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

Cleeve Club is Back!

July 7, 2021

Bishops Cleeve Parish Council and Bowerbirdy are pleased to bring you a range of free and fun activities between 2nd-20th August for children aged 5-15. All sessions are free to book. Please click HERE to read more.

Please click HERE to read more.

Covid Snake Update

June 24, 2021

The Parish Council are beginning to install the Covid Snake in the Parish Garden today.

To read more Click HERE

Parish Council Objects to WINGMOOR FARM Variation

June 18, 2021

The Parish Council has objected to planning application 19/0066/TWMAJW Variation to condition 7 and 19 relating to planning consent 17/0066/TWMAJW AT Wingmoor Farm which would allow Grundon to change the use of the MRF to enable the transfer of putrescible (general green bin waste ie food, soiled nappies etc) waste from the Gloucestershire/Tewkesbury council areas to the site before being taken to the incinerator at Javelin Park.

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Consultation launched for a new community hall in Bishop’s Cleeve

June 15, 2021

Councillor Wendy Hopkins, Chair of Bishop’s Cleeve Parish Council would like to say on behalf of The Bishop’s Cleeve Parish Council "We are delighted to announce that after a twelve month working partnership with Tewkesbury Borough Council and the Vistry Group (the developer) a planning application has now been submitted for the long awaited Community Building on the Homelands development. This is an important step forward in securing a much needed additional community facility for the residents of Bishop’s Cleeve. Please watch out for, review and comment on the planning application on TBC’s website.

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.

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