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Barrow Focus

Parish Council Members

Cllr. P Cantle Cllr. H Fryer Cllr. P Ranson Cllr. M Slater
Cllr. A Childs
Chairman
Cllr. A Goater Cllr. EJ Rodgers Cllr. L Smith
Cllr. W Woodhouse
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Cllr. J Spence Cllr. J Rodgers  
Cllr. R Forrest Cllr. K Pepper Cllr. S Rodgers  
COMMITTEE MEETINGS CALENDAR JULY TO SEPTEMBER 2010
Full council Meetings in Village Diary

October

November

December

5th Full Council 7.15pm
2nd Full Council 7.15pm
6th Planning 12 noon
4th Planning 12 noon
1st Planning 12 noon
15th Cemetery 11.00am
12th Policy and Finance 2.00pm
11th Policy and Finance 2.00pm
21st Millennium Park 11.00am
16th Playing Fields 9.30am
18th Millennium Park 11.00am
24th Cemetery 11.00am
24th Care for the Elderly 12 noon

MILLENNIUM PARK INSTALLATION OF BOARDWALK AND FOOTPATHS UPGRADE

You will have noticed our new boardwalk and upgrade to the footpaths and steps at the Millennium Park.

We are delighted that this project was made possible by funding awarded by the Big Lottery and SHIRE grants.


ROYAL BRITISH LEGION POPPY APPEAL 2010




The Parish Council has agreed to organise this year's Poppy Appeal. Volunteers are desperately needed to coordinate this mammoth task which includes distribution and collection of collecting boxes to static collection points, house to house collectors and eventually the count.

Please contact Lesley at the Parish Office
Tel: 416016 if you can help.

 


CHRISTMAS LIGHTS EVENT SATURDAY 4TH DECEMBER 2010

Children's Choir and Recorder Playing, Street Entertainment, Festive Stalls, Refreshments, Santa's Grotto, Coffee and mince pies.

Anyone requiring space for a stall please contact the Clerk or Judith Rodgers (07718153117).

A Road Closure will be in operation from 4.30pm to 7.00pm which includes High Street and Church Street. Diversion signs will be in place during this time.


ACCESS TO THE PARISH COUNCIL

A portable ramp is available for anyone dependant on the use of a wheelchair for access to meetings of the Council. Prior notice is required.

Please contact the Clerk.


GREEN AND GLOBAL ISSUES FORUM

Are you interested in green issues in your local community and in your home?

  • Energy/water efficiency
  • Waste recycling
  • Eco-friendly products
  • Greener gardens
  • Grow your own/bake your own
  • Active travel and more...
Come along to the inaugural meeting of the Green Issues Forum on 29th September 2010.

starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Parish Council Offices, High Street.

Light refreshments will be served.



LEARNING ABOUT ALZHEIMER'S AND DEMENTIA

A very successful presentation evening by the Alzheimer's Society was held in March. Following a request for more information, the Parish Council has arranged for the Alzheimer's Society to give a training session in the village.

Mrs Vivienne Dickens, RMN, will run the session on 12th October 2010 at the Gap, Beveridge Street.

It will include the following issues: Signs and symptoms, Appropriate activities and Behaviour we find challenging.

A minimum donation of £2.00 to the Alzheimer's Society payable on the night would be most appreciated. All are welcome.