Our Big Gig, England’s largest community music festival is to return in 2014 from 11th to 13th July, Communities Minister Stephen Williams has announced. Community organisations are now being urged to apply for an Our Big Gig grant to organise an event. If you are interested in organising a ‘Big Gig’ event for Woodchester, please click here for more details.
Gloucestershire Highways are proposing to undertake parapet repairs to the bridge on the A46 at Frogmarsh.
The repairs are estimated to take two weeks and should be completed early April. The works will be undertaken under traffic signal control.
Healthwatch Gloucestershire will hold its first board meeting in public in Stroud on Tuesday 25th March 2014. The event will take place at Open House (formerly the Old Painswick Inn), 1 Gloucester Street, Stroud, GL1 1QG. Doors open at 10.30am with presentations by the Chair and Chief Executive and board meeting from 11am – 1.30pm. There will be opportunities to ask questions, share your views and experiences and meet the board members and staff during this time. Visit their website for more information or call on 0800 652 5193 to confirm seating.
The workshops are all designed to enable people and their communities to get better connected with everyone who lives there. There workshops are open to everyone free of charge.
For more information on these free courses, please click here.
Stroud District Council are due to carry out work to willow trees in Millpond End sometime before the end of March. The work will involve removing stems which are damaged or overhanging the pavement or road.
This will take place on Saturday 8th March and is aimed at parents, carers and young people from 14-24yrs. SkillsFest will showcase high level occupations, skills and trades.