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

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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: Tourist Information Centre, People

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

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: People, Events

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

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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

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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

Edge Summer Fete

Edge Summer Fete

Edge Summer Fete - Saturday 29th June 2019.

2pm - 4.30pm.

Crafts, Plants, Tombola, Cakes, Hampers, Toys and Bric-a-Brac.

Posted: Wed, 12 Jun 2019 11:45 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: Events, Tourist Information Centre, People

Colours over Sheepscombe

Colours over Sheepscombe

A retrospective exhibition to celebrate the textile art of Rosemary Swinson.

Sheepscombe Village Hall.

29th & 30th June 2019 10.30 am - 4.30pm

Refreshments including cream teas.

For more information contact david.swinson@btinternet.com

01452814811 07742805620

Posted: Wed, 12 Jun 2019 11:41 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: Events, Tourist Information Centre, People

Painswick Community Archives

Painswick Community Archives

Painswick Community Archives was launched on Wednesday 15th May, in a small ceremony at the Town Hall. The archives are based on the old files of the Parish Council, going back for many years, but now open to the public and with a searchable index. Other archives have been added, both physical and electronic, including a digital photo archive with over 1000 old photos of Painswick, and a searchable... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 May 2019 10:25 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: People, Events

Annual Parish Meeting

Annual Parish Meeting from 6.30pm in the Town Hall - Wednesday 15th May 2019.

There will be representatives from the

Traffic Committee

Rural Environment Committee

Emergency Services

Neighbourhood Warden

Play Painswick

PSALMS

Library - upstairs.

County Councillor

Plus new Archives Department - upstairs.

Refreshments will be available.

Posted: Mon, 13 May 2019 11:36 by Roy Balgobin

Tags: consultation, Events, People, Councillors, reports