News & Information

Fact Sheets & FAQ’s

Lea Wood, the Knoll, seen from Leashaw

The Parish Council are aiming to create a series of fact sheets and FAQ’s containing useful information for residents. The first of these is now available to download and is entitled ‘Our Beautiful Trees’. Click here to download.

Lottery Funding Success

The Parish Council are pleased to announce that they have been successful in obtaining funding of £10,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). The funding application was put forward by Councillor Joan Ward.

The money will be used to help restore the memorial gardens, which were laid out in the early 1920s and dedicated to the memory of local men who were killed in the First and Second World Wars.

Work is now underway and includes tree care, path repairs, provision of a handrail, repainting of the war memorial plaque and repairs to the memorial shelter roof. An interpretation panel is also planned. See photos of work undertaken so far.

Neighbourhood Plan

Thank you to everyone who attended the Neighbourhood Plan Public Meeting on 7 June 2016. The event was a great success and was attended by over 100 people. More information will be available in the coming weeks.

Autumn Footprints Walking Festival – 10th to 25th September 2016

Autumn Footprints

The Autumn Footprints Festival offers a great choice of 39 free guided walks from 10th – 25th September 2016. Sixteen days of enjoyable walks and informative talks with something for everyone of all abilities. Download the full Walking Festival programme or visit for more information.

2015/16 External Auditor Certificate and Report from Grant Thornton

The Parish Council accounts have now been signed off by the External Auditor:-

Notice of Conclusion of Audit – 2015/16 Accounts

Report of Grant Thornton – 2015/16 Accounts

Signed off Annual Return for 2015/16

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