CHURCHDOWN PARISH COUNCIL CLERK’S NEWSLETTER

JULY – AUGUST 2017

NEW COUNCILLORS FOR CHURCHDOWN PARISH COUNCIL

We are delighted to announce the Co-option of two new Councillors for Churchdown Parish Council. Mr Chris Kemley- Franklin and Mr Alan Porter were both Co-opted at the recent meeting of Full Council held on 13th June 2017. We very much look forward to working with Chris and Alan in the future and extend a warm welcome to both!

2017 AUDIT

Churchdown Parish Council are pleased to announce that the Annual Governance Statement, Annual Accounting Statement and Annual Internal Independent Auditor Report for the financial year 2016-2017 are now available to view –  All documents and requisite notices can be found on the Churchdown Website under the documents/ finance/budgets tab.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The Day in the Park on Tuesday 15th August 2017 is approaching fast! This year we have  an emphasis on fun and are delighted to announce 2 new attractions: –

‘Junior Rodeo Ride’

‘Wipeout Sweeper Arm’

We also have the following attractions: –

Falconry display; Pony rides (small charge applicable); Circus skills; marvel at the wonders of pond life and be involved in finding different species; visit the Community Orchard and learn about various orchard fruits; sing-along with Robin, Punch & Judy; Sock Puppets (new this year); willow weaving; fairground attractions; bouncy castles, a tea tent and much, much more.

We look forward to you all enjoying yourselves at our special event.  Remember Free Entry but some stalls/rides may incur a charge.

SUMMER DAY TRIPS

The Parish Council will be arranging the following tips:

  • Cotswold Wildlife Park (Burford) – 27th July;
  • Cattle Country (Berkeley)- 3rd August
  • Drayton Manor Theme Park (Tamworth)- 10th August
  • Day at the Beach (Weston Super Mare)- 17th August 2017.

All prices are available to view on our website – all prices are subsidised by the Parish Council and offer the opportunity for a fanatic day out for all!

The Parish Offices will be open on Saturday, 8th July 2017 between the hours of 10:00 am and 1:00 pm for those wishing to book any of the four coach trips.

 

NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN

The draft Neighbourhood Plan has been approved by Innsworth Parish Council – Churchdown Parish Council are in the process of considering the Neighbourhood plan and have invited the Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group to consider some proposed amendments to process the plan to the next stage: the submission of the Plan to Tewkesbury Borough Council for Strategic Environmental Assessment and subsequent public consultation.

For any enquiries on the Plan please contact the Neighbourhood Coordinator, Ruth Warne, on projects@churchdown-pc.gov.uk”.

Geraldine Connor

Clerk to the Council

Council Offices, Parton Road                                                www.churchdown-pc.gov.uk

Tel: 01452 713528