Covid 19 (Coronavirus) – Useful Links and Information

Number of UK cases and latest figures – updated at 2pm every day: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public#number-of-cases Table of confirmed cases split by upper tier local authority: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-number-of-cases-in-england/coronavirus-covid-19-number-of-cases-in-england NHS information – the first port of call for the public: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/ Latest information and advice https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public https://publichealthmatters.blog.gov.uk/2020/01/23/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-what-you-need-to-know/  Blog about contact tracing: https://publichealthmatters.blog.gov.uk/2020/02/13/expert-interview-what-is-contact-tracing/ Self-Isolation https://publichealthmatters.blog.gov.uk/2020/02/20/what-is-self-isolation-and-why-is-it-important/ Five things you can do … Read more

Shurdington Tree Planting

As part of Shurdington Parish Council’s ongoing commitment to abating the climate crisis, the Council voted to plant 60 trees within the village. Planting trees is ‘the best climate change solution’ available to us. The process of photosynthesis absorbs carbon dioxide from the environment and uses it in the production of oxygen and wood. Planting native … Read more

Clerk/ RFO Vacancy

CLERK/RESPONSIBLE FINANCIAL OFFICER VACANCY NALC National Salary Scale SCP 7 -12 [£10.14-£11.19*] per hour depending on experience Shurdington Parish Council is seeking applicants for the role of Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer to commence as soon as possible, working 12 hours per week. The council has seven councillors with a precept of c£24,000. All meetings take place … Read more

Grass cutting 2020

Shurdington Parish Council are looking for local grass cutting contractor to provide a quote for cutting roadside verges within the town and the village green. Any interested contractor would need to have a minimum £5m Public Liability Insurance and be able to provide suitable references. If this opportunity is of interest then please contact the … Read more

New Parish Councillor

At the meeting of the Parish Council on the 7th August 2019 a new Parish Councillor was co-opted to the Council. Local resident Professor Derwen Hinds was unanimously voted onto Council by the existing Parish Councillors and was warmly welcomed by the Chair of the Parish Council George Porter. There remains one Councillor vacancy on … Read more

Tewkesbury Borough Local Plan – Site D

The Tewkesbury Borough Council meeting tonight concerned the ongoing discussions about Tewkesbury Borough’s Local Plan. Shurdington Parish Council, together with Badgeworth Parish Council, have been intimately involved with the development of this plan, determined to protect the Green Belt and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in which we are lucky to live. In November 2018, … Read more