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Piccadilly Community Association Macmillan Coffee morning 1/10/16 11.30-1.00pm

Pear Tree Patients Participation Group AGM /26/916

WCC Summer 2016 Flood Risk Management Newsletter

Kingsbury and District HS2 Action Group Autumn 2016 Newsletter

The Warwickshire Directory is aimed at helping people find information about local organisations, groups and agencies that provide services, advice, support and activities. Visit the directory at www.warwickshire.gov.uk/directory   For more information click here.

Kingsbury/Baxterley Group of Parish Churches (Merevale/Hurley/Kingsbury/Baxterley/Wood End)

Website: www.kingbaxgroup.org.uk   Weekly newsletters and information can be found on the website.

Priest in Charge is Reverend Dr. John White from October 8th 2014.  The Vicarage, Church Lane, Kingsbury, Tamworth B78 2LR  Tel: 01827 874252

KINGSBURY WATER PARK OUTDOOR EDUCATION CENTRE
Bodymoor Heath Lane, Bodymoor Heath, B76 9JB
Telephone 01827 872461

 

NWBC Council Offices, South Street, Atherstone CV9 1DE open Monday to Friday 8.30-5.15pm Tel: 01827 715341.   24 hour emergency number for weekends and bank holidays is 01827 718086.  Website www.northwarks.gov.uk

HS2 Latest Information visit       www.warwickshire.gov.uk/hs2 

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Useful websites -

Area Forums  www.northwarks.gov.uk/areaforums see also info lower down page

Warwickshire Rural Watch  www.warwickshireruralwatch.co.uk for information on rural crime/prevention/property marking etc.

Road closures  www.roadworks.org

For information on the part-night operation of street lights go to  www.warwickshire.gov.uk/streetlighting

For information on road surface dressing go to  www.warwickshire.gov.uk/surfacedressing

To report problems on the highway go to  www.warwickshire.gov.uk  or telephone County Highways on 01926 412515 or e-mail  countyhighways@warwickshire.gov.uk

 

Chair of Kingsbury Parish Council for 2016/2017

Councillor J Whitby

 

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Area Forum Information

        www.northwarks.gov.uk/areaforums

 

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101 is now the number to call when you want to contact your local police when it is less urgent than 999

www.police.uk/101

Calls from landlines and mobile networks cost 15p per call, no matter what time of day or how long your call.  Available 24 hours a day.

Safer Neighbourhoods Team

02476483554

nww.snt@warwickshire.police.uk

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Formerly Age Concern Warwickshire

     www.ageukwarwickshire.org.uk

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North Warwickshire Arts

Tel: 01827 713191

www.northwarwickshirearts.com

For more information about events or to be

 put on the mailing list please visit the website or phone

 

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Click the link below to access a road/motorway traffic reporting website.  It gives users up to date information as the site gets updated every 3 minutes via feeds from various sources including the government's official Highways Agency site.

www.frixo.com

 

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Police Surgery in Kingsbury

 

A Police Surgery will be held in the Community Centre, Jubilee Court, Kingsbury on the first Wednesday of each month from 10am to 11am.

Residents are encouraged to come along and let the local police officer know of any problems in the area, no matter how big or small.

 

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Leisure equipment for hire eg bouncy castles from NWBC - see contacts page

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North Warwickshire West Safer Neighbourhoods Team- Info and contacts on News page 6/8/08

To report anti-social behaviour call 01926 415000

 

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Beeline Community Transport

needs volunteer drivers

see contacts page

 

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Latest update on Bus Services for Hurley, Wood End and Piccadilly

website   www.tamworthlocallinx.co.uk

or call 0871 200 22 33

 

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NWBC - The Contact Centre and 'One Stop Shop' for North Warwickshire

Monday -  Friday 8.30am - 5.15pm

Just ring 01827 715341, call in to see us or use the website www.northwarks.gov.uk

 

NWBC-Out of Hours Emergency Number

 01827 718086

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The PHILLIS service lends a helping hand to older people.  This stands for Promoting Health and Independence through Low Level Integrated Support.  It is aimed at older people living in Warwickshire.  For more information ring 01926 414102. Further details on the 'news page' of this website.

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Kingsbury Parish Council

Kingsbury Parish Council first met in January 1895.  In the hundred plus years since, we have built a swimming pool and are the only parish council in the country to have done so.

 

The civil parish consists of Kingsbury, Hurley, Wood End and Piccadilly.  Smaller settlements include Bodymoor Heath, Cliff and Whateley.

