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02/09/16

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 The County Council wants to encourage new candidates to stand for the County Council Elections in May 2017 and are holding Information Evenings on the 10th and 25th October at 5.30pm at County Hall, Preston. PR1 8XJ

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The Audit of the 2015-15 Accounts has now been completed and they can be viewed by appointment from the 17/10/16-18/11/16, by contacting the Clerk, Glenys Southworth on 01772 746178.

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                                                         BEAUTIFUL BUT DEADLY

 United Utilities have asked the Parish Council to remind people about the dangers of swimming in reservoirs.

Freezing water even in summer, hidden debris, underwater currents, isolated locations to which it might be difficult to get help, depth and steep sides all help to make them deadly. Each year around 400 people die from drowning and thousands are seriously injured

Stay Safe. Don’t swim in reservoirs

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DIAL-A RIDE

AS BRETHERTON NOW HAS NO BUS SERVICE, RESIDENTS MAY WISH TO CONSIDER USING THE DIAL-A- RIDE SERVICE. DETAILS ARE GIVEN BELOW

 

 

 

 

£ 5-60 TO MORRISON’S IN LEYLAND

£6-80 TO CHORLEY

£7 TO  SOUTHPORT

IF YOU ARE INTERSTED USING THE SERVICE PLEASE RING;  01257260488

 

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90TH BIRTHDAY OF HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN

THE PARISH COUNCIL WISHES TO PRESENT A COMMEMORATIVE MUG TO EACH CHILD IN THE VILLAGE WHO WAS BORN ON THE 11/6/16 OR IN THE 0-4 AGE GROUP ON THE 11/6/16

 IF YOU WOULD LIKE YOUR CHILD TO RECEIVE A MUG, CAN YOU PLEASE LET GLENYS SOUTHWORTH. CLERK TO THE PARISH COUNCIL HAVE;

THEIR NAME

DATE OF BIRTH

ADDRESS

BY THE 31/8/16

 Clerk to the Council: Glenys Southworth

12 The Avenue, Penwortham, Preston. PR1 0SU.

01772 746178

Email: brethertonpc@yahoo.co.uk

 

 

 

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To view the results of the Transport survey please click on the menu item in the Village Information section on the left. You can download the full analysis of the questionnaire in pdf format. If anyone would like a paper copy please contact Glenys Southworth the Parish Clerk.

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CELEBRATING THE 90th BIRTHDAY OF THE QUEEN

  

On 11th June 2016 we enjoyed the 'Queen's Birthday Bash', opened by the lady mayor of Chorley and very well attended inspite of a rainy start! There was something for everyone, wonderful refreshments in the Bowling hut; james and cakes and a bottle tombola from the WI; Boules; Face painting; Tug of War; and the wonderful parade of crowns fit for a monarch by the school children. At the end of the afternoon a toast was raised to her majesty.

BRETHERTON IN TOUCH

There is now a village face book page where information about forthcoming dates etc is posted. The page has already helped a dog to be reunited with its owner as well as informing residents about events and displaying village news.

 

 

TELEPHONE SCAM

Please be aware that there is a phone scam where someone rings, supposedly from BT to tell callers that their I.P. address is being used by someone illegally. Many people in the village are BT customers and could be taken in by the plausable nature of this call. If in doubt, hang up and ring BT either from a different phone or after an interval of about 3 minutes.

To keep informed about telephone scams and other crimes in the area sign up to regular bulletins from Lancashire Constabulary, at their IN THE KNOW website

www.stayintheknow.co.uk/

PARISH CLEAN UP

Next Clean up day will be on Saturday 9th July 9.30am to 1.00pm starting at the bowling club on the recreation ground. Refreshments will be provided. Let us know if you can help by phoning Barbara Farbon on 01772 600750.

DATES OF 2016-17 MEETINGS

 

BRETHERTON PARISH COUNCIL

DATES OF 2016-17 MEETINGS

All the meeting are held at Bretherton Primary School and commence at 8pm except the Annual Parish Meeting which starts at 7.30pm

4/7/16

5/9/16

3/10/16

7/11/16

5/12/16

6/2/17

6/3/17

Bretherton Parish Council


CHORLEY RAMBLERS PROGRAMME FOR MAR-JULY 2016 CAN NOW BE FOUND UNDER THE VILLAGE INFO SECTION OF THE WEBSITE


MEALS ON WHEELS SERVICE

Chorley Borough Council is providing a subsidised Meals on Wheels Service. For more information contact Louise Wingfied on 01257 515151 or email her at louise.wingfield@chorley.gov.uk


PACT Meetings (POLICE AND COMMUNITIES TOGETHER)

There have not been any PACT meetings in the Rural West Parishes (Bretherton, Mawdesley, Ulnes Walton, Eccleston, Croston, Charnock Richard and Heskin) for a while as the team felt that they were not getting enough input from members of the public. It was decided to discontinue PACT meetings for these parishes partly to free up time the PCSOs could be on patrol. If any members of the public wish to see the team with any questions or issues, Coppull Police Station (where they are based) is open every Wednesday from 17:00-19:00hrs. The PCSO for our area is Maria Featherstone.
The team have facebook and twitter sessions instead where they are online to answer questions, (however obscure they may be).
The links to these forums are: www.facebook.com/chorleypolice

www.twitter.com/chorleypolice

To receive emails about neighbourhood issues and information about PACT on-line sessions sign up to ‘In the Know’ www.stayintheknow.co.uk

In The Know is a free messaging service brought to you by Lancashire Police where you can decide when and how you are kept informed about the issues that matter to you.