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Two new documents have been added to the Neighbourhood Plan page which may be of interest to residents following the development of this important local resource
Under the "News" section a report has been added from an independent consultation that addresses the potential next
steps in the process of creating a Neighbourhood Plan: Review of next steps - May 2019 (124.7 Kb)
Under the "Document Library" section a new document has been added containing a glossary of planning terminology: Glossary of Planning Terminology (60.1 Kb)
The Parish Council have been advised of an Emergency Temporary Traffic Regulation Notice for Mill Green Lane
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Staffordshire County Council being the highway authority responsible for the repair and
maintenance of Mill Green Lane in Abbots Bromley are satisfied that it is necessary to close to all vehicular traffic
that length of Mill Green Lane for the extent between the junctions with the Lichfield Road for a period of 21 days from
the date of this Notice because of the likelihood of danger to the public during urgent utilty works being undertaken by
South Staffordshire Water.
Access will be available for pedestrians and for vehicles being used in connection with the works and for vehicles requiring access to premises on the length of road which is closed.
Access for emergency services vehicles will be available via the alternative route. An alternative route for traffic is available via Mill Green Lane, Lichfield Road and vice versa.
IT IS ANTICIPATED THAT THE CLOSURE WILL BE IN PLACE BETWEEN 14:00hrs on13th May 2019 AND 17:00hrs on 17th May 2019.
The restriction may if necessary be extended for one further period of up to 21 days by the publication of a second Notice.
John Tradewell Director
(Strategy, Governance and Change)
Members of the public are welcome to attend a meeting of the Parish Council at the Village Hall on Wednesday 15 May 2019 at 7pm
1. Apologies for absence
(The next four items are the matters to be dealt with at the Annual Meeting of a Parish Council)
2. Election of Chairman
3. Election of Vice Chairman
4. Co-option of Parish Councillors
5. Authority to Act Between Meetings
6. Public Session
7. Working Groups
8. Declarations of Interests
9. Minutes of Previous Meetings
10. Neighbourhood Plan Update
11. Matters of report
13. Financial Matters
14. Group reports
15. Correspondence, bulletins and reports
16. Date and time of next meeting
Parish Council Meeting - 7.00pm Wednesday, 26th June 2019 at Village Hall
The full meeting notice and draft minutes of the last meeting are available on these pages
Are you interested in serving the community of Abbots Bromley? Would you like to help with local government in Abbots Bromley?
Are you available to attend monthly PC meetings as well as additional meetings when required?
Have you a few hours available each month to undertake some of the tasks that councillors do?
IF SO THE PARISH COUNCIL HAS SEVERAL VACANCIES AND THEY WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM YOU!
For more information, contact:-
Mrs S Meads, Clerk to the Parish Council
Marsh Farm, Uttoxeter Road,
Abbots Bromley, Staffs,
Tel : 01283 840891
See full notice here --> Parish Council vacancies (83.9 Kb)
Just when you thought it could not possibly get more exciting, we now have an election for the European Parliament
The formal notification of the election can be viewed on these web pages by clicking the link ---> Notice of Election - 23 May 2019 (16.5 Kb)
On 2nd May 2019 there are elections for Abbots Bromley Parish Council and the Bagot Ward of East Staffordshire Borough Council
Information from the electoral officer at East Staffordshire Borough Council has been published relating to the local
elections in May:
This will take place in the Village Hall and all residents are invited to attend.
Tea and coffee will be available from 6.30pm and the councillors will be present if you would like to discuss any issues
with them informally beforehand.
A G E N D A
The formal business will commence at 7.00pm.
2. Chairman’s Report – Presentation by Cllr P Charles & Cllr Mrs A Appleby
3. Signing of Parish Assembly Minutes 2018
4. Presentation of Certificate to 2018 Jubilee Cup holder
5. Presentation of Jubilee Cup for 2019
6. Receive the accounts from United Charities
7. HS2 Update
8. Update on the Abbots Bromley Neighbourhood Plan
9. Open Forum
10. Chairman’s Closing Remarks
The dates and times of the mobile library visits to our village are now available on these web pages
In the "Information" section of these web pages there is a page with details of local services where you will find information about the mobile
High Speed Two (HS2) is the new high speed railway for Britain. This newsletter is about Phase 2a of the railway, which will run from the West Midlands to Crewe, passing through parts of Staffordshire and Cheshire.
The project team recognise that local people may be concerned about the potential impacts of HS2.
This newsletter explains the latest plans and the support available.
South Staffs Water has started a £19,000-scheme to improve biodiversity, whilst reducing diffuse pollution along Tad Brook near Blithfield Reservoir.
Supported by the National Environment Programme fund from the Environment Agency, the scheme will divert the existing
Tad Brook from its current course, which is very straight, so that it meanders and creates an improved habitat for
otters, brown trout and invertebrates.
The work involves felling the old non-native trees, which have been badly damaged by squirrels, and creating a new course for the brook, meeting up with the drainage from the surrounding fields. Once the work is completed, native willow and alder trees will be planted to create a new wet woodland, complimenting the biodiversity of the brook.
Visit the South Staffs web pages for full details and video.