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I have not exactly been inundated with pictures from readers following my request in the last issue. So for the cover this time I have used a new photograph with a similar theme as in the corresponding issue last year. At least it depicts a colourful scene and an interesting spring sky. By way of contrast, on the back page I have inserted a reminder of what the countryside looked like when it used to rain. I apologise if you receive this issue later than usual, due to the fact that there is a Bank Holi-day in the middle of our normal production process. The next issue will be the combined July/August issue so if you have something to announce or talk about in those months - or even in September - start working on it now. sure that you get your items to me by 15th June, three days earlier than usual, so as to avoid disappointment. Items via e-mail are preferable because they are easier to track and incorporate in the
-written items are acceptable. As I have written before: the deadline is always 18th of the month -
puts it together and looks after the administration up to the point of delivery to the printers. Thereafter, the distribution team takes over and I would like to thank them for all their hard work throughout the year and whatever the weather ensuring that this is carried out in a timely fashion. Paul Coleman Editor My Contact details are: Address: Manor Farm Cottage, High Street, Scampton, Lincoln LN1 2SD Telephone: 01522 731900 Mobile: 07846 381125 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org You can also find a copy of the magazine every month at the Brattleby website. Items appearing in this magazine are accepted in good faith and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or views of the Committee or of the Editor.
COMMUNITY POLICING Hello readers One of the biggest problems we are facing at the moment concerns thefts of metal
surprising that thieves are targeting this. Over the past month Julie and I have been responding to reports of suspicious people or vehicles within the community. Please continue to be vigilant and report anything suspicious. If you see people going from house to house or any unusual vehicles within your village, particularly flatbed
With the warmer weather anti-social behaviour, particularly involving young people, becomes an issue.
doing. In recent weeks we have had several reports of young people causing a nui-sance to local residents as well as damage being caused to a play area. Julie and I
child who has got themselves into trouble.
your car. We regularly receive complaints regarding vehicles that have been parked
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can be of help, our contact numbers are below. PC Jan Powell If anyone has any information with regards to a crime, no matter how small, please call the Neighbourhood Policing Team (NPT) or alternatively, if you would like to pass information anonymously, please call Crime Stoppers 0800 555 111. Your Neighbourhood Policing Team are PC Jan Powell and PCSO Julie McFaul. PC Jan Powell 0300 111 0300. e-mail: email@example.com mobile phone: 07796 312477 PCSO Julie McFaul 0300 111 0300. e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org mobile phone: 07825 100397 To report crimes and incidents that need an immediate response please call
0300 111 0300 or 999 in an emergency.
INGHAM HISTORY GROUP The Ingham and Cammeringham History Group meets every first Wednesday in the month at 7.30pm in the Ingham Village Hall. The cost is 2.50. New members always wel-come. Please call Vivienne Mann on 01522 731244 if you would like more information. Wednesday June 1st - a guided trip around Whisby Gardens. Meet at the car park at 6.30pm or at the gardens at 7.00pm. This trip is fully booked. Please note that the usual charge for the History Group of 2.50 will be charged for a donation to Whisby Gar-dens. PLEASE NOTE THE MEETING WILL NOW BE ON :Wednesday July 20th. A trip around Hall Farms Garden with some history about the house and the 14thC Moat and land around the Hall including St Chad's Church. Please let me know if you wish to be in-cluded. Maximum 14 people. The cost will be the same as the history evening. Meet at Hall Farm at 7.00pm or the car park at 6.45pm August - no meeting
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INGHAM & CAMMERINGHAM VILLAGE HALL COMMITTEE 200 CLUB
The Second Draw of Round No.70 of the 200 Club has now taken place and the following are the winners: Con-gratulations to them. No. 188 Dr J Alwyn 20 No. 7 Mrs L Warner 20 No. 92 Mr M Jackson 20 No. 115 Mrs K Garton 20 No. 184 Mrs J Slater 100 No. 110 Mr S Skidmore 50 No. 21 Mr R Wensley 20 Many thanks for your support of this fundraiser for Ingham and Cammeringham Village Hall. Promoter: Christine Walker, Old Bowling Green, Church Hill Ingham LN12YE 01522730221 email@example.com
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MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF SCAMPTON PARISH COUNCIL HELD AT 7.30pm ON THURSDAY 5th MAY 2011, AT BSA HALL, AISTHORPE
Present: Councillors S. Ulyat, R. Patterson, T. Williams, C. Nicholson and F. Fuller. Members of the public Mr John Cobley, Mrs Sandra Bird and Mr Paddy Tomlinson were also present for part of the meeting. Apologies were received and accepted from M. Deacon (Chairman) and Cllr L. Green, as well as District Cllr H. Shore and PCSO Julie McFaul. B. Coleman (Clerk) was also unable to attend and sent apologies. Minutes of the Meeting of the of the meeting of the 7th April 2011 were proposed, seconded and signed by the Vice-Chairman S. Ulyat as being a true record.
