Brilliant news – the NDP result was overwhelmingly in favour of adoption, with 92.8% of votes for “yes”. This means that the NDP will have full weight from this morning and the Cabinet Member is due to sign off the plan for adoption on the 8 June. You can access the Declaration of result of Poll here.
The Parish Council were very pleased to co-opt Andrew Daniels as a new Parish Councillor at their meeting on the 1st May 2018. Andrew fills the vacancy left by the resignation of Jane Bayliss.
As there was no call for an election to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Jane Bayliss, the Parish Council will now look to co-opt someone to fill the vacancy. If you are interested in becoming a Parish Councillor, contact the Clerk, Emma Lewis via the contact page.
The referendum to decide on adoption of the Yarpole Group Neighbourhood Plan will be held on Thursday 10th May in the village hall. You can access the notice of the referendum here. Don’t forget to use your vote!
Mortimers Cross Project Launch Event on Wednesday April 18th at 7.30 pm in Kingsland Church. The highly regarded investigating archaeologists, Dr Glenn Foard (battlefield) and Dr Tracey Partida (landscape) will explain what their roles will be and they will outline the activities planned to share their findings with the community. All are welcome. You can read the latest project newsletter here.
Following the resignation of Jane Bayliss, there is a vacancy on the Parish Council. The local election rules provide that an election to fill the vacancy will be held if a request for an election is submitted to Herefordshire Council signed by ten electors within 14 days of this notice (i.e. by 11th April 2018). You can access the formal notice here. If there is no request to hold an election then the Parish Council will look to co-opt someone to fill the vacancy.
At their meeting in February, the Parish Council were pleased to co-opt Geoff Trotter to fill the vacancy on the Parish Council.
The new leaflet from Croft Castle has been published, with information on all the work going on in Fishpool Valley. Access it here – Get the Lowdown Issue 1
The February 2018 edition of the Herefordshire Rural Hub newsletter can be accessed here.
Excellent News! The independent examiner has confirmed that the Neighbourhood Development Plan can go forward to the final stage of the process which is the referendum on adoption. You can access the examiners report on the NDP page of this website. The Parish Council will be discussing the report and recommendations at their meeting on the 6th February.