Exactly a month after writing a bit of a rant then posting it to Hereford County Council, regarding the loss … Continue reading Pothole update …ish
It all comes around again, and this year Remembrance was actually on Sunday 11th November, and at eleven o’clock plus … Continue reading Remembrance
What a lovely way to spend a sunny spring equinox day, wandering over our brand new burial ground! Today we … Continue reading Charfield Burial Ground ready to go
Well you heard it here first, and I’m not always proved right. Eric (I’m in a bit of a) Pickles … Continue reading Power of Prayer
I was obviously interested to read today that a town council has been found to have exceeded its statutory powers … Continue reading Prayers
Yeah, I feel good. Why not shout about it? http://www.charfieldparishcouncil.org.uk It’s the best (nearly)… 🙂 … Continue reading I’d like to thank the Awards Committee… and… and…[gush]
Wow! I bet that title got the juices flowing. It’s a life I live, I tell you! Still, that was the course I went on yesterday, run for Parish Councillors and Clerks in Long Ashton, North Somerset. I went, along with my Clerk, in order to understand the issues, obligations and liabilities that come with running a burial ground. Our Parish has been unable to bury its dead in the parish for more than a decade due to the local church cemetaries being deemed full and closed, but recently we have been gifted with a plot of land which makes it possible to build a new burial ground – happily adjacent the old church yard. Continue reading “Management of closed cemetaries and burial grounds”
At this evening’s annual Parish Council meeting I was voted unanimously into the Chair of the Council. What do you … Continue reading Who’da thought it? Chairman bish!