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Service of Remembrance

SERVICE OF REMEMBRANCE 

AT

Nomansland War Memorial 
“Well of Sacrifice”

on Monday

 11th November 2019
at 10.45

Followed by Community Coffee Morning at   The New Forest Primary School, School Road, Nomansland
(The school will be the venue for our Wet Weather Policy)

November Southern Area Board Meeting (SWAB) - How eco friendly is Southern Wiltshire? 

Please see the poster publicising next month’s Southern Area Board meeting.  Details are also contained in this link.

https://cms.wiltshire.gov.uk/mgCommitteeDetails.aspx?ID=170

Southern Wiltshire's Rights of Way Part two 

The do's and dont's of using Southern Wiltshire's Rights of Way part two

7th November 2019, 6:30pm

Downton Memorial Hall, The Borough, Downton ,SP5 3NB

Wiltshire Council's Southern Area Board invites you !! See view more link for further info.

Building Skills Courses for Residents

The New Forest National Park Authority and local buildings expert Kevin Stubbs are delivering a series of evening talks for homeowners in the New Forest.

The series of evening talks begins in November on Wednesday evenings in Brockenhurst Village Hall. 

If you would like to attend one or more of these evenings, please visit our training webpage to book your place:  ww.newforestnpa.gov.uk/conservation/landscape-partnership/training/ .

The cost of a ticket is £5 per person, and you can buy a ticket for all six evenings for £25. If you would like more information, please contact Richard Austin
(Richard.austin@newforestnpa.gov.uk or 01590 664661)

War Memorial "Roll of Honour" refurbishment

Landford Parish Council are seeking to refurbish the War Memorial "Roll of Honour"

 

It is important to know if there are any errors or omissions which can be corrected during the refurbishment of the board. 

 

It has already been noted that one name has a spelling mistake, but if anyone knows of any other spelling errors or names which should have been included, please contact the Parish Clerk (clerk@landford.org.uk or telephone 07421 354039) before 1st December 2019. 

Note: Image from: https://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/50968

Housing crisis - What housing crisis?

Landford Parish Council are concerned at the housing situation and is investigating how we might create affordable housing specifically for locals in our Parish. Our next steps include i) identifying suitable site(s) where affordable housing could be
built. So, if you are in a position to sell or gift land or know of land that may
be appropriate for such an initiative please inform the Parish Clerk, and ii)
undertaking a housing needs survey in early 2020.

 

For more information please see the Link below

We Are Hiring! - Come join the Team

Landford Parish Council are seeking a Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial officer. 

 

Please contact us by emailing David Wilson (Chair, Landford Parish Council) at landfordrec@btinternet.com to request an Application Pack . 

 

The closing date for applications is 7 September 2019

Parish Council Clerk Horizon Entry - September 19

More details of local events, news, local adverts etc can be found in our monthly Parish magazine HORIZON available from Landford Village Stores or delivered to your door (please ask at the Stores for details).

Southern Area Wiltshire Board - Sept 4th - Minutes in Minutes 

From Karen Linaker - Community Engagement Manager - "please see here a copy of this week’s Minutes in Minutes article summarising the key business discussed at this Southern Area Board meeting on Wednesday"

Wiltshire Council  -Polling District and Polling Place Review Consultation

Wiltshire Council need your view on accessibility at your polling station:  

"If you are satisfied with the current arrangements, please let us know.

If you are not satisfied, we would welcome your comments and would be particularly interested to know if there are more suitable premises that we could use.

We are particularly interested to know if there are any specific issues in relation to access to our polling stations.

You can make comments via an Online Response Form (https://surveys.wiltshire.gov.uk/snapwebhost/s.asp?k=156285908912) until 9 September 2019"

 

Hard copy to fill in and post can be found here : https://cms.wiltshire.gov.uk/documents/s165490/Response%20Form.pdf

Wiltshire Council Newsletter - week commencing 12th August 2019

A news letter to make the most of summer - read more in the link below to see what is on locally run by Wilts Council ​

Silver Salisbury Programme

A programme of free events in and around Salisbury from 20th September to 13th October 2019. See link below for booklet.

Sept Southern Area Board Meeting (SWAB) - focus on land supply for development

Please see the poster publicising next month’s Southern Area Board meeting.  Details are also contained in this link.

Landford Recreation Ground Toilets - Know your 3P's 

Landford Parish Council recently had to call an emergency drain specialist for the toilets in Landford Rec. The cost for this came from the precept.

 

A reminder to all that the only thing that should go down any toilet is the 3P’s  - poo, pee and paper please!

Picture from: https://www.southwestwater.co.uk/water-advice-and-services/love-your-loo/should-i-flush-it/

Parish Council Clerk Horizon Entry -August 2019

More details of local events, news, local adverts etc can be found in our monthly Parish magazine HORIZON available from Landford Village Stores or delivered to your door (please ask at the Stores for details).

