• Oakridge

The Parish Office is manned Monday to Friday 10am – 4pm, but there will be times when the clerk is unavailable. We endeavour to respond to emails and calls within three working days. Please try not to call at weekends

Clerk: Heather Finlay 01285 760840

Email: admin@bisley-with-lypiatt.gov.uk 

Office address –  Robins Way, Oakridge Lynch, GL6 7NZ


Thank you to everyone who joined us on Wednesday – the event was a great success and the updates about activities in the parish were interesting for everyone who attended.  Here are some photos taken at the event:




Local elections took place on 2nd May 2024 for Parish Councillors, District Councillors and Police & Crime Commissioners.  For contact details, please see the Council Members page

  • We have 2 new Councillors – Colin Clifton (Eastcombe) and Roger Utley (Bisley)
  • The elected District Councillor is Martin Brown (Green Party)
  • The elected Police & Crime Commissioner is Chris Nelson (Conservative)

CPRE – The Countryside Charity

Please see the link above for the charity events for 2024


Community Land Trust for affordable housing – Would you like to be involved in creating a community-led, affordable, sustainable housing project?  Find further details on the Community Land Trust Page


The Wilder Frome project

Find out more about it or contact Kai’a Bellamy kaia.bellamy@gloucestershirewildlifetrust.co.uk



Highways issues

The following roads are currently or will be closed:

  • Calf Way closed between C199 Calf Way from its junction with the B4070 Bucks Head Farm Cranham to Bulls Cross to Wishanger Lane for a distance of approximately 1700 metres.
    The reason for the closure is for infrastructure maintenance and repair works.
    The said road is expected to be closed from 17th June 2024 until 21st June 2024 only or until the works have been completed, to allow for installation works by Gigaclear (see Roads & Transport Page for map)

Please see the Roads and Transport page for more information

If you need to report any issues regarding potholes, drainage, verge cutting, pavements

please use the GCC Highways reporting tool Fix My Street

Please note that this year most verges will be cut in June. If an area becomes a safety issue then do report it using the link above and someone should come out and strim it with 48 hours.  Please note that verges are only cut a metre back from the road, unless on a corner or junction when they are allowed to cut up to 9 metres back


The Civil Parish of Bisley-with-Lypiatt is in the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) to the east of Stroud, Gloucestershire in the south west of England. The parish is bounded by the neighbouring parishes of Chalford, Edgeworth, Miserden, Painswick and Thrupp.

The parish is split into three wards, based on the the hilltop villages of Bisley, Eastcombe and Oakridge, together with their surrounding hamlets – Far Oakridge, Waterlane, Tunley, Througham, Lypiatts and Bournes Green.

See maps showing local footpaths around our villages here: Bisley, Eastcombe, Oakridge