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SEVERN TRENT: Simulation exercise, 15 October
On 15 October from 9am, Severn Trent Water will be undertaking a large exercise simulating an issue with Ladybower dam, which would require pumping and draining of water from the reservoir.
This will involve one lane of the A6013 being closed, as well as the footpath across the dam.
This is just an exercise and doesn’t reflect any real life issues.
VACANCIES for PARISH COUNCILLORS (Bamford Ward)
Arising from the May 2019 election, four vacancies exist for Councillors to represent Bamford Ward on the Parish Council.
Under the provisions of the Representation of the People Act 1985, it is now proposed to co-opt into these vacancies, and so expressions of interest from potential co-optees are very welcome. The Council meets monthly, usually on a Monday evening.
To obtain more information, or to apply, please contact Peter Leppard, Clerk to the Council (07860 624453) as soon as possible.
We look forward to hearing from you!
3 May 2019
A number of residents have asked whether the Parish Council could arrange for a regular monthly litter-picking session - rather than the more sporadic ones we have had in the past.
At May's Parish Council meeting, it was decided to take this idea up - and the proposal is to henceforth have a litter-picking session on the first Saturday in every month, starting from June 1st. Obviously this won't be convenient to everyone every month, but we hope that there will be at least a viable number each time - we'll see how it goes.
The plan is to meet at 1000 at the Institute on each occasion (and Sue Beckett says there will be refreshments at the Institute afterwards on each occasion!).
Thank you to everyone for their keenness in getting this going.