Please note: This summary has been written from my personal notes, taken at the meeting. The official minutes, taken by the Clerk to the Council, are normally published on the Parish Council Website when approved by Councillors.
Acting Chairman Councillor Penny Stones welcomed Councillors and five members of the public who came along to this meeting, held in the School Hall last Thursday evening. At the public forum held before official business a resident who lives on Main Street raised again her concerns regarding lorries passing through the village, and enquired about the progress of communication with the gravel company (Aggregate Industries, Woodhall Spa Quarry). Continue reading →
Kirkby on Bain Parish (Civil) Council welcomes applications for new councillors. If you are interested in serving your community in this way, please contact our Parish Clerk, Sarah Kulwicki: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications are invited for the post of Clerk to Kirkby on Bain Parish Council.
The workload would be approximately two hours per week on average. Currently the role includes attending and taking minutes at Parish Council meetings six times a year on the first Thursday evening of alternative months and:
Kirkby on Bain Primary School has advertised a 1:1 Teaching Assistant Vacancy to start on May 21st. The job description and application form are available to download from the alert bar on the school home page.
Would you like to serve your community by volunteering as a flood warden?
“Flood Wardens can help local communities to understand their flood risk and that they all have a responsibility to look after themselves, their family and property and to prepare before, during and after a flood.
Flood Wardens are the eyes and ears of the community and often called ‘flood watchers’. Whether they are out walking their dog or just walking to the shop they can keep an eye out for blocked drains and culverts, tree branches in rivers, and anything else that may cause a flood risk and report them to the appropriate land or property owners.” [Northampton County Council Website]
There are two current vacancies for Parish Councillors in Kirkby on Bain.
“Local people are more in touch with what their local community or neighbourhood needs or wants than Whitehall. Town and parish councillors are the backbone of their communities and have the support of local people.” [Don Foster MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government]