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30 JANUARY CHARITY AXE THROWING EVENT in support of Burrows Field planting programme

To support planting at the home of Leckhampton Rovers Football Club (LRFC)

LRFC is delighted to announce an amazing charity event to support the development of their home ground at the Burrow's. Pete George who runs Eat Sleep Axe has agreed to not only donate over 60 trees to the club but also support funding up to support planting around the pond at the Burrow's.

He has agreed that takings on 30 January 2022 (postponed from 24 December 2021) at his urban axe throwing venue in Cheltenham will be donated to us to fund this. More »

If you would like to have a go at something fun on 30 January all you need to do is book with Pete. All of your money will go towards the tree planting and supporting LRFC.

You can book a group of up to 12 people for a 1 hour session. You need to be over 12 to take part, but younger children can come and watch.

If you want to have a go, just click the link below or contact Pete on 07983 449428 or

Please do come and support the club

LRFC Trustees

Eat Sleep Axe, 52 Winchcombe Street, Cheltenham » Less

Posted: Thu, 27 Jan 2022 22:28 by Arlene Deane

Kier Highways newsletter - work on A46 starting on 31/01/22 and finishing on 25/02/22.

Please can we draw your attention to the upcoming Highways works on the A46 Shurdington Road as part of the construction of The High School Leckhampton. The initial works will comprise of vegetation clearance and tree surgery works over a period of four weeks starting on 31/01/22 and finishing on 25/02/22. In order to carry out these works a series of traffic management road works will be required (highlighted in BLUE on the map below). However, this will not restrict access to residents' driveways/properties and businesses. The works will start at the bus stop at the south of the map below and then work up the A46 through to the T-junction with Woodlands Road. To help minimise disruption to residents, the works will be carried out in five phases, each working on smaller sections of the road. Throughout the working day the team will have a traffic management marshal in place to assist residents with access and egress. More »

If you have any queries or questions and you would like to contact a representative from Gloucestershire County Council Highways, then please don't hesitate to email or call 08000 514 514. As an alternative you may wish to contact a member of the Kier team or stop by the gatehouse at the construction site entrance where you will find our community noticeboard and members of our team. We at Kier are happy to answer any questions you may have, if there is anything you would like answered then please contact Alastair Day (Site Manager) on 07562 208 249 or Paul Ingram (Senior Project Manager) on 07887 830 578. » Less

Posted: Wed, 26 Jan 2022 14:10 by Arlene Deane

Vacancy for position of Clerk to the Council

Vacancy for position of Clerk to the Council

Do you have the drive and enthusiasm to succeed in this varied and interesting role?

As the Clerk, you will work from home but there is lots of travel involved, including monthly meetings which also take place in the evening in either Leckhampton or Warden Hill, site visits, meeting with suppliers and councillors, dealing with residents etc. Your own transport is therefore essential. The Council has a monthly meeting (except in August) and in addition to these there is a Parish Meeting in April and regular working group meetings, some of which take place in the evening. More »

This is a large and busy high profile Parish Council, with complex planning issues because of its situation to the AONB. It is made up of 18 Councillors from two wards, Leckhampton and Warden Hill.

The application pack is available by e-mailing the

The successful applicant needs to be pro-active, extremely well organised, have good computer skills, including excel, word, acrobat and power point. Very strong interpersonal and written communication skills, as well as excellent office and financial management skills. A basic understanding or previous experience of local government would be desirable and the appetite to study for the CilCA qualification at a later date.

As the Clerk you will be required to attend all Council meetings, prepare the agenda and write the minutes. You will also be responsible for the day to day running of the Council and its finances, including monthly reconciliations and preparation and presentation of year end accounts for internal and external audit. You will need to be able to deal with HMRC for PAYE and VAT returns.

Closing date Midnight on February 11th

Application to be sent to: Arlene Deane, Clerk to the Council, The Old Bell House, High Street, Bisley GL67AA or via email to » Less

Posted: Mon, 24 Jan 2022 15:53 by Arlene Deane