Draft Shopfronts, Shutters and Signage: Design Guidance for Tewkesbury Borough SPD

Draft Shopfronts, Shutters and Signage: Design Guidance for Tewkesbury Borough SPD

The Draft Shopfronts, Shutters and Signage: Design Guidance for Tewkesbury Borough SPD was approved for public consultation, at a meeting of the Council’s Executive Committee on 1 September 2021.

This consultation will run for a 6 week period between Friday 17th September 2021 and Friday 29th October 2021. All comments must be received by 4pm on Friday 29th October 2021.  These consultations are in line with Regulation 13 of The Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012.

Following the consultation, we will consider comments received and will amend the draft SPD as appropriate, before adopting the finalised SPD.

The draft SPD and other supporting documents, are available to view below.

Paper copies of the documents can also be viewed at Tewkesbury Borough Council’s main offices (at the address below) and at all libraries and advice Centres in the borough – opening times and other details are available at www.tewkesbury.gov.uk.

Representations should be made in writing, either via:

All personal data will be stored in line with data-protection law under the General Data Protection Regulations (2018)However, for planning consultations, comments cannot be treated confidentially, and will be made publicly available, attributed to your name and/or organisation, although contact details will not be published or shared with third parties.

If you have any questions about this consultation, please contact the Planning Policy Team by email at planningpolicyenquiries@tewkesbury.gov.uk or by telephone at 01684 272108.

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Tewkesbury Borough’s Draft Heritage Strategy Consultation

Please note Tewkesbury Borough Council’s Draft Heritage Strategy

The Draft Tewkesbury Borough Heritage Strategy was approved for public consultation, at a meeting of the Council’s Executive Committee on 1st September 2021.

This consultation will run for a 6 week period between Friday 17th September 2021 and Friday 29th October 2021.  All comments must be received by 4pm on Friday 29th October 2021.

Following the consultation, we will consider comments received and will amend the Heritage Strategy as appropriate, before adopting the finalised strategy.

The Draft Heritage Strategy is available to view below:

Paper copies of the documents can also be viewed at Tewkesbury Borough Council’s main offices (at the address below) and at all libraries and advice Centres in the borough – opening times and other details are available at www.tewkesbury.gov.uk.

Representations should be made in writing, either via:

·        email to planningpolicyenquiries@tewkesbury.gov.uk

·        or by post to: Planning Policy Team, Tewkesbury Borough Council, Gloucester Road, Tewkesbury, GL20 5TT

All personal data will be stored in line with data-protection law under the General Data Protection Regulations (2018)However, for planning consultations, comments cannot be treated confidentially, and will be made publicly available, attributed to your name and/or organisation, although contact details will not be published or shared with third parties.

If you have any questions about this consultation, please contact the Council’s Conservation Specialist, Julian Bagg, by email at julian.bagg@tewkesbury.gov.uk or by telephone at 01684 272060.

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Covid-19 Mobile testing unit in Tewkesbury

The mobile testing unit will be open in Tewkesbury every day through the 29th October.

Anyone with symptoms of Covid-19 can book an appointment. Please do not contact the site owners!

To book a test or for more information on testing, go to the NHS website or call 119.

If you don’t have an appointment you will not get a test!

Mobile testing unit location : Check here

Lower Lode Depot, Lower Lode Lane, Tewkesbury  GL20 5TT

 

Special event closure – TTRO 0202 Various Roads, Tewkesbury Mop Fair 2021

Please be advised of the following temporary road closures:

Various Roads (as per attached schedule), Tewkesbury Town Centre

These roads will be closed (as per the attached plan/schedule) from 06.00 08/10/2021 until 06.00 10/10/2021, for the Tewkesbury Mop Fair.

If you require any further information regarding this closure please contact Gloucestershire Highways on 08000 514514.

 

Approx. Road Closure extent indicated by Red dotted areas.

