Highways Guide 2016 and Amey Parish Newsletter

The attached are useful guides to the work taking place on our road systems and detail who has responsibility for roads, pavements etc. The Town Council meets with Highways / Amey on a regular basis to discuss issues relevant to Northleach Parish so please feed any concerns or ideas into us.

If you see a problem (potholes, pavements, roads, streetlights) you can report it yourself using the following link http://www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/reportit.

Kind regards, Cat Crompton
Clerk, Northleach with Eastington Town Council

Job Vacancy – Cafe & Retail Manager

Café & Retail Manager

To manage the Cotswold Lion Cafe at the Discovery Centre, Northleach
£23,002 – £27,333, 37 hours a week

After a very successful two years of operating the Cotswold Lion Café, the Conservation Board is looking to appoint a full time Café & Retail Manager to help build upon that success.

They said: “This is a wonderful opportunity to work in the heart of the Cotswolds where the Conservation Board’s café and shop is the core welcome to our Cotswolds Discovery Centre, which encourages a greater understanding, appreciation and active enjoyment of the area.”

The closing date for applications is 10.00am Tuesday 5 January 2016. Interviews are scheduled for Monday 11 January, with the post commencing as soon as possible.

For details and an application form, visit: http://www.cotswoldsaonb.org.uk/conservation-board/job-vacancies/. The advert and complete job description are also attached below.

Public Transport Consultation November 2015

The county council is seeking views on how it prioritises the funding for public transport. As part of this consultation, options are presented for changes to some local bus services.

In addition to the evening events (details in the attached poster), there is also an online consultation to identify local public transport needs (access the consultation here).

If you plan to attend please contact Victoria Powell on Victoria.Powell@gloucestershire.gov.uk so they have an idea of numbers but you can just go along if you wish.

Kind regards,
Cat Crompton
Clerk, Northleach with Eastington Town Council

Public Consultation on Cotswold District Local Plan underway until 21 December

Press release from Cotswold District Council.
Release date: 6 November 2015

As work continues on developing a Local Plan for Cotswold District, the Council is now consulting the public on the planning policies and standards which, when adopted, will set out the ground rules to be followed when considering applications for development. The proposed policies will cover a wide range of issues from housing and employment to design, infrastructure and the environment.

This public consultation marks another key step in preparing a new Local Plan. It follows on from the Development Strategy and Site Allocations consultation in January 2015, which included requests to comment on objectives for the Local Plan. This time around, the public is being asked to focus on whether the planning policies would deliver sustainable development which helps to meet the Local Plan’s objectives (.

The consultation period will run until midday on Monday 21 December.

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