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Chairman re-elected

At the Annual Parish Council meeting on 16th May, Cllr Tony Grice was re-elected as chairman.

Cllr Liz Chmara was re-elected as vice chairman.

Village Hall - revised hire charges for 2016/17

Hirers are reminded that revised charges for the Village Hall complex came into force with effect from 1st April 2016. Click here for further details.

Want to know more about the Village Hall?

Want to hire the Village Hall, Centenary Lounge of Feignies Room?

Click here for hire charges and other information.

Click here for photographs of the premises.

Keyworth Quiz - Willow Brook triumph again!

Audience of one hundred plus sees school team win for third time in four years.

Congratulations to Willow Brook School, winners of the Keyworth Quiz for the third time in four years. Click here for more details.

Congratulations also, and many thanks, to the organisers who, yet again, have made the quiz such a resounding success.

Activity Park - work commences

Work on the long awaited activity park on the Rectory Field started on 14th March. Contractors will be onsite on weekdays between 7.30am and 5.00pm, and it will take at least nine weeks to complete the project. Please watch this space for further news in due course.

Click here to see latest plans.

Neighbourhood Plan News

Meetings with Developers: Members of the Steering Group put points and queries, from residents' comments in the formal consultation period last year, to the representatives of each of the sites earmarked for new housing development and for safeguarding in the Draft Plan, to make the community's expectations clear.

Release of Green Belt for Development: As there appears to be no possibility of release of Green Belt Land ahead of Rushcliffe Borough Council's Review, the Neighbourhood Plan will go forward with the Housing Policy as an appendix of recommendations. This will enable us to complete soon. The release of land and allocation of sites would then be done on completion of the Rushcliffe Local Plan Part 2.

Timescale: We hope the Plan will be completed and approved in the next couple of months and passed to Rushcliffe Borough Council, to independent examination in the autumn and then to referendum in early 2017.

Linda Abbey, Chairman of the Keyworth Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group.

Click here for previous Neighbourhood Plan items.

'Clean for the Queen' - thank you

Thanks very much to everyone who participated in the Clean for the Queen initiative on Saturday, 5th March. There were some 30 litter pickers, and 36 bags of litter were collected. Refreshments in the Centenary Lounge were well deserved and much appreciated.

Keyworth Diary - new co-ordinator

Lynne Read has decided to step down from her role as Keyworth Diary co-ordinator, and Helen Bradshaw has stepped into the breach. Please email any entries to Helen in future, at bookings@keyworthparishcouncil.org

Electoral Review of Nottinghamshire County Council

The Local Government Boundary Commission for England has completed its review of electoral arrangements for Nottinghamshire County Council. Click here for details.

Police liaison meetings - anything you want us to raise?

Parish Councillors meet with the local beat officer every month or so, to discuss crime trends and policing issues affecting Keyworth. If there are any issues you would like raised at these meetings, please feel free to email us...your emails will be passed on to the relevant Councillors, and discussed at the next meeting. If you would like someone to contact you with feedback from the meeting, please make that clear in your email. Click here for more about local policing. N.B. The purpose of the meetings is to discuss policing issues in general. Individual crimes should always be reported to the police in the first instance, through the normal channels (click here for details).

Keyworth Advice Centre

Tuesday afternoons in the Feignies Room at the Village Hall on Tuesday afternoons.

Click here for details.

Defibrillator in Village Hall

A defibrillator, donated by East Midlands Ambulance Service, can be found in the Village Hall foyer. If hiring the premises, please make sure that you know where it is, and how it should be used in case of emergency. If hiring the Centenary Lounge, please make sure that you know how to access to the defibrillator via the connecting doors. Click here for further details.

Previous items

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