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Checkley Parish Council

Times Echo and Life / Checkley Parish Council

July 7, 2021

“I’m for everybody to write in and oppose this”

More community leaders have aired concern over proposed parliamentary boundary changes for the Moorlands area. Last week we reported that Checkley Parish Council had spoken out about its “dismay” of possible parliamentary boundary changes in the Moorlands after the Boundary Commission for England had published a report which sets out the changes they are proposing for across the nation.

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July 1, 2021

“Dismay” at possible boundary changes

A parish council has spoken out about its “dismay” of possible parliamentary boundary changes in the Moorlands. We reported earlier this month that the Boundary Commission for England had published a report which sets out the changes they are proposing for across the nation.

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June 3, 2021

“Disappointment” after theft of community trees

Community leaders have aired their “disappointment” after a number of community-planted trees have been stolen from a Moorlands village. The trees had been put in place in the parish of Checkley in March to “acknowledge and offer thanks for the sacrifices” which have been made over the past year within the community.

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May 27, 2021

“I know time is money but respect the dead”

Concern has been raised over a council stating that its lengthsman will be removing and binning items from graves at a village cemetery to make way for mowing. The announcement from Checkley Parish Council was recently made on the council’s Facebook page.

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April 9, 2021

Commemorative trees for community

A number of commemorative trees have been planted within a Moorlands parish. Members of Checkley Parish Council have been out with their spades planting trees in the villages of Upper Tean, Lower Tean, Checkley, Hollington and Fole.

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March 11, 2021

Projects planned to spruce up Moorlands village

A parish council has announced a number of proposed projects centred around the heart of one of the villages it represents. The key project by Checkley Parish Council is the creation of an accessible footpath into Upper Tean’s recreation ground to allow villagers for the first time since it’s inception in Victorian times to enter and enjoy the green space on an all weather wheelchair friendly and safe riverside footpath.

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October 22, 2020

Community leader calls for review of traffic calming measures in parish

A community leader is calling for a review of traffic calming measures along the road outside his house after he, and his wife, helped to clear up after a road traffic collision recently. The call comes from Checkley Parish councillor Keith Flunder after an incident which involved two vehicles along the A522 last week.

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October 4, 2017

PLANS TO EXPAND PUB AND HOLIDAY LODGES FALL FLAT

CONTROVERSIAL PLANS HAVE BEEN REFUSED

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June 14, 2017

40 NEW HOMES BID BACK BEFORE PLANNERS

Revised scheme recommended for approval

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