 

 

 

North Warwickshire

Your local services in North Warwickshire are delivered by North Warwickshire Borough Council and Warwickshire County Council.  Contact details are below.

North Warwickshire Borough Council,  The Council House, South Street, Atherstone, Warwickshire, CV9 1BD.

Telephone:  01827 715341                

Website:  www.northwarks.gov.uk

Warwickshire County Council,   Shire Hall, Warwick, CV34 4RR.

Telephone:  01926 410410 

Website:  www.warwickshire.gov.uk

 

Parish Council Meeting Dates 2016

(venues to be arranged)

PUBLIC QUESTIONS

There will be 15 minutes set aside at the beginning of each meeting (except for May annual meeting) for a public question time (6.45 - 7.00pm).  However, any questions need to be sent to the Clerk (e-mail and phone details below) prior to the meeting and at the latest 15 minutes before the start of the meeting ie 6.30pm.

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2016 Dates

(Please note these may be subject to change)

January 2016   20th 
February 10th
March  16th
April 20th
May 18th    includes Annual Meeting
June 15th
July 20th
September 21st
October 12th
November 16th

Next Parish Meeting

Wednesday 21st September

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TBC

 

To Contact us: suekpc1@tiscali.co.uk

Please let me know via the above e-mail address if there are any comments/suggestions/ items that you would like to see on the website.  

Mrs S Humphries, Clerk to Kingsbury Parish Council

Telephone 01827 265940

Kingsbury Parish Council - Information available under the Model Publication Scheme-click the link below

Model Publication Scheme

Risk Assessment

 

 

The members of Kingsbury Parish Council are as follows:

Councillors:

Wood End     Borough Cllr H Phillips 

                      Borough Cllr A Lewis

Kingsbury    County/Borough Cllr B Moss

                      Borough Cllr A Jenns

                      Cllr M Moss                      

                      Cllr C Ayasamy (Vice Chair)

                      Cllr J McNally

                      Cllr J Thomas Chair (Bodymoor Heath) 

                     

  

Hurley          Cllr J Whitby (Chair)

                      Cllr A Simpson

Piccadilly      Cllr I Thomas

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North Warwickshire

Councillors' Surgeries

Kingsbury - Councillor A Jenns

Surgery to be held 1st Thursday of each month

7.15 - 8.15pm at the Welcome Hall at the rear of the Methodist Church, Kingsbury, B78 2HB

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Kingsbury, Piccadilly, Hurley and Wood End

Councillors: A Lewis, B Moss,  H Phillips 

Friday surgeries have finished due to very low attendance, however, Councillors can be contacted by e-mail or phone.  Details are on the North Warwickshire Borough Council website.  

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Member of Parliament for North Warwickshire and Bedworth

Craig Tracey MP

76 Station Street, Atherstone

Warwickshire CV9 1BU

e-mail: craig.tracey.mp@parliament.uk 

web:  www.craigtracey.co.uk

Office Manager: Sally Wilson

e-mail: sallyb.wilson@parliament.uk

 

Warwickshire Community and Voluntary Action Organisation

Website:  www.wcava.org.uk

Tel: 01827 718080

The Warwickshire CAVA is very active in Kingsbury and all the surrounding villages.

Basically it acts as a sort of umbrella group for anyone who runs (or is thinking of running) any sort of volunteer or community group.  CAVA can advise on setting up a group, staying within the law, getting funding or grants, looking after the books and paperwork, and all the other administrative issues that might arise.

CVS development workers visit Kingsbury regularly, and "outreach" sessions are held in Kingsbury at frequent intervals where people can get free advice.

Volunteer Centre opens

Mondays 10am - 1pm

Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 10am - 3pm

Friday 10am - 1pm

White Hart Tea Room open from 10am Monday to Friday

http://www.whiteharttearoom.org.uk

You can contact the Volunteer Centre using the phone or e-mail contacts below.

Tel: 01827 717073

info@vcnw.org.uk

Website:  www.vcnw.org.uk

The Volunteer Centre is a quality accredited Volunteer Centre who deliver 6 core functions in relation to volunteering including matching volunteers and organisations together to benefit the whole community. 

 

Be prepared for flooding

Floodline Warnings Direct is a free service that can give you time to prepare for a flood.  Register now for warnings sent direct to you be telephone, mobile, fax or pager.

Call 0845 988 1188 or visit

 www.environment-agency.gov.uk/floodline