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ANNUAL TOWN MEETING AND COMMUNITY AWARDS – MONDAY 21st May 2018 at 6.30 pm

NOTICE OF

The Parish of Great Faringdon In the County of Oxfordshire

ANNUAL TOWN MEETING AND COMMUNITY AWARDS

THIS IS A MEETING OF THE ELECTORS OF FARINGDON, NOT A MEETING OF THE TOWN COUNCIL

MONDAY 21st May 2018 at 6.30 pm

in the Corn Exchange, Faringdon

Programme

6.30pm Arrival and refreshments

6.45pm Presentation of Awards

7.15pm Refreshments and opportunity to read reports

7.30pm Mayors Opening address

7.35pm Committee reports

7.45pm Public organisations reports

7.55pm Public Speaking time and general discussion

ALL ELECTORS ARE WELCOME

 

Town meeting Agenda 21st May 2018

1. Mayor’s Activities from 11-4-17 to 9-5-18

1. Mayor’s address May 2018

3. TOWN Meeting DRAFT minutes 0118

5. 1aFinance Committee report for Faringdon Town Meeting

5.1b. PLANNING 17-18

5.2b. FWMT

5.3.County Cllr. Annual report 2018

5.4.District Cllrs’ Annual Report to FTC May 2018

5.5 GRANT REPORTS

5.5 OUTSIDE BODY REPORTS

 

May Bank Holiday bin collection changes

Don’t forget – May Bank Holiday bin collection changes

 

Vale of White Horse District Council is reminding householders of the usual changes to their waste collections during the week following May Bank Holiday Monday.

There will be no waste collections on Bank Holiday Monday 7 May. Everyone’s bins will then be emptied one day later than usual for the rest of that week.

This includes households who normally have their bins emptied on a Friday – crews will be working on Saturday 12 May to catch up as normal on a bank holiday week.

In Vale of White Horse this is a grey bin and food waste bin collection week.

See Bank Holiday collections for further information.

Did you know? …the council can now collect cooking oil placed in a plastic bottle (no bigger than 1 litre) inside your food waste caddy.

Keep up to date with the council’s great app, Binzone, which is designed for smartphones so you can have all your collection dates at your fingertips all day, every day. Search for ‘Binzone’ on Google Pay Store (Android) or on Appstore (Apple).

Vale of White Horse District Council – not having an election on 3 May 2018

Unlike other parts of the county,

South Oxfordshire & Vale of White Horse District Councils are not having an election on 3 May 2018 so we won’t be sending out any voting cards or postal votes to residents in our district.

South Oxfordshire & Vale of White Horse District Councils next scheduled elections are in May 2019

Please make sure you are registered to vote for those elections, and if not please visit www.gov.uk/register-to-vote

If you’d like further information on elections or to find out who your local councillor is, please visit our website

http://www.whitehorsedc.gov.uk/services-and-advice/local-democracy

Tidier Faringdon

HUGE WELL DONE AND THANK YOU to all 75 of our wonderful residents that joined us for today’s community litter pick!!! INCREDIBLE!! Each person did on average 2 hours of litter picking that is 150 man, woman and child hours and we hope you agree it’s made a massive difference!

Special thanks to Gary Jackson one of the Tidy Team heroes, Keith Skelton our tidy team volunteer, Zoe Bruce and her team of Spring Cleaners, Cllrs Cane, Wise, Barron and Wright, all the children. Everyone was AMAZING!!

We thought you’d like to hear some of the weirdest things our litter pickers found (in no particular order)
9p
Half a toy cow
Half a traffic cone
A tent
A wheelbarrow wheel
A scooter
100’s of bags of poo (please pick it up as you go folks!!)
A man’s coat
A big red sock
A large electrical Christmas decoration
A tiny pink hat big enough for a fairy
An FCC tie
18 painted rocks #faringdonrocks
100’s of rubber gloves
3 foam balls
An unopened can of beer
A dead Hedgehog
and a…………………
stainless steel bbq!

Our truck is full to bursting and the litter will be collected by #VWHDCnext week. Huge thanks to the officers at the vale who assist with organisation of equipment and collection – you are great.

Faringdon you did really well

Many thanks from all of us at Faringdon Town Council

Nativity Video is here

With the spring flowers blooming it seems along time ago since the Faringdon Town Nativity but for those of you who would like to watch it again we are delighted to share the video. Our thanks go to Philip Pugh for making the film and Dominic Regan, Al cane, Helen Wilson and Anna Marlow for the use of their wondeful photographs.

TO WATCH THE VIDEO CLICK HERE 

 

 

Lechlade Rd Closure Starting on  26 March 2018 for 4 nights

TRAFFIC REGULATION NOTICE

ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT, 1984

 Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 14(2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act, 1984, that the Oxfordshire County Council

TEMPORARILY PROHIBITS THE USE OF AND WAITING ON THE HIGHWAY

BY ALL MOTOR VEHICLES

LOCATION:         Faringdon, A417 Lechlade Road

REASON:            to facilitate carriageway resurfacing

DURATION:         Starting on  26 March 2018 for 4 nights (20:00 – 06:00)    

(Traffic Regulation Notices cover a maximum of 5 consecutive days)

 ACCESS:  limited access will be maintained for emergency service vehicles and for frontages within the closed section of road, subject to the progress of the works

The “No Waiting” restriction means that wherever there are in place yellow “No Waiting” cones, you will not be able to park vehicles on the highway.

 SUGGESTED ALTERNATIVE ROUTE: Via B4019 Coxwell Road, Highworth

         Road, ( Wiltshire) Eastrop, Brewery Street (Highworth), A361 Lechlade

         Road, Thames Street (Lechlade), A417 St. John’s Street, Lechlade Road

         and vice versa.

Date: 20 February 2018