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THE NEXT MONTHLY COUNCIL MEETING WILL BE AT WEST DEAN CENTRE, BREAM AT 7.00pm ON WEDNESDAY 29th OCTOBER 2014
NEIGHBOURHOOD DEVELOPMENT PLAN
BERRY HILL, CHRISTCHURCH and EDGE END
COUNCIL GRANT AWARDS AUGUST 2014
At its meeting on 27th August the Council made these grants to community organisations:
£1,000 to Bream Community Library to build a pagoda and canopy in the West Dean Centre Garden
£4,000 to Berry Hill Community Association for Berry Hill Play Park equipment
£100 to the Forest of Dean Health Forum
£600 to Whitecroft Memorial Hall to provide a new fire door
£500 to Whitecroft Memorial Hall for new stage curtains
£250.00 to Yorkley Recreation Centre for office equipment
£1,500 to Yorkley Play Group for interior refurbishmen
£500 to Forest Talk (talking newspaper for visually impaired people) for costs involved in the relocation of their studios to Coleford Town Council Offices
£4,000 to the ongoing refurbishment of Pillowell Village Hall
£1500 to Bream Gardening Club for administrative costs.
The next tranche of awards will be in November. Please watch this space for details. We will welcome applications from community organisations in our area.
West Dean Parish Council
Here you will find information about what’s happening in West Dean as well as details of the council’s work and how you can contact us.
The Council is fully committed to representing and serving the people and communities of West Dean.
If you have any questions or would like to suggest something new for this site please contact us at email@example.com
SHEEP ISSUES - PLEASE REPORT ALL SHEEP ISSUES, INCLUDING FOULING, ROAD SAFETY, ANIMAL WELFARE, AND PUBLIC SAFETY TO THE PARISH OFFICE. WE DO NOT HAVE POWERS TO DEAL WITH THE SITUATION BUT WE LOG ALL INCIDENTS AND ENSURE THAT THEY ARE BROUGHT TO THE ATTENTION OF AUTHORITIES WHICH DO HAVE POWERS.
•Village web sites: for information about West Dean villages and what’s on, please visit one of the following web sites.
4 Villages (Clements End, Ellwood, Little Drybrook, Sling) click here
Yorkley click here
•West Dean Parish Council Newsletter: The Parish publishes its newsletter 4 times every year. The newsletter is also published on this web site. It is provided as an insert in all copies of the ‘Forest of Dean and Wye Valley Review’ delivered to addresses in the Parish. Copies should be available in shops and community areas, but if you do not have the opportunity to get your own copy please contact the Parish office, or download here. The last edition was published in July 2014.
•Highways: The Parish Council’s Public Safety have responsibility for all highways matters. If you have a complaint or comment about any highways issues, please contact the Clerk. A register of highways faults, including road surface and drainage concerns, signage, speeding concerns and other safety issues is maintained in the parish office, and a regular meeting every has been initiated between the Parish Council and the Gloucestershire County Council Highways Department. If you would like to report a problem, you can report direct to GCC Highways (08000514514) or through the West Dean Parish Council.
•The West Dean Centre hosts Bream Methodist Church. See ‘West Dean Centre and Gosling Cafe’ link to the left.
•23 BUS SERVICE TO COLEFORD AND LYDNEY/GLOUCESTER
For the timetable from 1st April 2014 click here
•Snow Wardens: Volunteers in Whitecroft, Ellwood, Sling, Pillowell and Berry Hill have been issued with West Dean Parish Council grit spreaders and supplies of grit to keep streets and footpaths passible and safe in snow and ice. Volunteers are still required for Yorkley and Parkend. Please contact the Parish office if you can help.
•The next Council meeting will be held on Wednesday, 29th October at the West Dean Centre, Bream. Please watch this space for details of future venues and dates. For details of agendas, please click on ‘Council Meetings and Minutes’ link to the top left of this page. Agendas are usually published around 5 days before the meeting.
This site was last updated 26rd September 2014