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North Yorkshire Police – Update August 2019

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

News update Aug2019

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 […]

Public footpath update

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

BT Phone Box

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 […]

UCI cycling event

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

VDS

Village Design Statement

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 […]

Judicial review

Update on judicial review for proposed development of 21 houses in Bickerton

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 […]

Restoration in Bickerton

Thank you to Bickerton Grange Farm for the renovation of a historic building in the field at the west end of Main Street that was near to ruin. It now looks fantastic and will be of great use to the farm.