Members of the Council were reminded that at any time during the meet-ing they could declare an interest. There were no declarations at this point in time. Royal Wedding and Mugs for the Schoolchildren. Cllrs Patterson and Nicholson passed on thanks from Polyplatt and Scampton C of E Schools for the souvenir mugs, which were very gratefully received by pu-pils as a keepsake of the special day. Millenium Project.
lished in the Village Venture. Following the publication of the Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held on 7th April concerns were raised by a member of the public on two points: The ceremony which has been planned for June 12th to mark the official opening of the village project /
not been put right (namely workmanship issues and unfulfilled requirements). A grand opening seems to be in conflict with a previous Minute stating that no opening would take place until the Parish Coun-cil was satisfied that the project had been completed in every detail.
case of this has recently been brought to the attention of the Parish Council. After a lengthy discussion on the current situation, with regard to the Millennium Project, it was decided to hold a vote on whether there should be an official opening unless the project was completed to our re-quirements. Cllr Ulyat suggested that, from his extensive experiences in the building industry, if the project was officially opened there would be little incentive for the builder to return and very difficult to enforce any snagging corrections. The matter had been discussed on many previous occasions but no vote on any resolution had been taken.
A second issue was raised regarding the legality of the payment made to LCC for the sum of 2000, being
ing that this sum was not taken out of the village precept, but out of the remainder of the funds raised
BSA Millennium Committee). Mr Cobley questioned the legality of the decision, and suggested that advice should be sought for the dis-persal of the remaining Millennium Funds.
At this point, 8:30pm, the members of the public left the meeting and thanked the outgoing Parish Coun-cillors for their hard work in all the past years of service. Further to point no. 1, it was proposed (RP), seconded (TW) and voted unanimously that the open- ing ceremony should NOT go ahead until all outstanding issues have been resolved. AGM 2011 To be held at Polyplatt School on 10th May 2011. Refreshments to be provided (M. Deacon and B. Coleman to organise). It is hoped that as many members of the public as possible will attend. Opening of V Cafe at Scampton Estate The caf is now open and running well three days a week, run by volunteers. It is hoped to open the cafe in the evenings in the future for teenagers. There is no website yet, but RP suggested a link should be made to the Parish Council website. SU suggested that signage be put up to give non-estate residents directions to the caf. TW to ask Gill Angel regarding doing this
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INGHAM PARISH COUNCIL Minutes of the Monthly Meeting of Ingham Parish Council
Date: Monday 11 April 2011 Venue: Ingham & Cammeringham Village Hall Attendance: Councillors: K Wagstaff (Chairman); M. Dickinson; J. Baker; M. Duckworth; M. Nicholson; P. Heath; D. Howe; V. Kitchin. Also attending: M. Slack (Village Caretaker) S .Skayman (P3 Liaison Of-ficer). A. de Laine (Clerk); and 4 members of the public. Items raised in the Public Forum: None. Apologies for absence: District Councillor Heather Shore Declarations of interest from members in accordance with the Local Government: To be declared un-der appropriate agenda items. Minutes of the Monthly Meeting of Ingham Parish Council held on Monday 21 March 2011: Pro-posed by Councillor Howe seconded by Councillor Kitchin and RESOLVED unanimously that the min-utes of the Monthly Meeting of Ingham Parish Council held on Monday 21 March 2011 be approved with one amendment.
A further email has been received in support of the Red Arrows (circulated to councillors and acknowledged); Give Way priority on Village Green & Trees on B1398 on
-by reported once more NPT monitoring the situation; Over-grown evergreen tree in Churchyard letter written to Parochial Church Council, Councillor Heath re-ported the matter had been discussed at the recent Parochial Church Council Meeting; John Woolley and Julie Romain have written to thank the Parish Council for their gifts as volunteers; Damaged condition of Footpath between No 48 Lincoln Road and The Avenue reported to LCC Chris Darley called to inform
Chain on going; Edging slab at entrance to Sycamore Court reported - on-going; Response from John Beverley regarding The Big Lunch seeking clarification of decision Councillor Dickinson to visit John Beverley to explain; Potholes at top of Cow Hill reported (LCC have been out and marked them up); Cracked flag covering chamber outside Black Horse on-going; Email from parishioner received regard-ing dog pooh, actioned with WLDC requesting a clear up. Road sign outside No 27 West End reported (fallen down) reported once more. The Village caretaker reported the following: Litter bin in Long Lane has been relocated as requested; Metal storage cabinets have arrived; Fencing close to gate in Playing Field has been repaired; Fly tipping on Ingham Lane has been removed by WLDC; Jubilee Benches currently being restored; Telephone Box has had redundant internal fittings removed. Noticeboard requires painting and signage made to advise pa-rishioners of its future use as an additional information point; The P3 Liaison Officer reported the following: The Fingerpost requiring repair on Pa...