NEWS, NOTICES AND EVENTS

Speed Awareness Training

The first training session for volunteers will be 9th July from 11.00 am in the village hall. This will be for 2 hours or so.

An alternative date also now arranged with the trainer is the 22nd July from 3.00 pm. Contact the clerk for further details.

(The 10th June session will not now go ahead as a number of volunteers were on leave or away from the area. )

The training will be professionally run by the Gloucestershire County level trainer using the recommended equipment to include a new speed gun. There are roles for other volunteers to include note taking and observation and Police liaison.

Volunteers need be aged 18 or over.

Forthcoming Road Closures:

Please be advised of the following temporary road closure:
Frog Lane, North Nibley
This road will be closed from 7th August 2017 to 9th August 2017. This is to allow for works by Severn Trent Water Ltd.
If you require any further information regarding this closure please contact the office on 08000 514514.
Caroline Cogram
Gloucestershire County Council
Road-space Co-ordinator (Stroud District).

 Please be advised of the following temporary road closure:

Pitt Court, North Nibley
This road will be closed from 31st July 2017 to 2nd August 2017. This is to allow for a new water connection by contractors working on behalf of Severn Trent Water Ltd.

 Contact details as above.

Annual Parish Meeting and Annual Report.

The Parish Council held its Annual Meeting on the 3rd April and presented its Annual Report. This is a summary of the previous year's activities and financial summary. Additionally an outline of plans for the following year.

include note taking and observation and Police liaison.
Grant Applications

The Parish Council considered grant applications at its March meeting and has been in contact with organisations awarded grants. Letters have now been sent to grant recipients. List of grant recipients.

New Website

Feedback on the new Parish Council website has been good. The Clerk receives reports on overall website usage. This shows visitor numbers have  increased especially during February and March 2017.  

To include forthcoming community events as a listing on the Parish council website please contact the Clerk in the first instance.

Transparency rules

New Parish Council websites are required to meet special Transparency rules by the end of March 2017. This involves the uploading of key information concerning the Council activities, policies and finances. The benefits to the community are greater access to Council information and activities. This process is also important in the lead up to changes in the External Audit procedures next year which will rely on more detailed information becoming available on Council websites. Contact the Clerk for further information.

Light on the fields at North Nibley

North Nibley is an attractive village on the edge of the Cotswolds located close to the river Severn between Bristol and Gloucester. Its name means a farm or settlement on a hilltop. The first record is in the register known as Cartularium Saxonicum in 940 AD as 'hnibban lege'. The village is of considerable antiquity and was formerly famed for the manufacture of woollen cloth. For more information click the following link A Brief History of North Nibley

Map of the Parish and Boundary

What's On - let us know about your local events. Subject to web space the Clerk will upload details.

 

 

The Jubilee Recreation Field, The Street, North Nibley

"The Recreation Field is owned by the Parish Council and managed by the North Nibley Recreation Field Trust. The Field was opened in June 2002 and has been developed as a sports field accommodating football and cricket fields. The Field is also used by pupils of the adjoining Village School and is currently leased to the Trust through a 25 year lease from June 2007. In 2010 the Trust erected a sports pavilion, jointly funded by the Trust, (through money raised by them) and the Parish Council".
Liz Oakley
North Nibley

Tyndale Monument150th celebrations
for the
Tyndale Monument
October 2016

 

Valley in Autum

The Chantry

North Nibley area with Tyndale monument included

Village flowers  Barrs Lane August  2016 by Elizabeth Oakley

Tyndale Monument in high summer.

Chapel

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