Winter dawn, Burley Lane
Winter window boxes, Village Hall
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You now need ID when you Vote
Please take your ID with you when you Vote.
Posted: Fri, 24 Mar 2023 10:40 by Parish Clerk
Barn Close Wigloo and tunnel
Visitors to Barn Close Recreation Ground will notice two woven willow structures near the picnic benches at the bottom of the field. These are a 'Wigloo' and tunnel. Already sprouting leaves, they were constructed on 18th and 19th March by a team of volunteers. More »
Please just look at them for the present, until the plants have settled in and bark clippings are installed to make adventures in these structures safer and more enjoyable.
Look at the News page soon for the story of how the 'Wigloo' was made. » Less
Posted: Tue, 21 Mar 2023 14:06 by Clare Turner
Calling All Community Heros - Become a Councillor
WHAT DO LOCAL COUNCILS DO?
Your local (parish and town) council has overall responsibility for the wellbeing
of your local community. Their work falls into three main categories:
• Delivery of services
• Improve quality of life for residents
• Give communities a democratic voice
Local councils run numerous services, depending on the size of the council.
Many you will see day-to-day, but some are less known. These include
introducing solar panels, setting up dementia-friendly groups, organising
community buses, creating neighbourhood plans, implementing suitable
housing, establishing youth projects, managing allotments and open spaces,
maintaining footpaths, public seating and litter bins.
BECOMING A LOCAL COUNCILLOR
As a local councillor you can become a voice for your community and make
real change. Local councillors are the champions of their community who
invest time in local projects and issues to the benefit of residents and the
Local councillor responsibilities fall into three main categories:
• Getting involved locally
Local councillors attend to local needs of residents, local groups and
businesses, make decisions on local services, collaborate with district and
borough councils to adhere to local needs, and progress vital projects to invest
in the future of the community.
CAN I STAND FOR ELECTION?
To stand for election to a local council you must be:
• A UK or Commonwealth citizen; or be a citizen of the Republic of Ireland; or
be a citizen of another Member State of the European Union
• At least 18 years old
• An elector of the local council; or in the past 12 months occupied land or
other premises in the area the local council serves (as owner or tenant);
or work in the area local council serves (as your principal or only place of
work); or live within three miles of the local council boundary
Posted: Sun, 19 Mar 2023 17:49 by Parish Clerk