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We hope that residents in our local community will find this website to be a useful resource. If you have any suggestions for additional features please get in touch.

In addition, a quarterly newsletter is distributed to resident’s homes bringing news and information.

The Parish Council has nine Councillors who meet once a month.  They work hard on a voluntary basis to ensure that Stoke Lodge is a pleasant place to live.  … read about our Councillors 

Public Information


Vacancies at Frampton Cotterell Parish Council

Closing date 23 July 2021

 Clerk / Chief Executive Officer

Salary circa £40,000 p.a. dependent upon qualifications and experience

 Applications are invited for the post of Clerk/Chief Executive Officer. Experience and qualifications in Local Government preferred.  A CiLCA qualification would be an advantage, but full training will be offered.  Good knowledge of Word and Excel is required. HR qualification or experience required. Finance experience or qualification desired.

Full time position – 37 Hours per week, 5 days per week.  A flexible approach is needed, as some evening and occasional weekend work will be required.

Responsible Finance Officer (RFO)

Salary circa £29,000 p.a. pro rata dependent upon qualifications and experience

 Applications are invited for the post of RFO. Experience and qualifications in Local Government preferred.  A CiLCA qualification would be an advantage, but full training will be offered.  Good knowledge of Word and Excel is required. Accounting qualification or experience required.

Part-time position – 15 Hours per week.  A flexible approach is needed, as some evening and occasional weekend work will be required.

Marketing & Communications Officer

Salary circa £22,000 p.a. pro rata dependent upon qualifications and experience

 Applications are invited for the post of Marketing & Communications Officer. Knowledge of WordPress website administration, social media, and communications essential. Experience in Local Government preferred.  Good knowledge of Word, Excel and Powerpoint is required.

Part-time position – 15 Hours per week.  A flexible approach is needed, as some evening and occasional weekend work will be required.

For a job description and application form, please visit our website: https://framptoncotterell-pc.gov.uk/category/vacancies/  or email: clerk@framptoncotterell-pc.gov.uk

Closing date: 5pm, Friday 23rd July 2021

Interviews will take place w/c 26th July 2021

Are you over 50?


Do you want to meet local people and do things in your community?

It’s now more than ever we need to re-establish our local connections as we come out of lockdown.  Give me a call I would love to hear from you.

For more information contact:

Sato, Community Development Worker,

Telephone 07971 670880 or email satoblack@southernbrooks.org.uk

Funded by St Monica Trust

Councillor Vacancy

Notice is hereby given that by reason of the resignation of Councillor Tracey Harrison-Ashe a vacancy has occurred among the members of the Parish Council.

Any person willing to fill this vacancy should contact the Parish Clerk asking for an application form and this should be completed and returned on or before the 15th July 2021.

The applicant’s name must appear on the current register of the Voters List or the applicant should during the whole of the twelve months preceding the relevant date resided in or within three miles of the parish or the applicant’s only place of work during the whole of the twelve months preceding the relevant date is in the parish.

The applicant must not be debarred from standing as a Councillor. PUBLIC elections cannot be held until the year 2023 but for the interim period election to the aforesaid Council will be voted for by the present sitting number of Councillors. For further information contact Annie Wherrett, the Parish Clerk clerk@stokelodgeandthecommon-pc.gov.uk or Tel:07724 093349

Community Engagement Forums

Wednesday 30th June 2-3 or 6-7 pm. View this poster for quick information

Come to an open virtual meeting for residents and have your say.  You may have heard about the YTL arena that is going to be developed in Filton.

YTL Arena will be the South West’s leading venue for music and live entertainment. With a capacity of 17,000 it will be one of the largest in the UK and has the ambition to be Europe’s leading venue for sustainability. It will create 500 new jobs, employing local people and offering apprenticeships and opportunities across a wide range of skills and expertise. With a community programme aiming to harness the power of music for greater good, YTL Arena wants to be a good neighbour and to have a positive impact on the whole region.

In partnership with YTL, The Community Engagement Forums will be hosting 2 Pop Up Events that all residents from South Gloucestershire are welcome to attend. Join us for a presentation from YTL on what the plans are for the Arena, what it means for your local community, and give any feedback. There are 2 meetings that will take place on Wednesday 30th June at 2:00-3:00 pm and 6:00-7:00 pm. You only need to attend one of the events.

For the 2pm meeting follow this link

For the 6pm meeting follow this link

To get involved with your local CEF please email: communityengagement@southglos.gov.uk or telephone 01454 868113

Full details about CEF 


download this poster for houses of multiple occupancy
Covid-19 advice, hands, face, space

 

About Stoke Lodge Community


aerial view of Stoke Lodge Community showing houses, streets and the common including the Pavilion
The Parish of Stoke Lodge and The Common is a suburb of Bristol in the County of South Gloucestershire.  It is largely made up of chalet bungalows built in the 1950s and 60s. The Parish has easy rail and road access to London and South Wales. There are about 1800 people living in the Parish, which is located approximately 11 miles north of Bristol City Centre.

There are a number local amenities in or near the parish including Stoke LodgeThe Holy Family,  and St Chads Primary Schools; as well as a selection of local shops at Chelford Grove.  There are nearby Doctors Surgeries at Bradley Stoke and Stoke Gifford.  It’s also close to the Mall at Cribbs Causeway, as well as The Venue featuring a Vue Cinema, dining and bowling.

Stoke Lodge has an open area of 20 acres (8.1 ha)  known as Stoke Lodge Playing Fields.

The Pavilion

The Pavilion set in the Common with children's play area, available for the Community

The Pavilion was refurbished in 2015 and is now an excellent community venue for meetings, children’s parties, Brownies, Kiddies Clubs and Pre-School.  The adjoining field provides an excellent space for football. Read more about the venue and contacts …


Almondsbury Youth FC

We are seeking additional player’s for these age groups…

  • U10’s Girls Team (new team)
  • U12’s Boys Team (Avon youth league division 4)
  • U13’s Boys Team (Avon youth league division 2)

We focus on player development, improving fitness, teamwork & social enjoyment.

Almondsbury Youth Football Club Player Search

We train Saturday mornings & play matches on Sunday, so we are looking for players who can commit to weekend football. Home team pitch & training is held at The Pavilion Common, The Avenue, North Bristol, BS34 6BD. Call our team manager Stuart 07737181152 or email stu.ayfc@gmail.com

AYFC details above as a pdf to download

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