General

Community Safety, General

Report from Clifton Neighbourhood Watch – October 2018

At the time of writing there have been no reported crimes during the last period.

The new speed restrictions are in place so please observe the 30 mph speed limit as you enter the village and the 20 mph zone within the village. Please note that the 20 mph zone includes North Road, South Road etc. and not just the main roads through Clifton. The Clifton Community Speed Watch team are now operating their vehicle speed monitoring around the village and registration numbers etc. will be forwarded to Warwickshire Police for the appropriate action to be taken. A summary of the checks will be published in these reports. It is expected that the Community Speed Watch Scheme in Clifton will have a significant effect on the speed of traffic through the village.

You can receive details of crimes in Clifton by joining the police Community Messaging Service. You will receive eMails from the police from time to time to make you aware of crimes in Clifton, details of local scams and fraudulent activity, crime prevention advice etc. To join this service go to; https://www.warwickshire.police.uk/cms

Please remember the MOBILE POLICE STATION is available for you in Lilbourne Rd from 11.00am to 12.00 noon on specific dates. The next one will be on Wednesday 14th November and notices will be placed on the village notice boards.

All households in the village are covered by Clifton NHW so there is no need to apply for membership. However, if you would like to know more or take an active part in Clifton NHW please contact Chairman David Glover on 01788 535574 djglover1951@gmail.com

 

 

General, News

News from Clifton Tennis Club

Some great results were given by team captains James Waghorn and Sue Robinson at the recent tennis club committee meeting; the men’s team finished 2nd in their league and the mixed team ended up 4th with only a couple of points between them and the second place team. Even greater things are expected for next year.

Clifton Tennis Club is a great asset for the village and anyone in the village can join, in fact 63% of existing members live in Clifton including the Chairman Rod Dolman, Treasurer Lesley Edwards, Secretary Steve Woodford and team captains James Waghorn and Sue Robinson.

The tennis club has a special offer at the moment with membership fees being slashed; Adult £22, Intermediate (16 to 21 year old) £10, Junior (under 16) £7, and Family (2 adults and their children up to 21 years of age) £40. If you are interested in joining the club please contact Steve Woodford on 01788 561996.

 

 

General, News, Parish Council

Residents Survey – Improving community facilities and services in Clifton upon Dunsmore.

The Parish Council is in the process of updating and reviewing its 5 year plan.  We would like to ensure that our priorities and proposed action plan reflect those of the residents in the parish of Clifton upon Dunsmore.

Please remember that whilst we do not have control over services supplied by the County and Borough Councils’ such as the Police, Schools, Highways and Social Services; the Parish Council can have some input into the delivery of these services, particularity when we have evidence (via consultation) of our residents views.

So, please could you help us start this process by completing the following survey, which we have kept as brief as we could in order to encourage as many people to complete it as possible – but we are eager to hear your comments too. The survey can be completed by clicking on this link . https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/BXNBFQJ

Thank you for taking the time to complete this survey. The results will be reported to the Parish Council and also published on its website. www.cliftonupondunsmore.org.uk

 

 

General, News

Our Rugby – Our Future 2018

Wednesday, 17th October 2018, 9.30am to 12.30pm (FREE refreshments available), Benn Hall, Newbold Road, Rugby CV21 2LN
Our Rugby, Our Future celebrates Rugby’s vibrant voluntary and community sector, giving you the chance to discover the wide range of services on offer in the borough.

You can explore a busy market place with stalls hosted by a range of organisations
from the community, voluntary and public sector, and find out about volunteering opportunities in the borough. And with councillors from both Rugby Borough Council and Warwickshire County Council set to attend, it’s the perfect place to network, influence and learn.

For more information, please contact Warwickshire CAVA on 01788 574258 or leonie@wcava.org.uk.

General, News, Parish Council

Help needed to make our Fete a success for everyone!

The organising group is in need of assistance to run the Fete on the day itself, and make it a success for everyone who attends.  Volunteers would be welcome to cover any of the activities listed below (and also not for the whole time stated) If you would like to help in any way,  please do get in touch. To give you an idea about what assistance is needed:

  • 6-8 people to help erect a large marquee from 7.30 – 9am (and to take it down between 5 – 7pm)
  • 2 people to act as gate marshals from 9am – 12noon
  • 2 people to help stallholders on arrival from 9am -11am
  • 2 people to help sell raffle tickets from 12noon -4pm
  • 2 people to help take entry fees for the produce and fun dog shows from 8am – 3pm
  • 6 -8 people to help serve food and drinks from 12noon -5pm

If you feel you can help out in some way please contact Alastair Robinson on 07771 945290 or by email to villagefete@cliftonupondunsmore.org.uk.

General, News

TMH Trustee (Treasurer) vacancy

Townsend Memorial Hall

      Vacancy Invite applications for the position       

   Of

   TREASURER & TRUSTEE  

Applicants should preferably have knowledge of charity operation
and have previous experience of dealing with accounts.

    Apply, by email to our Chairperson ,

                  Mr David Glover

      @ djglover1951@gmail.com 

    By 12noon on Friday 24thAugust 2018

Community Safety, General, News

Clifton Neighbourhood Watch update – July 2018

At the time of writing there have been no reported crimes during the last period.

The police have been active checking the speed of vehicles in the village. Of 1672 vehicles checked 51 were speeding (approximately 3%). Most were between 30 and 40 mph, but 5 were doing 42mph, 2 – 43mph, 1 – 44mph and 2 – 46mph.

Please remember to keep vehicles, houses, garages, sheds etc. secure at all times.

You can receive details of crimes in Clifton by joining the police Community Messaging Service. You will receive eMails from the police from time to time to make you aware of crimes in Clifton, details of local scams and fraudulent activity, crime prevention advice etc. To join this service go to; https://www.warwickshire.police.uk/cms

Please remember the MOBILE POLICE STATION is available for you in Lilbourne Rd from 11.00am to 12.00 noon on specific dates. The next one will be in September and notices will be placed on the village notice boards.

All households in the village are covered by Clifton NHW so there is no need to apply for membership. However, if you would like to know more or take an active part in Clifton NHW please contact Chairman David Glover on 01788 535574 djglover1951@gmail.com

General, News, Traffic

Good news about the traffic calming scheme!

At long last the traffic calming in Clifton is about to become a reality! After several months/years of work the following update was received this morning from a senior Warwickshire County Council officer: “The works to install these measures will take place during the Warwickshire Schools 6 week holiday period, the contractor has given us a date of Monday 24th July for the start of works and this will be confirmed once the Temporary Traffic Regulation Orders (TTROs) have been agreed. Furthermore, the construction working day will be restricted to off-peak hours (09.00 to 15.00 or 09.30 to 15.30), at this stage there are no proposals to undertake work outside of these times.

The contractor, Balfour Beatty, is currently working with the WCC street works team to refine their delivery works programme, ensuring that the relevant works permits and TTROs are in place and that our associated diversion routes do not affect orders/works/diversion routes for major projects in the area that have a prior booking in place. Through these discussion there will be various aspects of how and when the contractor will deliver the works to ensure that disruption is kept to a minimum.

“We are currently compiling a letter that provides information regarding the imminent works, this will be hand delivered to the residents, businesses and stakeholders of Clifton upon Dunsmore.”

This is great news, and a huge relief after what has not been an easy process. Yes, there will be some disruption whilst the works take place, but the inconvenience will be minimised as far as possible and at the end of it residents will have what they have been demanding for years: a 20Mph zone through the centre of the village; a comprehensive speed reduction plan; a 7.5 tonne weight limit; improved village entrances and (hopefully) less traffic and certainly slower traffic.