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National Moment of reflection

The Parish Council is to hold a short ceremony as part of the National Moment of Reflection. As with similar events around the Country it will be on the eve of the funeral of the late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II - Sunday 18th September at 8pm

The  ceremony will be held on The Green and attendees are asked to meet at 19:55 for the preliminaries prior to the minutes silence at 20:00

Full details of the order of the ceremony can be found here 

All are welcome 

8th September 2022

A MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIR OF MILNTHORPE PARISH COUNCIL

MILNTHORPE PARISH COUNCIL WOULD LIKE TO GIVE OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO ALL THE ROYAL FAMILY FOR THEIR SAD LOSS OF OUR GREATEST MONARCH

STEVE HURST 8TH SEPTEMBER 2022

 

CONDOLENCES CAN BE LEFT VIA - royal.uk

Alternatively a Book of Condolence is available in St Thomas' Church

 

23rd August 2022

Right to inspect Annual Goverance and Accountability Return 2021-22

AGAR Sections 1 & 2

AGAR Section 3

14th July 2022

June Police Report - Click Here

16th May 2022

Notice of Public Right to Inspect Parish Council Accounts Click for PDF

Annual Governance Statement 2021/22

Accounting Statements 2021/22

Internal Audit Report 2022

6th April 2022

It is with sadness that it is announced that Jen Scrogham has resigned from her role as Parish Councillor.

She has been a fantastic servant to the village for some 20 years. All her fellow Councillors wish her well in her retirement

and thank her for all the work she has done whilst a Parish Councillor. She will be missed

 

PARISH COUNCIL OF MILNTHORPE

VACANCY FOR A PARISH COUNCILLOR

LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1972 (SECTION 87(2)) THE LOCAL ELECTIONS (PARISHES AND COMMUNITIES) (ENGLAND AND WALES) RULES 2006 (RULE 5)

(1) There is a vacancy on the above-mentioned Council caused by the resignation of Cllr Jennifer Scrogham

(2) A by-election to fill the vacancy must be held if, within 14 days from the date of the publishing of this Notice, ten electors for the Parish give notice, in writing, to the Returning Officer of their request for an election.

(3) The Returning Officer for Parish Elections is Simon McVey, South Lakeland District Council, South Lakeland House, Lowther Street, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 4UQ.

(4) If no such notice is given, the Parish Council must fill the vacancy by co-option as soon as practicable after the expiry of the period of 14 days referred to at Paragraph (2) above.

Dated 6th April 2022

Full notice

18th March 2022

Link to February 2022 Police Report - click here

13th February 2022

Link to January 2022 Police Report - click here

31st August 2021

Right to Inspect Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR)

AGAR Section 3

AGAR Sections 1 & 2

1st July 2021

Notice of Public Right to Inspect Parish Council Accounts Click for PDF

23rd June 2021

Extraordinary Parish Council Meeting

The Chairman of the Parish Council has called an extraordinary meeting of the Parish Council. There are 2 important decisions that are required and remote meetings cannot make lawful decisions. Therefore, a short face to face meeting has been called. The summons, including the items to be discussed, can be found here 

15th April 2021

The outcome of the forthcoming election can be found here. Due to the number of applicants the election will be uncontested

24th March 2021

The window for nominations for the Parish Council elections is now open and closes at 4pm on 8th April. Details are here 

The Police and Crime Commissioner elections are also to take place. Details are here

8th March 2021

The Parish Council elections take place on Thursday 6th May. All existing Councillors are able to stand again and residents are also entitled to stand. Please consider representing your village. If you wish to consider standing please contact the Clerk who will provide you with a candidate pack. All enquiries will be very welcome.

8th March 2021

The Parish Assembly met on 1st March 2021. Minutes can be found here Included was what the Parish Council had done in 2020/21. The report was:

In  an extremely difficult period, with a new Chairman and new Clerk, the Council has been active and effective. When face to face meetings were prohibited, all Council members embraced technology and have taken part in effective remote meetings. All Government guidelines have been adhered to.

The Parish Council have delivered the following:

-          Over 90%  attendance at monthly Parish Council meetings, with all apologies accepted

-          Funding of the Christmas trees around the village

-          Provision of toilets on the Square

-          Parking bays on the Square have been repainted

-          A further disabled parking space has been added to the Square

-          Litter bins continue to be emptied

-          The Jubilee seat has been replaced

-          Planters around the village have been maintained and a large planter has been added to the Square

-          The fitting of new streetlights around the Square has been arranged

-          The fitting of CCTV has been arranged

-          Improved road safety around the Square, on Market Day, has been provided

-          The speeding sign on Main Street has been upgraded to ensure greater effectiveness

-          Parish Councillors have continued to listen to village residents and taken many concerns to higher authorities

-          The Parish Council works well with the local District and County Councillors and continues  to welcome their input

-          The market has operated during a difficult time and the number of traders has increased, though more would be welcomed

-          Donations have been made to The Salvation Army, The Royal British Legion and The Milnthorpe Food Bank

9th November 2020

 REMEMBRANCE SERVICE 8th November 2020 - Please click here to view a video of the Remembrance Service

30th September 2020

Right to Inspect Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR)

AGAR

1st July 2020

Notice of Public Right to Inspect Parish Council Accounts Click for PDF

1st May 2020

The Council has issued some guidance on current scams that are in operation, the following link takes you to a pdf file, please use as you wish  CCC COVID-19 Scams They have also provided some useful links - the following links open external pages in a new window.

 

Website https://www.cumbria.gov.uk/tradingstandards/consumers/scams.asp

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