CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) – UPDATE ON PARISH COUNCIL FACILITIES

Information on this page will be regularly updated, but for the latest news, please always refer to Government Guidance first. Health advice can be found on the NHS Website. Latest advice is to stay alert. We are closely monitoring and following Government advice and the current status of our facilities is as follows: The Poplars Sports Ground   The process of re-opening the Poplars Sports Ground, following the latest government guidance to reduce levels of lock-down, has now tentatively begun. Following requests from both the Archery and Bowls Clubs to recommence and with full risk assessments, these two sports have
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CLEANER REQUIRED

We are looking for cleaner for the Old School Building to start as soon as possible. For more information and an application form please contact the Parish Council Office CLEANER REQUIRED
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RE-CYCLING CENTRES RE-OPENING

Recycling Centres Below are details received from the County Council regarding the re-opening of six of the 12 recycling centres in Nottinghamshire on Monday 18th May.  This is the first phase of reopening and they are working to open the remaining six. A list of FAQs about reopening can be found here www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/reopeningrecyclingcentres Phase 1 HWRC reopening  
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GRANTS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

Please see press release from Gedling Borough Council regarding hundreds of unclaimed grants which have been made available to small businesses in response to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please contact the Borough Council directly 0115 901 3901 for further information. Business Grants  
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GBC GLASS RECYCLING RE-INSTATED

We have just received a Press Release from Gedling Borough Council that the glass recycling collection is to be re-instated. Please click the link to Gedling Borough Council for all details. GBC Class Collection Details
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CURRENT PLANNING APPLICATIONS FOR COMMENT

Despite the current ‘lock down’ due to the coronavirus outbreak, Gedling Borough Council is still receiving and determining planning applications. The Parish Council has sought a cessation of determinations, due to the public representation not being possible at this time, but has been advised by GBC’s planning department that it is statutorily obliged to do so, “so although there may be delays, these will continue”. Applications currently due for comment by the Parish Council and members of the public are as follows: 2020/0238 Up to 12 Dwellings, Ashdale, Nottingham Road  Outline application for up to 12 dwellings 2020/0318 Land at
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COVID-19 HELP, VOLUNTEERING & FUNDING

There are a number of organised volunteer groups for those in need of assistance during the COVID-19 crisis and for those wanting to volunteer. Details of Gedling Borough Council’s coordination service can be found via the following link, which includes the Burton Joyce volunteer group. Giving For Gedling and for the Nottinghamshire County Council, details  can be accessed via this link NCC Community Support & Volunteering Hub Details of food banks and businesses offering food delivery services can be found on this NCC Website, including ones in or near Burton Joyce. NCC Community Fund The Community Fund provides grants of
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ALLOTMENTS UPDATE: COVID-19 GUIDANCE

The Parish Council is following closely the guidance provided by the National Allotment Association during the coronavirus outbreak. This guidance was updated on 30.03.20 and can be found here. It states “We think that now is the time to consider working your plot in isolation i.e. not with household members and if you can stay away for a few weeks to do so”. If you are an allotment holder, please follow all the advice given by the Association. Thank you for your cooperation    
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COMMUNITIES COMMITTEE

The next meeting of the Communities Committee will be on Tuesday 10th March at 9:30am Community Engagement-AGENDA-March 2020 Community Engagement-MINUTES-Jan 2020
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