Chatterbox October Newsletter As we approach the end of our first year it is perhaps a good time for reflection. The Chatterbox venture was born from a pastoral initiative led by Rev Lucy Brencher in November 2018. Lucy was looking into ways of bringing people together, how to address needs of all types, for all […]
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Latest News Items
14 of us were treated to a fascinating glimpse into what happens to black bin rubbish collected from York and North Yorkshire homes. Being a Science teacher, it brought textbook pages to life. We are all familiar with the 4R’s motto and the important message reinforced by our guide Kimberley was: We need to REDUCE […]
A report is attached which North Yorkshire Police have sent to the Parish Council.
PROPOSED EXPLOSIVE MATERIALS STORAGE A Planning Application has been received for the creation of a site for Energetic Materials Storage and Distribution. Consent is being sought for the storage of 35 tonnes of explosive and 50 tonnes of Ammonium Nitrate. The proposed site is to the west of Rudgate adjacent to the Minster Hag Business […]
Notice for Public Inquiry into re-opening the footpath past Willowgarth Farm to the county border. The Inquiry will be held at Tockwith Village Hall, 1 Marston Road, Tockwith, YO26 7PR on Tuesday 3 September 2019 at 10.00am https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/795505/row_3213130.pdf
The Parish Council is aware of a note circulated to all properties in Bilton in Ainsty, which claims that the red BT Kiosk is to be removed in August.2019. Councillors have investigated this claim. There is no notice in the Kiosk and BT has not applied for Planning Consent to Harrogate Borough Council to remove […]
UCI Is coming past Bickerton. On September 21st Saturday the road will be closed between 11.30 and 3.30 and on 27th September, there will be a road closure from 3.35 until 4.35 . This might affect your travelling plans. Further details here: https://www.northyorks.gov.uk/uci-road-world-cycling-championships
The VDS was adopted by Harrogate Borough Council on 25th July 2019. This means the Bilton-in-Ainsty with Bickerton VDS (Appendix 1) is adopted as Design Guidance to be used as material consideration in planning decisions in the Bilton-in-Ainsty with Bickerton Parish. A copy of the VDS is on this website for your reference. Village Design […]
Following the news that a Judicial Review would take place, Councillors asked the Chairman to take legal advice about our current position and whether there was anything further that the PC could do to influence this development. The Parish Council has established a relationship with a Harrogate Solicitor who is an expert in these matters […]