Tarporley Parish Council will be awarding grants to community or voluntary (not-for-profit) organisations and groups at its meeting on 9th January 2017. All applications must be received by 31st December 2016. To download the application form or for more information please visit the Tarporley Parish Council website www.tarporley.org.uk/grants/ or contact the Parish Clerk, Mrs Ann Wright at firstname.lastname@example.org or 01948 861 035.
During October, a group of volunteers conducted a speedwatch campaign in the village. The locations of the campaign were, Utkinton Road, Bowmere Road, Walkers Lane and Cobblers Cross. A total of 366 cars were recorded as part of the campaign and 27% of cars were travelling above the speed limit. The Parish Council are looking for extra volunteers to help with the scheme so if you have a spare hour or two and would like to get involved, please email Abigail at email@example.com. The training for the scheme will take place in the New Year.
The Christmas lights display in the High Street will be put up as usual in the last week of November ready for the switch on event on Friday 2nd December.
The 41 Club will be contacting businesses about putting up the trees with lights on the shop fronts on Saturday 26th November.
Parish Council Vacancy
The Parish Council has a vacancy for 1 councillor – could it be you?
-Could you meet a minimum 11 times a year (second Monday of the month)
-Could you speak up for the residents of Tarporley?
-Could you get involved in community events and comment of planning applications?
To apply please submit your name and contact details
along with some information about yourself and why you want to be a Councillor to the Clerk at firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday 1st December 2016.
Tarporley War Memorial Hospital Carol Concert
Tarporley War Memorial Hospital annual Carol Concert will take place on Friday 9th December at 7pm at St Helen’s Church, Tarporley. An abridged version of ‘A Christmas Carol’ will be performed by Tarporley Amateur Dramatics. Tickets cost £7 which includes refreshments and a raffle. For more information or to buy tickets places contact Tarporley Hospital on 01829 732436 or email email@example.com.
School Bus Routes
Following a review of the new traffic lights by Cheshire West and Chester School Transport Department, Tarporley High School has confirmed that all school buses will now be instructed to enter and leave the village via Nantwich Road and not the High Street. Tarporley High School are working closely with the School Transport Team to ensure that this change of route is adhered to.