Parish Councillor Vacancy

Nettlebed Parish Council has a vacancy for a Parish Councillor. Do you want to make a positive difference in our village? Would you like to influence decisions that affect your community? You need to be willing to give up some of your time. How much depends on you and your commitment to work for your community without being paid. Parish Council meets once a month (except August & December) usually on the first Tuesday of the month at the Village Club. Meetings normally last around 1-2 hours. You must be 18 or over, an elector and have been a resident or worked within 3 mils of the Parish for the last year. If you would like to be considered, please contact Jo Pugh, Parish Clerk at parish.clerk@nettlebed-pc.org.uk. ENTHUSIASM AND COMMITMENT ARE MORE IMPORTANT THAN EXPERIENCE For more information go to: What is a Parish Council and Why become a Parish Councillor Parish Councillor Job Role If you are interested, in the role, please contact the Parish Clerk for more details: parish.clerk@nettlebed-pc.org.uk...
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20’s Plenty for Oxfordshire

With residents help 20mph could be recognised as the speed limit through Nettlebed. Nettlebed Parish Councillors will be distributing ‘20’s Plenty’ wheelie bin stickers to homes along the High Street and Watlington Street in an effort to help reduce the speed of traffic coming through the village. If you are delivered a sticker and do not want it (or don’t have a wheelie bin), would you please contact the Parish Clerk and we can arrange for it to be collected. IN BRITISH SOCIAL ATTITUDES SURVEYS THREE QUARTERS OF PEOPLE SAY 20MPH IS THE RIGHT LIMIT FOR MOST LOCAL ROADS. IT IS BEST PRACTICE FOR HOME STREETS, TOWN CENTRES, SHOPPING AREAS AND WHERE PEOPLE WORK OR LEARN.* Oxfordshire County Council decided in December 2020 to support 20mph in Oxfordshire – they are now working on the strategy, plans and timing to implement this. A leader, yet to be appointed, will direct the initiative and create a project group which includes stakeholders such as 20’s Plenty...
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THE PLAYGROUND WILL BE CLOSED TOMORROW – RE-OPENING ON SUNDAY

REPAIRS TO THE WETPOUR SURFACE WILL BE CARRIED OUT ON FRIDAY 23RD APRIL. We appreciate that as the weather is so lovely, this is disappointing news, however the work  needs to be done as the annual RosPA inspection reported this as a potential trip hazard - so please bear with us and let's hope there are many more sunny days ahead and everyone can play safely. Many thanks for your understanding. Posted by Parish Clerk on behalf of Nettlebed Parish Council ...
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Annual Parish Meeting – Weds, 28th April at 7pm via Zoom

The Annual Parish Meeting is an opportunity for parishioners on the Electoral Roll for Nettlebed to raise any matters of concern to them that relates to their local community. AGENDA – Annual Parish Meeting This year will be a little different from previous years: Firstly, it will be a virtual meeting held on Zoom – please contact the Clerk in advance of the meeting for the linkThe first part of the meeting will fill you in on what the Parish Council has achieved over the last two years, plans for the forthcoming year and how the precept money is being spent – the second part of the meeting is being hosted by Nettlebed Now community group and they will talk about the group and their ideas for improving life in the village. If you have any matters you would like to raise at the meeting, please contact the Clerk at least one day in advance of the meeting, to allow time to prepare – however matters can...
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Temporary Road Closure – Henley-on-Thames, Red Lane – 8th March – 16th March

OXFORDSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 – Section 14(1) Notice of Temporary Traffic Order Henley-on-Thames – Red Lane Prohibition of Through Traffic Date of Order: 01 March 2021 Coming into force: 08 March 2021 This Order is being introduced because of duct installation works which are anticipated to be completed 16 March 2021. The effect of the Order is to temporarily prohibit any vehicle proceeding in the length of Red Lane from the junction of Coates Lane to the junction of Patemore Lane (south of the B481) Appropriate traffic signs will be displayed to indicate when the measures are in force. Exemptions are included for emergency services and for the works and for access to premises which are only accessible from the closed section of road. The alternative route for traffic is via the B41, Patmore Lane, B480, A4130, Watlington street, Priest Hill, Park Corner and vice versa. This Order will remain in force for a maximum period of 18 months or until the works have been completed whichever is...
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Have you ever thought of joining the Parish Council?

Nettlebed Parish Council has a vacancy for a Parish Councillor Do you want to make a positive difference in our village? Would you like to influence decisions that affect your community? You need to be willing to give up some of your time. How much depends on you and your commitment to work for your community without being paid. Parish Council meets once a month (except August & December) usually on the first Wednesday of the month - although meetings will be moving to the first Tuesday of the month from April 2021). Meetings normally last around 1-2 hours. You must be 18 or over, an elector and have been a resident or worked within 3 miles of the Parish for the last year. If you would like to be considered, please contact Jo Pugh, Parish Clerk at parish.clerk@nettlebed-pc.org.uk. Deadline for applications: 19th February 2021 ENTHUSIASM AND COMMITMENT ARE MORE IMPORTANT THAN EXPERIENCE For more information go to: What is a Parish Council and Why become a Parish Councillor Parish Councillor Job...
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Take care if it’s icy! A guide to using salt on footpaths and roads…

Take care if it’s icy! A guide to using salt on footpaths and roads…

Below are some details shared on the Parish Council Website which hopes to inform everyone about the best use of the salt in the various salt/grit bins in the village. There is a short video and a snow guide below for reference too (NB : Before we start - it is important to remind everyone that using the salt bins for private paths and driveways is not what that salt and grit is therefore and is theft.) If you need to use the salt in the grit bins, here’s a guide on how best to use it. The amount of salt required to treat an area is much less than you think. As a guide 20g/m² (about a heaped tablespoon) should be sufficient to clear and protect a 1m2 area of footway or carriageway surface. There are many mechanical spreaders including grass seed or fertiliser spreaders available, however a simple solution could be to spread using a trowel and a flicking...
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Parish Councillor Vacancy

The closing date for applications is 19th February. The next Parish Council meeting is on Weds, 3rd February at 7.30pm on Zoom. For anyone interested in becoming a Councillor this is good opportunity to see how NPC operate. All members of the community are welcome to attend meetings - please contact parish.clerk@nettlebed-pc.org.uk for the link a few days before the meeting. ...
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Parish Councillor Vacancy

Nettlebed Parish Council has a vacancy for a Parish Councillor. Do you want to make a positive difference in our village? Would you like to influence decisions that affect your community? You need to be willing to give up some of your time. How much depends on you and your commitment to work for your community without being paid. Parish Council meets once a month (except August & December) usually on the first Wednesday of the month - although meetings will be moving to the first Tuesday of the month from April 2021). Meetings normally last around 1-2 hours. You must be 18 or over, an elector and have been a resident or worked within 3 mils of the Parish for the last year. If you would like to be considered, please contact Jo Pugh, Parish Clerk at parish.clerk@nettlebed-pc.org.uk. ENTHUSIASM AND COMMITMENT ARE MORE IMPORTANT THAN EXPERIENCE For more information go to: What is a Parish Council and Why become a Parish Councillor Parish Councillor Job Role ...
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