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01245 358898

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CARDS FOR GOOD CAUSES - CHARITY CHRISTMAS CARD SHOP

Supporting over 25 Local and National Charities - Galleywood Library - 12 October 2018 - 15 December 2018 To be held on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays during library opening hours.  www.cardsforcharity.org.uk

SATURDAY SURGERY -  27 OCTOBER 2018

If you would like to meet with your local Parish Council representatives, have a point of view, concern or idea for your community - why not come along to a Parish Council Saturday Surgery - Held each month at the Galleywood Library between 10.00am and 12.00 noon, its an ideal way of informally meeting Parish Council representatives.  No appointment necessary.  For further information, please contact the Parish Council Office 01245 348756 or 358898 or contact The Clerk by email clerk@galleywoodparishcouncil.org.uk.

ARMISTICE DAY - 11 NOVEMBER 2018

This year will commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice of the Great War (1914-18).  A short service will be held at the Galleywood War Memorial - Keene Hall CM2 8PT, gathering to commence at 10.45.  All welcome.  Wreaths will be laid on behalf of  Chelmsford City Council, the Parish Council, Trustees to the Keene Hall and BLESMA..  Personal poppy cross tributes are welcomed. Local Refreshments to follow at the Keene Hall.

CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON - Senior Citizens - 20 December 2018
Applications for the Senior Citizens Christmas Luncheon to be held on Thursday 20 December 2018 are now being taken by the Parish Council Office.  If you would like to apply, please contact the Deputy Clerk on 01245 348756 or email deputyclerk@galleywoodparishcouncil.org.uk.

GRASS CUTTING TENDER FOR GALLEYWOOD
An invitation to tender for the Parish Council's grass cutting contract in Galleywood is available HERE. This is a 3 year contract for grass cutting at Pipers Tye, Twitten Green and The Street. The deadline for submissions is Friday 9 November 2018.

GRANT SCHEME
Are you a local club/group or organisation based in Galleywood? if so, you may be able to apply for funding through the Parish Council's Annual Grants scheme for the purpose of encouraging and assisting with your group's activities. Application forms are available from the Parish Council office at the Keene Hall or can be downloaded HERE. Completed application forms must be returned to the Clerk by 1 November 2018.

GALLEYWOOD FESTIVAL - ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING - WEDNESDAY 31 OCTOBER 2018 -= 7.00PM

To be held at the Keene Hall CM2 8PT - Ron White Room - Chairmans Welcome and notices - Apologies for absence - Minutes of the 2017 AGM held on 1 November 2017 - Presentation of the Annual Report - Presentation of the Annual Accounts - Election of Trustees - Election of Independent Examiner for Accounts

Come along to hear about this years Festival and plans for 2019 as well as the election of a new Committee.  Any person over the age of 18 who lives or works in the civil parish or within 3 miles of it is eligible to attend.  For further information please contact 01245 475263 or 07976 742827 or email festival@galleywood.org

GALLEYWOOD COMMUNITY SPEEDWATCH
Members of the Galleywood Community Speedwatch Team in action



Corporate Aid Scheme & Equality and Diversity Grant
NOW OPEN TO APPLICATIONS

For full information and to download a form please visit: www.chelmsford.gov.uk/communities/grants-and-schemes
This years closing date is 4:30pm on Wednesday 31 October 2018.
Applications can be accepted by post or via email but must be accompanied with all the necessary support documentation.
If you have any questions please contact me on 01245 606289 or email grantsandfunding@chelmsford.gov.uk
Corporate
Aid Scheme & Equality and Diversity Grant

CHRISTMAS TREE RECYCLING
Farleigh Hospice Christmas Tree Recycling is back and is once again staging its annual door-to-door collection.  Register now on the Farleigh Hospice website:  www.farleighospice.org./trees  A dedicated Farleigh Hospice Team will be making collections on 5 and 6 January 2019 from CM0, CM1, CM2, CM3, CM7, CM8, CM9 and CM77.  Suggested minimum donation of just £5 per tree, but please feel free to give more.  Every penny that is raised will make a hugh difference to those facing life-limiting illnesses.  All of Farleigh Hospice services are free of charge and without the generosity of the local community we would not be able to care for nearly 4000 people every year, help carers and families, offer bereavement support and continue to be an integral part of the local community.  Registration will be open on 1 December 2018. If you would like to help, please call 01245 457411.

GALLEYWOOD AND DISTRICT NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH - IMPORTANT MESSAGE
The group is currently in need of volunteers and a new Chairman from the end of this year.  The role would particularly suit someone who has a small amount of free time and would be willing to serve the community.  The role of a volunteer is certainly very rewarding.  If you would be willing to offer your services, please contact 01245 611426 or by email here. Information can be sent out to provide you with details of what the positions entail.

REFURBISHMENT OF GALLEYWOOD PUBLIC CONVENIENCES
Refurbishment is complete and open to all users 24/7.  In case of any emergency please contact 01245 606299 or for any other issues please contact report@galleywoodparishcouncil.org.uk

 The next Parish Council meetings

Planning and Highways Committee Thursday 18 October 2018 - 7.00pm - Lodge Room Agenda
(pending)
18/01602/FUL - 61 Keene Way, Galleywood CM2 8NT Proposed single-storey and rear extension  
18/01647/FUL - 32 Sharpington Close, Galleywood CM2 8YH Proposed single storey rear/side extension and garage conversion  
18/01657/FUL - Sports Pavilion, Slades Lane, Galleywood CM2 8RW Storage Container for football goals and a small raised deck  
18/01668/FUL - 3 Pyne Gate, Galleywood CM2 8QG Two storey rear extension  
18/01694/FUL - Hillcrest, 3 Horse and Groom Lane, Galleywood CM2 8PJ Single storey rear extension, first floor extension with pitched roof over existing bungalow and additional dormer window to rear  
18/05173/TPO - 6 Avila Chase, Galleywood SM2 8QE T3 Oak - Opposite 6 Avila Chase - 3m reduction,  Reason: Encroaching on the drive, blocking the gutters and potentially disturbing the house foundations  
18/05186/TPO - 19 Rous Chase, Galleywood CM2 8QF T17 - Oak - To reduce to previous cutting points, resulting in a reduction of the outer crown by approximately 2.5m in length not cutting below the previous reduction. Also 20% thining of the epicormic growth. Reason: Excessive size and shading.  
Council Monday 5 November 2018 - 7.00pm - Main Hall Agenda
(pending)

Contact Information
Keene Hall, Watchouse Road, Galleywood, CHELMSFORD, Essex, CM2 8PT
Open 9.00am - 1.00pm weekdays

Clerk, Tory Melhuish             Tel. 01245 358898           
Email: clerk@galleywoodparishcouncil.org.uk                                 

Deputy Clerk, Nicola Caton  Tel. 01245 348756           
Email: deputyclerk@galleywoodparishcouncil.org.uk

Mission Statement ' To enhance the quality of life for the Community of Galleywood.  Maintain the village identity and encourage a community spirit'          

Copyright Galleywood Parish Council 2017