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Town and Parish Councils - Neighbourhood CIL

Town and Parish Councils are entitled to a percentage of the money collected from CIL in their area which is paid to them twice a year in April and October, this is referred to as the "Neighbourhood allocation". This money will be spent on local infrastructure.

Useful links

A zoom presentation was held for Town and Parish Councils on 24/08/2021, if you would like to receive the link to this, please send a request by email to

Getting Support: Community Projects and Services

Stroud District Council have enjoyed a close working partnership with the Gloucestershire Rural Community Council (GRCC) for many years.  GRCC is an independent charity that works directly with communities to inspire, enable and deliver community action.  They have a long history of working with town and parish councils, communities and voluntary sector organisations. 

Members of GRCC’s Community Development Team are able to provide direct one-to-one support on the development a wide range of community projects and services.  They can support community groups with building capacity, setting up new enterprises and projects, community consultation, project and business plans and funding advice.

If you have a project or community initiative you want to get off the ground, review or need help with, please contact GRCC’s Community Development Team by email at or call 01452 528491.

Annual reports

Each Town and Parish Council must publish a report on CIL income and expenditure for the previous financial year by the 31st December annually.  This mirrors the legislative requirements that SDC must also adhere to as the Charging Authority.


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