NEWSLETTER April 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.

VEHICLES - RILEY GREEN

The police have been asked to look into the obstruction of the pavement by a vehicle at Riley Green. The Police are hoping to have a meeting with the Canal and Rivers Trust on the provision of a dog bin on the canal side at Riley Green. The Parish Council has been invited to send representatives to the meeting when it is held.

HIGHWAYS AND FOOTPATHS:

(A). TREES - BUS SHELTER BOARS HEAD:

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



(B). QUAKER BROOK LANE: Residents have been informed by the County Council that it intends to do some patching of the road surface in Quaker Brook Lane.

PLANNING APPLICATIONS:

An application has been received for a development at Viaduct Road.

WAR MEMORIAL:

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

Heritage England has confirmed that the War Memorial has been granted Grade 2 Listing under planning legislation.

CHORLEY ELECTORAL REVIEW:

The Local Government Boundary Commission has completed the review of the electoral arrangements for Chorley as expected it recommended a reduction in the number of councillors from 47 to 42 and that the ward boundaries be redrawn to reflect voter numbers. This means that the Brindle and Hoghton Ward will now include Clayton East.The recommendations are subject to Parliamentary Approval and will be implemented from May 2020.

DATE OF NEXT MEETING:

Monday 20th May 2019 at 7.30. p.m. at Holy Trinity Parish Church Hall the Annual General Meeting to be followed by the Parish Council Meeting.

TONY HARKNESS CLERK. APRIL 2019.