Council News - April/May 2012

WEBSITE:  http://parishes.lincolnshire.gov.uk/HoltonleClay

Includes links to ELDC for waste collection, bus timetable, mobile library, Lincolnshire Police, L.I.V.E.S, HLC Twinning, HLC Youth Club, Council Agendas, minutes and much more.  If you would like any village matters to be included on the website please contact the Clerk.

IMPORTANT NOTICE:  PUBLIC CONSULTATION                                                      SATURDAY 28TH APRIL 2012 - NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN                                                                   If you would like to talk to someone about the Neighbourhood Plan there is a public consultation to be held on Saturday 28th April 2012 in the Council Offices, Peppercorn Walk, Holton-le-Clay.  Residents can drop in any time between 10.00 am and 12.00 noon, where the District Council and Parish Council Steering Group will be in attendance.  All households should have received a Neighbourhood Plan questionnaire to complete by 25th May.

ANNUAL PARISH MEETING – MONDAY 21ST MAY 2012

Guest speakers are a representative from the Lincolnshire Library Service to give information on the Lincolnshire County Static Library Review and ELDC Street Scene to give an annual update on the Street cleaning teams.  The Annual Council Report and some community organisation updates.   All parishioners are welcome.

MOVE OF THE COUNCIL OFFICES The new Council Offices will be relocated to the rear of the former Etherington Arms PH (Village Hall) on Friday 25th May 2012.  The Clerk to the Council and the monthly ELDC Customer Services will be open to the public from Monday 28th May 2012.  

DRAFT COMMUNITY EMERGENCY PLAN QUESTIONNAIRE To finalise the plan we need your help! If you can help with contact numbers and resource requirements to support the local community in a broad range of crises please complete the questionnaire, that was included in last month’s magazine, and return to the Council Offices in Peppercorn Walk.  Details to be included in the plan; Vulnerable People, Medical and First Aid, Equipment, Transport, Emergency Accommodation, Privately-Owned Generators, Plant and Clearance Equipment and facilities for the Emergency Services.  Contact the Clerk to the Council on 01472 825467.                                                                                                                                              

DOGS FOULING – Anyone who witnesses dog fouling that they report it to the ELDC on 01507 601111 and ask for Dog Warden or text DOG to 07781481328.  Dog holders are to be responsible and clean up after their pets. This includes all areas of the village in particular 8 Acres Playing Field, the pavements, walkways and the former railway line.  Dog Warden Patrols are now in place to try and catch the offenders.

DOGS – NO DOGS ALLOWED IN JUNIOR PLAYING FIELDS

HORSES – NO HORSES ALLOWED ON THE 8 ACRES PLAYING FIELD

Reminder– if you do not clean up after your dog, you could incur a £75.00 on the spot fine with a maximum penalty of £1000.00.

INTERCONNECT51 STAGECOACH BUSES from 2nd April 2012 a new bus timetable will see through buses between Grimsby and Louth running hourly instead of half hourly.  Short intermediate journeys will run between Grimsby and Holton-le-Clay to maintain the village’s current half hourly service in both directions. 

New bus time tables are available from the Council Offices.

AMENITY GRASS CUTTING                                                                                                                 

W/C 30th April, 14th May, 28th May

EAST LINDSEY DISTRICT COUNCIL FACILITIES DAY

The dates of the forthcoming ELDC Facilities Day are

Wednesday 9th May 2012 and Wednesday 13th June 2012

 9.00 am-1.00 pm and 2.00 pm-4.00 pm   

EAST LINDSEY DISTRICT COUNCIL WARD SURGERY

The dates of your local ELDC Councillors’ surgery at the Parish Offices are 

Wednesday 9th May 2012 2.00 pm-4.00 pm

Wednesday 13th June 2012 10.00 am-12.00 noon                                 

BULKY ITEMS OF WASTE

If you need to dispose of bulky items of household waste, i.e. refrigerators, freezers, cookers, beds, etc., please contact East Lindsey District Council on 01507 601111 to arrange collection.  The fee is £15.00 for up to 4 items.

DATE OF NEXT MEETING FULL COUNCIL MEETINGS

The next two Full Council Meetings will be on 14th May (Annual Council) and 18th June 2012.  All planning applications can be viewed at 7.15 pm. prior to the meetings.

The Annual Parish Meeting is on Monday 21st May 2012.                                            All parishioners are welcome.