Jealott’s Hill Community Landshare calls out for votes to bag a share of a £12.5 million carrier bag charge fund

Jealott’s Hill Community Landshare (JHCL) is bidding to bag a cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help Initiative.

The supermarket has teamed up with Groundwork on it’s Bags of Help Initiative which see grants of £12,000, £10,000 and £8,000 – all raised from the 5p bag levy – being awarded to environmental and greenspace projects. JHLC is one of three groups on the shortlist to receive the cash award with the group with the most votes gaining the maximum prize.

JHCL is an inspirational six acre multi-purpose garden within Warfield Parish for community use in Berkshire.  The gardens welcome people with a disability or those from a disadvantaged background, supported by volunteers from the local community, to work on horticultural activities and create a haven for wildlife for all to enjoy.  Sharing skills and produce is at the heart of this project which is a partnership between Bracknell Forest Homes, Bracknell Town Council, Warfield Parish Council and Syngenta.

Shoppers are being invited to head along to Tesco stores to vote for who they think should take away the top grant, so why not pop along to your local store and show your support for this fantastic community project.

Voting is open in stores from September 26th to October 9th.

 

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Notice of Conclusion of the Audit and Right to Inspect the Annual Return for the Year Ended 31 March 2016

Warfield Parish Council has announced its notice of conclusion of the audit and right to inspect the Annual Return for the year ended 31 March 2016.

The Annual Return may be viewed here.

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Parish Council Grant Applications for 2017

Warfield Parish Council allocates money each year to be awarded in grants to organisations for projects or events that will be of benefit to the residents of the Parish, and is now welcoming applications for the financial year 2017/18. The deadline for submission of applications is 31 October 2016. For more information please see Parish Council Grants.

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Job Vacancy – Part time Administrative Assistant

Warfield Parish Council has a vacancy for a part time Administrative Assistant (fixed term contract) to work alongside the Clerk and Booking Administrator in the Parish Council Office at County Lane, Warfield.  This will be for a fixed term to 23 December 2016.  We would be willing to consider this post for term time only to the right candidate.

The successful candidate should have experience in dealing with the public and have good administration, IT and communication skills.

You may download an information pack; job description and application form. Alternatively you may visit the Parish Council office (next to Tesco store) to find out more or to register your interest.

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 26 August 2016

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Summer of Fun

This year Warfield’s Summer of Fun day took place at the Warfield Memorial Ground and a great time was had by all!  Although the weather wasn’t perfect it didn’t stop any enjoyment on the many activities on offer.

There are still a few events taking place in August throughout the Borough, just turn up on the day.Summer of Fun 2016 All001  Why not take a picnic too!

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Job Vacancy – Facilities Caretaker

Warfield Parish Council has a vacancy for a part time facilities caretaker at its well-used community halls. The nature of the role will require flexibility. You will be required to work at least 20 hours per week, which will include some weekends and key holder duties some evenings. Your own transport is essential.

Working on your own, the position involves the general cleaning of our halls, liaising with users and the Parish Clerk, ordering consumables, co-ordinating the maintenance of lighting/heating/security systems and handyman duties as required. A DBS check will be required.

You may download an information pack; job description and application form. Alternatively you may visit the Parish Council office (next to Tesco store) to find out more or to register your interest.

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 1st July 2016.

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Notice regarding Warfield Parish Council’s Accounts for the Year Ended 31 March 2016

Warfield Parish Council has today announced the notice of appointment of date for the exercise of electors’ rights for its accounts for the year ended 31 March 2016.

This notice identifies:

  • when the accounts and Annual Return can be inspected,
  • how to question the auditor, and
  • how to make an objection to the accounts.
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Family Cycle Ride Sunday 26th June – Cycle Marshalls Needed!

We’re still looking for volunteers to help with marshalling around the Winkfield and Warfield Family Cycle Ride course on Sunday 26th June.

Family Cycle Ride 2016Are you able to spare a few hours to come along and help?  Please contact the Parish Office if you think you can, we’d love to hear from you.

Find out more about this popular family event here.

 

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Notice of Vacancy for One Parish Councillor in the Quelm Park Ward

Following the recent ‘notice of vacancy’ for the Quelm ward of Warfield Parish Council, no requests were received by the Returning Officer at Bracknell Forest Council to fill this vacancy. The Parish Council is therefore required to fill the vacancy by co-option.  This will take place at the council meeting on Wednesday 25 May 2016 at the Parish Office.

Anyone interested in applying should complete the nomination form or contact the Parish Clerk for more information. The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 13 May.

All eligible candidates will be asked to submit a short letter or CV giving reasons why they should be considered for the vacancy and will then be invited to attend the council meeting on the 25 May to introduce themselves to members.

Please see the attached nomination form regarding eligibility and the ‘The good councillor’s guide’ which explain more about the role of a parish councillor.

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Come to our Vegetable Take & Grow – Saturday 23 April

Take_and_Grow_poster_2016Taking place 10.30am – 12 noon in Whitegrove Community Centre this is your opportunity to collect some free vegetable and herb seedlings, and seeds. Further information here.

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