SHELFORD VILLAGE INFORMATION SHEET
June 2018 Edition (to be published bi-monthly)
The time is drawing near - only 4 weeks to go until Feast weekend!!! Preparations are going well.
Please note the final Feast meeting will be held on Thursday 14 June at 7.00 pm in the Earl of Chesterfield Pub.
Bev and Karen
Bev Bingham (Tel: 933 4212, E-mail: email@example.com) and Karen Cheetham (Tel: 933 2231,
3rd 10.30 am Holy Communion 1st 10.30 am Holy Communion
17th 6.30 pm Compline 8th 6.30 pm Patronal Evensong
24th 6.30 pm Evensong 15th 6.30 pm Compline
25th 4.00 pm Messy Church (in the Village Hall) 27th 6.30 pm Evensong
EXPERIENCED LOCAL BABYSITTER
Amelia Hodder – Age 20
Mobile: 07943 559 638 : Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
· Evening and daytimes available
· Experienced with children of all ages and children with learning difficulties
· Able to drive to surrounding areas
PRECIS OF PARISH COUNCIL MINUTES held on Wednesday 30 May
in the Village Hall
Before the start of the meeting the Chairman said that since last meeting Kevin Brooks and John Beynon had both resigned from the Council. Thanks were expressed to Kevin and John for their service to the village.
APPOINTMENT OF CHAIRMAN AND VICE CHAIRMAN
· Coun. Bev Bingham was elected Chairman and Coun. Brian Squires Vice-Chairman.
· The Chairman proposed that Mr Lee Smith be co-opted on to the Council and Coun. Squires seconded the motion and it was unanimously agreed.
· The new member signed the necessary declaration of Acceptance of Office form and took part in the remainder of the meeting.
REPORT FROM THE DISTRICT AND COUNTY COUNCIL MEMBER
· Notts County Council member Coun. Kay Cutts congratulated the Chairman on her appointment
· Of work at the County Council she said one of the main topics now was the condition of highways in the county. They had put a further £20m into the programme to tackle the pot holes and other problems. She said that Coun. Sue Saddington had been elected the new Chairman of the County Council and she was happy to visit events if she was invited.
· Coun. Lawrence said the Borough had moved into the property market and had purchased two properties, one in the Borough and one outside, which would bring in £135,000 a year in rents.
· The publication of the Rushcliffe Local Plan Part Two was now out for consultation.
· The Borough were to launch a scheme to make trees available to parish Councils.
PUBLIC SESSION LIMITED TO 15 MINUTES
· The question of the Rushcliffe Village 1 service by Trent/Barton was raised by a member of the public. He said the company were carrying out a survey on line to seek comments from the public on what the service should offer. It was understood the Marketing Department of the company were responsible for the survey. The Chairman said if there was any further news that needed to be circulated the Council could produce a special issue of its newsletter.
· Elston Parish Council were asking Parish Councils to support them in their support of the British Hedgehog Preservation Society asking DEFRA to ban the A24 rat trap because it is also catching and killing hedgehogs. It was agreed to write in support of the action.
· A request by the Children’s Air Ambulance Service for a clothes bank on the village hall car park was not supported.
· The Chairman reported on her attendance at a Police Priority Setting meeting at Bingham and said there had been a lot of work aimed at reducing Anti Social Behaviour incidents, particularly in Bingham. Parking outside schools remains a problem. An increase in the theft of field gates had been reported.
· Yates Engineering quotation for work on the war memorial had been accepted. The Clerk was to obtain a date for cleaning the memorial so the refurbishment work can proceed.
· There was no need to purchase further Royal British Legion, lamppost poppies.
· Coun. Squires said all seemed to be working well regarding the activities at the hall and the new caretaker, Mr George Oakes is now in post. He also said the Clerk’s office was now handling the bookings.
WW1 COMMEMORATION AND WAR MEMORIAL REFURBISHMENT
· Plans were in hand for the refurbishment of the memorial and for the planned event to mark the one hundred year milestone for the ending of WW1.
NEXT MEETING - To be held on Wednesday 25 July 2018 at 6.30 pm. Open to all residents.
Full minutes are available on the website shelfordnotts.org, as is information on many other village items
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