Welcome to Bishop’s Cleeve Parish Council

This website provides information about the work of Bishop's Cleeve Parish Council together with local information and news. Bishop's Cleeve is a large village in Gloucestershire, lying within Tewkesbury Borough. The Parish is divided into three wards which each have serving Parish Councillors in addition to the elected Borough and County Councillors.

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About the Council

We are part of a 3-tiered system of local government comprising the Gloucester County Council, Tewkesbury Borough Council and Bishop’s Cleeve Parish Council.

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The Village

Learn more about the parish

News & What's On

Catch up on parish news and upcoming events and activities in the village


Check for planning information affecting the parish

Local Directory

Find links to local organisations

A comprehensive list of useful contacts within your Parish, and its surrounding areas.

Community Provision

See how the Parish Council supports the community

The Parish Council considers ways in which it can support and work with the community through the Community Committee which meets every month.

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Bishop's Cleeve Parish & Council News

Halloween Trail Winners

November 6, 2020

Congratulations to the Halloween Trail Winner – Eva Berry; the Window Decoration winner -Esme Jones and the Pumpkin Carving winners - Teddy, Elsie and Henry Panter

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Halloween Community Event

October 23, 2020

The Parish Council is supporting a community event running between 24th– 31st October for children to take part in socially-distanced activities including a Halloween trail, pumpkin carving and window decorating.

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Parish Councillor Vacancies

October 14, 2020

UPDATE: The Parish Council has councillor vacancies in each of the three wards within the parish - Cleeve Grange, St. Michael’s and West. The vacancies will be filled by co-option at the Full Council meeting (via Zoom) on 5th November, starting at 7.30p.m.

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Parish Office Opening Hours

August 14, 2020

UPDATE: As from 18th August, The Parish Office will increase its opening hours for the public to three mornings a week - Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday between 9.00a.m. and 12.00 noon. Please continue to contact us by email and phone, rather than visit, as far as possible. Visitors are asked to respect social distancing, follow directions in the office and note changes in transaction arrangements. Risk assessments have been completed.

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Parish Council Play Areas and New Sports Field Equipment

August 7, 2020

The Parish Council is pleased to re-open play areas and outdoor gym equipment following a safety inspection in accordance with the Government’s guidance on COVID-19 risk assessment. In addition, two new pieces of equipment have been added at the Sports Field - one for Teqball and a 'Warrior Pod' for calisthenics offering more opportunities for exercise.

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Foodbank Donations

May 22, 2020

The Parish Office continues to open on Friday mornings for Foodbank donations between 9.00a.m. and midday. The public is giving generously but there is a dramatic increase in local need for help. A list of items most needed is updated regularly on the Foodbank website.

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Parish Council Objects to Nortenham Allotments Planning Application

April 24, 2020

The Parish Council has objected to planning application 20/00245/FUL for housing on the Nortenham Allotments site. No more housing is required in Bishop's Cleeve whilst there is an urgent need for a primary school.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 24, 2020

In response to the current situation and Government advice, the Parish Council has closed its offices and suspended all public meetings until further notice. You may contact the Clerk through email or by phone.

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Proposed Community Building Survey

March 13, 2020

The Parish Council is seeking your views on how residents might make use of the Community buildings that were promised for Cleevelands and Homelands. It is important we gather your views to add weight to our conversations with Tewkesbury Borough Council and the developers. PLEASE take a moment to add your thoughts - it should take less than five minutes to complete. THANK YOU.

Click here to take the survey.