Parish Information Local MP:
To contact Bill Wiggin please visit Bill Wiggin Online
Cllr Carole Gandy
T: 07739 431049
Clerk to Leintwardine Group Parish Council
T: 01547 540706
Coming Up LOCAL RIGHTS OF WAY PRESENTATION - SATURDAY, 7TH SEPTEMBER 2019 - 10.30AM IN THE READING ROOM
Did you know that there is a 'cut-off date' coming up when all rights of way over footpaths and bridleways outside Inner London which existed before 1949 and which have not been recorded on definitive maps will be extinguished? Some historic footpaths around Leintwardine, Burrington and Downton, including sections of circular walks, have not been recorded on the Herefordshire definitive maps. These could be lost if no action is taken. The presentation will explain where these routes are, the historic evidence and what would need to be done to register them as public rights of way for future generations to enjoy.
Full Council Meetings are usually held on the first Thursday of each month except in August and January.
Meetings start at 7:30pm and are held in the Reading Room, High Street, Leintwardine. Members of the public are welcome to attend.
Next Full Parish Council Meeting
Thursday 5th September 2019
Thursday 3rd October 2019
Next Parish Council Finance Committee Meeting
Thursday 29th August 2019
Thursday 26th September 2019
THE AGENDAS WILL BE PUBLISHED HERE UNDER "AGENDAS 2019"
Next Police Surgery - Tuesday 1st October 2019 - Leintwardine Library
To see a list of local events coming up click on "What's On" on this page.
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News and Notices LATEST NEWS
Rosemary Lane, Leintwardine will be closed for 1 day on 20th August 2019 for work to be carried out by Welsh Water.
Dark Lane, Leintwardine will be closed on 5th November, 2019 for 3 days for work to be carried out by Welsh Water
New rules on abstracting water – do you need an abstraction licence?
Changes to abstraction licensing means that if you abstract more than 20 cubic metres per day, you now need a licence. If you are a collection of houses on one borehole supply, or a farm or business that takes water from watercourses (rivers, streams, springs) or pumps from the ground you need a licence.
How to apply
You can get an application form from the Environment Agency. You will need to pay an application fee for water abstraction, plus an annual subsistence charge for the quantity of water you are licensed to take.
Submit your application by the end of September 2019 to ensure you are not abstracting unlawfully after the 31 December 2019
Call the Environment Agency on 03708 506 506 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more. Please quote ‘New Authorisations'.
Do you have an interest in access to the countryside or Public Rights of Way?
If you have an interest in using rights of way or views on how access to the countryside should be managed, the Herefordshire Local Access Forum (HLAF) is currently looking for new members.
You might be a landowner, walker, horse rider or have an interest in wildlife, conservation, disability access, heritage, conservation, tourism or sport. You might be a local business or involved in outdoor education and pursuits.
The Forum meets twice a year, with a few training and development sessions in between each meeting, and members volunteer to serve for a three-year term. While the post is unpaid, reasonable expenses are reimbursed.
The Forum is a statutory advisory body and provides views and advice to Herefordshire Council and other bodies, such as Government departments, Natural England, Forestry Commission, English Heritage and Sport England.
If you are interested in helping shape rights of way in the future, call Sue White, Public Rights of Way Team Leader, on 01432 261800 for a chat.
Local Planning Consultation details can be found by following the link to the Herefordshire Council Planning portal below
Herefordshire Council News
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A small minority of dog owners are not clearing up after their dogs. Dog mess can cause serious illness particularly in children and people with reduced immunity. Tiny Toxacara Canis eggs can remain long after the rain has washed the visible mess away. It is seen as a significant public health issue, and dog owners can be fined for leaving their dog's mess in public places. The Parish Council is putting up notices to remind dog owners of their legal duties and increasing waste bin capacity in Leintwardine. The Council also plans to provide dog waste bag dispensers, so that dog owners will have no excuse for not acting responsibly.