Statement by the Chair of the Council following the announcement of the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
Statement from Councillor Duncan McGaw, Chair of Coberley Parish Council
“It is with great sadness that Coberley Parish Council has learned of the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Our thoughts go to the Royal Family at this time and, on behalf of Coberley Parish, we would like to offer our deepest sympathies to Her Majesty the Queen and all her family.”
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Welcome to the Coberley Parish Website!
Where is Coberley?
Situated in Gloucestershire, UK, and in the heart of the Cotswolds, is the parish of Coberley. Located four miles south from the spa town of Cheltenham and ten miles north of the Roman town of Cirencester with Gloucester city centre nine miles to the west and London a mere ninety-one miles to the east.
With some three hundred people registered on the Electoral Roll, the parish provides over a hundred homes scattered across its five and a half square miles.
Leckhampton Hill escarpment gives the parish its boundary at its northern most edge, stretching south to the River Churn and Cockleford Mill. To the west, Crickley Hill Country Park the Neolithic site and Iron Age Fort, across to Needlehole and Pinswell bordering Dowdeswell and Colesbourne to the east.
Coberley parish is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with a landscape of hills and valleys formed on limestone rock. It is a rural, mostly agricultural area with habitats including beautiful parkland, broadleaved woodland, heath, arable and ancient pasture.
Places of Interest
There are a number of places of interest within the Parish, these include:
- Crickley Hill Country Park, the Neolithic site & Iron Age Fort
- Seven Springs – locally thought to be the source of the River Thames
- Barber Wood – Woodland Trust
- St Giles Church and its link with Dick Whittington
- The Cotswold Way
- The Gloucestershire Way
The amenities available in Coberley Parish include:
- Coberley CE School, Coberley
- National Star College, Ullenwood Manor
- St Giles Church, Coberley
- Cotswold Hills Golf Course, Ullenwood
- Seven Springs Cottages
- The Seven Springs Inn
The website is run by Coberley Parish Council for our Parishioners and aims to offer a useful information resource and be an online hub for all matters relating to our Parish. We hope you find the website easy to use and that it helps you to keep connected to the activities of your Parish Council and the local community.
Please get in touch if you have any suggestions about how we might improve the website.
Parish Council Meetings
(Meeting dates are held in January, March, May, July, September and November, subject to change)
We are keen for you to get involved with your Parish Council! We invite you to attend meetings and contribute to our local community. Members of the public can speak for up to 5 minutes at the beginning of each meeting (no notice needed) on items not included on the agenda and may also speak on agenda items as they arise, subject to agreement by the chair.
Details of the agenda and minutes of the previous meeting will be posted on the village board and also on the website here