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

Following the recent ordinary elections for 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 at its full meeting on Wednesday 24 June 2015 which will take place at the Parish Office.

Anyone interested in applying should contact the Parish Clerk for more information. The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 10 June 2015.

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 meeting on the 24 June to introduce themselves to members.

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Parish Council Election Results

The results of the election on Thursday 7 May 2015 can be viewed here. Look out for updates to our website in the coming days and weeks.

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VE Day Celebration – Friday 8 May

8 May 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of VE Day (Victory in Europe Day) and Warfield Parish Council will be lighting one of hundreds of beacons being lit across the country to celebrate. Please come along to Priory Field for 9.30pm to help us celebrate.

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Planning & Transport Committee Meeting – Wednesday 6 May

Please note this revised date, in place of our postponed Planning & Transport Committee Meeting of Monday 27 April. Agenda will be published on Thursday 30 April.

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Parish Council Elections – Thursday 7 May 2015

On Thursday 7 May, elections will be taking place for parliamentary seats and local and parish councils. All 13 seats on Warfield Parish Council are up for election in May and nominations for candidates are now open. For further information see here.

All Election 2015 documents published by Bracknell Forest Council can be viewed at the Bracknell Forest Council website.

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Community Litter Pick – A Big Thank You

Some of the volunteers at our community litter pick in March 2015We would like to say a big thank you to all our wonderful volunteers who came along, as part of Bracknell Forest Council’s Big Spring Clean initiative, to our community litter pick this morning. They collected from Larks Hill and surrounding areas:

  • 17 sacks of rubbish,
  • 9 sacks of recyclable materials (plastic bottles and cans),
  • 1 trolley-full of glass bottles,
  • 2 hub caps,
  • 1 estate agent’s board, and
  • a Christmas tree!

A big thank you also to Warfield Environment Group who supplied all the equipment.

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Community Litter Pick – Saturday 14 March

Poster providing details of our community litter pick on 14 March 2015Warfield Parish Council, in partnership with Warfield Environment Group, is holding its annual community litter pick as part of Bracknell Forest Council’s Big Spring Clean initiative. We will again be clearing the areas around Larks Hill of rubbish and are looking for volunteers to come along and help us. The litter pick is on Saturday 14 March, 10am – 12 noon. Meet us at Larks Hill car park, where parking is available. Please wear suitable clothes and bring gloves. Litter pickers and bags will be provided.

For more information see our community litter pick page or contact us.

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Warfield Neighbourhood Plan Community Questionnaire – deadline approaching

Warfield_Neighbourhood_Plan_imgThe Warfield Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group is gathering opinions from residents and businesses in Warfield via a community questionnaire, and the results will feed directly into the Warfield Neighbourhood Plan. The response so far has been good but there is now only a little time left for you to complete a questionnaire if you haven’t already done so. The deadline is this Saturday 28 February at one of the locations identified on the questionnaire. Alternatively you can complete the questionnaire online.

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Drop-in sports classes for young people – an update

Poster providing information on the Drop-In Sports Classes at Whitegrove Community CentreThe free sports classes provided by Warfield Parish Council in partnership with in2sport have started again after the half-term break. Qualified coaches will be running activities such as bowling, hockey, cricket, table tennis, basketball, dodgeball, board games and a football table in Whitegrove Community Centre.

The classes run on a Wednesday, 5-7pm, for young people aged 6-10 years and a Thursday, at a new time of 6-8pm, for young people aged 11-15 years. Come along at any time and stay for as long as you like!

To sign up please call 0844 6827500 or email info@in-2-sport.co.uk

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Warfield Award 2015 – Nominations Welcome!

Warfield_Award_cupNominations for the Warfield Award which is presented annually to honour a significant contribution to Warfield community life are now being sought. If you know of an individual who you feel has made an outstanding contribution over the last year please let us know.

The cup will be presented at the Parish Assembly on Wednesday 22 April.

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