North Yorkshire Police-Harrogate District O & S Police Report November 2019- February 2020

May 25th 2020. Scarecrow competition in Bickerton

30 households joined in the Bank Holiday fun and made scarecrows, from Harry Potter to Jaws, the Hungry Caterpillar to Strictly Bickerton. There were some fantastic entries, using bags of imagination with hard work involved.  A video has been made showing them all and you can find it on YouTube at the following link  https://youtu.be/j44_mk2ZAj4

The well-deserved overall winner was Mary Poppins.

 

VE Day 2020 Commemoration Celebrations in Bickerton

Bickerton residents got into the spirit of the day and homes were decorated with bunting and flags with a celebration tea, held at 4pm in front gardens and following the 2m distancing rule. There is a short montage with music on our Facebook page  “Bilton-In-Ainsty with Bickerton Parish Council”, beautifully presented by a Bickerton resident. If you have time, please take a look.

Annual General Meeting 18th May 2020

As the Coronavirus epidemic continues to disrupt the Parish Council’s normal operations, Councillors will hold the Annual General Meeting of the Council using video conferencing. Any local resident who wishes to make a statement or ask a question, can do so by emailing it to , so that it can be considered for inclusion in the agenda for the 18 May 2020 meeting.

Virtual Parish Council Meeting on 28th April.

During the current Coronavirus Epidemic, the Parish Council is unable to meet. Virtual meetings will be held each month until the situation returns to normal, in order that the Parish Council can address issues and continue to function. 

Any member of the public who wishes to ask a question or make a statement can  do so by emailing the Clerk/RFO at  so that the question/statement can be included in an agenda which  will be posted to the Parish Council’s website as normal. 

If you would like to ask a question or make a statement at the Virtual Monthly meeting to be held on Tuesday 28 April 2020, please let the Clerk/RFO not later than 27 April 2020.

 

Trevor Grant

Clerk/RFO to the Parish Council

Virtual PC Meetings during lockdown.

During the current Coronavirus Epidemic, the Parish Council is unable to meet. Virtual meetings will be held each month until the situation returns to normal, in order that the Parish Council can address issues and continue to function. 

Any member of the public who wishes to ask a question or make a statement can  do so by emailing the Clerk/RFO at so that the question/statement can be included in an agenda which  will be posted to the Parish Council’s website as normal.

 

If you would like to ask a question or make a statement at the Virtual Monthly meeting to be held in April , please let the Clerk/RFO know by 4 April 2020.

 

Trevor Grant

Clerk/RFO to the Parish Council

Public Notice re Coronavirus

The attached notice is to tell you how the Parish Council are dealing with coronavirus.

Parish Council Meeting 17th February 2020

Please note that this meeting will be held at St Helens Church.

Apologies for the late change of venue which is due to circumstances out of the control of the Parish Council.

Precept consultation – Investing in our local police and fire and rescue service

Precept consultation

Julia Mulligan, the North Yorkshire Police Fire and Crime Commissioner is asking North Yorkshire residents how much they are willing to pay in their council tax bill for North Yorkshire Police and North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service.

The survey began on 15 January and is open until midnight on 28 January 2020.

The survey can be completed online at www.telljulia.info.

Please help to promote the online survey on your website / blog, public notice boards, at your public meetings and when you are engaging with your communities. If you use social media, please look out for #TellJulia and  www.telljulia.info and please re-tweet and share.

 

HBC – Draft decision notice for red phone boxes in both villages

Harrogate Borough Council has  issued a draft decision notice for retention of the red phone boxes in Bilton in Ainsty and Bickerton.  Please see the attached notice for full details.