Welcome to our web site
THE NEXT MONTHLY COUNCIL MEETING WILL BE HELD AT ELLWOOD SCHOOL, BROMLEY ROAD, ELLWOOD AT 7.00pm 24th June 2015
NEW COUNCIL CHAIRMAN
After 8 years service as Chairman, Ian Hendy has stood down as from West Dean Parish Council. Paul Hiett is the new Chairman, while Frank McGuinness remains a Vice Chairman. Phil Saunders, the Chairman of the Council’s Planning Committee, has also stepped down. West Dean Parish Council will fill the three vacancies (the third caused when Roger Gwynne stood down from the Council at the end of 2014) by co-option at its meeting on 27th May 2015.
NEIGHBOURHOOD DEVELOPMENT PLAN
BERRY HILL, CHRISTCHURCH and EDGE END
PROPOSED QUARRY DEVELOPMENT AT CLEARWELL AND STOWE HILL
(Newland Parish, adjoining the West Dean Parish Council Area)
West Dean Parish Council, with St Briavels Parish Council and Coleford Town Council, supports Newland Parish Council’s campaign against the Breedon Mineral Application at Clearwell. For details of Newland Parish Council’s campaign visit: http://www.newlandparishcouncil.gov.uk/Newland-PC/Quarrying_16135.aspx
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
ANTI SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR!! – If you have a problem with anti social behaviour – REPORT IT!! Ring 101, or 999 if it is an emergency.
If you don’t report it……………..no one knows about it!!!
PARISH COUNCIL SHEEP POLICY – To read the Policy please ‘click’ on this link: WDPC SHEEP POLICY OCT 2014
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.
YOU CAN REPORT SHEEP INCIDENTS EASILY BY COMPLETING AN ON-LINE FORM:
•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 on 25th March 2015.
•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
•The next Council meeting will be held at Ellwood School at 7.00pm on Wednesday, 24th June 2015. 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. Minutes of meetings will also be published on that page. Please note that these minutes are draft only until approved at the next Parish Council meeting.
This site was last updated 29th May 2015