Bracknell Forest Council (BFC) is currently preparing a Comprehensive Local Plan (CLP) for the Borough up to the year 2036. As part of this process BFC will need to include a strategy for the level and distribution of development, including housing and economic uses. This involves assessing submitted sites in relation to their suitability for development. BFC is now publishing the results of the assessment alongside the final draft methodology for comments.
Further information about this plan and response/comment forms are available at http://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/comprehensivelocalplan
This Consultation runs from Monday 21 November 2016 until 5pm Monday 19th December 2016. A copy of the plan is also available to view at the Parish Council Office.
Work on the Neighbourhood Plan is reaching its conclusion and Warfield Residents are invited to public sessions where the latest information will be presented. Residents will have the opportunity to input on policy areas and ask questions about the Plan.
Sessions are as follows:-
Saturday 29th October, Whitegrove Community Centre at 10.oo, 11.00, 13.00 and 14.00
Thursday 3rd November, The Brownlow Hall, Newell Green at 20.00
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 October 31st to November 13th.
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.
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. Why not take a picnic too!
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.
Post Now Filled
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.
We’re still looking for volunteers to help with marshalling around the Winkfield and Warfield Family Cycle Ride course on Sunday 26th June.
Are 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.
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.