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VACANCY ON WALFORD PARISH COUNCIL
A vacancy has been filled on Walford Parish Council.
At the Parish Council meeting on 4th April, Michael Agyeman was co-opted to serve as a parish councillor. We welcome Michael and look forward to working with him.
A further vacancy has occurred, due to the non-attendance of Cllr Luke Freeman for a period of 6 months. The Electoral Services Office has been informed and the vacancy will be advertised for the usual period of time, after which either an election will be held, or co-option will take place.
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PARISH CLERK - VACANCY: The PC is seeking a new Clerk. Please click on this link.
WALFORD NEIGHBOURHOOD DEVELOPMENT PLAN:
The Parish Council has committed to producing a Neighbourhood Plan that will enable the Parish to have a far greater say in how housing development can be controlled at local level rather than just have development imposed on us at County level.The first significant milestone in preparing the Plan has been completed. A questionnaire was sent out to every household in the Parish. Independent response analysis has been carried out and the data gas been sent out to all households. The data is available on the Projects page: Neighbourhood Development Plan. Now that the Herefordshire Council Core Strategy has been formally adopted, the Steering Group has been holding meetings, to progress the project to the next phase.
WALFORD NEIGHBOURHOOD DEVELOPMENT PLAN (NDP) GROUP, ON BEHALF OF WALFORD PARISH COUNCIL IS LOOKING AT THE POTENTIAL AVAILABILITY OF LAND FOR A RANGE OF USES ACROSS THE PARISH UP TO 2031. This process is being undertaken as part of the evidence base to support the preparation of the Walford NDP. This is an opportunity for landowners and developers to propose sites within Walford Parish for development.
The call for sites resulted in 16 proposed sites, which have been sent to our independent consultant for assessment. The analysis of sites has thrown up some issues and the documents have been sent to Herefordshire Council for consideration; the PC will use the consultant to assist with this orocess.
KERNE BRIDGE CANOE LAUNCH SITE
Walford Parish Council has recently taken ownership of the Kerne Bridge Canoe launch site. The launch facilities are rated as some of the best on the River Wye.
It is our intention to enhance these facilities and the way they are managed and operate in order to provide the best possible visitor experience. Please see the Projects page for further details.
WALFORD COMMUNITY SUPPORT SCHEME: Walford Parish Council, with fantastic grant support from the Wellbeing Innovation Fund, has set up The Walford Community Support Scheme. Staffed by a paid coordinator and delivered by a team of volunteers, we are now in a position to receive requests for help. For more information: email Councillor Sophie Hurley on: firstname.lastname@example.org To access the service please call: 07493 171430
FINANCE: Date of Announcement: 02/07/17
External Audit - Notice of date of commencement of period for the exercise of public rights accounts for the year ended 31 March 2017. Declaration of status of published accounts for the year ended 31st March 2017. The Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014. The Accounts and Audit regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No. 234) Person to which you can apply to inspect the accounts: The Parish Clerk. Address: Rose Cottage, Coughton, Ross on Wye, HR9 5SF. Tel: 01989 562476. Email: email@example.com
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