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The ground floor of the Village Hall is let as office space to ERFA – an organisation providing practical, flexible First Aid, Health and Safety training and support services.

They provide training with a relaxed, practical and fun approach  ensuring that their support services are provided with the focus to empower organisations to be able to develop and manage their Health and Safety Management & Arrangements in-house and not to create a dependence on a third party.They can develop courses specifically to meet clients needs.

They have a number of trainers across the country from several professional backgrounds including:

  • Health Care Professionals such as Nurses and Paramedics
  • Health and Safety Practioners
  • Fire Officers
  • Catering and Hospitality Specialists
  • Educational Specialists

For details of the training course available contact ERFA on
0333 7720594 or email info @

Pilates Classes:
Pilates is a low impact system of gentle strengthening and stretching exercises designed to develop the body’s core and improve posture and balance. It is suitable for people of all ages, abilities and fitness. Classes are led by professional instructor Catherine Gerrish, at the Standish Osteopathic Practice in Standish Village Hall.
Time:  Wednesdays from 1930 – 2030
Cost: To guarantee a place, pre-book in blocks of 6 at £42. Drop-in sessions may be possible at £7, depending on availability.
Booking: Numbers are limited. To book email or call 07747 466807.
You will need an exercise mat, which can be purchased online or from any sports shop.

Stroud District Council
for all matters relating to Local Services, Planning, Council Tax and more, visit the SDC website: Stroud District Council

Cotswold Rural Skills:
Want to try your hand at blacksmithing or stone carving, learn how to rebuild a 200 year old dry stone wall – or have a go at the ancient art of thatching? Then one of the courses offered by Cotswold Rural Skills could be for you!  Visit the website for details:



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