South Cerney Neighbourhood Plan Referendum

posted 10 Dec 2021, 10:03 by Robert Cowley

The South Cerney Neighbourhood Plan was approved at the referendum held on Thursday 2nd December 2021.  The Declaration of Results may be downloaded below.

South Cerney Neighbourhood Plan Referendum - 2nd December 2021

posted 28 Oct 2021, 07:23 by Robert Cowley   [ updated 22 Nov 2021, 02:14 ]

Cotswold District Council has set Thursday 2nd December 2021 as the date for the Referendum on the South Cerney Neighbourhood Plan.  
Polling cards will be sent out by CDC in due course.  
The Notice of the Referendum and Information Statement (with links to the various documents on the CDC website) may be downloaded below. 

If you know anyone without internet access who would like to view a copy of the plan, please ask them to contact the Clerk on 07983 202015.

Household Emergency Plan

posted 16 Sept 2021, 09:07 by Robert Cowley

The household version of the emergency plan is now available for download below.  Hard copies are available on request from the Clerk. 

HRH The Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh

posted 12 Apr 2021, 01:37 by Robert Cowley

With profound respect for a life of such devoted public service, the Parish Council offers sincere condolences to Her Majesty the Queen and the Royal Family, upon the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Vacancy on the Parish Council

posted 23 Mar 2021, 08:42 by Robert Cowley

Notice of Vacancy on South Cerney Parish Council may be downloaded below.

Fenton's, Cafe@Fenton's and the Village Hall

posted 7 Jan 2021, 01:43 by Robert Cowley   [ updated 12 Apr 2021, 01:43 ]

Fenton's Community Centre has re-opened for certain classes, and Cafe@Fenton's has re-opened (as of 12th April) from 9.00am to 1.00pm Mon-Sat inclusive with seating outdoors (indoor seating remains closed for now).  Further details available at and on Facebook

Thank you for your continued support and please stay safe!  We look forward to seeing you all again in the near future.

Covid-19 - Fenton's (including Cafe@Fenton's) and the Village Hall

posted 1 Nov 2020, 06:58 by Robert Cowley

Due to the Government’s announcement yesterday (31st October), both Fenton’s (including Café@Fenton’s) and the Village Hall will be closed from 10.00pm on Wednesday 4th November 2020.

We hope to be able to re-open on Thursday 3rd December 2020 in line with Government restrictions, and will continue to keep you updated.

Classes can continue as normal until Wednesday at 10.00pm.

Café@Fenton’s will be open until 1.00pm on Wednesday.

Thank you for your continued support and please stay safe!  We look forward to seeing you all again in the near future.

Covid-19 Mutual Aid South Cerney

posted 1 Nov 2020, 06:46 by Robert Cowley

Coronavirus - Covid19 Mutual Aid

The Parish Council has coordinated a large group of volunteers, who have offered to provide support and assistance to those elderly, vulnerable, and self-isolating – e.g. picking up shopping, posting mail, collecting urgent supplies, even a friendly phone call, etc.  (Please note that all medical queries should be directed to NHS 111).  The Parish has been divided into areas of streets, each with its own coordinator (and group of volunteers), as listed below.  You may receive a note through your door from a local volunteer.  Please make initial contact with your nearest coordinator if you require assistance.


Claire Jeffery  07974 710417

Silver Street, Timbrells Close, Cirencester Road, Northmoor Lane, Old Cricklade Road.


Peter Elphick  07779 122483

Clarks Hay, Bow Wow, School Lane, Church Lane.


Elaine Simpson  01285 869111, 07715 480557

Mill Close, Boxbush Close, Boxbush Road, Field Close.


Cally Stephenson  07514 680777

The Lennards, Robert Franklin Way, The Close, Lakeside.


Ros Brewster  07850 141414

Station Road (east from Huxley Court), Huxley Court, Kingfisher Place, Wildmoorway Lane.


