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Notice of Council Elections – 5th April 2022

Election

Election of Councillors for Borough & Parish Councils

One Councillor is to be elected for the Marks Tey & Layer Borough Ward and 4 for Peldon, 2 for the Wigboroughs and 1 each for Salcott & Virley.

Information you need, with deadlines, for those wanting to:

  • register to vote,
  • apply to become a candidate, or
  • arrange postal or proxy votes,

…in the Elections taking place on 5th April 2022:

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PC Minutes 11th January 2022

WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL

Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

Draft minutes of the meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council held at Salcott Village Hall on Tuesday 11th January 2022 at 7.30pm

Chair: All agreed for Phil to be elected to chair the meeting in the absence of Clare and Jinny (chair and vice).

Present: John Walker, Catherine Sprott, Wendy Ritherdon, Phil Gladwin, Liz Davidson, Netty Knill Jones, Robert Davidson and Kevin Bentley

Apologies for absence: Clare Lauwerys, Jinny Gale, Robert Kean, Andrew Ellis

Minutes of November meeting were agreed by all and signed by the chairman

December meeting was cancelled owing to Covid and other illnesses.

County Councillor Report: Council tax will be increased not least because social care is an ever-growing expense. Where private companies are unable to continue operating owing to rising costs or staff shortages ECC must pick up the pieces and do what is necessary to take care of all those who need it.

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PC Minutes 13th July 2021

Meeting cancelled due to illness.
18:55 12th October 2021

WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL

Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

Drat minutes of the meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council held at Peldon and Wigboroughs Community Hall on Tuesday 13th July 2021 at 7.30pm

Present: John Walker, Wendy Ritherdon, Clare Lauwerys (chair), Borough Councillor Pat Moore and one member of the public

Apologies for absence: Catherine Sprott, Liz Davidson, Jinny Gale, Netty Knill Jones, Phil Gladwin, Robert Davidson, Kevin Bentley, Andrew Ellis

Minutes of the last meeting were agreed by all and signed by the chairman

Borough Councillor Report: Suggestions and requests are welcome from all the villages for their wants and needs for possible inclusion in the new Conservative Policy for Colchester. The Queen’s Jubilee will be celebrated in the town centre with bunting, flags etc. The pilot scheme for E-Scooters is still ongoing. The consultation for proposed changes to parliamentary boundaries is on-going and people can see the proposed changes and respond here: https://www.bcereviews.org.uk/

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PC Minutes 10th December 2019

WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL

Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

Draft minutes of the meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council held at Peldon and Wigboroughs Community Hall at 7.30pm on Tuesday 10th December 2019.

Present: Netty Knill-Jones, Phil Gladwin, John Walker, Jinny Gale, Robert Kean (chair), Clare Lauwerys, Liz Davidson, Wendy Ritherdon, Robert Davidson

Apologies for absence: Dave Taylor

Minutes of the last meeting were agreed all and signed by the chairman

Zone Warden Report: No report sent and no issues at present. The Zone Wardens are being rearranged and probably with the new title of Neighbourhood Wardens.

Borough Councillor Report: Certain car parks in town are operating free parking after 3 pm in the run-up to Christmas.  CBC are giving away free trees in support of the nation-wide campaign for planting more trees everywhere.  Refuse collections will be Continue reading

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PC Agenda 10th December 2019

WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL

Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

A meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council will be held at Peldon and Wigboroughs Community Hall at 7.30 pm on Tuesday 10th December 2019 to which the Councillors are summoned to attend.

Apologies for absence:

Minutes of the last meeting:

Zone Warden Report:

County and Borough Councillor Reports:

Public-Have Your Say:

Declarations of Interest:

Items for Discussion

1.  Playgrounds and Playing Fields

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North Essex Garden Communities Consultation

North Essex Garden Communities Consultation

North Essex Garden Communities is working to create not just new homes but new communities. Planned to Garden City Principles and designed in partnership with residents.  Their ambition is to create places for people to live, work and spend time, taking forward the Garden City idea for future generations.  They have put their plans together and are now seeking your views in a consultation starting on 13th November and extending into December. Continue reading

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PC Minutes 11th July 2017

WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL

Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

Draft minutes of the  meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council held at Salcott Village Hall 7.30pm on Tuesday 11th July 2017.

Present: John Walker, Bob Holmes, Jinny Gale, Netty Knill-Jones, Robert Kean, Phil Gladwin (chair), Liz Davidson, Lynne Simmons, Andrew Ellis and 3 members of the public

Apologies for absence: Nicky Ellis, Robert Davidson

Minutes of the last meeting: were agreed by all and signed by the chairman

Zone Warden Report: None received

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PC Minutes 13th June 2017

WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL

Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

Draft minutes of the meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council held in Peldon Church 7.30pm on Tuesday 13th June 2017.

Present: Robert Kean, Nicky Ellis, Netty Knill-Jones, Lynne Simmons, Phil Gladwin, Jinny Gale, Bob Holmes, Liz Davidson, John Walker, Robert Davidson, Zone Warden and one member of the public

Apologies for absence: Kevin Bentley, Pat Moore

Minutes of the last meeting were agreed by all and signed by the chairman

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PC Minutes 11th April 2017

WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL

Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

Draft minutes of the meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council held at Salcott Village Hall 7.30pm on Tuesday 11th April 2017

Present: Nicky Ellis, Bob Holmes, Jinny Gale, Phil Gladwin, Lynne Simmons, Netty Knill-Jones, John Walker, Kevin Bentley, 2 Zone Wardens, 5 members of the public

Apologies for absence: Robert Kean, Liz Davidson, Andrew Ellis, Robert Davidson

Minutes of the last meeting were agreed by all and signed by the chairman

Zone Warden Report: Unfortunately there are still many vehicles speeding Continue reading

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