Notice of Vacancy in office of Parish Councillor on the Spaldwick Parish Council

Notice is hereby given pursuant to section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 that due to the resignation of Councillor Wendy Burcham there is a vacancy on the Spaldwick Parish Council.

To be considered for co-option, applicants must declare themselves eligible as:

(a)      a British subject or citizen of the European Union or Ireland AND

(b)      have attained the age of 18 years AND

(c)      be registered as a local government elector for the parish OR

(d)      have during the whole of the twelve months preceding that day occupied as owner or tenant the following land or other premises in the parish OR

(e)      their principal place of work during those twelve months has been in this parish OR

(f)       have during the whole of those twelve months resided in the parish or within 4.8k (3 miles) of it

Please note: Disqualifications from being co-opted as a member are detailed in Local Government Act 1972, Section 80 and include

•Holding a paid office under the authority

•Bankruptcy

•Having been sentenced to a term of imprisonment (whether suspended or not) of not less than three months, without the option of a fine, during the five years preceding the election; and

•Being disqualified under any enactment relating to corrupt or illegal practices.

If any member of the Parish would like to be considered for co-option please contact the Parish Clerk (clerk@spaldwickparishcouncil.org.uk).

Cancelled Council Meeting.

Following the sad news of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the period of National Mourning and advice provided by the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) the Spaldwick Parish council meeting planned for Thursday 15th September has been cancelled. A meeting will be arranged for later in the month.

Statement of condolence from the Chairman of Spaldwick Parish Council

It is with great sadness that we heard of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Her Majesty The Queen was a much loved and highly respected figure, ruling for longer than any other British Monarch, she was renowned throughout her reign for her dedication and service to the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth.

We express our heartfelt condolences to The Royal Family at this sad time.

Steve Fane de Salis

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

21st April 1926 – 8th September 2022

Spaldwick Parish Council are deeply saddened to learn of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.  We offer our heartfelt condolences and sympathy to all members of The Royal Family.

You may wish to sign Buckingham Palace’s book of condolence online by visiting https://www.royal.uk/

Platinum Jubilee Commemorative Mugs

Spaldwick Parish Council will be marking the occasion of the Platinum Jubilee of her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with a gift of a commemorative mug for all children at Spaldwick Community Primary School. 

The mugs will also be available for purchase by anyone else in the village who may like one to mark the occasion at the subsidised price of £5.00 each. 

Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth 11

To reserve your mug/s please complete the order form.

Flooding advice from HDC

The District Council’s flood advice page has been updated and contains several useful links: https://www.huntingdonshire.gov.uk/environmental-issues/flooding/

• How to plan for flooding –

https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/plan-ahead-for-flooding

• What to do in a flood –

https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/what-to-do-in-a-flood

• What to do before, during and after a flood –

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/403213/LIT_5216.pdf

• Prepare for flooding

https://www.gov.uk/prepare-for-flooding/future-flooding