The Royal George is shut and in limbo, as the planning application to develop part of the plot is in the decision-making process. What should be done when (if) the proposal is refused?
The attached paper (click on the link below this news article) sets out some of the salient facts, and proposes a way forwards - that we should at least be ready for in case there is a need to move quickly.
A public meeting (which will in fact be an extraordinary Parish Council meeting) will be held on Thursday 13th March at 7.15pm at which your input would be much appreciated.
If you can't personally make the meeting, or members of your family won't be there, then please complete the voting slip on the bottom of the briefing paper so we get as much input as possible. Please return these slips by 5pm 13/3/14 so we have the input for the public meeting.
Lyonshall Parish Council is looking for someone to work part time to help our Parish Clerk.
The Parish Council is doing more and more work and this is likely to increase as Herefordshire implement more cuts. Consequently the Parish Clerk is doing far more work than was ever envisaged when she started and we really need someone to help out.
This is a comfortable and flexible part time job that can be done from home. We are offering 6 hours’ work a week at £8.42 an hour for an initial period of 13 weeks to give the person an option to try the job, and for the Parish Council to see how the new arrangement works. If it goes well for both parties we hope that this could be extended into an on-going job.
We have only advertised the job in the Parish because we want to provide employment for someone from Lyonshall. The initial advert has not attracted the response we had hoped for so we have extended the application period.
This job can be flexible and be designed to suit the applicant. It would give someone the opportunity to earn money working from home whilst at the same time helping the local community. The Parish Council is working on a lot of interesting projects from the building of the Affordable Housing to the finalising of the Neighbourhood Plan which once passed will then need to be implemented.
The Parish Council work is done by an informal dedicated group of people trying to improve and develop the community we all live in. If you even think that you might have an interest call me for an informal chat before you look at the official advert and application form. My telephone number is 340 409
Please give me a call, let me talk to you about the job and you can see if you are interested.
Chairman Lyonshall Parish Council
Tel: 340 409
There was a good turnout of over 50 people on a cold and damp Thursday to hear of the planning application designed to maximise Punch Tavern's asset value to be squeezed out of the now-closed Royal George site.
A brief presentation was followed by Qs and As, and a handout was distributed outlining possible objections people might wish to choose from in their representations. We have asked that you make your points to the planners by 24th January to be on the safe side of their official deadline which is the 30th January.
Representations to Herefordshire Planners can most easily be made by clicking on the website link below. This link will also show you the full planning application details.
The Handout from the meeting is attached below, and the full presentation from the meeting can be viewed by going to (clicking on) the documents sub-section of the Lyonshall Community Pub section on the left at the bottom.
All residents (young and old and those in the middle somewhere) who care about our pub are encouraged to make their own views known - the more the merrier to ensure a wide representation of our views.
Lyonshall Parish Council has organised a public meeting to discuss the recent planning application made by Punch Taverns. This application seeks to build a house and garage on the car park and beer garden of The Royal George.
The meeting will be in Lyonshall Memorial Hall starting at 7.45pm on Thursday 16th January 2014. If you care about your pub then please come along.
The planning application can be viewed by clcking on the link below, and is substantially similar to the previous application which drew over 100 objections.
Lyonshall Playground have the use of Rita’s Community Shop from 2pm on Friday 4th April until 1pm on Friday 11th April.
If you have anything you are able to donate, no matter what it is, please ring Dee Wetherill on 340545 for either collection or for direction for delivery.
Also, if anyone has half a day, or even only a couple of hours, to spare to help to run the shop then please call Dee as soon as possible.
The Playground Committee would be most grateful for anything on either count.
LYONSHALL PARISH COUNCIL
LYONSHALL PROJECT WORKER/ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
PART-TIME, SHORT-TERM JOB OPPORTUNITY TO WORK LOCALLY WITH THE PARISH CLERK TO DEVELOP PROJECTS AND FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE WORK OF THE PARISH COUNCIL (PC) WHICH COULD LEAD POTENTIALLY TO A GROWING CAREER OPPORTUNITY
1. You will need to work independently to develop communications and set up projects in the parish including:
1) attend Parish Council Meetings
2) promote the work of the Parish Council and facilitate access to its work by updating the website, producing a bi-monthly newsletter and placing items in the Hereford Times
3) investigate the services that are needed in Lyonshall including a heating oil bulk purchase scheme, activities for younger people and older residents and to assess the need for other services for Lyonshall both social & practical.
4) assist with other PC duties as required
2. You will also have the opportunity to discover more about the role of the clerk
The job would initially be for 6 hours a week for 13 weeks at £8.428 per hour (NALC/SLCC NJC National Salary Award for Local Council Clerks, Spinal Column Point 15).
You would be working from home and a laptop is available.
Some training would be required.
Full Job Description & Application Form to be returned by 31st January 2014 to:
– Kate Lomax, Lyonshall Parish Clerk,
5a Burgage Close, Lyonshall, Kington Herefordshire HR5 3NB
Tel: 01544 340092
Email – email@example.com
Can you help? Check out the attached poster.
We have installed a Lyonshall in Bloom Community Christmas Tree on the wild flower meadow. This has been provided by the in bloom team and sponsored by Lyonshall Parish Council, Patrick & Veronica Edwards and Peter Burgoyne.There will be an official switch on (by a local child selected by draw on the day) along with mulled wine, mince pies and carol singing on Sunday 22nd December at 4pm on the wild flower meadow, all villagers will be welcome. If anyone knows one of our elderly residents who is not so mobile, it would be nice to help them along.
With Best wishes to everyone for the festive season
Chairman Lyonshall In Bloom