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Inchmery House Weston Subedge



Showing at Village Hall Thursday 30th January  Doors open 7.30pm 

Bar Open 4pm with Full Menu


Jack Malik is a struggling singer-songwriter in an English seaside town whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading, despite the fierce devotion and support of his childhood best friend, Ellie. After a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes up to discover that The Beatles have never existed. Performing songs by the greatest band in history to a world that has never heard them, Jack becomes on overnight sensation with a little help from his agent.

The film will be shown in Weston-sub-Edge Village Hall. Doors are open at 7.30pm with the film starting at 8pm. Senior citizens who have difficulty in travelling to the hall and reside in the village can obtain a lift by contacting Chris Rossington on 01386 849316


Flood Protection

Fortunately the village survived the two recent periods of excessive rainfall without flooding, although it  was a “close run thing” overnight and early morning on 13/14 November.

This demonstrated that the effort put in and the work done, post 2007 floods, has been effective in protecting the village.

However, the events were a timely reminder of the LEGAL necessity for all riparian owners to discharge their responsibilities to maintain watercourses etc as detailed in the link below.
Note there was a significant amount of heavy debris washed down Coombe Brook with the potential to cause major obstruction to the water flow. In addition, many of the drainage ditches from the fields around the village require clearance and maintenance to ensure water flow from the ditches into the drainage systems.

The Parish Council requests that all riparian owners discharge their responsibilities in the interest of keeping the village free of flooding in the future.

Click here to see riparian legal responsibilities


The police non emergency number is 101. This is the number to call for all non urgent calls. You can also report suspicious activity by email to  and include photos. In an emergency the number is 999. The nearest Gloucestershire police station is at Stow-on-the-Wold and is open to the public between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Communities defeat Terrorism
If you see other anything that could be terrorist related, act on your instincts and  call the police in confidence on 0800 789 321 or visit

The local policing team consistes of :

Inspector Karen Ellis
Sgt Garrett Gloyn
Sgt Andrew Wood
PC 2201 Nick Westmacott
PC Ashley Weller (rural and wildlife crime)
PCSO Paul Hancock paul.
PCSO Cassie Wilford
LPSO Darren Thomas

The local Police Community Support Officers for your parish can be contacted in a number of ways including our website where you can follow the link to your policing area and use the contact your team link. You can also use the 01452 907200 number for Cotswold District and leave a message or contact 101 with your concern and it will sent to the officer via our control room.

Please also take a look at  as we are currently signing up residents in the Cotswold area; this can be completed via the website.

Crimestoppers is dedicated to fighting crime across Gloucestershire.

We help to promote the charity in communities across the region, to let people know that Crimestoppers is there for them as an anonymous route to give information about crime. Crimestoppers guarantees anonymity, which means that no-one can ever find out who passed on information about crime.

To pass on information about crime anonymously, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or fill out our secure, Anonymous Online Form.

Crimestoppers is supported by volunteers – each and every one is a vital link with the community in the region. If you think you’d like to volunteer for Crimestoppers in Gloucestershire, please fill out our Contact Us form.

E-mail: for more information.

For crime statistics click here

Here is a brief summary of the crime information for the past two months:

  September 2019 October 2019
All crime 26 27
Anti-social behaviour 9 7
Bicycle theft 0 0
Burglary 3 4
Criminal damage and arson 1 3
Drugs 0 0
Other crime 0 0
Other theft 2 4
Possession of weapons 0 0
Public order 4 2
Robbery 0 0
Shoplifting 0 0
Theft from the person 0 0
Vehicle crime 5 2
Violence and sexual offences 2 5

Chipping Campden and surrounds including Willersey, Weston-Sub-Edge and Mickleton. Cotswold Neighbourhood Watch click here



Chipping Campden Neighbourhood Co-ordination Group set the following 3 priorities

  •  Traffic Issues through the Village of Saintbury
  •  Crime Prevention Initiatives in Villages Bordering the County Boundary in Chipping Campden Community
  • Traffic issues in Church Street Chipping Campden-prevent abuse of the one-way system.

The police office surgery scheme is still being held in the town clerk’s office on the first floor in the Old Police Station on the High St, Chipping Campden. Please feel free to come along and have a talk about anything that concerns you.


WSE minutes 2019-7-23


MINUTES OF THE PARISH COUNCIL MEETING HELD IN THE VILLAGE BAR ON 23 July 2019 AT 7.30P.M. PRESENT: Chairman Bill Carruthers, Cllrs Hannah Neal, John Measey, Chris Rossington, Rachel Hurley, Mike Jelley

and Wendy Clarke.

