Road safety : congestion

The Parish Council has investigated the current traffic congestion in the village, including many lorries over the 7.5t limit.  

This is largely due to the ongoing roadworks on the A43 north of the Holcot roundabout, and the poor signage of the diversion via A508/A14. The PC has therefore raised this with Highways and obtained a commitment that the diversion signage will be substantially increased.

Flower and Vegetable Show 2019 : the countdown begins

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This year’s show is on 1 September.

Exhibit booking is in the morning 10am-12pm, with the show itself starting at 3pm, and the auction of produce at 4pm. This is a great traditional event, with something for absolutely everyone – even if you’re not a keen gardener.

Full details are in the poster, and the show schedule.

DANGER : Bales

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You may have noticed that several fields around the parish have large bales in them. At the moment they are too wet to remove to storage.

Could you please ask your children not to play on the bales – they are extremely dangerous.

There have been a couple of recent incidences of children playing on the bales, and landowners have asked us to point out that there are substantial risks to life.

Parish Council : 15 minute Public Address session

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At the start of each Parish Council, there is a 15 minute agenda item for any Parishioner to address the Council for up to 3 minutes.

The Parish Council are keen that Parishioners are reminded of this opportunity. To help with planning, please advise Lisa (clerk@holcotvillage.co.uk) ahead of the meeting.

Church : The wine game

A message from Lesley Pomeroy from the Church.

Would you like to win a bottle of Crozes-Hermitage, Doaine de Thalabert 2007 worth £35?

For the next five months until November the Church Fundraising Committee is running a lucky squares game with a bottle of the above as the monthly prize. The squares are £2 each and can be bought from  Lesley Pomeroy 781246 or mrspom.holcot@gmail.com 

You can buy one per month or all five months for £10 

Looking forward to hearing from you!

Parish Council : Parish litter pick 6 October

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Parishioners have commented about the need to hold another litter pick to ensure our Parish is kept tidy. The last one was in May 2016!

The Parish Council has arranged a litter pick on Sunday 6 October at 11am. Equipment will be provided by DDC.

Please put it in your diaries and come along for an hour or so – we’ll have plenty of child-friendly picking too so it really is something for all the family.

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