Sunday, 17 January 2016

Village News

UPTON PARISH COUNCIL

The council met in the Methodist Schoolroom on Tuesday evening under the chairmanship of Jamie Allan.
All members of the council were present, also 2 members of the public and Councillor J.Milne.
The meeting commenced with a talk from Roger Ferguson who explained the value of having a defibrillator in the village.  He answered questions on training and servicing, the council will now have to get three estimates before committing to installing one.
Neighbourhood scheme, organised by deputy clerk, E.Holman is going ahead.
Volunteers will meet on the 8th Feb. A committee of 6 has been formed. The winner of the hamper is Mr A.Bond, who will be invited to the next parish council to receive his prize.
Planning for extension on Acacia House on Padmoor Lane had no observations. The pig farm applicant is to put in new plans, therefore the whole process will have to be started from scratch.
The Queens birthday was discussed and clerk to contact Kexby parish council to find out what they would do for the event in April.  It is hoped a committee can be formed to arrange the days event.
L.Alsop was congratulated on a successful Christmas Market.



The Christmas Market was a success, the total amount included three Quiz nights.
12 organisations received £97,55.
The High street quiz, organised by Mrs S.Farrow was won by A.Fotheringham

QUIZ

Last week was in aid of the Playing Fields, £105 was raised, winners were "TheTraitors & "The No Hopers2
This week is for the Flood Victims of Yorkshire & Cumbria, a very worthwhile cause, please give your support