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HEREFORDSHIRE ARMED FORCES DAY

Leominster Town Council IS proud to be hosting this year’s Herefordshire Armed Forces Day celebrations. An exciting programme of events has been organised for Armed Forces Week, beginning with a flag-raising ceremony on Monday 25th June that will also include the signing of an Armed Forces Covenant  for the town. Events running during the week include fascinating talks, themed walks, and a fantastic charity concert featuring The Marches Military Wives Choir and the Three Tenders. The programme finishes with a fun-filled day of activities in Leominster Town Centre on Saturday 30th June from 10am-4pm, including an opening parade, drills and displays, stands and stalls, military vehicles, and children’s activities. For more information and to reserve tickets for events, please contact:  Leominster Tourist Information Centre, 11 Corn Square. Tel: 01568 616460  or visit www.facebook.com/leominstertic

SYDONIA STATEMENT

The following statement has been received from the HAGS Play Company who have been installing the new play equipment at the refurbished Sydonia Play Area:

HAGS Statement:

Please except our sincere apologies for the delayed completion of Sydonia play area, we endeavour to complete all sites on time and due to circumstances not caused by Leominster Town Council the site completion has been longer than anticipated, we hope you're happy with the finished site but we are sorry for any inconvenience this delay has caused.

Vacancy to be filled by Co-option

Leominster Town Council is currently seeking to co-opt a Councillor to fill the vacancy that has been created in Leominster West Parish Ward. you can download the co-option application form here. The PDF version can be downloaded here. The timetable for co-option is as follows:

  • Closing date for applications is Friday 20th July 2018
  • Interviews will be held on Wednesday 25th July 2018 commencing at 6pm
  • Successful candidates will be formally co-opted on o Leominster Town Council at its Full Council meeting to be held on Monday 30th July 2018 commencing at 7pm.

 

Vacancy Notices

There are currently three further vacancies on Leominster Town Council in the South Parish Ward (download notice here), North Parish Ward (download notice here) and East Parish Ward (download notice here) If an election is not called then the timetable outlined above will cover the co-option process to fill these three vacancies.

Consent Privacy Notice

Please note that Leominster Town Council is updating the way it collects personal data as part of the General Data Protection Regulations and the Data Protection Act 2018 which came into force on 25th May 2018. If you have previously signed up to the Website you will need to do so again as we have deleted all contact information. If you wish to sign up to receive updates and electronic newsletters please read the following privacy notice first:

Leominster Town Council is the Data Controller under the new data protection law and will use the information you provide on the website to send you information about the activities of the Town Council.

The legal basis for processing this data is your consent to do so. Our contact details for any queries is Leominster Town Council, 11 Corn Square, Leominster HR6 8YP. We will keep your data for three years and your information will not be shared.

Individuals have a number of rights under data protection law, including the right to request their information. You also have a right to make a complaint about our handling of your personal data to the Information Commissioner’s Office https://ico.org.uk/ Information you provide will only be used for the stated purpose. Further information about the processing of your data can be found by following this link.

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  • We may contact you to keep you informed about what is going on in the Council‘s area including news, events, meetings and activities.  These communications may also sometimes appear on our website, or in printed or electronic form including social media.

Keeping in Touch

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Town Council Offices

The Town Council Offices and Leominster Tourism Information Centre have now relocated to new premises at 11 Corn Square in Leominster. The Tourist Information Centre is located on the ground floor and is open 9:30am-4:00pm, Mon-Sat. The Town Council Offices (also located on the ground floor) are open for public enquiries from 9:30am-1pm, with meetings outside of these hours available by appointment.

Formal meetings of the Town Council take place in the Council Chamber on the second floor. Many of these meetings are open to the public, for further details please visit our Agendas and Minutes page.

Leominster Area Neighbourhood Plan 
The Neighbourhood Plan has been amended, following an initial examination by Herefordshire Council, and was resubmitted under Regulation 16 on 20th September 2017.

The consultation has now been completed and the Plan will now move to examination. Updates will be provided as soon as an Examiner has been appointed.

Highway Matters
The Town Council is aware of the concerns raised by local residents regarding the poor state of the roads in Leominster and throughout the County. It has discussed the issue with Herefordshire Council and Balfour Beatty and will continue to try to secure additional investment.

Further proposals for the future public realm investment in the town centre are currently being drawn up and should be available soon. Funding will be an issue but the Town Council has offered to support any funding bids and carry out consultations locally.











Town Clerk: Paul Russell
11 Corn Square,
Leominster,
Herefordshire,
HR6 8YP
Tel: 01568 611734

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