Monday, 18 November 2013

Village News | 18th November 2013


Upton Parish Council met last week in the Methodist Schoolroom, when all members of the council were present plus Councillor Milne and one member of the public. It was reported that footpath no 50 was again flooded and despite clerk having reported this problem on numerous occasions nothing had been repaired. The County council had not even replied to complaints re this path, even after a lady had fallen during flooding. The Community Review was discussed at length and the meeting agreed on a lighter touch review, with asking residents what they would like to see in their village. The Upton and Kexby parish councils were to do a joint review. Planning on Lodge Lane had no problems for the meeting, but the pond on Padmoor Lane, councillors were concerned about access visibility. Church Road will be closed for repairs from 12/12/13 to 20/12 13. clerk to ask if post office corner could be repaired at the same time and to ask highways for a reply. Street lights out had been reported A street light on Cade Lane is to be ordered, the precept is to be raised by £250.00 One request for the community review was a war memorial during 2014, which will be 100 years since the start of the 1st World War. Clerk to ask if Kexby parish council would join Upton in this venture. The market stalls, stored in the playing field canteen are to be scrapped. Christmas Market to be held on December 5th at the Rose and Crown. The next meeting will be on January 14th 2014.


Rosemary Pike gave a wonderful demonstration of making stained glass. She bought photos of some of her work and demonstrated how she started This hobby. Items Mrs Pike had made were on sale Mrs Julie barrow gave a vote of thanks. At the conclusion of the meeting, chair of Kexby parish council, Mrs Sue Farrow, gave a talk on the community review Decembers meeting will be the Christmas party on December 11th


Louise gave a demonstration on nails on Thursdays meeting. Many members were delighted with the results of having their nails painted.


Last week was in aid of the Philippine Disaster £ 150 was raised Winners were Bernards Gang & the Oblong Table This week is for the Playing Fields.


Next Sunday, Church Communion at 9-30 , Chapel Service at 10-30


A coffee morning hosted by the Village Hall Committee raised over £ 400, this includes £ 200 in generous donation's So including the quiz over £ 550 was raised for the disaster over the weekend. many thank's to all who helped and donated, a wonderful effort !

Written by P Rushton