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August Newsletter

As usual please see below a list of events taking place in the Minchinhampton area for the next month.   Although we circulated events for August last month, quite a few have been added.  For more information and detail please look at the website...

Neighbourhood Development Plan Accepted by Stroud District Council

Minchinhampton's Neighbourhood Development Plan was accepted by Stroud District Council on 18 July with a unanimous vote. SDC planning decisions must now take the NDP into account and Minchinhampton Parish Council will move ahead to the implementation phase. This is...

A delay to the Opening of the Crown Pub

Simon Witney has received the following email from Neil Fincham-Dukes from Lucky Onion.  It is a shame the pub wont be open for the Fayre on 14th September but I am sure it will be worth waiting for!     “Good Morning All,   We have been working on The...

Summer Reading Challenge – “Space Chase”

Summer Reading Challenge – “Space Chase”

Saturday, 13 July - Saturday, 7 September 2019 at Minchinhampton Community Library: The Summer Reading Challenge is the UK’s biggest free reading for pleasure event for children. It is run by the national charity The Reading Agency in partnership with the UK public...

July Newsletter

As usual please see below a list of events taking place in the Minchinhampton area for the next month.  For convenience, we are also including events for August.  For more information and detail please look at the website https://minchinhampton.life Plans for...

June Newsletter for Minchinhampton Life

MINCHINHAMPTON LIFE NEWSLETTER June 2019 As usual here is a list of events taking place in the Minchinhampton area for the next month.  For more information and detail please look at the website https://minchinhampton.life Wednesday, 5th June 2019. 7.30 p.m.  Keralan...

Neighbourhood Development Plan Referendum – 85% vote yes

I'm sure most of you will be aware that the outcome of the NDP Referendum on May 23rd was a resounding vote in favour of the Plan. 85% voted "yes", with a turnout of 56%. The Plan will now be "made" by Stroud District Council, to allow its policies to be adopted in...

Jane and Brian from the Market Stores win the Jim Gregory Cup!

The award for community service in memory of PC Jim Gregory has been judged by his family. It was presented during the Annual Parish Meeting at The Hub on 13th May.   Congratulations to Jane and Brian from The Market Stores who were the proud recipients of this award.

Horsfall Walk in aid of Free Respite Care – Sunday 12th May, 2019

Horsfall Walk in aid of Free Respite Care – Sunday 12th May, 2019

If you were one of the 160 who joined us on our Horsfall House Charity Walk for Free Respite Care last Sunday, you would have enjoyed a glorious spring day. You would have appreciated fresh leaves on ancient beech trees and smelt wild garlic at its best in Gatcombe...

Cogfest 2019

Cogfest 2019

2010,000 miles of cycling, More than 400 cups of tea/coffee, At least 500 slices of Cake, Dozens of willing volunteers, 250 Dove’s Farm energy bars, and 1 barrel of beer… … went into Cogfest 2019! And what a day it was! The sun shone, the home-made cakes were...

More on the Neighbourhood Development Plan Referendum

Neighbourhood Development Plan Referendum In line with the recommendation of the Independent Examiner's report, Minchinhampton's NDP is progressing to referendum on May 23rd, the date set for elections to the European Parliament. The following question will be asked:...