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Just to remind everyone that the Gala will be held over one day again this year and the date is Saturday, 30 June 2018.

Stalls: there are a number of enquiries coming through to check if there is still availability to have a stall space, there are some left, but you need to hurry to confirm your booking, the more the merrier.

You can download the booking form from the Events page on the Parish Council Website: http://www.birstallparishcouncil.org.uk/parish-events.html or call into the Council offices to collect a form, once you have completed it, submit it with the appropriate payment and that's it, all booked. We will send out parking permits nearer the date to enable stallholders to gain access to the playing fields and car park on the day. More »

We look forward to hearing from you.

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Wed, 25 Apr 2018 09:05 by Sue Coulson

There's a new Bank in town..........

There's a new Bank in town..........

The Parish Council are overwhelmed with the response that this new installation has received, the bank has only been installed for one month and it's full, we have called the relevant body to come and empty it. Well done to all have contributed, please keep the good work going for this worthy cause. for more information about this please read the initial news item below.

The Parish Council received an enquiry from the Air Ambulance service to install a recycling clothing bank on their premises to help them to raise funds for the Air Ambulance Service. More »

Every day of the year, Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance and Warwickshire & Northamptonshire Air Ambulance are helping to save more lives.

Their critical care paramedics, trauma doctors and pilots fly an average of three rescue missions per service per day, delivering lifesaving care within minutes to those in greatest need.

Each mission costs £1,700 and the charity receives no government funding, they rely solely on public donations.

The Parish Council were pleased and proud to be able to assist with the fundraising for this valuable and worthy cause and agreed a space central to the village on the Sibson Road car park.

The Air Ambulance Service entirely operate the recycling service, the banks are emptied and maintained by them and 100% of the proceeds raised from the sale of these items goes directly back into the charity. » Less

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 08:30 by Sue Coulson

Review of Local Government Ethical Standards: Stakeholder Consultation

The Committee on Standards in Public Life is undertaking a review of local government ethical standards.

Robust standards arrangements are needed to safeguard local democracy, maintain high standards of conduct, and to protect ethical practice in local government.

As part of this review, the Committee is holding a public stakeholder consultation and the document can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/local-government-ethical-standards-stakeholder-consultation More »

The consultation closes at 17:00 on Friday 18 May 2018, » Less

Thu, 29 Mar 2018 12:14 by Sue Coulson