IN ATTENDANCE: Lucy Print parish clerk 19/55 1.Interests – none

19/56 2. NOTICE OF ABSENCE: Gina Bloomfield sent apologies.


None present 19/58 4.CONFIRM MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 25.6.19: councillors Wendy Clarke and Hannah Neal resolved to approve the minutes which were signed by the chairman as a true record of the business conducted. 19/59 5.PLANNING APPLICATIONS PENDING:

1.0 Planning application before the parish council: 19/02199/LBC Concrete floor to ground floor Kitchen to replace rotten timber and cracked concrete combination, concrete floor to part of the entrance hall and restoration of a previously hidden opening between two first floor rooms (Retrospective) Object; 1) Grade 2 listed, 2) Retain character as email dated 17 December, 3) original application refused on fireplace and floor issues – which floor was this? Would expect rotten floor to be replaced with timber floor.

GL55 6UW 19/01918/FUL Full Application for Construction of a single storey extension to existing converted barn at Dovers Hill House Dovers Hill Chipping Campden Gloucestershire – no objections

2.0 Awaiting a decision of the local planning authority: None 3.0 Decisions of the local planning authority to approve/consent;



19/60 6.FINANCE:

6.1 RECEIVE FINANCIAL STATEMENT & BANK RECONCILIATION: Bank balances as at 1st Jul were £30,986.51 for the General Account and £6331.55 for the business deposit account. 6.2 ASSET REGISTER: new litter bins, telephone box and salt bin added to register and agreed by councillors. 6.3 RISK ASSESSMENT: revised and agreed by councillors.

LP 6.3APPROVE PAYMENTS DUE: Councillors Mike Jelley proposed and Rachel Hurley seconded these payments.

Date Item Amount VAT

23.7.19 Clerks salary Jul £132.01

23.7.19 HMRC PAYE payment Jul £33.00

23.7.19 Village Hall Jun Invoice £29.75 23.7.19 Maurice Parkinson Contract Services £240.00 48.00 28.5.19 19/61 REVIEW VILLAGE MATTERS:

7.1 Refurbishment of the Church Street Telephone box complete. A3 notices to be laminated inside: Community Book Exchange & Information Centre. Books to be rotated. Tourist information to be put in racks (JM) Welcome to Weston info to be available. On-going management agreed box to be checked once a month before PC meetings. 7.2 Highways update: Received schedule of work, Dover’s View in Q4, next March. 7.3 Stratford Road Vehicle activated speed sign progress: VAR speed sign now on corner of


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2 Featherbed Lane, Stratford Road. Download data from unit from time on Church Street to be analysed. 7.4 Recreation ground inspection record: Mike Jelley completed inspection, with no issues. Timber trail to monitor wood splitting. Received three quotes for installing fencing behind goals, bench seating in shelter – councillors agreed to appt Maurice Parkinson 7.5 Right of Way update: Legal documentation of the right of way to the village green has been

finalised. 7.6 Archive documentation update. No progress. Low priority. 7.7 Village Improvements:

• Village Hall facilities improvement – funds secured.

• Summer event. Family fun at the Village Green agreed to be held on 7th September at 2pm onwards. Bookings in process of being made for DJ music, bar, marquee, bouncy castle, bbq, toilets. Actions ongoing.

• Holiday club for children. Parked until next year. 7.8 Repreparation after Gigaclear and Thames Water – contact made and logged, ongoing contact. 7.9 Emergency plan reviewed and to be simplified and updated by clerk 7.10 Community Infrastructure Levy event, information from event given to councillors from meeting

chairman attended. Powerpoint presentation available to all.




Annual ERS Emergency Plan update. Clerk to locate existing plan and propose update. Lengthmen, when is work scheduled Dog Foul signs Parishioners ref the continuous problem of heavy traffic coming to and from the trading estates through the village Contact Chris Tombs re allotment tap. Confirmation of dog mess bin order – hall & green installed and completed. Additional request and removal of salt bin on Harris Lane. Playground Inspection Training Seminar – North Cots requirement

17/38 10.0 Prepare detailed map of the location of the roadside drains and gullies – action awaited



PUBLIC QUESTION TIME: -What can be done with caravan dumped along Dirty Lane? Ensure it is reported to Environment agency Fly Tipping


There being no other business the chairman thanked the councillors for attending and closed the meeting at 9.10p.m.


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