Our monthly roundup of local news and activities from the local Neighbourhood Watch. If you have seen or reported anything recently that you think the wider community should be aware of please let Graham at Hawkesbury Neighbourhood Watch know at firstname.lastname@example.org or 0778 606 4803
A house on Badminton Road, Chipping Sodbury, was burgled at some point between 8.25 am on Tuesday 28 December... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 24 Jan 2022 12:34 by Newsroom
Catalytic converter theft – it's one of the fastest rising crimes in the UK, but why?
- There to help 'clean' the exhaust gas from vehicles, the metals catalytic converters are made of are becoming more and more valuable, some being more valuable than gold!
- They're easy to steal. Organised criminals have found ways to get under cars and steal converters in a matter of minutes, with cars parked... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 24 Jan 2022 12:22 by Newsroom
The Big Garden Birdwatch (RSPB) is a huge citizen science project to collect data about bird species. Millions of people take part every year and the data helps to map changes in bird populations and species movements.
Take part in the Big Garden Birdwatch (RSPB) this year and help the RSPB collect important information about bird populations in our area. All you have to do is spend an hour this weekend... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 24 Jan 2022 12:14 by Newsroom
On 17th January the Parish Council finalised and approved their budget for April 2022 – March 2023. A major part of the income is from the Precept.
The precept is the parish council's share of the council tax. The precept demand goes to South Gloucestershire Council, which collects the tax for the Parish Council. The 'Precept' is converted into an amount per Council Tax Band that is added to the... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 09:26 by Newsroom
Planning Applications received
P21/07695/F 46 Highfields Hawkesbury Upton
Erection of single-storey side extension to form additional living accommodation.
P21/07762/TCA Cleeve House 24 Back Street Hawkesbury Upton
Crown reduction to 1no. Cherry to leave a height of 5m and a radial spread of 4m, situated in the Hawkesbury Upton Conservation Area
Planning Decisions made by South Gloucestershire... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 11:13 by Newsroom
Hawkesbury Parish Council is seeking applications to fill a Councillor vacancy. Before applying for the role, consider your motivation for putting yourself forward. Having an interest in our Parish and its communities is a good start. Most importantly the applicant will need to be able to act with integrity and in the best interests of the Parish Council and its Parishioners. Although you don't need... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 10:50 by Newsroom
The Keepers Community Hub is growing the range of services and activities on offer to the community. Attached is their 'What's on' guide for January. They aim to offer something for everyone
If you have any questions please feel free to contact Emma Johnson The Keepers Community Hub Manager via email@example.com or on 07585 466418.
Posted: Tue, 11 Jan 2022 17:07 by Newsroom
The Annual Christmas Light Switch on will be Saturday 11th December 2021. Mulled Wine and Mince pies will be served on The Plain and outside The Beaufort (Don't forget your own cups suitable to hold Mulled wine or squash - No cup no mulled wine!)
5 pm Start. Light switch on at 5.30 pm on the Plain followed by Lee Lights.
Donation of Mince Pies welcome - Please contact Hazel Jones Parish Clerk (01454... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 04 Dec 2021 11:16 by Newsroom
A consultation was undertaken in the summer to recommend areas for tree planting sites in the recreation ground. The full recommendation is available to view here.
Posted: Mon, 29 Nov 2021 11:38 by Newsroom
Further to the power disruption experienced 22nd November, the Parish Council has registered an official complaint with Western Power the content of which is copied below:
For some time now the village has experienced frequent power disruption. The Parish Council has always reported these when they occur because parishioners contact the Clerk, but recently we have received many robust complaints which... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 29 Nov 2021 09:00 by Newsroom