Hillesley and Tresham Parish Council

Hillesley & Tresham is a rural parish lying about twenty miles north west of Bristol and three miles south of Wotton-under-Edge on the western escarpment of the Cotswolds.The Cotswold Way, a national trail, and Monarch’s Way, a long-distance footpath, both pass through the parish.

The civil parish of Hillesley and Tresham includes the four settlements of Hillesley, Tresham, Lower and Upper Kilcott, and outlying houses and farms. It was formed in 1991 when part of Hawkesbury parish, then in Avon, was transferred back to Gloucestershire.

Meetings during the Lockdown period for Covid 19

The next meeting of the Parish Council will be held on 15th September 2020. 

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:



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 .