THE FOLLOWING SUMMARY from Jim Lindop is an overview from Hedon Town Council meetings in December 2012. They are based on discussions from the meeting and should not be taken as any official record. They are provided here for resident’s information and interest (note bold and links by Editor):
See the blog for my recent update on Horsewell Pond.
Thanks have been passed to Vivergo Fuels who kindly covered the cost for the Reindeer and their helpers to attend the Christmas Lights Turn on 30th November. The evening was very well attended and a great success.
The Council are considering allowing the Town Hall to become a Wedding venue; a small working party was set up to formulate arrangements when the Town Hall is booked for weddings, however the licence will only be applied for when the refurbishment of the toilets shared between the Town Hall and Alexandra Hall is underway and nearing completion.
The council have received an offer of a gift to take over the ownership of Elsie Gate field down Ivy Lane. Legal questions are progressing hopefully for a final decision in Jan 2013.
The order is to be placed for a new Community Notice Board to be positioned on the Neb, which is the where the Christmas Tree is positioned in Market Place, this is to display community events involving the people of Hedon.
A mobile skate park session is to be arranged during the spring or early summer possibly on the car park on Johnson’s corner.
It was agreed to grant one of the Hedon Rangers Football Teams a donation of £50.
Discussion took place in regard to new Government rules and to how council tax support arrangements will affect Hedon Town Council when calculating the precept.
Hedon police reported this month 12 incidents of anti-social behaviour, 14 thefts, 4 of which were from vehicles, 12 burglaries both dwelling and none dwelling in the Hedon area, entry via garage, conservatory, utility door into dwelling, 2 reports of criminal damage, 3 assaults. 2 cases of harassment, 1 of fraud an ebay advert then an email from paypal resulting in victim posting netbook to Nigeria, further email asking for cash to pay customs. PayPal confirmed email is false.
Arrangements are being made and details being collated for a WW11 memorial to civilians killed during air raids in Hedon, to be possibly positioned within the Town Hall
Residents are advised that if they have any concerns that they want to discuss or place before the Council, they should contact one of the councillors or the Town Clerk at the Town Hall.
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