The village of Streatley is situated on the Berkshire side of the river Thames, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). It is about 8 miles from Reading, and 16 miles from Oxford, directly opposite the village of Goring in Oxfordshire.
On the Ridgeway route from Silchester to Dorchester, the river crossing was originally a causeway built by the Romans. Streatley is recorded as a settlement in the Domesday Book of 1086, with the original St Mary's church dating from 1220.
The overall layout, character and shape of the village today is clearly discernible from the earliest 19th century maps with the High Street running up from the river ferry to the Bull public house.
This web site will help explain everything about the parish council, its remit and its responsibilities. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Clerk using the button below
The parish council represents the village of Streatley at the lowest tier of local government. It has a number of duties which they are bound to carry out, and greater number of powers, which they may choose to carry out
There are currently seven councillors on the council, and they meet on the second Monday of each month at the Morrell Rooms, except during August.
This year's Streatley Litterpick will take place on Saturday 24th March between 10am and 12 noon. If you are able to spare a little time please come to the Morrell Room where we can give you some kit (litter pickers, gloves, sacks, all from West Berks Council) and allocate areas.
Children are welcome, but they should of course be accompanied by an adult. We will endeavour to allocate a child friendly and safe spot for cleaning.
Any bags of rubbish collected should be left next to or behind the bus shelter at the Bull crossroads, not outside the Morrell Room. This will facilitate collection.
Note that all volunteers will be covered by the Parish Council's insurance policy.
Recently, Police and Crime Commissioner Anthony Stansfeld launched a new website to support victims of crime. Victims First is a new online resource for victims of crime which has advice on what to do and how to get help. It includes information and advice for victims including signposting them to services to help them cope and recover from the impact of the crime. It also includes a section on the Victims Code explaining clearly what help victims can expect from the police and other criminal justice agencies if they report the crime.
The press release can be viewed here
West Berks Council now have a page on their website where speeding can be reported directly
For all those looking for more information on the Heart of Streatly charitable trust, please follow the link below.
There is an opportunity to donate using Paypal as well, which is always appreciated.
If you want to find out about how the parish council deals with planning applications, click belowPlanning
All the councillors are locals. To find out just who they are, please click belowCouncillors
The Parish Plan has recently been refreshed. To find out more click belowThe Parish Plan
If there is anything that you would like to talk to your concillors about, contact them directly. For more general queries, please contact the ClerkContact the Clerk
This is your opportunity to help preserve valued local spaces and placesCommunity Asset Listing
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