Hillesley and Tresham Parish Council

Note: recent minutes and agendas can be found at the end of this page whilst the site is improved for accessibility: please refer any queries to the clerk.

News for February

Hillesley CEVA Primary School needs Foundation Governors.
If you would like to find out more about how you could help
and what’s involved, please contact clerk@hillesley.gloucs.sch.uk
for an information pack.


Hillesley and Tresham is a rural parish on the western ridge of the Cotswolds. It is about twenty miles north west of Bristol and three miles south of Wotton Under Edge. It was formed in 1991 when part of Hawkesbury parish was transferred back to Gloucestershire from Avon.

Hillesley and Tresham parish is made up of Hillesley, Tresham, Lower Kilcott and Upper Kilcott settlements. It also includes outlying houses and farms. Walkers on routes of the national trail, The Cotswold Way, and the long distance footpath, The Monarch’s Way, pass through the parish.

Exercise of Public Rights; inspection of accounts for 2019-2020

Exempt authority 19-20, exercise of public rights for website (please see document attached here and supporting documents displayed below)

Meetings during the Lockdown period for Covid 19

February 2021:

The next meeting of the Parish Council will be held on Tuesday 16th February 2021 at 8.00 pm by Zoom. Please contact the clerk for Zoom login details. Hillesley and Tresham PC Agenda February 2021

Jan 2021 minutes are attached here (approved at the February meeting)

A meeting of the Parish Council was held on Tuesday 19th January 2021Hillesley and Tresham PC Agenda January 2021.

Dec 2020 minutes are attached here

The meeting of the Parish Council was held on Tuesday 8th December at 7.30 pm by Zoom.  Agenda:Hillesley and Tresham PC Agenda December 2020 (sent 3rd Dec)

November 2020 minutes are attached here:

A meeting of the Parish Council was held on Tuesday 3rd November at 8.00 pm by Zoom. Hillesley and Tresham PC Agenda November 2020

Sept 2020 minutes (The main elements of the October meeting were rescheduled to November due to a combination of IT and covid reasons).

A meeting of the Parish Council was held on 13th October 2020 by Zoom. Hillesley and Tresham PC Agenda October 2020

A meeting of the Parish Council was held on 15th September 2020. Hillesley and Tresham PC Agenda September 2020

July 2020 minutes

(July minutes were approved at the September meeting)

The council held a monthly Parish Council meeting for July on Tuesday 14th July at 8.00 pm. This meeting was held via Zoom. Please find the agenda attached: Hillesley and Tresham PARISH COUNCIL Agenda July 2020

Hillesley and Tresham PC Agenda June 2020

June 2020 minutes approved at the July meeting

(Previous agenda: Hillesley and Tresham Parish Council May Agenda 2020.The minutes for this meeting are due to be approved at the June meeting)

Hillesley and Tresham PC Minutes MAY 2020

Parishioners are invited to attend the Parish Council meetings via Zoom. Meeting ID details will be sent by email from the clerk: Please contact her at: htpclerk@gmail.com


The Parish Council purchased a defib for the benefit of the community in 2019. This is located outside The Fleece Public House on the main road in the centre of Hillesley.

Further details of the defib specification can be found (in due course) under the Information sub section of this site.

Grants Policy

Please find policy attached: Grants Policy (FINAL) (2) for web

The parish council would welcome applications for grants from groups working to help the community due to the COVID-19 crisis.

Support from local networks and organisations

Wotton Area Mutual Aid. The address is http://www.wottonareamutualaid.co.uk .