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The Oxhill News

August 2003

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Notes of the Oxhill Parish Council Meeting

Tuesday 8th July 2003 at 8.00pm in the Village Hall

Apologies were received from Stephen Hackett and Brian Emmerson.  All other Councillors were present.

Matters Discussed

Traffic Speed 

Community Beat Officer, PC Dale Parker informed the PC Chairman that all matters relating to vehicles speeding should be reported to the Shipston-on-Stour Policy Station and any information received would be treated in the strictest confidence and acted upon.

 Finance

The Annual Financial Return for the year 2002/2003 was signed by the Chairman and the Internal Audit had been completed satisfactorily by John McKail.

A request for support from the Warwickshire and Northampton Air Ambulance had been received.  A 35 donation would be sent.

Planning

No objection was raised to single storey front extension and pre-cast garage at 3 The Leys.

No objection other than concern about vehicle access was returned for change of use from agricultural land to commercial use, retention of hard standing and erection of new storage unit at Wixey Transport.

Warwickshire County Council Emergency Plan

This would be updated to include our two Motor Sport Medics, Barbara Peach and Mike Shepard.

Pension Service Shipston

A new pension information service is available at the Shipston Benefits Office, 44 Telegraph Street , each Monday between 9.30 and 11.30 a.m.

Road Repairs

The Highway Department would be contacted with regard to the poor state of the Whatcote Road and in particular the sharp drop along the edge of the road across from the lay-by.

Item from Gilliam Roache, Ward Member - New Housing Options Project Launch

Care and Repair England has recently set up five pilot schemes nationwide to offer Housing Option advice and support to older people.  Age Concern Warwickshire are running two of the pilot schemes.  The target groups are older home owners and tenants living in the privately rented sector who may be considering moving to alternative accommodation.  For those who wish to move, information on housing options in their area is available and, if required, assistance to co-ordinate the practical aspects of moving.  Clients who would prefer to remain in their existing home can be offered advice and information on possible sources of funding which might help them to improve, repair or adapt their home.  The purpose of the new scheme is to offer practical impartial and independent advice to clients to enable them to reach an informed decision on whether to stay or go.

Date of next meeting

Tuesday 9th September 2003 at 8.00 p.m. in the Village Hall.

Angela Kean, Clerk

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