Council News - August 2011

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, Children’s Centre timetable, HLC Twinning, HLC Youth Club, Council Agendas and minutes plus much more.

COUNCIL OFFICES CLOSED The Council Offices will be closed from Monday 22nd August to Monday 5th September 2011 (inclusive).

VACANCY ON THE PARISH COUNCIL There is one vacancy on the Parish Council.  For further details please contact the Clerk to the Council.

VACANCY FOR A VILLAGE MAINTENANCE OPERATIVE  The Parish Council is looking to employ a Litter Picker/Handyman for 20 hours a week at minimum wage.  For further details please contact the Clerk to the Council on 01472 825467 or Chairman on 01472 822406.                               

BEST KEPT VILLAGE COMPETITION 2011 – Class 111

The villages that made it to the finals are Thurlby, Welton by Lincoln and Woodhall Spa.

BEST KEPT VILLAGE CO-CORDINATOR 2012 It has been suggested to be able to progress pass the First Round the village would benefit from a voluntary co-ordinator.  If you would like to be that person please contact  the Clerk to the Council on 01472 825467 for further information.

THE BIG SEWER SWITCHOVER                                                                                                           From 1 October 2011, Anglian Water will be looking after many more sewers and pipes that take wastewater from loos and sinks.  This is a result of a change in the law.  If you are connected to the public sewer system, Anglian Water will be taking ownership of any pipes that you share with neighbours as well as any pipes that are outside your property.  For further details please visit www.anglianwater.co.uk/sewerswitchover.

REMINDER - LINCOLNSHIRE POLICE – THE NUMBER TO REPORT INCIDENTS IS – 0300 111 0300.    “Lock it, or Lose it”.  Please ensure that your property is safe and secure ad report suspicious activity without delay.                                                                                         

HLC YOUTH GROUP – AANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2011

The AGM of the HLC Youth Club will take place in the Council Offices on Thursday 15th September 2011 at 7.00 pm.  Members of the public are welcome to attend.

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

URGENT ADULT VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED FOR YOUTH CLUB

With around 60 young people at the Youth Club each week the committee is URGENTLY looking out for more volunteers.   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.

CHANGE IN AGE GROUP FOR THE HLC YOUTH CLUB A new starting age of the HLC Youth Club, 10 year olds in Year 6 from September 2011.        

COMMUNITY DOG WATCH SCHEME – TRIAL IN  MABLETHORPE                                                                                                          THE CLAMP down on dog owners who are irresponsible continues in East Lindsey with the launch of a new scheme initially being trialled in Mablethorpe.                                            

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 former 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.

DOGS – NO DOGS ALLOWED IN JUNIOR PLAYING FIELDS

HORSES – NO HORSES ALLOWED AT THE 8 ACRES PLAYING FIELD

NEW DOG BIN A new dog bin has been placed opposite the Pelham Road green.

OVERHANGING TREES/HEDGEROW/GRASS VERGES Residents are kindly requested to check their gardens for any overhanging trees/hedgerow onto the public footpaths and to cut back if required.  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 5th, 12th AND 26th September (weather permitting)

EAST LINDSEY DISTRICT COUNCIL FACILITIES DAY

The dates of the forthcoming ELDC Facilities Day are Wednesday 14th September 2011.  9.00 am-1.00 pm and 2.00 pm-4.00 pm and Wednesday 12th October 2011

EAST LINDSEY DISTRICT COUNCIL WARD SURGERY

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

Wednesday 14th September 2011 2.00 pm-4.00 pm

Wednesday 12th October 2011 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.

WHEELIE BIN COLLECTION                                                                                                               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 19th September 2011 and Monday 17th October 2011.  All planning applications can be viewed at 7.15 pm. prior to the meetings. All parishioners are welcome.