The Clerk will be on leave over the Christmas period from Monday 23rd December and will resume his normal hours on Friday 3rd January.
During this period email will be checked intermittently for any urgent matters. Any normal business will be dealt with on the Clerk’s return.
An updated planning application (S/19/1245) was received last week for a proposed development off Nightingale Lane.
While this arrived too late to be included on the agenda for this week’s Parish Council meeting, it was considered important enough to be discussed.
The Council has already responded and repeated its strong objection. Any residents who have also previously responded to the application are encouraged to do so again. The deadline for responses is 28th November.
Concerns have been raised about the number of off-lead dogs on the recreation ground in the village.
The Council has discussed this and would like to remind members of the public that dogs should not be exercised off-lead there (as indicated by signs) and should also be deemed to be under control at all times.
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The Parish Clerk will be on leave from Monday 4th November and returns to work on Friday 8th November.
During this time calls made to the Parish phone number – 01793 686150 – will go to voicemail and be dealt with on the Clerk’s return.
Emails sent to email@example.com will be screened by a Councillor and will be responded to if deemed urgent. Otherwise the Clerk will respond on his return.
There will be a ‘drop in’ information event at South Marston Village Hall on Thursday 3rd October from 3:30pm to 6:30pm.
SBC officers will be in attendance to answer questions and give any updated information related to the New Eastern Villages development.