Grass Cutting 2024

Shurdington Parish Council are looking for quotes for grass cutting in the village in 2024. The grass cutting includes a number of small verge areas and the village green approximately 12 time between April and November (dependent on the growing season). One cut per season is to include a full edging of the areas to … Read more

Residents’ views on crime in Gloucestershire

Shurdington Parish Council have been informed by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) for Gloucestershire of a survey with residents to gather their opinions about their perceptions of crime in their local area. The survey asks for views on crime, antisocial behaviour and policing and this feedback will be used to inform … Read more

Electoral Register annual canvass of households

Tewkesbury Borough Council is about to start its annual canvass, and residents are urged to check their electoral registration details to avoid losing their chance to vote on decisions that affect them. With Police and Crime Commissioner elections taking place in May 2024 and a general election having to be held no later than 28 … Read more

King George V Playing Field: Vandalised Pedestrian Gate

It has been brought to the attention that the recently installed pedestrian gate has been vandalised on the alleyway leading to the King George V Playing Field. This gate was purchased and installed by the Parish Council who are disappointed that it has been targeted in this way. It is believed that the damage occurred … Read more

What Councils Do?

Tewkesbury Borough Council have provided the attached diagram showing what roles and responsibilities the three levels of local council authorities: Gloucestershire County Council, Tewkesbury Borough Council and Parish/Town Councils.

Parish Council Elections 2023

Seven Parish Councillors have been re-elected uncontested meaning there will be no ballot for the Parish Council on Thursday 4th May 2023. Councillors Richard Allen, Chole Gunn, Derwen Hinds, Philip Hunt, Sandra Sowerbutts, Clare Stewart and Phil Surman will serve a four year term until May 2027. The current Chair of the Parish Council George … Read more

Voter ID requirement at Elections

From 4 May 2023, voters in England will need to show photo ID to vote at polling stations in some elections. This will apply to: Local elections Police and Crime Commissioner elections UK parliamentary by-elections Recall petitions From October 2023 it will also apply to UK General elections. If you don’t have accepted photo ID, … Read more

Brizen Park/View – Winter Maintenance

In response to concerns raised by local residents, Shurdington Parish Council have in November 2021 and October 2022 contacted the developer of the Brizen Park/View estate regarding winter maintenance on the estate. We have received the following information from Redrow Homes: 1. Redrow Homes have a road sweeper in place that is in constant use … Read more

Shurdington Community Centre: Volunteers Required

Shurdington Community Centre have asked the Parish Council to highlight the need for volunteers to help out this important community facility. Shurdington Community Centre as it registered with the Charity Commission as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO). The Centre is run by a volunteer committee acting as Trustees for the CIO. We encourage both interested … Read more

Advice on Bonfires in the Hot Weather

A message for all residents, Shurdington Parish Council would like to request that with hot weather forecast all week and over the weekend you consider your neighbours before having any bonfires or BBQ’s  in your garden, allotment etc. Your neighbours will no doubt be sleeping with their windows open and will not appreciate smoldering bonfires … Read more