Manley Parish Council News February 2017
January Parish Council Meeting Minutes
The minutes of the most recent meeting are here: Draft Minutes 110117. The next meeting of the Parish Council will be on Wednesday 22nd March at 8pm, in the Village Hall.
Manley Spring Fair will take place again this year on Manley Parish Field on Bank Holiday Monday 1st May from 11am – 3pm.
The main attractions will be an Extreme Mountain Bike Show, Maypole Dancing, Five-a-Side Football Competition, Helsby High School Band, Dog Show and Magic Show. New this year will be a 7km Fun Run into Delamere Forest finishing with an inflatable obstacle course. There will be lots of other stalls with games and goodies to buy, plus the BBQ stall and refreshments inside the village hall.
The Online Auction will take place from 23rd April until 2nd May.
Entrance is £3 per adult, Children free. A GREAT DAY OUT FOR ALL THE FAMILY.
For further details please see the website at http://manleyspringfair.btck.co.uk. Information is also updated on the Manley Spring Fair Facebook and Twitter pages.
Parish Council Vacancy
If you would like to become more involved in the local community and help to decide how to improve things in Manley Parish, there is currently a vacancy on the Parish Council. No experience is required! Please contact Ian Walton (email@example.com)
Two new grit bins will be installed at either end of Cob Hall. One has been funded by the Parish Council, and the other funded by CWaC, from Councillor Eleanor Johnson’s budget. As soon as the bins have been delivered to CWaC they will be installed.
The Memorial Garden will be maintained by volunteers, and the activities will be coordinated by Councillor Pam Brook. A new bench will also be installed.
Forest Holidays Planning Application (16/03550/FUL)
This is still under review by the Planning Officer and will go to the CWaC Planning Committee later in the year. If you would like to comment on the application, please visit the CWaC Planning Portal at: https://www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk/residents/planning-and-building-control/planning-and-building-control.aspx.
Residents will be aware that exploratory tests are being carried out in the area surrounding Manley and there are understandable concerns about the possibility of commercial development. Whilst the Parish Council does not have a view one way or the other about fracking (we will only take a view if an application is submitted) we have written the following document to summarise the main points concerning fracking: