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Bodenham Parish Council Notice

PARISH COUNCIL NEWS (NOVEMBER 2017)

Planning Applications and Decisions
At its October Meeting the Parish Council considered and made no objection to the following planning application, but suggested that conditions be attached:

  • 173267: Eastfields Farm: Proposed roof cover to existing open storage area.

  • Details of all planning applications and the Parish Councilís responses to them can be found on the Herefordshire Council website.

    Litter Pick Dates for your Diary
    The dates of the next three litter picks have been set and are:

  • 4th November 2017

  • 24th March 2018

  • 3rd November 2018

  • The usual arrangements will apply; i.e. start and finish at Bodenham Parish Hall at 10.30 am. All equipment will be provided by Balfour Beatty. Free hot soup and rolls for all those who come and help. For more details contact the Parish Clerk, Chris Smith on 01568-797132 or at bodenhampcclerk@gmail.com .

    Accident Log
    Following a serious accident opposite Saffrons Garage on 28th August, as part of its efforts to improve road safety on the A417 through Bodenham, the Parish Council is setting up an incident log in which to record all accidents, near misses and traffic violations on the A417. Please report anything to the Parish Clerk. Including details of any incident in the past few years.

    Defibrillator Training: a Date for your Diary
    Following the installation of a new defibrillator at the Parish Hall, a training session has been arranged for 2pm on Wednesday 22nd November at Bodenham Parish Hall. Although defibrillators are designed to be easy to use, being trained how to use them can speed things up, which could make the difference between life and death. If you attended the previous training session, you might appreciate a refresher course, particularly because the new machine is a different type from the others.

    Improving the Playground
    The Parish Councilís Playground Sub-committee - set up to consider how the money from the developers of Englandís Field earmarked for improvements to the playground is to be spent - has received a quotation from one playground supplier and is considering it, while waiting for other quotes. A poster illustrating the proposals has been put up in the bus shelter on the corner of Chapel Lane.

    The Telephone Box Library and the Bus Shelter opposite Englandís Gate
    When the construction of the houses in Englandís Field is complete, Bell Homes will construct a new brick bus shelter to replace the old wooden one, and will also repair and re-open the telephone box library. All this will be done at no cost to the Parish Council, which wishes to thank Bell Homes for their generosity.

    Annual Audit
    Grant Thornton LLP have completed the annual audit of the Parish Councilís accounts and have approved the accounts. Electors and their representatives have the right to inspect and make copies of the audit documents and the external auditorís report and certificate of completion. Contact the Parish Clerk, if you wish to inspect any of the documents.

    Parish Council Meetings
    The next Meetings of the Parish Council will take place at 7.30pm on Monday 6th November and 4th December at the Siward James Centre. Everyone is most welcome to attend and raise any matters of concern during the slot reserved for this purpose. If you prefer, you can raise matters in advance by contacting Chris Smith, Parish Clerk, on 01568-797132 or by email at bodenhampcclerk@gmail.com.

    The Parish WebsiteÖÖ
    ÖÖ.. Is continually updated. Find the latest news on the Bodenham Neighbourhood Plan there. The Home page now shows a list of future events in chronological order, as well as the latest notices, addresses to go to, Parish Council minutes, and much more. Find out there about Bodenham past, present and future, local news and crime prevention alerts. Www.bodenhamparish.org.uk is the website address. You can also find the Bodenham Newsletter there.

    BODENHAM PARISH COUNCIL 2016-17

    Cllr Alec Avery ~~~~~~~ shalec50@gmail.com~~~~~~~~~~~ 01568-797744
    Cllr Tony Clark~~~~~~~~kay@rosewood166.plus.com ~~~~~~~01568-797943
    Cllr Sharon Collin~~~~~~sharon@saffronscross.co.uk~~~~~~~01568-797366
    Cllr Jim Crane~~~~~~~~~jimcrane1@googlemail.com~~~~~~~01568-797095
    Cllr Dennis Jackson~~~~~dennisjackson647@btinternet.com~~~~01568-797404
    Cllr Pam James-Moore~~~~pamelajamesmoore@btinternet.com~~01568-797330
    Cllr Richard Layton~~~~~~dewdales@btconnect.com~~~~~~~~~~01568-797251
    Cllr Tony Mitcheson~~~~~~BabsMitcheson@aol.com~~~~~~~~~~01568-797170
    Cllr David Tilford~~~~~~~davidtilford@greenbee.net~~~~~~~~~01568 797658
    Cllr Kathy Tremain~~~~~~ktremain3@gmail.com~~~~~~~~~~~01568-797751

    (Cllr James-Moore is the Chairman: Cllr Mitcheson is the Vice-Chairman).

    Chris Smith (Parish Clerk)~~~~~~bodenhampcclerk@gmail.com~~~~01568-797132

    Cllr Bruce Baker is the Herefordshire Councillor for the Hampton Court Ward (Bruce.Baker@herefordshire.gov.uk).



    Date: 21/10/2017

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