Shop locally this Christmas with free parking!

Tewkesbury Borough Council will be offering three days of free parking in council-owned car parks in Tewkesbury town to encourage people to shop locally in the run-up to Christmas.

This is a great incentive to support local businesses while avoiding unnecessary travel and discovering a unique festive shopping experience.

The dates for Tewkesbury are:

  • Sunday 21 November

  • Saturday 4 December

  • Saturday 18 December

Christmas Blessings – Tewkesbury Foodbank

Christmas will soon be here and for some of you the joy of the festival can be spoilt by the worry of trying to find extra food and presents. This year it is even more worrying, as more families will be
struggling because of reduced incomes Tewkesbury Foodbank would like to help you by providing Christmas Blessings 2021
Especially if you have needed to visit us in the last 3 months.

With the support of local businesses, we will be issuing a variety of vouchers, redeemable in local stores. This should take away some of the worry of Christmas this year. We are confident that you will find these useful as this will allow you to choose what ‘Goodies’ you or your family would like to eat. We will also have available some Christmas items to give you at our Centre.

Christmas Blessings 2021 Form 2

Covid-19 Mobile testing unit in Tewkesbury

The mobile testing unit will be open in Tewkesbury every day through to 10th December.

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

 

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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