Exit Equinox!

Kirkby on Bain Parish Councillors have been informed by East Lindsey District Council Licensing Section that the organisers of Equinox Festival have applied for a premises licence at a new location near Grimsby. After years of dogged opposition to noisy music festivals held at Scholey Park, this news was welcomed by Councillors representing the concerns of village residents adversely affected by noise nuisance.

Chairman of the Council Sam Midgley commented: “To all those involved over the past few years and the hard work put in by you and all the others, for your perseverance I salute you all and thank you.”

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Parish Council Update (March 2017)

A scheduled meeting of the Council was held on Thursday March 2, in the Primary School Hall, Wharf Lane, Kirkby on Bain, starting at 7.00 pm.

Three members of the public attended, one of whom brought to the attention of councillors her serious concerns over litter in the village. The chairman thanked her for raising this issue. Items on the agenda included: Continue reading

Parish Council Meeting: March 2

The next Meeting of the Council will be held on Thursday March 2nd, in the Primary School Hall, Wharf Lane, Kirkby on Bain, starting at 7.00 pm. The meeting will offer an opportunity for members of the public to bring items to the Council’s attention. Members of the public may remain after the public forum but they are reminded that they may not speak during council business.

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Items scheduled for the meeting include: Continue reading

Parish Council update

A scheduled meeting of the Council was held on Thursday January 5th, in the Primary School Hall, Wharf Lane, Kirkby on Bain, starting at 7.00 pm. 

Following an interesting presentation by Amaryllis Midgley on developments at Jubilee Park in Woodhall Spa, a member of the public reminded councillors of serious concerns over the state of roads in the village. Thanks to both for bringing these matters to Councillors’ attention and to East Lindsey District Councillor Craig Leyland for his helpful advice on other matters arising from the meeting. Items on the agenda included: Continue reading

Parish Council Meeting: January 5, 2017

The next Meeting of the Council will be held on Thursday January 5th, in the Primary School Hall, Wharf Lane, Kirkby on Bain, starting at 7.00 pm. The meeting will offer an opportunity for members of the public to bring items to the Council’s attention. Members of the public may remain after the public forum but they are reminded that they may not speak during council business.

Items scheduled for the meeting include: Continue reading

Equinox festival update

At the last meeting of Kirkby on Bain Parish Council issues arising from the Equinox Music Festival held near the village in September were discussed. A summary of the discussion will be available in the draft minutes, to be published here as soon as possible.

Since the meeting, Councillors have been made aware of feedback from East Lindsey District Council Licensing Section regarding the conduct of the festival, particularly regarding noise nuisance, in the form of an extract from a review provided by the ELDC monitoring team of the first hand monitoring carried out during the festival, and of the noise information and audio recordings obtained from within properties in Tumby and Kirkby on Bain. The review also includes references to complaints lodged by one Kirkby on Bain resident and other complaints received from residents of the Pilgrim Square area of Coningsby and Tumby.

To read the complete extract provided to the Parish Council, please download or view it here.

Of particular interest are the overall conclusions (our highlighting): Continue reading

Broadband, Equinox, signage, HGVs and more besides

planning_wordcloud_150Just some of the subjects discussed at a lively Parish Council meeting last week, attended by Parish Councillors, village residents and both of our District Councillors, Helen Gorst and Craig Leyland.

Top of the bill, some very welcome news, imparted in person by Paul Bimson from BT, regarding the promised upgrading of broadband in the village. The gist of Paul’s presentation was that we should be connected by optical fibre cable to the Woodhall Spa exchange by May or June next year. He explained that this upgrade will mean the installation by Openreach of one or more cabinets in the village, capable of delivering speeds up to18mb. Continue reading