Parish Council Election: The result of the Parish Council Election is here.
New Councillors will be required to complete a ‘Declaration of Office’ and a ‘Statement of their Financial Interests’, which will be placed in the ‘public domain’ on the Inkpen website and lodged with West Berkshire Council. New Councillors will be expected to make themselves available for specific training workshops which will be held in West Berkshire during the first year of office.
European Elections: Preparation is underway for the European Election which may take place on 23rd May 2019 - so be prepared to vote again!
The Annual Parish Meeting: Thank you to all those who came to the Meeting on Thursday 11th April 2019 and to those volunteers who reported on group activity during the year. A report for the Parish Council was distributed to those at the meeting but if anyone would like a copy it can be downloaded from the website www.inkpen-village.co.uk. A report on the Inkpen Memorial Playing Field was also available for residents and that is also on the website. Hard copies for both are available from the Parish Clerk see details below.
Invitations to Tender for Grass Cutting and Strimming: Tenders are invited for the gang mowing of the grass at the Inkpen Playing Field and Strimming of the Children’s Play Area. The current contract ends at the end of May 2019 and tenders are invited for the service from June 2019. Interested parties should contact the Parish Clerk, who will provide the specification details and the closing date by which sealed tenders should arrive. As this is a public area Contractors must provide references, public liability and DBS clearance.
GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations): As many of you will know the law on the use of personal emails changed on the 5th May 2019. You do need the ‘positive consent’ of the individual before using their email address and it is illegal to pick up and use email addresses from other email communications. Please be careful and do not send unsolicited emails without prior consent.
Defibrillator at the Inkpen Sports Pavilion: A local awareness session will be running shortly and if you are interested please contact the Parish Clerk for details. (See contact details below). Please come along to the awareness sessions, which are informative, informal and fun.
Inkpen Parish Council meetings are advertised on the village notice boards and on the official village website in advance of the meeting - see www.inkpen-village.co.uk . The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday 21st May 2019 at the Inkpen Sports Pavilion at 7.30pm, subject to a quorum. All Inkpen residents are welcome to attend. Gloria Keene, Clerk to Inkpen Parish Council (I 668960),
Email contact: If you wish to be informed of issues about Inkpen or receive village news please contact the Parish Clerk by email.
Gloria Keene, Clerk to Inkpen Parish Council (I 668960) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org