Slimbridge Parish Glos UK
Including Cambridge, Gossington, Moorend and Shepherd's Patch

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We won't be updating most of this site until we know what's happening with the new and improved site, it is now at since 31/07/2016 and it may be hosting all existing pages. Contact Parish Clerk to add your info, events, posters, news etc. WATCH THIS SPACE.

Update - Just in

A38, Bridge work by the Prince of Wales

The roads will be closed from 14th February 2017 to 23rd February 2017. This is to allow for the replacement of Berkeley Bridge and associated highway works.

Drove through the works a few times again this week and again nothing going on there? According to the Council site they should be finished 24 April 2017!
Check out the road works in your area by clicking here

The new Slimbridge PC Calendar can be found here, if you are on an Android Device you have to select to date to find out what's on? But it's there and filling up.

The new Slimbridge PC Latest News can be found here.

Here is a number to write down and put with an old cabled, but not powered, phone Western Power Distribution - 0800 6783 105 for Emergencies(Power Cuts) and 0800 096 3080 for General enquiries.

Don't forget if you need Electricity for health reasons, register with the "Priority Services Register"
Benefits of being on the register
Sometimes power cuts can happen for reasons beyond their control they know this can be particularly worrying if you rely on electricity for medical equipment or if you are elderly, very ill or disabled.
If you join the FREE Priority Service Register they can:
They give you a direct number to call in the event of a power cut so you can get straight through to them;
Agree a password with you before they visit, so you feel safe;
Provide special help, if needed, through the British Red Cross;
Inform you about planned interruptions to your electricity supply;
Keep you as informed as possible in the event of an unplanned power cut.

Been trying to get on to the Slimbridge Gardening Site, Yes at present you end up on a golf site! Try instead.

Good news for Wisloe Road, Residence and Businesses

After A long wait Wisloe Road Business Park now has it's own post code GL2 7AJ so once all the SatNavs and Google have updated maybe deliveries and bills will get to the correct destinations.

Check out the crime figure for your area by clicking here. Just put in your post code.

Changes to Rubbish and Recycling Days.

As of TUESDAY the 1st of November and every two weeks after that, you can put your non-recyclable waste in the Grey Wheelie-bins (or bags where bins are impractical).
The bin is for the small amount of household waste left after you have removed all recyclable items and food waste. For example:
cling film
crisp packets
sanitary products
pet waste (Please make sure it is bagged)
vacuum cleaner dust

All rubbish and bags must be able to fit in the bin and the lid must be closed. Any other rubbish put out for collection to the side or on top of the bin will not be taken.

The Tuesdays in-between you can put out the Green wheelie-bin/green bag -
Food and drink cans
Pet food cans
Biscuit and sweet tins
Glass bottles
Glass jars
Plastic bottles
Plastic containers
Plastic pots

No Batterys, scrap metal, pet food pouches, crisp packets, window or mirror glass, glass milk bottles, pyrex, light bulbs, drinking glass, spectacles, carrier bags, cling film, plastic toys, large plastic items(like buckets), polystyrene or plastic wrapping(like pasta, rice bags or cereal packaging.

And Green Box - Mixed papers
Paper and catalogues
Telephone directories
Junk mail / envelopes
Yellow pages
All cardboard
Cartons eg Tetra Paks

No Plastic Wrappers, Wrapping Paper or Kitchen roll.
Please flatten large cardboard boxes and place them under your box.

The Food waste bin will be collected EVERY week from November. What can you recycle?
all food, both cooked and raw
meat and fish bones
teabags and coffee grounds
cat and dog food

You can use plastic bags, bin liners or newspaper to line the inside of your caddy and food waste bin if you wish.

And just in case you missed it, our Rubbish and Recycling day will be on TUESDAY's as of November 1st and not Thursday's.

Thornhill Park?

What's that all about? It appears to be the new name for the Slimbridge AFC grounds at Wisloe Road?

Councillor responsibilities

Playing Field Management Group - Cllr P Garrett, L Dibley, J Cullimore and P Cope
Village Hall Management Committee - Cllr P Garrett
Planning Issues - Cllr S Tilley
Footpaths - Cllrs S Tilley and L Dibley
Highways - Cllr R Payne
Trees and Green Issues - Cllrs L Dibley and E Ferrigno
Rosie's Wood - Cllr P Garrett
Snow Warden - Cllr J Cullimore
Cemetery - Cllrs P Cope and P Garrett
Slimbridge PCC - Cllr P Cope

- tell us if you have and thoughts.

Clubs and Societies

Help Lines and phone Numbers

Links - Any local business or organisation of interest to the village.

Neighbourhood watch - Valleys and Vales Neighbourhood Watch Association.

Newsletters - Village News Letters

Maps of the area

Defra's Map
Flood Risk Map

Parish Council at

Agenda and Meetings

Know your Councillors

Village Plan

Post Boxes and Telephone Boxes - post boxes locations and collection times

Police - Severnside Community. Tel 101 for Non-Emergencies

Recycle for Gloucestershire -  Stroud District - recycling made easy!


Fresh fish - Jeffs fresh fish delivered to your door
Tel - 07970 177943

Fish and Chips - Mobile Van opposite the Garage Tuesdays 5pm - 7pm

Milk and more - Howells who delivers to this area Mondays to Fridays
Tel - 0845 606 3606

Mobile Library - fortnightly on Tuesdays  ...Slimbridge Post Office 3:00pm - 3:20pm
Tyning Crescent 3:25pm - 3:45pm
Gloucestershire Libraries - Reserve, renew books use the library on line

Rubbish Collections - Every Other Tuesday 06:00 onward
Recycling - Every Tuesday in-between
Nearest Bottle, card, Plastic Recycle Bank - Tesco car park in Cam

School - Primary School site - Mrs Alison Cooke - 01453 890216

St Johns - St John the evangelist Church - Vicars Warden: Roger Meredith 01453 899864 and Peoples Warden & Verger: David Carrington 01453 890031 - Mobile  07968969694 - Email

Stroud Valleys Project - Working with people for the environment

Tourist Info - Cotswolds Tourist Information


Bus and Rail Links - Travelsearch - Traveline south-west

RAIL National Rail   Trainline

Road Works

Traffic - AA roadwatch - BBC Radio Glos - Highways - RAC Traffic info - Traffic Cameras - Frixo Live Traffic Reports

Village Agent - Penny French -  or Tel 07776 245726

Village Hall - Information about Slimbridge Village Hall


 BBC- MET office -
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