Thwing & Octon Parish Council

 

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COMMUNITY RENEWABLE ENERGY

The parish Council is looking at the feasibility of providing a source of renewable energy within the Parish.

This could take several forms, either wind turbine, solar array, roof solar panels , or even solar on our street lights. 

Once we have more details we will be holding a community meeting to hear your views and discuss in more details.

TENDER INVITATION attachment

 

COMMUNITY LED HOUSING

The Parish Council is looking at the feasibility of providing/setting up a committee to develop a small number of Community Led Homes within the parish. A survey will be published shortly, followed by community meetings

 

East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group 

Current minor injury units at Bridlington and Driffield are changing.

​Alfred Bean Hospital is to become an 8 to 8 centre open daily from 8.00am to 8.00pm.  You cannot simply walk in but need to contact NHS 111 who will book an appointment if necessary.

​Alfred Bean will continue to provide planned, non urgent care for local people.

​Your nearest URGENT TREATMENT CENTRE is Bridlington & District Community Hospital which is open daily 7am - 11.00pm

​There is also an Urgent Treatment Centre in Beverley.

INEOS Fracking & YOU

​You may not know but you live in a Petroleum Exploration and Development License are licensed to multinational chemical companies. INEOS plan to start seismic testing and exploratory drilling in the area.  Fracking has been banned in Scotland, Ireland, France and some states in the USA and Australia due to environmental and health concerns. 

​please come along to one of the regular  talks to find out more

 

 

 

 

 

Community Plan

'Thwing & Octon Parish Plan' please click here

​For further information contact Cllr Sanders, Cllr Peacock or Clerk to the Council Sandra Morrison.

What is a community led parish plan  (click for link)

For an update on what we have done so far together with outstanding issues please click here

 

​Defibrillator

The Parish Council are please to announce that thanks to a funding grant from the British Heart Foundation, plus a kind donation from Thwing Amenities Committee we have purchased defibrillators and push call rescue pack. The defibrillator is sited at the telephone kiosk on Main Street in Thwing, plus a second one on the first lamp pole down  from the junction of Octon Road and Octon Grange Lane.

If you are interested in learning how to use the call push rescue system (cpr) and defibrillator please get in touch. A training session will cover opening the airways, clearing the airways, cpr and operating a defibrillator. Please contact Sandra Morrison (Clerk to the Parish) on 01262 470496 if you wish for any more information.

 

NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH​

​We are now registered in the Neighbourhood watch scheme. Signs will be going up shortly. Attached is some additional information that you may find useful . click link

​Issue 19 of six monthly updates on tackling anti social behaviour in our community attached doc 2

 

 

Information on Fracking

Frack Free Driffield & Wolds Drop in 26th November 2016 - Information

NHS Clinical Commissioning Group Public Consultation

 

SAFE & SOUND GRANT

​The main aim of the scheme is to provide home security support for residents who have limited funds to stay safe in their own homes.  Residents can apply if they are disabled and/or over 60 and are renting in either the private sector or from a Housing Association or own their own homes.  They cannot have more than a cumulative bank balance of £5000.and should not have applied for the grant in the last 2 years.

​There is more information on the Crime and Community Safety section or the ERYC web site. Go to http:/www2.eastriding.gov.uk/living/crime-andcommunity-safety/preventing-crime/

 

 

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