Photo of Cllr Keith Cranney (right) bidding farewell to departing parish clerk Steve Shield.

Farewell to parish clerk Steve Shield

After nearly 22 years working in local government within South Gloucestershire, with the last nine years as parish clerk and responsible financial officer for Stoke Gifford Parish Council, Steve Shield recently left his post to take up a new position as town clerk of Sherborne in Dorset. During his time in post, Steve was instrumental in moving the parish council

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Photo of Sue Mountstevens.

Parish councillors raise concerns over “lack of police resources” in Stoke Gifford

Parish councillors in Stoke Gifford have raised concerns over policing levels after it emerged that the local beat team currently has just one member of staff on active duty. A meeting of the Community Engagement Forum in March was told by Chief Inspector Mark Evans that beat manager PC Julie Rudyard was currently the sole officer covering Stoke Gifford because

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Stoke Gifford news round-up.

Stoke Gifford news round-up (May/Jun 2018)

This month we’ve seen the warm summer sunshine turn into cloud and thunderstorms, however, this hasn’t stopped the Stoke Gifford community from working hard and celebrating their successes. St Michael’s Primary School The children of St Michael’s have just celebrated the end of term with their own rendition of ‘Beauty and the Beast’ (see photo to the right), performed in

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Proposed extension of Little Stoke Community Hall .

Planning application submitted for extension of Little Stoke Community Hall

Stoke Gifford Parish Council has submitted a planning application to extend and enhance the existing community hall within Little Stoke Park. The proposals will provide new sports changing facilities, an ancillary café, an enlarged office for council staff and a larger meeting room. The retained elements will be refurbished and a new bin store and external store will be formed

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