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Staveley

Bill Kirkpatrick

01423 340442

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Parish Council: there was a sparse attendance at the recent meeting when matters discussed included the following - nature reserve - there had been a recent meeting of the liaison group and minutes would be available shortly. It was pointed out that the YWT website still advises visitors to park on the village green and a request should be made for this to be amended.

Vehicle Activated Speed Signs - NYCC had advised they now have two mobile speed signs which can be made available for villages which request their use.

Minskip Road parking - this problem had been raised at a previous meeting but it was felt it was caused when children were being collected from school.

Recreation field and village green - a volunteer was still needed to look after these areas. Dorothy Griffin and Peter Walker were thanked for all their hard work in maintaining these areas.

Borough Coun, Antony Alton reported council tax would be frozen again next year and that the borough council office move had been put off. The decision on the proposed incinerator at Allerton Park would be made by NYCC on October 30.

The street light on the Green next to the bus shelter was not working and this would be reported to Harrogate Borough Council. The next meeting of the parish council was set for January 16.

Reading Group: the next meeting of the Reading Group will be on November 7 at Glennis’s house and the book to be discussed is When God was a Rabbit by Sara Winmar.