Tarvin High Street
By Tarvin Parish Council - 2nd September 2013 8:00am
Communal Action over Rights of Way
Following a recent meeting with Cheshire West and Chester Borough Council's Greenspace Team, Councillor Ray Williams advised the Parish Council that the budget for the upkeep of Rights of Ways had been drastically cut. While the Borough Council would still get involved in issues of obstruction of rights of ways and other legal problems, regular maintenance on any scale was now a thing of the past.
To ensure that the public are still able to enjoy the wonderful countryside, CW&C Greenspace Team and the Cheshire Landscape Trust are involved in an initiative to encourage communities to 'adopt a way' and keep it open, perhaps by cutting back the vegetation a couple of times a year. It is possible that small grants to cover improvement works might be available. Such schemes are not uncommon in other parts of the country.
The Parish Council is very mindful that local residents pay their Council Tax and expect a certain level of services to be provided out of that budget. However the current economic realities are stark and the involvement of communities in the provision of a number of services is likely to become the norm in the near future. The Parish Council would be happy to talk to any group who wishes to become involved in such a scheme and to facilitate any work they might wish to undertake.
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
We have become aware that a number of residents have raised concerns with both the Parish Council and CWAC concerning the development activity on the field shown in the photo.Planning permission was granted under Planning Application 19/01028 /FUL 19/01028/FUL for the land At Tarporley Road Tarvin. The application is in the public record on the CWAC Planning Site for viewing...
We received this from a resident today:"I had a strange experience when going into the Tarvin Co-op this morning. I was just putting my mask on before entering when a woman, probably 40ish came out of the doors not wearing a mask and told me to take my mask off as I didn't need to wear it in the shop. For a moment I was taken aback. Had the Co-op been declared a risk...
The Community Centre Committee of Management held it's Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 8th September, having been postponed since May because of the COVID-19 pandemic.Three members of the public came to listen to the socially distanced discussion. The report presented by the Chairman, which covers the year which ended 31st March 2020, is available hereThe AGM had a...