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Avening Parish Council
Welcome to the Avening Parish Council website
The Medieval Village of Avening, not more than a couple of
miles from Tetbury, (the unofficial Royal Town of the Cotswolds)
grew around the Norman Church of the Holy Rood (or Holy
The Church, which was built on the site of an earlier Saxon
Church, is said to have been built in 1080 and the only church
ever to be built by a Queen of England.
The population of Avening is around 1000, it being the largest
village in the South of the Cotswolds. It has a village hall, social
club, two public houses, a shop, post office and a local primary
school. It has an active village community with a monthly
magazine called The Villager.
Your Parish Council
We are here to Preserve, Conserve
and Enhance the Parish of Avening.
We can’t do this alone, and
encourage everyone to join us in our
work to make Avening a great place
to live, work and play.
Primary Contact - The Parish Clerk:
Caroline Braidwood, Clerk to the Council
77 Pheasant Way
Tel: 01285 380041
The public are welcome at our meetings
We meet on the third Thursday every month (except for August),
at 7.30 in the Memorial Hall. Check our Minutes pages to see
the types of things we discuss, and also the agenda for the next