Parish Council

CLOSURE OF TIMBERSCOMBE PLAYGROUND.

The Government has issued the following information on closure of public spaces:

Closing non-essential shops and public spaces

Last week, the Government ordered certain businesses – including pubs, cinemas and theatres – to close. The Government is now extending this requirement to a further set of businesses and other venues, including:

  • all non-essential retail stores – this will include clothing and electronics stores; hair, beauty and nail salons; and outdoor and indoor markets, excluding food markets.
  • libraries, community centres, and youth centres.
  • indoor and outdoor leisure facilities such as bowling alleys, arcades and soft play facilities.
  • communal places within parks, such as playgrounds, sports courts and outdoor gyms.
  • places of worship, except for funerals attended by immediate families.
  • hotels, hostels, bed and breakfasts, campsites, caravan parks, and boarding houses for commercial/leisure use (excluding permanent residents and key workers).

Signs will be placed up stating that the play areas will be closed per government instructions and that safety checks will not be carried out during this period.

PLEASE DO NOT USE THE PLAYGROUND AS IT WILL NOT BE CLEANED AND THE SAFTEY CHECKS WILL NOT BE CARRIED OUT DURING ITS PERIOD OF CLOSURE.

Many thanks for your cooperation.

Timberscombe Parish Council.

Background information

03/04/2020 : L01-20 | THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES AND POLICE AND CRIME PANELS (CORONAVIRUS) (FLEXIBILITY OF LOCAL AUTHORITY AND POLICE AND CRIME PANEL MEETINGS) (ENGLAND AND WALES) REGULATIONS 2020        The above 2020 Regulations enable local councils to hold remote meetings (including by video and telephone conferencing) for a specified period until May next year. They also remove the requirement to hold an annual meeting. Therefore, the current chairman will remain in place until an annual meeting is held (possibly next year).

Clerk to the Parish Council – Charlotte Hornsby, use the form below to get in touch

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Electoral Boundary for the Parish of Timberscombe can be viewed by selecting the following link:  Timberscombe Parish Boundary

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District CouncillorCllr Steven Pugsley

Contact Form

Enquiries via this form will go direct to Timberscombe Parish Council Clerk, Charlotte Hornsby, who can then reply by email directly back to you.

Please note – Charlotte is part time so it may take a few days before she responds.