NEWS, NOTICES AND EVENTS

Hi-tech upgrade for Pyke Quarry Household Recycling Centre, Horsley  The centre will be closed from Monday June 4 to Friday 22 June inclusive.

Annual Parish Meeting and Annual Report.The Parish Council held its Annual Meeting on the 9th April and presented its Annual Report. This is a summary of the previous year's activities. Additionally an outline of council plans for the following year.

This Annual Report is available here, and the minutes for the Annual Meeting will shortly be available under the Agendas and Minutes section of this website.

Village Clean Up Day

Thank you to everyone who helped on the village clean up day on the 17th March. A good many bags were collected of litter, metal, plastic and car parts across quite a wide area of the parish.

Grant Applications .Thank you for grant applications received this year.

The Parish Council revised its grant application process for the 2018 round of grant applications. A copy of the new application form is now uploaded to this website.

Applications were considered at the March 2018 Council meeting and recipients received a formal letter and an invitation to the Annual Parish Meeting in April to receive their grant award.

Building Works for Cemetery Improvements

Building work has been taking place in the cemetery on Wotton Road.

Whilst much of the major work is now completed, some small works continue in the area. The Parish Council requests visitors take care when visiting the cemetery and memorial garden during the period of the works.

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Speed Awareness Training

The first training session was held on the 9th July 2017. A second training session was held on the 22nd July.

In all 6 new volunteers were signed off as successfully completing the training for the new Gloucestershire speed awareness scheme. Thank you to those taking part.

There maybe further opportunities for training subject to interest and the availability of the trainer.

New Website

Feedback on the new Parish Council website has been good. The Clerk receives monthly reports on overall website usage. This shows visitor numbers have  increased during 2018.

To include forthcoming community events as a listing on the Parish council website please contact the Clerk in the first instance.

Transparency rules

New Parish Council websites are required to meet special Transparency rules by the end of March 2017. This involves the uploading of key information concerning the Council activities, policies and finances. The benefits to the community are greater access to Council information and activities. This process is also important in the lead up to changes in the External Audit procedures next year which will rely on more detailed information becoming available on Council websites. Contact the Clerk for further information.

Light on the fields at North Nibley

North Nibley is an attractive village on the edge of the Cotswolds located close to the river Severn between Bristol and Gloucester. Its name means a farm or settlement on a hilltop. The first record is in the register known as Cartularium Saxonicum in 940 AD as 'hnibban lege'. The village is of considerable antiquity and was formerly famed for the manufacture of woollen cloth. For more information click the following link A Brief History of North Nibley

Map of the Parish and Boundary

What's On - let us know about your local events. Subject to web space the Clerk will upload details.

 

The Jubilee Recreation Field, The Street, North Nibley

"The Recreation Field is owned by the Parish Council and managed by the North Nibley Recreation Field Trust. The Field was opened in June 2002 and has been developed as a sports field accommodating football and cricket fields. The Field is also used by pupils of the adjoining Village School and is currently leased to the Trust through a 25 year lease from June 2007. In 2010 the Trust erected a sports pavilion, jointly funded by the Trust, (through money raised by them) and the Parish Council".
Liz Oakley
North Nibley

Tyndale Monument150th celebrations
for the
Tyndale Monument
October 2016

 

Valley in Autum

The Chantry

North Nibley area with Tyndale monument included

Village flowers  Barrs Lane August  2016 by Elizabeth Oakley

Tyndale Monument in high summer.

Chapel

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