Age UK have adapted their support and want to let local communities know that they are here to help. There are a variety of resources available.An information and advice line where anyone (older people and their families) with an issue can call and get free advice – 01452 422660Freephone line if any older person is feeling lonely and wants a chat with one of our staff or volunteers – 0800... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 06 May 2020 10:51 by Jenny Walkley
Councillor Christina Carter begins another year as Chair of Cam Parish Council this week following Government guidance recommending the cancellation of elections during the Covid 19 crisis.
Elections will now take place in May 2021 and until then all committee Chairs and Vice Chairs will remain in post.
Councillor Carter said, "This is a difficult time for all of us but council business continues after... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 04 May 2020 11:24 by Jo Lewis
The first Virtual meeting of Cam Parish Council will be held on Wednesday 29th April at 6:30 via the Zoom platform.
Members of the public are welcome to join the meeting by registering their interest and email address with the Clerk at Clerk@camparishcouncil.gov.uk.
The Zoom ID and password are advertised on the agenda which you can find in the 'agendas and minutes' section of this website.
Posted: Fri, 24 Apr 2020 09:44 by Jenny Walkley
Two new ambulances that will be staffed by Gloucestershire firefighters to help relieve pressure on paramedics during the Covid-19 pandemic have arrived in the county.
Firefighters from Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS) were being trained by South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) to drive and crew the ambulances as part of a regional initiative that will see 15 new ambulances introduced to the SWASFT region, two of which will be operating in Gloucestershire.
The ambulances will be crewed by one firefighter and one paramedic and... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 23 Apr 2020 10:14 by Jenny Walkley
Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust's annual wildlife photography competition is now open for entries, with new categories and bigger and better prizes.
GWT would love to see your images showcasing the stunning scenery and spectacular wildlife here in Gloucestershire. We appreciate that movement is currently restricted due to lockdown but we think the 'on your doorstep' category provides the perfect opportunity... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 22 Apr 2020 13:09 by Jenny Walkley
The government's priority is to save lives and the best way to protect yourself and others from illness is to stay at home.
However, exercise is still important for people's physical and mental wellbeing, so the government has said people can leave their homes for exercise once a day.
Please use the following guidance in order to stay safe:
- stay local and use open spaces near to your home where possible... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 21 Apr 2020 12:20 by Jenny Walkley
Please follow the link below for a Covid-19 Community Information pack that contains help and advice for communities during the current pandemic who are providing support to our most vulnerable residents across the Stroud District
Posted: Mon, 20 Apr 2020 12:05 by Jenny Walkley
If you find an overflowing bin - please do not continue to add waste to it.You can report missed bins to Stroud District Council on the link below.Please also be mindful that there will be a lot more people walking their dogs and generating more waste as we all try to cope with the current way of living. The bins will fill up quickly.The service providers will also be under more stress than normal... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 17 Apr 2020 17:59 by Jenny Walkley
Stay at home, protect the NHS.
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab gave the 16 April 2020 daily press briefing on the government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic which you can read in full be following the link below.
Posted: Fri, 17 Apr 2020 17:30 by Jenny Walkley
GP service in the time of coronavirus
Here at May Lane Surgery (Acorn and Walnut Tree practices) we are doing our best to look after our patients and meet their needs in these exceptional times. As with so many other businesses and organisations across the country, we have had to change the way we work, limiting face to face contact and practising physical distancing to limit the possibilities of passing... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 17 Apr 2020 17:20 by Jenny Walkley