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Meetings - See below for details of next Parish Council Meeting - 20th March 2019

Parish Council Elections – May 2019 – Update as at 12.03.19

Attached to this section are Election Notices for the District and Parish Elections that will take place on Thursday 2nd May.

Those interested in becoming a Candidate for these elections should follow the guidance information detailed on the relevant document.

Please note that a copy of the documents can be found on the Parish Council Notice Board located in the High Street Caythorpe.

The May elections for a new Parish Council is looming and will be held on 2nd May 2019, so here is an opportunity to join a team and become a new Councillor.  The objective is to encourage new members from all walks of life and of all age groups, as that ‘new blood’ will have new views and ideas which will add huge benefits to the Parish and the Community.

Election Timetable

Timetable relating to the local elections, the key dates are detailed in the table below:

Publication of Notice of Election – start of nomination process for all candidates / start of pre-election period (commonly known as ‘purdah’)

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Delivery of Nomination Papers

Between Tuesday 19 March and 4pm on Wednesday 3 April 2019

Deadline for submission of Nomination Papers /Deadline for candidate withdrawals

4pm Wednesday 3 April 2019

Publication of Statement of Persons Nominated

By 4pm Thursday 4 April 2019

Polling Day

Thursday 2 May 2019 – 7am to 10pm

New councillors take up office / old councillor retire

Tuesday, 7 May 2019

For more information go to the next section of this website (Caythorpe & Frieston Parish Council) and then to the second page, where you will find some additional interesting facts and details of who to speak to and what to do next.


The next Caythorpe and Frieston Parish Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday 20th March 2019 at 7.15 p.m. in Caythorpe Village Hall and members of the public are invited to attend. There will be a short public forum before the council meeting proper which will begin at 7.00 pm. All councillors are requested to attend this forum. Should the forum last less than 15 minutes, the Parish Council Meeting will begin at that time..(See below for Agenda)

Planning Committee Meeting

Caythorpe and Frieston Parish Council (CFPC) held a Planning Committee meeting on Wednesday 27th February 2019, primarily to discuss the recent Mid(UK) Recycling applications TO VARY PLANNING CONDITIONS TO PERMIT CLEANING OF MACHINERY BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 18:00 TO 07:00 HOURS MONDAYS TO FRIDAYS..

For your information, attached to this section, is a copy of the Council’s response to these applications which was forwarded to LCC Planning


Caythorpe & Frieston Parish Council - Completion of the limited assurance review for the year ended 31 March 2018

PKF Littlejohn, Accountants and Business Advisers have completed the review of the Annual Governance & Accountability Return (AGAR) for Caythorpe & Frieston Parish Council for the year ended 31 March 2018. The external auditor report and certificate (Section 3 of the AGAR Part 3) along with a copy of Sections 1 and 2, on which the report is based can be found in the Accounts section of this Website

Lincolnshire's Police and Crime Commissioner Annual Report 2017/18

Marc Jones has published  his annual report and a copy can be found below on this page.


The General Data Protection Regulation, known as GDPR becomes effective from 25th May 2018.  Please go to the Legal Documents section of this Website for additional information.

Rural Crime

Following the recent Rural Overview and Scrutiny Committee meeting, Superintendent Mark Housley, from Lincolnshire Police has issued a copy of the Lincolnshire Police Rural Community Safety Strategy document. (See attached file for more information)

Please find attached the latest copy of our rural crime newsletter.

This is produced bi-monthly and this edition focuses on Operation Galileo, our operation to tackle hare coursing.  This is currently circulated to all Lincolnshire members of the National Farmers Union and the Countryside Land and Business Association.

Local Planning

Details of local planning applications can now be found in the planning section of this website.