If you have tried to contact Stroud District Council today, you may have had difficulty.

The council is experiencing problems with their phone system and some sections of the website.

Stroud District Council has asked the SNJ to inform residents of how they can still be contacted.

For genuine emergencies call 01453 222104 and the council's out of hours service provider will answer.

A council spokesperson said: "We are working to resolve the issues. We apologise for any inconvenience."