NEWSLETTER May 2019.
            The Parish Council wishes to remind everyone that their meetings are open to all residents and that there is opportunity to have your say at these meetings.

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING:

At the Annual General Meeting Trevor Greenwood was appointed chairman of the Parish Council and Nigel Peter was appointed Vice Chairman.

HIGHWAYS AND FOOTPATHS:

(A). TREES - BUS SHELTER BOARS HEAD:

The County Council has been asked again to carry out further pruning to the trees by the bus shelter.

(B). QUAKER BROOK LANE:

Patching work has been carried out prior to resurfacing work in the summer.

(C). TRAFFIC SPEEDS - CHAPEL LANE:

A local resident reported a problem regarding speeding traffic in Chapel Lane. Members were reminded of the action taken in the past to try to resolve the issue.

(D). HOGHTON LANE - SPEED CAMERAS:

It was understood that speed cameras had been located recently on Hoghton Lane.

PLANNING APPLICATIONS:

Three applications had been granted at Blackburn Old Road, Quaker Brook Lane and Viaduct Road since the last meeting of the Parish Council. An application has been received for a development at Quaker Brook Lane.

WAR MEMORIAL:

The Parish Council was informed of the present position regarding the ponding issue.

CRIPPLEGATE LANE:

Some maintenance work is required . It was suggested that the Wildlife Trust should be invited to participate in the upkeep of the area.The Clerk will contact Chorley about the maintenance of the area and the Wildlife Trust about the future upkeep of the area.

DATE OF NEXT MEETING:

Monday 17th June 2019 at 7.30. p.m. at Holy Trinity Parish Church Hall.

MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND.

TONY HARKNESS CLERK. MAY 2019.