Grants totalling over £51,000 have been announced for good causes with the closure of a Minchinhampton based charity. Major awards for hospital research and smaller donations to aid local organisations were awarded by parish councillors acting as trustees of the A. E. Pash Charitable Trust. Pash (pictured) lived in Friday Street and on his death aged 47, in 1973, left all his possessions to be... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 12 Oct 2021 09:32 by Ms Jo Barber
A third councillor to represent the Brimscombe Ward on this council is being sought. Especial interest in the Orchard Lane play area would be welcomed. Please contact the Trap House office to find out more.
Posted: Tue, 12 Oct 2021 07:54 by Ms Jo Barber
A £5,000 grant was recently given by the parish council to Minchinhampton Market House to support the ongoing refurbishment of what many consider is the most important historic building in the parish.
Posted: Fri, 17 Sep 2021 05:02 by Ms Jo Barber
Guides from Amberley found significantly less rubbish on this year's annual litter pick. The 26 girls in the unit have also been out walking, playing games, enjoying martial arts and paddle boarding in all weathers and even squeezed a visit to Winstone's ice-cream.
Posted: Mon, 28 Jun 2021 12:00 by Ms Jo Barber
Enthusiastic Brimscombe folk enlisted the help of councillors when their new picnic tables arrived. Residents including Jenna Burne (seated) roped in chairman of Minchinhampton Parish Council Nick Hurst (left) and member Mark Huband (right) who both lent their DIY skills to put the benches together all ready for the summer. The council has now reimbursed local families the £500 cost of the tables.... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 27 May 2021 13:05 by Ms Jo Barber
Chair of Minchinhampton Parish Council Cllr Nick Hurst gave his 2021 address to a necessarily restricted Annual Parish Meeting on 17th May because of Covid. Highlights included changes of councillors during the year, new more streamlined handling of comments on planning applications, and a conscious decision NOT to raise the precept because of financial difficulties being experienced in the community... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 25 May 2021 06:52 by Ms Jo Barber
MPC is prohibited from expressing a formal opinion about the Vosper Field surgery proposal because it owns the land. Please read on for more ...
Posted: Mon, 08 Mar 2021 12:45 by Ms Jo Barber
Centuries old stone stiles need your help. Volunteer Peter Wilson is aiming to build a county wide database of our ancient step, squeeze and slab stiles. Walkers are asked to take pictures, and then record the stile details via "get involved" on the Gloucestershire CPRE website. Minchinhampton has many examples of the historic stiles which were to stop grazing cattle and sheep wandering too far afield.... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 10 Feb 2021 06:36 by Ms Jo Barber