We Are Hiring! - Come join the Team

Landford Parish Council are seeking a Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial officer. 

 

Please contact us by emailing David Wilson (Chair, Landford Parish Council) at landfordrec@btinternet.com to request an Application Pack . 

 

The closing date for applications is 7 September 2019

Fun in the Sun at Nomansland Rec.

We are very fortunate to have Wiltshire Council running Fun in the Sun again this summer in the Parish.

Landford Parish Council - Recreation Grounds

We are very fortunate to have 2 Recreation Grounds within the Parish

July Southern Area Board Meeting (SWAB) - focus on Community Saftey

Please see the poster publicising next month’s Southern Area Board meeting.  The main topic that the board will give at least 40 minutes to is that of Community Safety.  Details are also contained in this link.

Poster link

Annual Parish Meeting FAQ

With the Annual Parish Meeting on 20th May. The communications group have put together a FAQ for the Annual Parish Meeting.

The Agenda so far for the Annual Parish Meeting.

Landford Directory Parish Council Update

The article submitted and printed in Landford Directory for the 2019 edition

If you woudl like a copy please pick one up from  Landford Village Stores or contact www.landfordcommunity.org.uk

Landford Parish Council – Planning Tips

Last year, your Parish Council carefully reviewed and made recommendations (we’re not empowered to make planning decisions) on approximately 50 planning applications made to Wiltshire Council and the New Forest National Park Authority.   If you are thinking of making changes to your property, you may wish to consider the tips in the linked article.

Nominate a Community Champion

We want to celebrate the volunteers who bring people together, undertake charity work or who have helped build community spirit in our Parish. 

Please help us identify our Community Champions and recognise the amazing work people do to support our community by nominating: 

  • Individual of the year

  • Young achiever of the year (under 18)

  • Group of the year 

Place your nominations in the sealed ballot box in Landford Village Stores, making sure you include: i) your name and a contact phone number, ii) the name of the person or group you are nominating and iii) a short explanation as to why this person or group is a Community Champion 

 

Our Community Champions will be announced at the Annual Parish Meeting on Monday 20 May 2019

Call for volunteers - Hamptworth Telephone box refurbishment

Sadly the iconic red telephone box in Hamptworth has fallen into disrepair.  Your Parish Council wishes to form a small team to help renovate and preserve this local landmark. The Parish Council has set aside funding to support the project but needs practical support to make it happen.


Are you able to volunteer your time or expertise to join this group?


Please contact the Clerk for further info and/or to volunteer on 07421 354039 or via email at clerk@landford.org.uk

Southern Wiltshire's Rights of Way and Permissive Paths

The do's and dont's of using Southern Wiltshire's Rights of Way and Permissive Paths

1st May 2019, 7pm

Whiteparish Memorial Centre , Common Road, Whiteparish, SP5 2SU

Wiltshire Council's Southern Area Board invites you !! See view more link for further info.

Forestry Commission - Get to know New Forest Ponies

Thank you for not petting or feeding the ponies - follow the link below for more information.

Precept information - April 2019

In the last couple of weeks Wiltshire Council has notified residents of our Council Tax contributions for 2019/2020. A small percentage of the Council Tax, known as the Precept, is determined by and given to the Parish Council.  Your Parish Council set the Precept for 2019/2020 at £50,000 which means that a band D household will pay £51.57 - an increase of 2.1% over last year. To put this into context, across the county a band D household will contribute an average of £116.67 towards the Town or Parish Council (which is an increase of 7.64% from 2018/19).

Community Policing Report- April 2019

Community Policing report provided to the Parish Council.

Note: no March report received.

Two reports this month:

Downton report contains any  Hamptworth and Nomansland  issues and Alderbury report contains any Landford issues.

Local Burglaries - Parish Council Actions

A note from the Acting Chair on the Parish Council actions on the local burglaries.

Update: 

Monday, 11th March  7:00pm, Landford Village Hall

(Main Hall)

Parish  Meeting with Inspector Sparrow, PC Holland and PSCO Nash from Southern Wiltshire Community Policing Team.

Casting Call for a Wiltshire Family

For the new Back in Time series, walltowall are looking for a family to immerse themselves in the past world of rural village life. They are filming the series in the region over the school summer holidays 2019 and are looking for a new family to take part and go back in time. They are very keen to get the word out to families in Wiltshire, particularly those with memories of, or connections to, the countryside and village life.

For more information and to apply please visit: https://www.walltowall.co.uk/casting/new-back-in-time-series_1251.aspx

Public debate on local housing need

Wiltshire Council's Southern Area Board is hosting a public debate  on the topic of local housing need.

