Town Councillor Vacancy – Priors Park Ward

Have you got what it takes?

Do you want to serve the community you live in?

Could you make a difference?

Would you like to see your parish grow?

Tewkesbury Town Council has a vacancy for a Town Councillor in Priors Park Ward.  For more information please contact the Town Clerk on 01684 294 639 or


Ashchurch Concept Masterplan – Consultation Now Open

The consultation on the Joint Core Strategy Issues & Options document, including the Ashchurch Concept Masterplan, has now started.  This consultation will take place for the minimum statutory 6 week period between the 12th November 2018 and 11th January 2019.

Comments received by the deadline will be considered and will help to inform the preparation of the plan.

If you wish to make comments on either the Joint Core Strategy or the Ashchurch Concept Masterplan then you can respond to consultation via our website: where there is additional information about submitting representations. In order to make it easier to submit responses an online consultation form has been set up and we are encouraging people to use it to make their comments. This form can also be downloaded so responses can be emailed and posted to the Council.

Representations on any of the documentation should be made in writing, either via:

The documents can be viewed on the JCS website at  or at Tewkesbury Borough Council’s main offices (at the above address) and at all libraries and advice centres in the borough – opening times and other details are available at

Oldbury Road Closed for Resurfacing 16th – 21st November

Gloucestershire County Council is resurfacing Oldbury Road in Tewkesbury from Friday 16th November as part of the £150 million investment into the county’s roads.

The popular Oldbury Road is nearing the end of its life expectancy and requires resurfacing. A full road closure will be in place between 7am - 7pm from Friday 16th to Wednesday 21st November (excluding weekends). A diversion suitable for all type of vehicles will be in place. 

Spring Garden, Oldbury Road and Bishop’s Walk car parks will be closed between 7am – 7pm during the work. However the top end of Oldbury Road will be reopened one day early on the morning of Wednesday 21st November, to allow access to all three car parks for the weekly market day. Crews will complete vital resurfacing across 1,500m² of road with approximately 176.5 tonnes of material.

Cllr Vernon Smith, cabinet member for highways and flood, said: “We’re laying a brand new surface on this popular road which forms part of our £150 million investment to improve Gloucestershire’s highways. I would like to thank the local community and road users for their patience while this essential work is carried out.”

Cllr Kevin Cromwell, county councillor for Tewkesbury, said: “Oldbury Road is an important route and the resurfacing will have a major benefit to the local community here in Tewkesbury. I look forward to the work being completed and seeing the positive impact for local people, businesses and road users.”

 What’s the diversion route? (suitable for HGV’s)

 Via Barton Street, High Street and Sun Street.

 Gloucestershire County Council is investing £150 million into our roads, to help keep your county moving – their biggest ever investment. Keep up to date with works and road closures near you by following @GlosRoads on Twitter and Facebook.