NEWS - 2015

N E W S

November 2015

BRIDGEWORKS - FILLINGHAM LANE - ADVANCE NOTICE

Highways will be re-waterproofing the bridge starting January 2016 for approx 8-10 weeks.

The works are needed to protect the bridge and maintain it's integrity and durability for the future. 

A short term (1-2 days)  temporary closure will be required on 18th February 2016 to complete the surfacing. Diversion route signs will be in place.

A map of the diversion route and full details will be displayed on the Parish Councils Notice Board (High St)


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October 2015

Celebration for Diamond wedding anniversaries and centenarians

please see attachment below for details


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September 2015


Photographic Competition 2015
Win a £40 Love to Shop Gift Card
Our successful quarterly photographic competition has new themes for 2015 reflecting different aspects of Lincolnshire life.
April to June 2015
"Lincolnshire Folk and Ways of Life"

July to September 2015
"Feasts and Festivals in Lincolnshire"

October to December 2015
"Harvest Time in the County"

January to March 2016
"Your Community"
To Enter....upload your photograph to: 

www.communitylincs.com/photo-competition

and follow the online instructions...

For further information please email Tracy Ingram at:

tracy.ingram@communitylincs.com


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June 2015

Only one person applied for the councillor positions, David Leak was co-opted as a Councillor at the June Meeting

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May 2015

Current Councillors after the May Annual Meeting are -

David Bingham (Chairman), Philip Bates, Dave Edwards, Dorothy Wain & Syd Webster.

COUNCILLOR CO-OPTION

There are 2 councillor vacancies, if you would like to serve on Willingham Parish Council please apply in writing to the clerk by Friday 5th June, for co-option to be discussed at the Meeting of the Council on 9th June at 8pm.


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April 2015

Details of the Nation Cycle Road Race - 28th June 2015 can be found at the bottom of the home page


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March 2015

ANNUAL PARISH MEETING

Thurs 23rd April at 8pm - Willingham Village Hall

 

Agenda

1.    Apologies

2.    Minutes of Annual Parish Meeting 2014.

3.    Chairman’s report

4.    Parish Council Accounts 2014/15

5.    Reports for Village Organisations

 

All electors of the Parish are cordially invited to attend

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MARCH 2015

Message from the Local Police - 

to inform residents about Horse Watch Scheme, stickers available for owners of Horse Boxes

               To say if seen between 11pm-4am, vehicle will be stopped and checked ownership. Free to apply-

               contact gainsboroughruralsouthnpt@lincs.pnn.police.uk for more information and pack.

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February 2015

Invitation to Tender Grass Cutting - 

Tenders are invited for the Grass Cutting 1st April - 31st October 2015

Churchyard - every 2 weeks (16 cuts)

Cemetery & Village Hall - every 3 weeks (11 cuts)

For full details & a grass cutting specification form please contact the clerk

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February 2015

Invitation to tender for the grass-keeping on the parish fields

Willingham Parish Council would like to invite tenders (Willingham residents only) for 2 adjacent fields on Stonepit Lane, at the junction with Fillingham Road (grid no. SK 883 844) The fields are suitable for grazing a small number of animals or for providing grass for hay. 

 The period for the use of these fields is limited to 9 months each year, from 1st  April to 31stDecember 2015

 Tender forms and the Agreement document showing details of the conditions of use are available on the parish council’s website http://parishes.lincolnshire.gov.uk/Willingham

 The parish council are offering the successful applicant the possibility to have the grazing rights for a second consecutive year, after which the tendering process will be undertaken again.

 The completed tender form should be submitted to the Clerk no later than Monday 9thMarch. 

The person who has submitted the successful bid will be notified after the parish council meeting -10th March.

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February 2015

Message form PCSO Melanie Goodwill, Gainsborough rural South Policing Team, Saxilby Police Station 

 - Please make locals aware there are various vans of different number plates acting suspiciously in the area.  Have been seen on properties in and around Kexby and surrounding.  Please ask people to sign up to Neighbourhood Watch (Lincolnshire Alert)              www.lincsalert.co.uk a community messaging system run by Lincolnshire Police.           

 


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January 2015

Access to Debt Advice

 Are you struggling with debt following the Christmas period? Need a little help getting on top of your finances?

 Thanks to Big Lottery funding, Lincolnshire residents can now access advice, information and support agencies from across the County in one place from a new service called Lincs2Advice.

 The free, impartial and confidential service, which can be accessed by telephone or website, will help residents to find the best placed advice provider quickly and easily and can assist with a diverse range of issues from health and care through to money and work.

 To access the service, just telephone the Lincs2Advice team of specially trained coordinators on 0844 257 0042 | 0300 303 8789 or go to the website www.lincs2advice.org.uk