14th March 2019, 7pm - at Alderbury Village Hall, Rectory Road, Alderbury, SP5 3AD

CPR and Defibrillator 

training session 

A date for your diary - Please come along to learn or to refresh your skills in CPR and using a defibrillator. The more people that are comfortable with these skills the better prepared we are as a Parish!

There are currently at least 3 Defibrillators in the Parish I am aware of:

  •  Hamptworth Golf Club

  •  RD Avery Garage

  •  Nomansland Telephone box

 

This is a free CPR and Defibrillator training session in

Landford Village Hall Blue Room at 7pm 

on 

20th March 2019

    All welcome to attend!

Session will be run by community heartbeat

Temporary Closure of Hamptworth Road, MARCH 2019

Temporary Closure of: Hamptworth Road, Redlynch and Landford (Ref: TTRO 5803)

Alternative route: via Timberley Lane - Moor Lane - A36 – B3079 Lyndhurst Road and vice
versa

These works will commence on 25 March 2019 and the closure will be required until 12 April 2019.  

Parish Council Clerk Horizon Entry -March 2019

More details of local events, news, local adverts etc can be found in our monthly Parish magazine HORIZON available from Landford Village Stores or delivered to your door (please ask at the Stores for details).

Wiltshire Council Library Bus

Mobile Library Service - Did you know that every week we have a Saturday morning Mobile library service in the Parish:

alternative weeks at Nomansland Green (09:30 to 12:00) or Landford - Beech Grange (11:20 to 11:50)!

 

Links for Dates: 

Nomansland: https://services.wiltshire.gov.uk/MobileLibrary/Library/Stop/136

 

Landford: https://services.wiltshire.gov.uk/MobileLibrary/Library/Stop/220

 

Full list of stops here: https://services.wiltshire.gov.uk/MobileLibrary/Library/StopList

Community Policing Report- Feb 2019

Community Policing report provided to the Parish Council.

Nomansland Reading Room - A call for Volunteer Cleaners

 Nomansland Reading Room is a lovely historical little hall, very suitable for small meetings. It is run by a village volunteer Management Committee. We also have a rota for a volunteer group of cleaners, who, with the caretaker, ensure that the facilities are ready for use. The cleaning is not onerous. It takes about an hour per month for each volunteer and it can be fitted in when convenient. We have room for another volunteer to contribute to our rota.

Please let us know if you can help our community in this way and if so contact Carry Gloyns Tel 01794 390482.

We will be very pleased to hear from you. (Ruth Webster is the Secretary of Nomansland Reading Room Management Committee)

Your Parish Council are seeking  Volunteers

Your Parish Council is looking to form a small group of people to help run a project for the refurbishment of the listed Nomansland Well of Sacrifice (War Memorial). The group would meet at least quarterly and feedback to the Council on the progress of the plan and any funding applications. 


Are you able to volunteer your time or expertise to join this group? 


Please contact the Clerk for further info and/or to volunteer.

Community Policing Report- Jan 2019

Community Policing report provided to the Parish Council.

Free Showing of A Plastic Ocean

The Bramshaw Trust in association with The Bramshaw & District Film Society  Invite you to a Free showing of A Plastic Ocean 
 

Friday 4th January 2019 at Bramshaw Village Hall, Bramshaw.
Free Parking in large carpark

 

Call Sue Bennison on 02380 813442 or email to bennison294@btinternet.com
to book your seat. 7.00pm for 7.30pm Start

 

New Forest National Park Volunter Fair

Make a change and volunteer for wildlife projects, heritage surveys, ranger services and outdoor activities within the stunning landscapes of the New Forest National Park.

 

Throughout the day there are also several free and fascinating short talks from local volunteer leaders.

27th Jan 2019 - 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

FREE

Lyndhurst Community Centre.

Temporary Closure of Moor Lane, Whiteparish in

FEB 2019

Temporary Closure of  Moor Lane (Part) Whiteparish; from its junction with Timberley Lane to its junction with the A36
.

Diversion: Alternative route: Timberley Lane - Hamptworth Road -
B3079 Lyndhurst Road - A36 and vice versa.

These works will commence on 11 February 2019 and the closure will be required until 22 March 2019.  Access will be maintained for residents and businesses where possible.

CPR and Defibrillator 

training session 

Free CPR and Defibrillator training session in

Landford Village Hall Blue Room at 7pm 

on 

20th March 2019


    All welcome to attend!

Session will be run by community heartbeat

Community Policing Report- Dec 2018

Community Policing report provided to the Parish Council.

Christmas Trees in the Parish!

On Thursday 6th December the Councillors placed 3 Christmas trees around the Parish.

 

A huge THANK YOU to our kind Parish Christmas Tree sponsors:

R.D.Avery

Crusader Carpets.

