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Press notice – Harrogate Advertiser – 10.10.19

Notice Of Confirmation Of A Definitive Map Modification Order, North Yorkshire County Council Wildlife And Countryside Act 1981, Former West Riding Of Yorkshire Area 2 Definitive Map And Statement, Public Bridleway No. 15.10/9 Mosscarr Lane To County Boundary, Bickerton, Harrogate, Modification Order 2013 On 25/09/2019

Mosscarr Lane Confirmed Order

The result of the Public Inquiry into the use of the bridleway from Mosscarr lane to the county boundary has resulted in a confirmed order.  The relevant documents are attached.

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Bickerton Community Group – Chatterbox

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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Visit to Allerton Waste Recovery Park (AWRP) 12th September 2019

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 […]

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North Yorkshire Police – Update August 2019

A report is attached which North Yorkshire Police have sent to the Parish Council.

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Newsletter August Update

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 […]

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Public Inquiry to re-open the footpath in Bickerton

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

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The BT Phone Kiosk in Bilton in Ainsty

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 […]

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UCI is coming past Bickerton! B1224 road closures – this may affect you.

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