Jen & Steve McDiarmid  07766 015161

Station Road (west of Huxley Court), Willow Grove, The Limes, Ham Lane.


Laura Falconer  07887 986461

Nightingale Way (north of Swift Link), Teal Way, Bittern Close, Heron Close, Aylesbury Close, Mandarin Close, Wagtail Walk.


Kate Young  07533 506519

Nightingale Way (south of Swift Link), Grebe Close, Chiffchaff Close, Bewick Close, Brambling Mews, Swift Link, Swan Close, Gadwall Close.


Caroline Brookes  07887 868752

The Leaze, Beverstone Road, Beverstone Close,

Oak Way.


Juliet Layton  07929 405172

Sudeley Drive, Broadway Lane, Broadway Court.


Alex Jewhurst  07803 823469

Winchcombe Gardens, Berkeley Close,

Peymans Terrace, Morgans Terrace.


Darren Bailey  07368 284092

High Street, Old Post Office, Jubilee Gardens,

Upper Up, Langet.


Claire & Adam Ryall  07786 836520

Meadow Way, River Way, Churn Close,

The Secret Garden.


Silva Cooper  07899 845417

Cerney Wick, and Waters Edge.


Nina Sethi  07785 305747

The Landings, Spring Lake, Summer Lake, Isis/Windrush Lakes.


Bulletin updates with information relating to the Parish will be posted on the Parish Council website and publicised via various organisations’ email groups in the Parish.  Information will also be posted on the Cerney News Facebook page. 

Advice is also available from Covid-19 Mutual Aid UK:

and from Facebook page:


Parish Council Meetings

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, normal Parish Council meetings have been suspended, but Councillors are keeping in close virtual contact.  Further information will be published on the website and when possible on the notice boards opposite the Post Office and outside the village hall in Cerney Wick.  Minutes of meetings are published on the website as they become available.  

Co-option to fill Casual Vacancies on the Parish Council

posted 22 Sept 2020, 07:50 by Robert Cowley   [ updated 19 Oct 2020, 06:01 ]

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that there are currently THREE vacancies in the Office of Councillor for South Cerney Parish Council.

The Parish Council is able to fill the vacancies by co-option, rather than a formal election process.

If you are interested in serving as a Parish Councillor, you will need to submit an expression of interest by the extended deadline of 5.00 p.m. on Friday 6th November 2020.  Supporting statements are encouraged, on no more than one side of A4, detailing why you would be interested in becoming a Parish Councillor. 

Expressions of interest should be submitted to Robert Cowley, the Clerk of the Parish Council, at 3 Broadway Lane, South Cerney, Cirencester, GL7 5UH, or by email to

Candidates are reminded that, to be eligible for co-option on to the Parish Council, they must satisfy the standard election qualification criteria.  Please contact Cotswold District Council’s Elections Team if you need any guidance on this aspect (telephone 01285 623000 or e-mail

It is hoped that the co-option will be dealt with at the Parish Council meeting to be held online via Zoom at 7.30pm on Wednesday 11th November 2020 (meeting details to be published on

Dated 19th October 2020 


South Cerney Draft Neighbourhood Plan Consultation

posted 25 Aug 2020, 04:56 by Robert Cowley

South Cerney Parish Council invites your comments on its Draft Neighbourhood Plan which, in accordance with Regulation 14 of The Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012, is now available for consultation from 14 September 2020 until 6 November 2020.

Copies of the Draft Plan and supporting documents (and response form) may be downloaded below.

A hard copy of the Plan and Appendices is available on request from The Parish Clerk, South Cerney Parish Council, 3 Broadway Lane, South Cerney, GL7 5UH. A charge of £5 will be payable.

All comments must be received by 5:00pm on 6 November 2020.

Please submit your comments by completing the response form and either: emailing it to, or posting it to The Clerk, South Cerney Parish Council, 3, Broadway Lane, South Cerney, GL7 5UH.

Thank you for your feedback.

South Cerney Parish Council.

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