The Landford Poacher.

Hamptworth Golf Club

IN-EXCESS Garden Centre

Thank you to the kind people of the Parish who have started to decorate the trees with baubles and craft - The Trees  look GREAT!

Urgent Closure of Moor Lane (Part), Whiteparish

Urgent Closure of  Moor Lane (Part) Whiteparish; approximately 700m from Moor Farm Cottage in a westerly direction.

Diversion: Alternative route: via Moor Lane (unaffected length) - Timberley Lane - Hamptworth Road -
B3079 - A36 - Moor Lane (unaffected length) vice versa.

These works will commence on 16 November 2018 and are anticipated to be required for 2
day between the hours of 09:30 and 15:30.

Cattle Grid repairs - Nomansland

Thursday 29th November 2018 the cattle grid is due to be replaced next to The Lamb. On the same day, it is also hoped that the repairs will be carried out to the grid at the top of North Lane.

Wiltshire Concessionary bus pass renewal changes.

From the 01 January 2019 the way the older persons Wiltshire  concessionary bus pass will be renewed in a different way.

No longer will all older persons Wiltshire  concessionary bus passes be renewed automatically.

If your pass is not automatically renews but you would still like to receive one please contact Wilts. Council on 0300 456 0100

Image credit: 

https://londonbusesbyadam.zenfolio.com/p390625987/e31207392

Christmas Trees in the Parish!

 

 

 

Cllr Proctor and Cllr Bishop are looking to gain sponsorship for a Christmas tree  or three - Watch this space!

National Parks review launches call for evidence

An independent review of England's National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) has been commissioned by the Government; one of the key commitments of the government’s 25 Year Environment Plan.

The review opened its ‘Call for Evidence’ for anyone who visits, lives in or works with a National Park to give their views on the issues the report should tackle and we encourage your Parish to respond accordingly 

The consultation closes on 18th December

Community Policing Report- Nov 2018

Community Policing report provided to the Parish Council.

M. Avery conducted his last Remembrance service 

On Friday 9th November at 10:45 a commemorative service of remembrance was held at the Nomansland War memorial to mark the 100th anniversary of the ending of the First World War. The service was organised by B. Dunn and conducted by M. Avery. Despite the rain there was a strong attendance by the local community.
 
After the poignant service and wreath/flower laying,  the local school hosted a community coffee morning. 

 

Urgent Closure of Moor Lane (Part), Whiteparish

Urgent Closure of  Moor Lane (Part) Whiteparish; approximately 700m from Moor Farm Cottage in a westerly direction.

Diversion: Alternative route: via Moor Lane (unaffected length) – A36 – B3079 – Hamptworth Road –
Timberley lane – Moor Lane (unaffected length) vice versa.

These works will commence on 30 October 2018 and are anticipated to be required for 2 days between the hours of 09:30 and 15:30

Nomansland Community Org meeting

Nomansland Community Events

 

Meeting on Monday 24th September 

Nomansland Community Events Flyer Link for more details and contact information

Wiltshire Council Electoral Reivew

The Local Government Boundary Commission for  England (LGBCE)

 

The independent LGBCE is asking for your views on our electoral review of Wiltshire Council. The review will agree new council division boundaries across the country.

 

Consultation closes: 5th November 2018

NOMANSLAND SUMMER FAYRE

Parish Council at Nomansland summer fayre

 

Come and chat to a Parish Councillor at Nomansland Summer Fayre. Let us know how you would like to see the Parish develop, ask us about the work we do and give us your ideas as to how we should best use the telephone box in Hamptworth. You will find us alongside the Community Partnership team. 

Councillor Vacancy

What would YOU do if you were on the Parish Council?

 

This is your chance to make a difference as the Parish Council have a Vacancy - If you think, how can I make a change/difference in our local community then please consider becoming a Councillor for the Parish. 

Wiltshire recycling changes

From 30th July 2018 You can add more items to your Blue Bin for recycling - These include:

Plastic pots, tub and trays; Food and drink cartons

Note: 

1. Lids can stay on both jars and plastic bottles (as before)

2. Any attached plastic straw and wrapper for a product can be popped inside the food and drink cartons to be recycled (e.g small juice carton)

Consultation for New Forest Recreation Management Strategy

Join the debate

http://www.newforestnpa.gov.uk/conservation/managing-recreation/future-forest/join-the-debate/

 

Note the family in this poster are from our very own Parish !!! 

Consultation ends on 12th August 2018.

New Landford Village Signs

In Mid May 2018 new Landford village signs were installed in 4 locations. These signs were organised and paid for by Landford Community Partnership.

 

In early June, Sarah Kelly from the New Forest National Park visited the signs and commented on how the construction should be the new village standard.

You might spot the Chairman in a few of the photos!! 

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