Photo by Betty Gash
AWARDS FOR ALL GRANT
Fantastic News! After 8 years of securing a WREN grant for new play equipment and to enhance existing facilities the Parish Council has been successful in obtaining a further grant of £10,000.00 for new play equipment in the Junior Playing field. The committee are looking to purchase a large climbing frame. Further details to follow.
NEW VILLAGE HALL
It's goodbye derelict pub, hello community centre! Work is due to begin on Monday 25th November 2013 on the main Village Hall building, by renovating the ground floor into 3 rooms with bi folding doors, new toilet facilites and kitchen. The Parish Council already moved into the side of the building in May 2012.
This is through the successful funding by the Village Hall committee (HLC MERC).
WREN £74,754.00, LCC 25K, PCC 25K, ELDC 18K, HLC MERC 12K, Parish Council 10K, Lincolnshire Co-operative 2K and County and District Councillors 7K.
The new Village Hall is scheduled to be open by 31st March 2014 - 4 years since the Parish Council purchased the property!
The Parish Council thanks all the organisations for their support with the Holton-le-Clay Village Hall project.
NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN - THE COMMUNITY IS TO HAVE THE CHANCE TO HAVE THEIR SAY IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE VILLAGE FOR UP TO 15 YEARS. A Steering Group of the Parish Council is completing a Neighbourhood Plan. The first consultation was held on Saturday 28th April 2012 in the Council Offices, Holton-le-Clay and questionnaires were returned to ELDC by 25th May 2012. A second update was on Saturday 23rd February 2013 in the Council Offices. Grimsby Telegraph published 2 articles on 20th and 25th February 2013. A further Open morning was held on Saturday 25th May 2013 in the new Council Offices on Pinfold Lane.
Ther are 2 vacancies on the Neighbourhood Development Plan Steering Group. If you are interested please contact the Clerk to the Council.
A website is under construction at holton-le-clayand tetneyplan.org.uk, where further information of the development can be found.
Local newspaper articles link is below:
GET INVOLVED WITH THE FUTURE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT IN HOLTON-LE-CLAY - 283
WELCOME TO OUR VILLAGE
Welcome to the Holton-le-Clay village website, which is administered by the Clerk to the Council. To help keep this site up-to-date and useful for the local community, if you have any information about your events, societies, parish news or some village photos which you think would be beneficial then please e mail them to the Clerk. You can also use the feedback.
Holton-le-Clay still retains much of its village life even though it now has a larger population of around 5422 with further development planned. Holton-le-Clay is located near to the A16 at the north of Lincolnshire with the neighbouring village of Tetney and bordering the villages of Waltham and New Waltham in North East Lincolnshire.
It is a semi-rural village, served well a number of shops, Spar and Post Office, Co-op, NISA, Coulbecks Hardware store, Holton-le-Clay Garage, Jug & Bottle, Royal Oak Inn, Lounge Bar, Cricket Club, Doctors Surgery, Chemist, 2 hairdressers and four takeaways, Community Centre, Church Hall, Infant and Junior school and within the catchment of Louth schools and Tollbar Academy in New Waltham. There is a half hourly bus service from Louth to Grimsby during the day with limted services in the evening. Also a service to Skegness in Summer months.
Chairman of Holton-le-Clay Parish Council Councillor Clive Blacklock