Welcome to Withington Parish Website

Withington Parish Council

Withington Parish Council administers the village of Withington together with the hamlets of Foxcote and Hilcot.

Withington is situated in the Cotswolds between Cheltenham and Cirencester and is part of the area covered by Cotswold District Council. Cotswold District Council has offices in Cirencester and Gloucestershire County Council, which is based at Shire Hall in Gloucester.

The Parish Council owns a playing field which includes a children’s play area and a cricket square. It also owns a bus shelter. It is responsible for the maintenance of these and also the upkeep of a small village green.

For general information on the Parish Council as well as a description of the various roles within the Parish Council, the functions performed by Cotswold District Council, Gloucestershire County Council and our local Member of Parliament download here

The cost of the council’s activities is met by the precept which is set every year and is collected on our behalf by Cotswold District Council.

The Council



The council has 7 members and employs a part-time clerk to draw up agendas, take minutes and deal with other administration. The council normally meets every 2 months at Withington Jubilee Hall. Extra meetings may be called as and when required. Announcements of the meetings are posted on the village notice board.

Information about forthcoming meetings, important dates and other items will be posted on the "Notices" below.




For further information please e-mail The Clerk at: parishclerk@withington-gloucestershire.co.uk

Next Parish Council Meetings

The next Parish Council meeting will be held on 24-Jul-24 in the Village Hall at 19:00hrs.  All residents of the Parish which includes the hamlets of Cassey Compton, Foxcote & Withington are welcome to attend.  Further meetings have been scheduled for 18-Sep-24 & 20-Nov-24 at the same time and location as above.

Date of Notice: 30-May-24


Jeremy Theyer
Paul Hodgkinson
Council Members


The principal feature of the landscape of Withington and the seat of most of its settlement is a broad valley running from north to south. Down its east side the river Coln follows a meandering course and on its western slopes a series of springs rise and flow to join the Coln. The long ridge on the west side of the valley.... Read more


Further Information

Meetings & Minutes

Draft minutes and information relating to any Parish Council meeting will be published here. Once approved any draft minutes will be replaced by a full set of minutes and notes.

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Planning Applications

The Planning Committee deliberates on all planning applications made within the Parish boundary. Our views are advisory, (decisions are made by delegated authority to planning offers or by the District Council's Development control committee) but nevertheless carry weight with planning officials and members.

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Budgets & Spending

Information relating to accounts and local expenditure undertaken by the Parish Council will be published and made available here.

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