Sunday, 18 November 2012

Village News | 18th November 2012

UPTON PARISH COUNCIL MEETING
All councillors but one were present also WLDC Councillor Jessie Milne. The police had been informed but did not attend. A matter of a grant was discussed but the councillors decided not to give anything to the request because it wasn't in the council remit. The bus is not picking schoolchildren up at the bus stop, clerk to write again to county council. Dog fouling was complained about again, clerk to put the complaint in the forthcoming newsletter. Clerk to write to Hutchinsons re the jubilee seat to thank them for the installation. All
agreed the dedication went very well. Clerk to write re road repairs that need doing,the white lines on Padmoor Lane have been done at last. Flooding on footpath No.50 was to be reported to county council again. Clerk to ask county council to fill grit bins. Kurling at the village hall is a great success, council is to give £50 to the funds. Christmas market will be on Tuesday 11th December with Lea school choir and Mrs Dagg opening the proceedings at the Rose and Crown. A newsletter to be sent out at the end of November, would all organisations give clerk any information of forthcoming events. The burial ground rep said he hoped that an opening and dedication of new burial ground would take place in the summer. Clerk to ask if residents require a green waste trailer in the new year. Also to state that allotments are available and to ask for volunteers for the neighbourhood plan. The next meeting is on 8th Jan 2013.

REMEMBRANCE DAY SERVICE
This was held in All Saints church with the congregation being joined by the Methodists. The service was led by Mrs Veronica Edwards, Stewart Sleight read the lesson and Peter Rushton a member of the Royal British Legion read the names of the fallen of the two world wars and laid a poppy wreath. The church was decorated with displays of red flowers and poppies.

QUIZ
Last week's quiz was for the Christmas market. The winners were The Young and Good looking and The Oblong Table. £120 was raised, this week's quiz is for the New Age Kurling club.

Written by L Alsop