NEWSLETTER March 2020.
            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.

THERE WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING OF THE PARISH COUNCIL ON 8TH JUNE, 2020 AT 7:30PM


PARISH COUNCIL ELECTIONS:

The elections to the Parish Council due to be held in May 2020 have been postponed until 2021.

RAT INFESTATION:

There is a continuing problem and the Parish Council has asked Chorley Council to request residents to stop feeding the ducks at the pond in Cripplegate Lane. The Pest Control Officer makes regular visits to the site and baits the trap however, the rats are not taking the bait because of the amount of food in the area.

HIGHWAYS AND FOOTPATHS:

FLOODING:

The flooding has occurred again on Dover Lane. The County Council has been informed.

TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE:

Quaker Brook Lane will be closed temporarily on 30th March 2020 to allow Openreach to carry out overhead cabling work.

PLANNING APPLICATIONS:

Planning permission has been granted for developments at Riley Green, Willowfield Chase, Sandy Lane, and Private Road. Applications have been submitted for development at Chapel Lane, Private Road and Bolton Road.

WAR MEMORIAL:

Discussions have been held with Chorley Council about alleviating the flooding problem and a local contractor has been approached about doing the work.

CRIPPLEGATE LANE:

Residents have been notified of proposals to maintain the area of land some work has been done but further work is required and Chorley Council has been asked to complete it as soon as possible.

PROVISIONAL DATE OF NEXT MEETING:

Monday 20th APRIL 2020 the Annual Parish Meeting at 7.30. p.m. at Holy Trinity Parish Church Hall to be followed by the Parish Council Meeting. Subject to the lifting of restrictions in connection with the Coronavirus Pandemic

MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND.

TONY HARKNESS CLERK. MARCH 2020