Welcome to Alderton Parish Council

 

Please be advised of the following temporary road closure:  

 

Willow Bank Road, Alderton

 

The road above will be closed (as per the attached plan) from 08.00 05/07/2022 to 18.00 07/07/2022.                     

 

This is to allow for Severn Trent Water to renew a Pressure Valve and Meter in this location. Emergency and Pedestrian access to be maintained.             

                                      

If you require any further information regarding this closure, please contact Gloucestershire Highways on 08000 514 514

 

Vacancy of Councillor

​For the latest news from Tewkesbury Borough Council, please visit the following webpage:

https://www.tewkesbury.gov.uk/latest

 

COVID-19

Following the relaxation of COVID restrictions in England on 24 February 2022, please follow the latest Government guidance:

https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

 

There are still steps you can take to reduce the risk of catching and spreading COVID-19:

  • Get vaccinated

  • Let fresh air in if meeting indoors, or meet outside

  • Consider wearing a face covering in crowded, enclosed spaces

  • Get tested if you have COVID-19 symptoms, and stay at home if positive

 

Queen’s Jubilee Celebrations

Events are being planned in the village to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

These include children’s Art Workshops, a Photographic exhibition and on the 5th June,

‘The Big Lunch’ on the Village Playing Fields incorporating live Music and our very own ‘Alderton’s Got Talent’!

For more information, or to volunteer to help at any of the events, please contact the Parish Clerk by emailing aldertonpc@gmail.com

 

Alderton Parish Council help to provide a wide range of services and are always working hard to improve standards. The council operates efficiently and in accordance with rules and procedures as laid down by the Local Authorities Act 1972. Our friendly team of dedicated Councillors have a reputation for accessibility. If you have any questions or problems, why not make us your first port of call?

 

Alderton Parish Council

The council exists to serve you.

 

Your council is a corporate body, a legal entity separate from that of its members. Its decisions are the responsibility of the whole body. The council has been granted powers by Parliament including the important authority to raise money through taxation (the precept) and a range of powers to spend public money.

 

Services and information

They can play a vital part in representing the interests of the communities they serve and improving the quality of life and the local environment. Furthermore they influence other decision makers and can, in many cases, deliver services to meet local needs. In other words, you and your council can make a difference.

 

What does your Council do?

Planning, highways, traffic, community safety, housing, street lighting, allotments, cemeteries, playing fields, community centres, litter, war memorials, seats and shelters, rights of way – these are some of the main issues that concern parish government. The Government is encouraging local councils to deliver more services and play a greater part in their communities.

 

Diversity is Strength

 Most local councils were set up in 1894 by an Act of Parliament. This created the civil parish, separating it from the church after its long history of delivering local services such as care for the poor, maintenance of roads and collecting taxes. In 2007 the government brought in legislation to allow local councils in London not permitted since the 1960s. In the first decade of the 21st century 200 new councils were created.

 

The diversity of local councils is their strength. Each can make a unique response to the needs of their community with a sensitivity that is more difficult for principal authorities to achieve

 

 

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