News Update

News since the Last Meeting

Christleton Heritage Walks Around the Village

Following on from the walks around the village prepared by David Cummings and published in May 2020 there is now a set of Heritage walks around the village.  Hopefully these walks will provide a new perspective on the village and its surroundings in what continues to be difficult times.

Walk 1 The Boatman’s Tale; Walk 2 The Cavaliers Tale (Longer version);  Walk 3 The Cavaliers Tale; Walk 4 The Canons Tale   and  Walk 5 The Littleton Township Trail

Each link will open in a new page so it can be printed or downloaded as required. Our thanks to David Cummings for compiling all of the walks.

Please be aware of the environment around you and follow the Countryside Code. In particular park without blocking gateways/drives, keep to the footpaths, respect agricultural land, leave gates as you find them and keep dogs under control (also bag dog poo and bin it properly).

21st July 2020

Christleton Coronavirus Walks

The following links provide details of some walks around the village that will enable you to exercise within the current time constraints.  Hopefully they will provide a welcome break in these difficult times.

Coronavirus Walks Introduction, Walk 1,  Walk 2Walk 3,  Walk 4, Walk 5,  Walk 6 and Walk 7

Each link will open in a new page so it can be printed or downloaded as required. Our thanks to David Cummings for compiling all of the walks

Please be aware of the environment around you and follow the Countryside Code. In particular park without blocking gateways/drives, keep to the footpaths, respect agricultural land, leave gates as you find them and keep dogs under control (also bag dog poo and bin it properly).

1st September 2020 (updated) 15th April (posted)

News from the Last Meeting

Publication of Annual Governance & Accountability Return (Year Ending 31 March 2020)

The Parish Council announced the publication of the Notice of Public Rights together with the Annual Governance & Accountability Return on the 17th July 2020.  This announcement comprises three documents namely

Notice of Public Rights AGAR Section 1 Annual Governance Statement 2019/20 and  AGAR Section 2 Annual Accounting Statement 2019/20.

These notices can also be viewed on Parish Council’s Notice Boards located at The Parish Hall – Village Road, Brown Heath Road and Haslin Crescent.

17th July 2020

Parish Council Newsletter July 2020

The Parish Council continues to meet remotely on a monthly basis using video conferencing technology. This has enabled to Council to make significant progress in the following subject areas – Traffic [road surfacing, proposals to reduce traffic flow through the village (Planit-IE)], Assets, Planning (University of Law and Beechmoor Nurseries) and Air Quality.

In addition to the publication of monthly minutes, the Parish Council has produced a newsletter which will be delivered to all properties in the village by 12th July 2020.  This Newsletter is also available electronically here.  If you have and comments or questions on the newsletter please contact the clerk by email.

12th July 2020

Two Vacancies on the Parish Council

There are currently two vacancies on the Parish Council as detailed in the attached Notice 

17th July 2020

Past News Items

Vacancy for The Clerk to the Parish Council

The position of Clerk to the council is being advertised as Sue Thwaite the current clerk is retiring after 17 years in the position at the end of April.  The advert for her replacement is given in the Clerk’s Vacancy Notice and a Specimen Job Description – Clerk is also available should anyone wish to apply.

Traffic Working Group Progress Update

Work continues and funding is in place to carry forward proposals for implementing measures to alleviate some of the traffic congestion and parking in the village centre.  A workshop with a Civic Architect has also been arranged to look for fundamental changes and understand what is possible to achieve to alleviate traffic issues to put forward their recommendations and anticipated costs of any proposals.

Highways Fault Reporting

To report any highways faults (including potholes, missing signs, broken streetlights etc.) please contact Highways at Cheshire West and Chester

Boughton Heath Allotment Colony

All plots are now occupied.  When plots become vacant they are offered to those on the waiting list first before they are advertised more widely.  To join the waiting list please contact the Clerk

Diary dates

The next meetings of the Parish Council will be held on Tuesday 6th October and 3rd November 2020 via ZOOM starting at 7pm (not the usual 7.30pm) – if any member of the public wishes to attend/make representations at this meeting please confirm your ZOOM ID to the Clerk by 5 pm on the Monday before the meeting

Please note until further notice the Parish Council meetings will held via a  ZOOM forum until present lockdown restrictions are lifted.