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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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.
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 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
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 email@example.com
CLLR. TIM RICE 57 Cranhill Road, Street BA16 0NF
Tel. 07784 791506 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
CLLR. MRS. JOYCE SMITH 58 The Whithys, Street BA16 9PL
Tel. 01458 442536 Email email@example.com
CHAIR OF COUNCIL
CLLR. BOB SMITH 58 The Whithys, Street BA16 9PL
Tel. 01458 442536 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
S O U T H W A R D
CLLR. BRYAN BEHA Kirkee, Marshalls Elm, Street BA16 0TZ
Tel. 01458 840090 Email email@example.com
VICE CHAIR OF COUNCIL
CLLR. KARA BRYAN Leigh Holt Cottage, 59 Overleigh, Street BA16 0TJ
Tel. 07786 281324 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
CLLR. LLOYD HUGHES 37 Overleigh, Street BA16 0TR
Tel. 01458 443742 Email email@example.com
CLLR. MEL REYNOLDS 7 Ivythorn Close, Street BA16 0TQ
Tel. 07554 551855 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
CLLR MRS. JO WOOLDRIDGE 8 Green Lane Avenue, Street BA16 0QS
Tel. 01458 443430 Email email@example.com
W E S T W A R D
CLLR. MRS CLAIRE AXTEN 25 Clockhouse View, Street BA16 0PH
Tel. 01458 840207 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
CLLR. STUART DOWDEN Trelisa, Brooks Road, Street BA16 0PS
Tel. 0770 362385 Email email@example.com
CLLR. TERRY NAPPER 33 Brooks Road, Street BA16 0PN
Tel. 01458 445648 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org Tel. 07799 405056
PARISH CLERK, LINDA RUFF Street Parish Rooms, BA16 0HA
Tel. 01458 440588 Email email@example.com