North Nibley

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NORTH NIBLEY, a parish in the hundred of Upper Berkeley, in the county of Gloucestershire, between Wotton-under-Edge and Dursley on the edge of the Cotswolds. The Tyndale Monument is visible from many miles away and is a useful landmark for anyone approaching the village from North, South or West. North Nibley has a thriving Church of England Primary school.

The last battle between private armies fought on English soil was at Nibley Green on 20th March, 1469/70 between William, Lord Berkeley, and Thomas, Lord Lisle with a combined force of more than 1,000 men. The village is famously associated with William Tyndale, who translated The Bible into English.

Road Closures

TTRO 2571 - Pitt Court - from 31st July 2017 to 2nd August 2017.

TTRO 2581 - Frog Lane - from 7th August 2017 to 9th August 2017.

TTRO 2587 - Barrs Lane - from 15th August 2017 to 17th August 2017.


We are still waiting for BT/Openreach to connect the Fibre Broadband to the new cabinet. They have to run the fibre underground from the Exchange up Stinchcombe Hill and down Warend Hill.

Nibley Music Festival 2017

The friendliest music festival - 30th June 1st July. The theme this year is Superheroes and Villains.

Lister Tyndale rally

The rally this year will be held om 8th and 9th July.

Windows Computers hit by Virus

Tens of thousands of organisations have been caught out by a Windows virus called WannaCry. The malicious software locks data away and demands a payment of up to 460 before it will restore scrambled files. Contary to earlier media reports, 95% of computers infected were running Windows 7.

County Council Election

Congratulations to Dr. Cordwell for retaining his seat on Gloucestershire County Council.

150th anniversary of the opening of the Tyndale Monument

On 1st October 2016 there was a celebration on Nibley Knoll. North Nibley Chapel hosted a marathon reading from the Tyndale Bible and on Saturday there was an exhibition and refreshments in the Chapel. A concert of music from the present day back to the Time of William Tyndale was held in St. Martin's Church.

New Parish Council Website

The new official website of North Nibley Parish Council can be found HERE.