Council News - May/June 2011

COUNCIL NEWS         MAY/JUNE 2011

Website:  http://parishes.lincolnshire.gov.uk/HoltonleClay   HLC.PC@btconnect.com, 01472 825467 or 07854619393. 

Includes links to ELDC for waste collection, bus timetable, mobile library, Lincolnshire Police, L.I.V.E.S, Children’s Centre timetable, HLC Twinning, HLC Youth Club, Council Agendas and minutes plus much more. 

THE LOCAL DISTRICT ELECTIONS HAVE RETURNED COUNCILLORS ALDRIDGE AND BLACKLOCK for another 4 years.  They wish to thank all those that attended the Polling Station and voted and assure the people of Holton-le-Clay they will work in their best interests at all times.   Thank you once again.

BEST KEPT VILLAGE COMPETITION 2011

Points will be awarded for:  freedom from litter, Tidy Churchyards, Telephone Kiosks, Well Kept Gardens, Verges, Greens, Tidy Village Halls, Playing Fields and Businesses, Informative Notices and Signs and for other villages including Chapel surrounds, Bus Shelters, Ponds and streams.  Judging will take place during June, July and August.   It would be great to emulate the success in 2009 – were runners up in the Category III competition.  Please give support to the competition by becoming involved in ensuring the village is litter free and a lovely place to live in and be proud of.                                                                                   

PARISH COUNCIL CARER CHAMPION – MRS BETTY GASH

If any carer would like to receive an information pack please contact the Parish Clerk on 01472 825467 or 07854619393.                                                     

REMINDER - LINCOLNSHIRE POLICE – THE NUMBER TO REPORT INCIDENTS IS – 0300 111 0300.                                                                                                                     

TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE:  HOLTON-LE-CLAY/TETNEY on Holton Road from Monday 6/6/6/2011 for 6 weeks for Water main replacement.                                                                                                                                    

FREE COMPUTER LESSONS FOR PEOPLE AGED 60+ - COMMUNITY ROOM    SARGE CLOSE – Dates 17th, 24th and 31st May.  More different types of courses are being organised.  For further information or to book your places please call:                                         Kathy Briggs:  07939 669308.

HLC YOUTH CLUB – website www.hlcyc.org.uk/.                                                                

URGENT ADULT VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED FOR YOUTH CLUB

With around 85 young people at the Youth Club at the beginning of May the committee is URGENTLY looking out for more volunteers.  It is a successful Club but without the sufficient numbers of volunteers to help run it – the Club could be forced to close down.  Please contact the Council Offices or visit the Youth Club on a Friday night - 7.00 pm – 9.00 pm Community Centre for further information.

DOGS – NO DOGS ALLOWED IN JUNIOR PLAYING FIELDS

A reminder that dogs are not allowed in the Junior Playing Fields – this is the small green area where the children’s playground equipment is in between Garthway and Louth Road.

DOGS FOULING

We ask all dog holders to be responsible and clean up after their pets. This includes all areas of the village in particular the pavements, walkways and the old railway line.  If anyone witnesses dog fouling they are to report it to the ELDC on 01507 601111 and ask for Dog Warden or text DOG to 07781481328.                                                                                                                  

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.

GRASS VERGES 

Car owners/drivers are requested to kindly not park on the grass verges but to use their driveways whenever possible or on the road.

AMENITY GRASS CUTTING DATES

W/C 9th, 16th and 23rd May 2011(weather permitting)

EAST LINDSEY DISTRICT COUNCIL FACILITIES DAY

The dates of the forthcoming ELDC Facilities Day are Wednesday 8th June 2011.  9.00 am-1.00 pm and 2.00 pm-4.00 pm and Wednesday 13th July 2011.                                                                                                                

EAST LINDSEY DISTRICT COUNCIL WARD SURGERY

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

Wednesday 8th June 2011 10.00 am-12.00 noon

Wednesday 13th July 2011 2.00 pm-4.00 pm

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.

WHEELIE BIN COLLECTION                                                                                                               The Green Waste bin resumed 28th March 2011 and 4th April 2011 depending in which street you live in.  Either with the Recycling bin or Domestic Waste bin.  Please check your Waste Collection card for collection in your street.

DATE OF NEXT MEETING FULL COUNCIL MEETINGS

The next two Full Council Meetings will be on Monday 20th June 2011 and Monday 18th July 2011.  All planning applications can be viewed at 7.15 pm. prior to the meetings. All parishioners are welcome.