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NEWSLETTER JULY  2015

 

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

 

INVESTITURE OF NEW CHAIRMAN

On Wednesday 20th May at 7pm the Investiture of the New Chairman took place at Strode Theatre. There was a great variety of musical entertainment provided by the local Street schools and Strode College.

The Parish Awards were presented by the outgoing Chairman, Cllr. Bob Smith. The Chairman presented the Chain of Office to the new Chairman Cllr. Joyce Smith. The Vice-Chairman is Cllr. Bryan Beha.

 

HANGING BASKETS AND BANNERS IN HIGH STREET

The Parish Council has again arranged a lovely Summer display with hanging baskets, replanted stone planters and banners.

 

STREET SKATE PARK

The Parish Council meets with skate park users twice a year and after requests, has recently installed a new side to the youth shelter to help with protection from the weather.

NEW PARISH COUNCILLORS TAKE OFFICE

Since May, several new parish councillors have taken office. Contact details for all councillors for the three wards can be found on the back of this leaflet. All residents of Street are welcome to attend monthly council meetings at Street Parish Rooms, 6 Leigh Road, Street BA16 0HA which is opposite the Crispin Community Centre on the pedestrian approach to the Crispin Centre.

MERRIMAN PARK

The Merriman Park Community Group and Volunteer Group have been busy during recent months. The volunteers continued work to reduce the height of the boundary hedge and cleaned up the children’s play equipment. The Community Group are planning a fun day to take place on Saturday 5th September, 2015. A public meeting took place at the parish rooms to reveal the plans that have been drawn up for making improvements to the park over the coming months and years.

 

BEE SCENE! POPULAR FAMILY-FRIENDLY SURVEY OF WILD FLOWERS RE-LAUNCHES THIS SUMMER HOLIDAY THANKS TO NATURE’S PATH

‘Bee Scene’ is a simple and effective way to encourage children and their families into their local parks or countryside. By using a simple flower key, they are able to count different flower shapes and colours and look out for bumblebees, so helping children understand the value of their local green spaces. www.plantlife.org.uk/beescene

 

SOMERSET CHOICES

SOMERSET CHOICES is a new website that aims to help people help themselves stay independent, healthy and well. It will put people in control of their care and wellbeing and give them more choice when it comes to who provides their care and support

www.somersetchoices.org.uk

 

FORTHCOMING COUNCIL MEETINGS

DATES OF COUNCIL MEETINGS JUNE 2015 TO MAY 2016

Public Question Time begins at 7.15 p.m.

Council Meeting begins at 7.30 p.m. approx. (depending on length of Public Question Time)

Meetings are usually held in the John Webster Room, Street Parish Rooms, 6 Leigh Road, Street – disabled access and toilets.

 

TUESDAY, 28TH JULY, 2015

TUESDAY, 18TH AUGUST, 2015

TUESDAY, 29TH SEPTEMBER, 2015

TUESDAY, 20TH OCTOBER, 2015

TUESDAY, 17TH NOVEMBER, 2015

TUESDAY, 8TH DECEMBER, 2015                                              

TUESDAY, 19TH JANUARY, 2016

TUESDAY, 16TH FEBRUARY, 2016

TUESDAY, 15TH MARCH, 2016 – ANNUAL PARISH MEETING AT

6.30 P.M. FOLLOWED BY COUNCIL MEETING AT ABOUT 7.30 P.M.

GOOD FRIDAY ON 25TH MARCH

TUESDAY 19TH APRIL, 2016

TUESDAY, 17TH MAY, 2016 – ANNUAL COUNCIL

THURSDAY, 19TH MAY, 2016 – INVESTITURE OF NEW COUNCIL CHAIRMAN AT 7 P.M. IN STRODE THEATRE

SPRING BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY ON 30TH MAY

 

 

All meetings held in the John Webster Room, Street Parish Council, 6 Leigh Road, Street BA16 0HA.

 

PARISH SURGERY -WEDNESDAY 2nd SEPTEMBER, 2015

NEXT SURGERY –WEDNESDAY 7th OCTOBER, 2015

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

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

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

CLLR. TIM RICE                             57 Cranhill Road, Street BA16 0NF

Tel. 07784 791506                          Email cllr.rice@street-pc.gov.uk

CLLR. MRS. JOYCE SMITH         58 The Whithys, Street   BA16   9PL

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

CHAIR OF COUNCIL

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

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

 

 

S O U T H   W A R D

 

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

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

VICE CHAIR OF COUNCIL

CLLR. KARA BRYAN                    Leigh Holt Cottage, 59 Overleigh, Street BA16 0TJ

Tel. 07786 281324                          Email cllr.bryan@street-pc.gov.uk

CLLR. LLOYD HUGHES               37 Overleigh, Street   BA16   0TR

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

CLLR. MEL REYNOLDS               7 Ivythorn Close, Street BA16 0TQ

Tel. 07554 551855                          Email cllr.reynolds@street-pc.gov.uk

CLLR MRS. JO WOOLDRIDGE   8 Green Lane Avenue, Street BA16 0QS

Tel. 01458 443430                          Email cllr.wooldridge@street-pc.gov.uk

 

 

W E S T   W A R D

 

CLLR. MRS CLAIRE AXTEN       25 Clockhouse View, Street BA16 0PH

Tel. 01458 840207                          Email cllr.axten@street-pc.gov.uk

CLLR. STUART DOWDEN           Trelisa, Brooks Road, Street BA16 0PS

Tel. 0770 362385                             Email cllr.dowden@street-pc.gov.uk

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

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

 

 

NOTE

Cllr. Napper is also a member of Somerset County Council. The other County Councillor for Street and Glastonbury is Cllr. Alan Gloak 01458 831998 email afgloak@somerset.gov.uk

Cllrs. Beha, Hughes, Napper and Rice are also members of Mendip District Council. The other district councilor (not on the parish council) is Cllr. Adam Sen, 21 Grangefields, Street BA16 0HT email cllr.sen@mendip.gov.uk Tel. 07799 405056

 

PARISH CLERK, LINDA RUFF   Street Parish Rooms, BA16 0HA

Tel. 01458 440588                          Email street.parish@street-pc.gov.uk

 

 

 

                               

 

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