Parish Council vacancy

A vacancy has arisen on Chilworth Parish Council. An election will be held if ten or more residents request that there be one, otherwise the Returning Officer at TVBC will authorise the position to be filled by co-option.  For more details see the notice which has been posted in the usual places, the PDF version of which may be seen here.

Residents wishing to put themselves forward as potential parish councillors should advise Donna Jones, the clerk to the council by e-mail, and consider giving notice in writing to the Returning Officer as detailed in the notice.

HCC Recycling Pilot Scheme

Hampshire County Council, in partnership with its waste contractor Veolia, has given the go ahead to develop a trial project that aims to both provide people in need with access to low-cost furniture and reduce the amount of bulky waste requiring disposal through landfill. If successful, this could be a big deal. Read all about it here.

Local Infrastructure – Consultation

Our county councillor, Cllr Nick Adams-King, has just published his Aug/Sept Newsletter which you can find here. It contains news of a consultation about the infrastructure needed to support cycling and walking across southern Test Valley (in this context ‘Southern Test Valley’ comprises the southern seven parishes of the TVBC area, Romsey Extra, Romsey Town, Baddesley, Ampfield, Valley Park, Chilworth and Nursling & Rownhams). Our parish council is very keen that as many people in Chilworth respond to it. Continue reading