Books in Bus Shelter: It has come to our attention that books are being left in the bus shelter in the Market Square. Whilst this may be happening with the best of intentions, no permission has been requested from the PC and we understand that the books are now numerous. Sadly they also present an infection risk. Please remove the books over the next few days or we will have to remove them and dispose of them. The PC is currently discussing the establishment of a pop-up library in the village and the discussion will continue at our meeting next week, where we hope to make progress. Thank you.
Conclusion of Audit: The Notice of Conclusion of Audit can be found under the 'Finances' tab - 'AGAR 2019-2020'
Reporting issues to the parish council: Please email the clerk on [email protected] or phone 07383 091319. These should be issues that come under the powers of the parish council. For all other issues - see below. Postings on social media can not be considered.
Report a Problem: Reports for faulty street lights, pot holes, roadworks issues, obscured signage, overgrown hedges, flooding etc should be directed to MKC via this link: https://www.milton-keynes.gov.uk/pay-report-apply/report-it
Changes to Public Footpaths - Bloor Estate: Please see attached Order and Maps
Messages from Thames Valley Police: Please see attached PDFs re. Dog Control and Dark Nights
Message from our local PCSO: Phone 101 and report any problems with anti-social behaviour, abandoned vehicles etc. Then the PCSO can go and investigate. No matter how small the crime is, residents must call it in to 101 and then the PCSO will be instructed to deal with it. If we as a village don't call in crimes/issues, it will be presumed that all is a haven of peace. We might even have our new PCSO diverted elsewhere and we need him here. Thanks.
COVID19: Unfortunately due to the current 4-week lockdown, Hanslope Pavilion is now closed to all users. The playground at the Recreation Ground will stay open.
AUDIT 2020: The Period for Exercise of Elector's Rights for the accounting year 2019-20 has now ended. For information on the council's accounts, please see our Minutes or Finance pages.
LOOKING OUT FOR THE ELDERLY IN OUR COMMUNITY: This from Age UK - to you to inform COVID-19 Emergency Service AGE UK MK are currently offering. The service offers help to elderly residents with shopping trips, prescription collecting, providing essential food packs and delivering meals. Further details can be found on our website: https://www.ageuk.org.uk/miltonkeynes/ and residents can call the charity's main telephone line 01908 550700 (Monday - Friday 9am to 4pm) should they need support.
Please be reminded of the Government Guidelines during the Covid 19 crisis. Detailed information can be found at the following link: https://www.gov.uk/…/collections/coronavirus-covid-19-list. Use of Hanslope Recreation Ground: Whilst Hanslope PC recognises the importance for residents to be able to use this recreation space for fresh air and exercise, please ensure that you follow public health guidelines when using this field: • Stay at least 2 metres away from others • Wash your hands frequently – at least 20 seconds – with soap and water or use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol • Try not to touch your eyes nose & mouth. The AstroTurf and children’s play area are now open. Please follow the guidance. Find guidance about coronavirus (COVID-19) for health professionals and other organisations. https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/coronavirus-covid-19-list-of-guidance#guidance-for-the-public
Coronavirus Help: Don't be alone and don't go without. The village church is coordinating volunteers to help. Please click this link: https://stjameshanslope.org/corona-info/?fbclid=IwAR1J59Eoq9eYiH1Ctug48LfY2Uy1GsvK7euOpFkmhdPVG5UGtCTzwJmIpw4
UPDATE AS OF 13/07/20: From MKC Highways Engineer: Hanslope Zebra Crossing. MK Highways have informed us that this project is currently on-hold, as all expenditure has been suspended due to Covid-19.
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