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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   street.parish@street-pc.gov.uk          Website   www.street-pc.gov.uk

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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.

 

TRANSPORT STRATEGY

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.

 

SASP

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 jslade@sasp.co.uk 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 assistant@street-pc.gov.uk 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

  1. 01458   442536                      Email   cllr.jsmith@street-pc.gov.uk     

CLLR. BOB SMITH                        58 The Whithys, Street   BA16   9PL

  1. 01458   442536                      Email   cllr.rsmith@street-pc.gov.uk

VICE-CHAIRMAN OF COUNCIL

CLLR. GEORGE STEER               83 Portland Road, Street  BA16  9PZ

  1. 07970   783235                      Email   cllr.steer@street-pc.gov.uk  

CHAIRMAN OF COUNCIL

 

 

S O U T H    W A R D

 

CLLR. MRS. VAL. APPLEBY       32 Bluestone Court, Oxendale, Street BA16 0NF

  1. 01458   446146                      Email   cllr.appleby@street-pc.gov.uk

 

CLLR. BRYAN BEHA                    Kirkee, Marshalls Elm, Street   BA16   0TZ

  1. 01458   840090                      Email   cllr.beha@street-pc.gov.uk

CLLR. DAVE FILBURN                 10 Princes Road, Street   BA16   0NL

  1. 01458   446456                      Email   cllr.filburn@street-pc.gov.uk

CLLR. LLOYD HUGHES               37 Overleigh, Street   BA16   0TR

  1. 01458   443742                      Email   cllr.hughes@street-pc.gov.uk

CLLR. TERRY NAPPER               33 Brooks Road, Street   BA16   0PN

  1. 01458   445648                      Email   cllr.napper@street-pc.gov.uk

 

 

W E S T    W A R D

 

CLLR. RICHARD BOYCE             12 Fielding Road, Street   BA16   9PG

  1. 01458 441828                                    Email   cllr.boyce@street-pc.gov.uk

CLLR. ALAN COPPING                 26 Smithfield Road, Street   BA16   0RG

  1. 01458   443975                      Email   cllr.copping@street-pc.gov.uk

CLLR. MRS. BARBARA COWELL   19 Brookfield Way, Street   BA16   0UE

  1. 01458   443397                      Email   cllr.cowell@street-pc.gov.uk

 

NOTE

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 street.parish@street-pc.gov.uk