Newsletter – special issue – second edition
Due restrictions put in place to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the latest Parish newsletter is only available digitally. You can see a copy by clicking HERE.
We hope the content provides useful information.
Leeds City Council are also not emptying street litter bins – please take your litter home with you whether possible to avoid these bins becoming too full to be used. Brown bin collections resume week commencing 25th May 2020.
Corona Virus – a communication from Voluntary Action Leeds
Voluntary Action Leeds have sent some useful information relating to the coronavirus. Click HERE for details.
Corona Virus – Helping those who are self-isolating
Click HERE for details of how you can support vulnerable people in the coming weeks.
Next PC Meeting
**All Face to Face Meetings Cancelled Until Further Notice**
Emergency legislation now allows lawful decision to be taken by Parish Councils using remote access. These meetings use computer technology. Residents will be able to observe but won’t be able to speak. The next meeting will be on Monday 18th May 2020 at 7pm
Vacancy on the Parish Council
There is now a vacancy in the Scholes Ward of the Parish Council. This can be filled by election if ten or more people request one by the deadline set. Otherwise the Parish Council can fill this vacancy by co-option. Click HERE for details.
Last Parish Council Meeting
Click HERE to see agendas and minutes of Parish Council and committee meetings.
Next Planning Committee Meeting
All Planning Committee meetings are cancelled until further notice.
Playing Fields Committee meetings
Twice a year, the Parish Council meets with the Sports Clubs in each village to discuss how each is doing. This includes both Bowling Clubs, both Tennis Clubs, both Cricket Clubs and the Football Clubs in each village plus Scholes Scouts, Barwick Village Hall and Barwick Allotment holders representatives.
Standing orders are the rule book for Parish Councils. Like most other parishes, our standing orders are based on the template produced by the National Association of Local Councils.
Click HERE to view our standing orders.
Communication with Chartford Homes; Development Belle Vue Road
It has become apparent that there were several organisations and individuals communicating with the developers which was causing confusion. The intention is to have a clear line of communication between residents and Chartford Homes and it was agreed with Chartford Homes that they would communicate with the Parish Council.
Chartford Homes have agreed to send details of the Schedule of works when they have the details available.
To clarify the Parish Council Clerk is the main point of contact, and details will then be passed on to all Councillors.
This does not prevent you writing to them directly if you wish to do so, but it is easier if there is a single point of contact. Moreover, it is helpful if the PC can be kept updated, if you do write can you copy to the PC. This will help monitor any issues as they arise.
Please contact Stella Walsh directly if you wish.