Welcome to the Parish Council Chloe!

At its meeting on 14 September 2020 the Parish Council approved the co-option of Chloe Gunn as a Shurdington Parish Councillor. Chloe has lived in Shurdington for the past 6 years and the village has very quickly become an integral part of her life. She wants to make a positive difference to the community and … Read more

Removal of a tree on the Village Green

Sadly, on 17 June, it became apparent that one of the trees on the Village Green had been damaged in the bad weather and, on the advice of Chris Arnold, a Tree Surgeon [https://www.treesurgeryincheltenham.co.uk/] the Parish Council took the decision that the entire tree needed to be removed as there was extensive damage through the … Read more

Covid-19: Does your neighbour need your help?

It is important that we do all we can to help those in our communities that are likely to become more isolated as measures are put in place to delay the spread of Covid-19. There are some simple but effective things we can all do to help. Can you help your neighbour by: Making sure … Read more

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

Lambert Avenue Road Closure

Lambert Avenue will be closed (as per the attached plan) between 26th February 2020 to 28th February 2020. ​ This is to allow for new connection works by Severn Trent Water.