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

Author: Roy Balgobin

Annual Parish Meeting -6pm 28th April 2021

You are invited to attend and/or submit a report for the Annual Parish Meeting.

The Annual Parish Meeting is not a Parish Council meeting but one that electors can participate in, although the Chairman of the Parish Council will Chair the meeting.

We would welcome reports from groups and organisations of the Parish, as this provides a record of activities going on in the Parish - this years will give... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 10:00 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: Events, People, reports

Prince Philip, H.R.H The Duke of Edinburgh

It is with great sadness that we have today learnt of the death of The Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip, who supported his country over many decades with the upmost dedication and distinction. He was a much-loved member of our monarchy and will be sorely missed.

On behalf of the people of the Parish of Painswick, I wish to convey our deepest sympathy and thoughts to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 13:04 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: Events, People

Easter Egg Decorating Competition

Easter Egg Decorating Competition

Sadly there is no Easter Egg Hunt this year - however, the fun continues with an Egg Decorating Competition. Open to everyone! Pick up a wooden egg from the Pharmacy or order online. Decorate at home over the Easter Holidays and send your photo in by the 16th April 2021 to win a prize. £3 per egg for more information visit

Posted: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 09:24 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: Events, People

Interested in becoming a Parish Councillor?

Interested in becoming a Parish Councillor?

It is election year for Painswick Parish Council with elections scheduled for Thursday 6th May 2021

Painswick Parish Council is a Warded Council with 7 Councillors from the Painswick Ward 1 from the Edge Ward and two each from the Sheepscombe and Slad Ward

To become a Parish Councillor you must meet the following criteria:

To stand for election on a parish council,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Feb 2021 14:23 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: Councillors, Elections, People

Elections Job Opportunities

Elections Job Opportunities

Elections Job Opportunities

Have you ever considered working at one of our Polling Stations?

We are looking to recruit motivated staff to fill a number of important paid role on election day.

On Thursday May 6th 2021 the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gloucestershire, County, District and Parish Council elections will be taking place.

Planning is already underway and we would like to reassure you that... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 10:32 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: Elections, Events

Temp Road Closure - Golf Course Road 9th Feb

Gloucestershire County Council has made an order under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (as amended) to temporarily close part of the 41128 Golf Course Road from its junction with the B4073 heading in a North Easterly direction for a distance of approximately 230 metres The reason for the closure is to install a new BT telegraph pole. The road is expected to be closed on 9 th February 2021 only... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 29 Jan 2021 11:07 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: Transport

IT Equipment needed

IT Equipment needed

With the latest lockdown, there are lots of children who are struggling to take part in home schooling as they just don't have access to the necessary IT equipment - if you have a laptop or tablet gathering dust - we can give it a new lease of life and make a difference. Please email

Posted: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 12:28 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: People

Volunteers Needed

Volunteers Needed

We are looking for some extra help cleaning the Rec Equipment to bolster our existing volunteer network. All the materials and training are provided; it takes around half an hour to complete and can be undertaken at any time during the day.

If you are able to help, please get in touch with Roy Balgobin (Parish Council Clerk) on: 01452 812722

Posted: Mon, 14 Dec 2020 17:19 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: People, Recreation Ground

A46 to be closed - 4th January - 31st March 2021

A46 to be closed - 4th January - 31st March 2021

Coopers Hill A46 to be closed from 4th Jan - 31st March.

The A46 connects Stroud to Gloucester and the Brockworth Bypass. Approximately 1km south of Brockworth a small section of the A46 on Coopers Hill, known as the 'southern corner', is suffering from subsidence caused by landslips.

Highways engineers need to fix the landslip to prevent the road from becoming dangerous. The A46 will need to close so... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 08 Dec 2020 09:14 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: Transport

Stroud is open for business

Stroud is open for business

We have some news! The "Stroud Is Open" Directory is now getting bigger, better and expanding beyond Stroud town!

Posted: Fri, 20 Nov 2020 09:38 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: Events, People, Tourist Information Centre, Transport, properties