DECEMBER 2019 - COUNCILLOR VACANCY NOTICE
BELL & BEAR
Community Right to Bid: Non-statutory advice
note for local authorities
Community ownership and running of pubs guidance
SID DEPLOYMENT - The data from the recent SID (Speed Indicator Device) deployment is available to view under the "information" heading on this website.
PARISH COUNCIL NEWS from the November 2019 Meeting
COMMUNITY GRANTS – As part of the parish council’s responsibility and powers it is able to support local organisations. Grants were approved and will be awarded next year to the Well & Towers History Society for rental of the archive room at the pavilion, The Well & Towers towards publication of the village magazine, the team that organise the Christmas Lunch for the senior citizens, the Sports & Recreation Committee (previously Emberton Playing Field Committee) for maintenance of the playing field and to All Saints Church towards a new noticeboard.
Local organisations are also able to make application to the Solar Farm Community Benefit Fund, details of which can be found on the parish council website.
FIELD 13 – Some residents may have noticed a new gate on Field 13 (the field directly behind the pavilion). The field, owned by Milton Keynes Council, has been identified for biodiversity purposes and will be planted with trees. A project is already underway in the field for the introduction of a newt pond.
COMMUNICATION – The parish council are looking at ways of communicating more effectively with residents and a form of social media will be explored. Currently, Minutes are available to view on the parish council website and noticeboard. Agendas are also available to view in advance of the monthly parish council meetings. These meetings are open to the public so you are welcome to come along to listen to the proceedings. If you would like to speak at the meeting please advise us of your question in advance so that if we need to do some research to provide you with an answer we will be able to do so.
COUNCILLORS & THE CLERK WOULD LIKE TO WISH ALL RESIDENTS A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR