Well done to all the children who entered our Competition to draw / design a Poster on Reducing Speeding in the Village and Hamlets. We were overwhelmed with all the entries, they were fantastic. Winners have been contacted and all children who entered received a prize.
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Longwick-cum-Ilmer Parish Council are running a competition for all children who live in the Parish between the ages of 3-11 years to design a hand drawn A4 poster and a photo submitted or created on a computer. The theme is: Reducing Speeding in the Village and Hamlets.
The Parish Council will judge the entries and prizes will be
awarded in the following categories: 3-5, 6-8, & 9-11 years. Each category
will have a 1st, 2nd & runner up prize in the form of an Amazon e-gift card
which will be sent direct to the parents email address.
Please send your entry into Val by Saturday 20 February including the following information : Name of child, age, and email address .
The winners will be informed by Monday 22 February.
All design posters will be displayed around the Village and Hamlets.
Following the latest government guidance the MUGA and Outdoor Gym Equipment will be closed until further notice.
Full details of the new restrictions can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/national-lockdown-stay-at-home
Please note that the playground remains open.
Buckinghamshire Council has launched their Proud of Bucks awards which include an award that will be local to community boards. There will be 16 Local Community Impact Awards and the board chairmen will be asked to be involved in shortlisting the nominations that come in for that award for their board area to go to the judging panel.You can see the press release Click here
Buckinghamshire County Council is about to launch a new Rights of Way reporting system which will allow members of the public to log and track their Rights of Way problems online.
Using the new online system, path volunteers can also sign up to carry out minor Rights of Way tasks and agree to undertake path surveys.
This link provides details on how to report a Rights of Way Problem to the County Council:-
Bin collections normal service resumed. Food Waste and Cardboard now being collected. Please flatten cardboard boxes and reduce to a manageable size
All Household Recycling Centres open but strict rules apply, click on link below to see the rules and opening times.