 Tewkesbury Mop Fair 2021 Schedule

Road Name and Number From To Distance Parish Type of Restriction Date
A438, Barton Street Jct A38 High St Jct with Chance Street 300m Tewkesbury Road closure 08/10/21 – 10/10/21
U47478, East Street Jct with Nelson St Jct with Chance St 180m Tewkesbury Road closure 08/10/21 – 10/10/21
U47816, Trinity Street Jct A38 High St Jct with Oldbury Rd 80m Tewkesbury Road closure 08/10/21 – 10/10/21
C330, Nelson Street Jct A38 Barton St Jct with Oldbury Rd 60m Tewkesbury Road closure 08/10/21 – 10/10/21
C330, Oldbury Road Jct with Nelson St Jct with Station St 230m Tewkesbury Road closure 08/10/21 – 10/10/21
             

 

 

 

Tewkesbury Festival of Lights – 2nd – 5th November 2021

Tewkesbury Festival and Tewkesbury Town Council invite all to experience Tewkesbury Festival of Lights, an incredible immersive light and sound show telling the unique story of the town as well as celebrating the 900-year history of the Abbey and the 550th anniversary of the Battle of Tewkesbury. The Tewkesbury Festival of Lights will feature light projections and will take place between Tuesday 2nd and Friday 5th November at 20-minute intervals between 6pm – 10pm. This will then be followed by Tewkesbury’s annual free Fireworks display and fairground, which will take place in the Abbey meadows on Saturday 6th November.

This Festival of Lights is the first major light show in the town since the Son et Lumiere in 1971 and attendees of all ages are welcome to the experience. Visitors are invited to walk around the majestic space inside of the Abbey and explore the light and sound show, created by the award-winning artistic collaboration, Luxmuralis: artist, Peter Walker and composer, David Harper and organised by 2021 Tewkesbury Together.

Tickets to the Tewkesbury Festival of Lights are priced at £10.50 for adults, £8.50 for children aged 3 – 17, under 3’s go free, and will be available to book for 20-minute segments from 6 – 10pm each evening between the 2nd and 5th of November.

Tickets are available from: www.tewkesburyfestivaloflights.co.uk or can be booked by calling The Roses Theatre Box Office on: 01684 290574

Tewkesbury 2030 Future Projects Exhibition

Image Text reads: At: The Watson Hall, Barton Street
On: Saturday 18 September 10am – 4pm
FREE ENTRY
Stands will include:
• £28M Flood Defence • Ashchurch Garden Town Concept
• New Cycleways Proposals • Tewkesbury in Bloom
• M5/Jcn 9 and A46 Improvement • Project M5/ Jcn 10 Improvement Scheme
• Electric Vehicle Charging Points • Upcoming Local Highways schemes
• Tewkesbury Nature Reserve • Future Policing
• Concept Drawings Tewkesbury Civic Society
• Carbon Footprint Environment Reduction
• Town Heritage Development Proposals
And many more…

Research opportunity – call for participants

We have been contacted by researchers at University of Bristol who would like to share the following call for research participants with you. Please contact the research team directly if you have any questions:

What does vaccination mean to people aged 55+?

We invite you to talk about your views on vaccination and getting vaccinated

Would you like to help understand why people choose to get vaccinated and why not?

If you are aged 55+ and living in the UK we would like to hear from you!

 

How to participate

You would join an online group discussion on a video call for up to 90 minutes. We will organise online focus groups with up to six other participants. The group discussion will be run by a member of the research team and recorded. You will be offered a £30 high street voucher as a thank you for your time. Focus groups are expected to take place in July-October 2021. See the project website for further information.

How to express your interest

Please complete this short questionnaire https://forms.office.com/r/Z8Jf09vn1x to tell us a little about yourself. We will then contact you based on the contact details you provide on the questionnaire.

If you have any questions about the project please see the project website or contact Research Support Assistant Taru Silvonen via taru.silvonen@bristol.ac.uk

Bin collections week commencing 30th August

Bin crews take a well-earned rest this Bank Holiday Monday

Waste and recycling collections will take place a day later than usual across Tewkesbury Borough next week, due to the August Bank Holiday Monday.

On Monday, 30 August, there will be no household waste or recycling collections. Instead, catch up collections will run from Tuesday, 31 August through to Saturday, 4 August. Normal collections will begin again on Monday, 6 September.

Anyone who is unsure of their collection day can find out by visiting: tewkesbury.gov.uk/recycling

 

Usual collection day Bank holiday collection day
Monday Tuesday, 31 August
Tuesday Wednesday, 1 September
Wednesday Thursday, 2 September
Thursday Friday, 3 September
Friday Saturday, 4 September
Tewkesbury Town Council