The Police will be carrying out more speed checks over the next few months.

Posted: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 11:06 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: People, Transport

Casual Vacancy - Slad Ward

If you are interested in becoming a Parish Council a vacancy exists for the Slad Ward. Please see the attached notice and feel free to contact The Clerk for further information.

Applications should be received by noon on the 12th September 2019.

Posted: Fri, 28 Jun 2019 10:55 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: Councillors, Elections

Advance Notice - Major Works to Pitchcombe Juntion

Pitchcombe Junction, Pitchcombe

Please see attached schedule and plans for temporary traffic orders required to allow this scheme to be undertaken from 2nd September 2019 to 10th January 2020.

Posted: Wed, 19 Jun 2019 09:32 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: Transport

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