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09/10/17 Parish Councillor Vacancy - Notice of Co-Option

There is currently a vacancy on the Parish Council and having been through the prescribed procedure, no election has been requested by parishioners. The vacancy will therefore be filled by the co-option process at the Full Council meeting on 1st November 2017. Please see the Notice of Co-Option below, for further information.

25/09/17 Notice of Conclusion of Audit

Please see the Parish Finance page for the Notice of Conclusion of Audit for 2016-17 and the Certified Annual Return.

18/09/17 Vacancy - Parish Councillor

Due to the resignation of Cllr Alison Clubley, a vacancy has arisen as Parish Councillor. Please see the Notice of Vacancy on the Vacancies & Tenders page.

12/09/17 Amber weather warning

An Amber weather warning has been announced for Lincolnshire with strong winds and rain expected from midnight tonight, Tuesday 12th September through to 06:00 hours on Wednesday 13th September, due to Storm Aileen. Residents are urged to take care due to potential disruption and debris. If you need to report fallen trees please contact 101. To report power failures, contact 105. For risk to life, call 999.

10/09/17 Saxilby 5k Road Race results

Please follow the link on the Saxilby 5k Road Race page.

08/09/17 Saxilby 5k & 2k on Sunday 10th September

The 5k runs starts at 9:30 am, with the 2k fun run starting at 9:35 am. Both events start and finish at the St Andrews Community Centre, Saxilby. As a result of this, the car park at St Andrews will be closed to public vehicles from midnight on Saturday and will be re-opened around lunchtime on Sunday, after the event. Public parking for the event is at Saxilby CE Primary School, Highfield Road, Saxilby, LN1 2QJ.

24/09/17 Pamper & Shopping Afternoon

A pamper and shopping afternoon is being held on Sunday 24th September from 2:30pm-6:30pm at the Community Centre. Tickets cost £5 or £7 on the door and include a glass of Prosecco and nibbles.

Beauty treatments, hair styling, massage, stalls and a raffle are planned, and beauty treatments can be pre-booked.  Tickets are available from the Pavilion bar or Lydia Smithson Assistant Clerk, 01522 703912. The event is a fundraiser for the new play area at the Memorial Field in Saxilby.

21/08/17 Saxilby Gala Income & Expenditure Figures

The final income & expenditure sheet for the Saxilby Gala has now been published. We are pleased to announce that the Gala this year made a profit of £573.14. In addition to that, a fantastic £1086.43 was raised directly on the day for the Play Area funds. This was via the raffle, auction, 'name the teddy' competition and other donations from attractions/events. Thank you to everyone who made this year's Gala a successful one. The full Income & Expenditure details can be found at the bottom of this page.

12/08/17 Canal Side Tidy-Up - Sat 12th August 10am-4pm

Pop along and join our community tidy-up of the canal side area. Volunteers will be supported by the Canal and River Trust. A variety of jobs are available to suit everyone. Bring along your gloves and a few tools (if you have some). We look forward to meeting you and your green fingers there!

08/08/17 Bridge Street Conservation Area Consultation

Give your views and help shape the vision for the Regeneration of Bridge Street Conservation Area. The online survey is available on the web link at the bottom of the page and closes on the 31st August.

07/08/17 Saxilby in Bloom results

The Saxilby in Bloom competition was kindly judged by the Gardening Club (Lindsey Gardening Association) with points awarded for colour, style, tidiness and overall appearance. First place was awarded to Smiths Fish & Chips; second place was awarded to The Anglers; and third place to Saxilby Fire Station. Certificates of appreciation have also been awarded to Saxilby Village Hall, M.R. Poole, Shining Stars Childminding and Clare Ella Aromatherapy (for a display at the Railway Station). The Parish Council would like to express our thanks to all the businesses who participated and to the Gardening Club for their judging.

14/07/17 Gala - Saturday 15th July

Don't forget the Saxilby Gala which takes place at the St Andrews Community Centre and Memorial Field on Saturday 15th July from 11:00 to 5:00. There are lots of stalls and attractions including horses, dog shows, Rock Choir, Saratoga Jazz Band, face-painting, go-karts, climbing wall, bouncy castle, birds of prey, vintage cars and motorbikes, Sax Factor, dance and gymnastics displays and much, much more. There is a raffle with lots of great prizes and a signed photo of the Red Arrows will be auctioned off. Funds raised will be going towards the Play Area project.

27/06/17 Bridge Street Conservation Area

You are invited to a consultation event looking at Bridge Street Conservation Area. Pop along and bring your neighbours and friends!  We need your ideas on how to regenerate this important area in Saxilby.

We are right of the beginning of this exciting project and will work alongside local residents, businesses and organisations to develop a vision and plan and then seek to secure funding in order to improve the area.

