NEWSLETTER MARCH 2014
Mrs. L.A. Ruff, Clerk of the Council, Street Parish Rooms, 6 Leigh Road, Street,
Somerset BA16 0HA Tel. (01458) 440588
Email email@example.com Website www.street-pc.gov.uk
C U R R E N T P A R I S H P R O J E C T S
PARISH AWARDS 2013
At the Annual Parish Meeting on 18th March the Chairman of the Council, Cllr. George Steer announced that the Good Citizen Award 2013 had been won by John Crole for his work with Street Neighbourhood Watch and local bellringers group. The Community Award was won by the Wessex Youth Football Club leaders for voluntarily coaching almost 200 young people in Street. The trophies will be presented to the winners of the Awards at the Investiture of the New Chairman on Friday 16th May, 2014 at Strode Theatre.
PILLAR CLOCK FOR HIGH STREET
Work is progressing to provide a new pillar clock in the High Street at the front of Crispin Hall. Further information can be obtained from the Council.
The Transport Strategy aims to identify initiatives to develop and improve the transport infrastructure for Street in consultation with local businesses, community and other organisations and residents. It can be viewed on the Parish Council noticeboard, website or through the Street Facebook Group page.
INVESTITURE OF NEW CHAIRMAN
On Friday 16th May at 7pm the Investiture of the New Chairman will be held at Strode Theatre. There will be entertainment provided by the local Street schools and Strode College. Representatives of local youth and other organisations will be attending and any resident of Street can book a place at the event by contacting the Parish Clerk (details above). A light buffet will be provided for guests in the Rehearsal Room upstairs from approximately 8pm.
HANGING BASKETS AND BANNERS IN HIGH STREET
The Parish Council is planning a lovely Summer display in 2014 with hanging baskets and new banners.
NEW WORKING GROUP
A Council Working Group has been set up to consider a new location and suitable use for the red telephone box in Somerton Road.
STREET YOUTH COUNCIL
The newly formed Youth Council presented its ideas to the Parish Council in February. Ideas included a graffiti competition, a sleep-easy fundraiser and improvement to local parks.
Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership is working on developing Disability Bowls. If any organisation has any short mat bowls mats/fenders and/or woods which are not been used please contact firstname.lastname@example.org who may be able to purchase them for the programme.
FORTHCOMING COUNCIL MEETINGS
All meetings held in the John Webster Room, Street Parish Council, 6 Leigh Road, Street BA16 0HA.
TUESDAY 1st APRIL AT 7PM (Public Question Time at 6.55pm) – Planning Committee Meeting.
TUESDAY 15TH APRIL AT 6PM OR 6.30PM IF LESS THAN 3 PLANS (Public question time at 5.55pm or 6.25pm) – Planning Committee Meeting.
Council Meeting at 7.30PM (Public Question Time at 7.15pm)
TUESDAY 6TH MAY AT 6PM (Public Question Time at 5.55pm) – Planning Committee Meeting. Policy and Finance Meeting at 7pm.
TUESDAY 13TH MAY AT 6PM OR 6.30PM IF LESS THAN 3 PLANS (Public question time at 5.55pm or 6.25pm) – Planning Committee Meeting. Annual Council Meeting at 7.30PM (Public Question Time at 7.15pm)
PARISH SURGERY -WEDNESDAY 2nd APRIL, 2014
NEXT SURGERY –WEDNESDAY 7TH MAY, 2014
WEDNESDAY 4TH JUNE CLLRS. BRYAN BEHA AND TERRY NAPPER
WEDNESDAY 2ND JULY CLLRS. JOYCE AND BOB SMITH
WEDNESDAY 3RD SEPTEMBER CLLRS. ALAN COPPING AND RICHARD BOYCE
WEDNESDAY 1ST OCTOBER CLLRS LLOYD HUGHES AND BRYAN BEHA
WEDNESDAY 5TH NOVEMBER CLLRS. GEORGE STEER AND VAL
C O M E A L O N G A N D H A V E Y O U R S A Y!
2 Parish Councillors will be available from 11 a.m. to 12 Noon in the John Webster Room, Street Parish Rooms, 6 Leigh Road, Street to discuss any matter relating to Street with residents.
Street Beat Surgery will also take place at the same time where PCSOs
will be available to deal with queries.
MEETING ROOMS FOR HIRE
At Street Parish Rooms we have a large and a small meeting room for hire during the day at competitive rates. We are located in the centre of Street, close to bus stops and public car parks. Contact 01458 440588 or email email@example.com for more information or to enquire about room availability.
Y O U R C O U N C I L L O R S
N O R T H W A R D
CLLR. MRS. JOYCE SMITH 58 The Whithys, Street BA16 9PL
- 01458 442536 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
CLLR. BOB SMITH 58 The Whithys, Street BA16 9PL
- 01458 442536 Email email@example.com
VICE-CHAIRMAN OF COUNCIL
CLLR. GEORGE STEER 83 Portland Road, Street BA16 9PZ
- 07970 783235 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
CHAIRMAN OF COUNCIL
S O U T H W A R D
CLLR. MRS. VAL. APPLEBY 32 Bluestone Court, Oxendale, Street BA16 0NF
- 01458 446146 Email email@example.com
CLLR. BRYAN BEHA Kirkee, Marshalls Elm, Street BA16 0TZ
- 01458 840090 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
CLLR. DAVE FILBURN 10 Princes Road, Street BA16 0NL
- 01458 446456 Email email@example.com
CLLR. LLOYD HUGHES 37 Overleigh, Street BA16 0TR
- 01458 443742 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
CLLR. TERRY NAPPER 33 Brooks Road, Street BA16 0PN
- 01458 445648 Email email@example.com
W E S T W A R D
CLLR. RICHARD BOYCE 12 Fielding Road, Street BA16 9PG
- 01458 441828 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
CLLR. ALAN COPPING 26 Smithfield Road, Street BA16 0RG
- 01458 443975 Email email@example.com
CLLR. MRS. BARBARA COWELL 19 Brookfield Way, Street BA16 0UE
- 01458 443397 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Cllr. Napper is also a member of Somerset County Council
Cllrs. Beha, Hughes, Napper and Steer are also members of Mendip District Council.
The other District Cllr. is not on the Parish Council and his details are –
Cllr. J. Carter, Laundry Cottage, Abbey Road, Stratton on the Fosse, Radstock
BA3 4QW Tel. 01761 232268 Email Cllr.Carter@mendip.gov.uk
PARISH CLERK, LINDA RUFF Street Parish Rooms, BA16 0HA
Tel. 01458 440588 Email email@example.com