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.

We hope that you find what you are looking for on our website. In addition to the navigation, you can also try searching for specifics using the search function below or please do get in touch if you need help.

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.

Find out more about Bishop's Cleeve Parish Council

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

Parish Office Opening Hours

June 1, 2021

UPDATE: As from June 1st, The Parish Office will be open to public Monday - Friday between 9.00a.m. and 15.00p.m. We look forward to seeing you soon.

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Parish Councillor Vacancies

June 1, 2021

The Parish Council has 3 councillor vacancies within the parish. Persons interested in being considered should apply in writing to the Clerk to the Parish Council; clerk@bishopscleeveparishcouncil.gov.uk

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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.

For more information, click here

New Primary School Petition

March 13, 2020

Sign the ePetition to Gloucestershire County Council to build a Bishop's Cleeve Primary School in the north of the village and not off Kayte Lane.

Click the link to see the petition

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.

Primary School Proposal

October 23, 2019

A new 3-form entry primary school is needed for Bishop's Cleeve. The County Council has proposed provision on the existing Cleeve School site. The Parish Council is strongly opposed to this option.

Click here to view Parish Council letter to Gloucestershire County Council