Visit us on Saturday 1st July from 10.30-12.30 at a drop-in session in the Sun Inn Car Park to give your views.

Bridge Street Conservation Area is on Historic England’s At-Risk Register for “severe dilapidation and loss of detail.” Regenerating the Bridge Street Conservation Area is a key project coming out of the Saxilby with Ingleby Neighbourhood Development Plan.

16/06/17 Parish Council accounts for the Year Ended 31st March 2017

Please see the Parish Finance page for information relating to the Parish Council accounts for the year ended 31st March 2017. The period for the Exercise of Public Rights commences on 19th June 2017.

Highways - spraying of weeds

We have received a number of complaints about weeds growing on paths and kerbs in the village. Weed treatment falls under the responsibility of LCC Highways who have confirmed that contractors will be spraying the weeds in our area in August.

14/06/17 Save A Life Campaign

There is a chance to join in Radio Lincolnshire's 'Save A Life Campaign' at the Teddy Bear Parachute Jump and Garden Party event being held at Saxilby Church Hall on Saturday 24th June, from 2:30 pm. LIVES will be in attendance and will be teaching CPR.

13/06/17 New Parish Councillor

At the Full Council meeting on 7th June, Russel Spurr was co-opted on to the Parish Council.

09/06/17 Saxilby Library Volunteers Secure Another Award

We are delighted to announce that the Saxilby library volunteers have won the Lincolnshire County Council Good Citizen Award - in the community group category. This comes hot on the heels of the group successfully achieving a runner-up award in the West Lindsey District Council Community Awards a few weeks ago. Some of the volunteers have been invited to the Lincolnshire Show to receive their award and the group will feature in a forthcoming edition of the County News. The Parish Council would like to pass on its congratulations to all the library volunteers.

26/05/17 Saxilby Voluntary Car Scheme - Drivers wanted

Saxilby Voluntary Car Scheme urgently needs more drivers to help transport elderly and inform people of the parish to attend medical appointments at the local surgery, hospitals, dentists, clinics and opticians. Please see the flyer at the bottom of this page for more details.

23/05/17 Multi-Sports Holiday Club

Hurricane Sports are delivering their multi-sports holiday camp this half-term, click on the 'childrens holiday camp' link on the left for more information and to book.

16/05/17 Second Play Area Grant Secured

We are pleased to announce we have secured a second grant of £8,000 towards the re-development of the Play Area on the Memorial Field. The grant from West Lindsey District Council, with support from Community Lincs, is dependent on the other funding also being secured, which we are continuing to apply for. Residents can become more involved in the project through fundraising and joining a Working Group. For more information contact the Assistant Clerk on 01522 703912 or assistant@saxilbyparishcouncil.co.uk

05/05/17 Parish Councillor vacancy - Notice of Co-option

There is currently a vacancy on the Parish Council and having been through the prescribed procedure, no election has been requested. The vacancy will therefore now be filled by the co-option process at the Full Council meeting on 7th June 2017. Please see the Notice of Co-option, below, for further information.

27/04/17 Saxilby Library volunteers win award

Congratulations to the Saxilby library volunteers who received a runner-up award in the Community Group of the Year category at the West Lindsey District Council 2017 community awards, announced on Monday evening.

20/04/17 Lincolnshire County Councillor election - Notice of Poll

See below for the Notice of Poll for the upcoming Lincolnshire County Council elections (West Lindsey Area - Nettleham & Saxilby Division).

29/03/17 Notice of Councillor Vacancy

A vacancy has arisen due to Cllr Emma Walter resigning due to relocation for work. The Council would like to thank Cllr Walter for her contribution and wish her well for the future.

8/03/17 First Grant Secured for New Play Area

The Council has successfully secured its first grant towards the play area redevelopment on the Memorial Field at the St Andrews Centre. The project is expected to cost £60,000-£80,000. £5,000 is expected later in the year from the Lincolnshire Co-operative Community Champions Scheme.

23/03/17 Referendum Outcome

The NDP referendum took place on Thursday 23rd March and the parish voted in favour of using the Plan when deciding planning applications. For further information visit the dedicated NDP website at www.saxilbyplan.co.uk

21/03/17 Election of Lincolnshire County Councillors

See below for the Notice of Election of Lincolnshire County Councillors for the west Lindsey Area.

10/02/17 Notice of Neighbourhood Planning Referendum

West Lindsey District Council have now published notice of a Neighbourhood Planning Referendum, to be held on 23 March 2017. The referendum is to decide the question: "Do you want West Lindsey District Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Saxilby with Ingleby to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?". A copy of the Referendum notice can be found on this page and also on the noticeboards on Bridge Street and on Church Road, Saxilby.