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

Tags: People

HM Queen Elizabeth II 21st April 1926 - 8th September 2022

HM Queen Elizabeth II 21st April 1926 - 8th September 2022

The Chairman, Councillors and Officers of Painswick Parish Council are deeply saddened at the news of the death of Her Majesty the Queen. Our thoughts are with the Royal Family at this time.

A book of condolence will be available for residents to pay their respects at: Stroud District Council, Ebley Mill, Ebley Wharf, Stroud, GL5 4UB

Open from 8.45am to 6pm, Monday to Friday, and 10am to 4pm on Saturday... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Sep 2022 09:05 by Roy Balgobin

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Gloucestershire County Council has made an order under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (as amended) to temporarily close part of A46 New Street from outside the property known as The Gables to outside the property known as Nutgrove House for a distance of approximately 10 metres.

The reason for the closure is for the reinstatement of a defective manhole cover. The road is expected to be closed... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 29 Jul 2022 08:31 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: People, Transport

Support for families over the summer holidays

Families who are eligible for benefits-related free school meals can now register for the summer Holiday Activities and Food Programme (HAF) funded by the Department for Education. Now in its second year, the programme is going from strength to strength, and last year provided over 26,377 HAF activity sessions for children to enjoy and nutritious food through hampers and meals.

This summer, using grant... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Jul 2022 08:45 by Roy Balgobin

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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

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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

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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