Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Parish Council meeting minutes

The minutes of the last Parish Council meeting on 4th November can be found on the Agendas & Minutes page - accessed from the bar menu at the top of this page.

The next Parish Council meeting will be on Monday 6th January 2020 in the committee room of  Maisemore Village Hall. 

The meeting will start with an opportunity for residents to ask questions and raise issues about any item on the agenda. This session normally lasts up to a quarter of an hour. 

If you would like to get something on the agenda so that it can be discussed, please contact the Clerk at least a week before the meeting - or 01531 650885, preferably with an indication of what you would like to see done.

Monday, 9 December 2019

Bin schedule over the Xmas period

Good news!

There's no alteration to the bin collection schedule over this Xmas - it remains on Tuesdays as usual.

See my other posting regarding Xmas trees.

Treecycle 2020 - a message from Tewkesbury Borough Council

Treecycle 2020

Start your New Year’s resolutions off by recycling your Christmas tree!
  • Brown bin customers can put it out alongside their brown bin or inside if it will fit. Tall trees should be cut in two if they are over 6ft/2m tall.
  • They can be taken to the household recycling centres and sent for composting.
You can also deposit your tree between 4 - 19 January at:
  • Wyevale Garden Centre - Evesham Road, Bishop’s Cleeve
  • Dawn Nurseries - Shurdington Road, Shurdington
  • Dundry Nurseries - Bamfurlong Lane, Staverton
  • GL3 Community Hub - Cheltenham Road East, Churchdown
  • Gotherington Nurseries - Gretton Road, Gotherington
  • Greenway Nurseries - Main Road, Shurdington
  • Tewkesbury Garden Centre - The Mythe, Tewkesbury
  • British Garden Centre (formerly Wyevale) - Shurdington Road, Brockworth
  • Pamington Farm - Pamington Nr Tewkesbury
  • Over Farm Market - Over, Nr Gloucester
  • Norton Garden Centre - Tewkesbury Road, Norton
  • Primrose Vale - Shurdington Road, Bentham

Wednesday, 20 November 2019

A417 CLOSURE - Late January

Today I had this email: 

Please be advised of the following temporary road closure: 

A417, Maisemore 

This road will be closed (as per the attached plan) from 23rd January 2020 to 28th January 2020 (each night from 19.00 to 07.00). This is to allow for resurfacing works by GCC. 

If you require any further information regarding this closure please contact Gloucestershire Highways on 08000 514514. 

Greg Burford 
Gloucestershire County Council
Roadspace Co-ordinator (Tewkesbury District Area)

Monday, 18 November 2019

November Our News Out Today - the National E-Newsletter For Neighbourhood Watch Supporters

Dear Neighbourhood Watch supporters,

The November edition of Our News, the e-newsletter for Neighbourhood Watch supporters, is out today.  This exciting edition introduces the national winners of our 2019 Neighbour of the Year competition, inspiring member stories, national campaigns for you to get involved in such as Cyberhood Watch and Together for Good: The Neighbourhood Watch Big Curry, a new crime report, member offers, and updates from Neighbourhood Watch Network on what we are doing to support you!

Grab that cup of tea.. put your feet up.. and enjoy.

Kind regards

Deborah Waller | Senior Communications and Digital Manager

NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH NETWORK  | Building Safer and Stronger Communities

Sunday, 17 November 2019

General Election candidates

Candidate Name

Home Address
Constituency /
Country  of residence

Description of candidate
BURRETT Julian Marcus
Reddings Lane
Staunton Coleford
GL16 8NZ

HARPER Mark James
The Old Shop
Newham Bottom
Ruardean Glos
GL17 9UB

The Conservative
Party Candidate
Beech House
Plump Hill
Glencoe Lane Mitcheldean
GL17 0EU

Labour and Cooperative Party
Lorien Cottage
St Briavels
Lydney Glos
GL15 6SE

The Green Party 

The full Statement of Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll can be found here.  

Additional information about the General Election can be found on the Forest of Dean Borough Council website here.

Tuesday, 12 November 2019

General Election notice

The formal notice of the General Election on 12th December 2019 has now been published and can be seen here.

In order to vote, you have to be registered.  You can register on line at the government's voter registration page here.  The deadline for registrations for the General Election is midnight on 26 November.