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FINANCIAL AUDIT FOR YEAR ENDING 31st March 2018

Certificate of Exemption

Annual Internal Audit Report 2017/2018

Exercise of Public Rights

Annual Governance Statement 2017/2018

Accounting Statements 2017/2018

Bank Reconciliation 

Statement of Accounts April 2017 to March 2018

 

Parish Council Meetings
The next meeting of Ardeley Parish Council is on Monday 3rd September 2018 in Ardeley Village Hall.  Please see the Council meetings page for a link to the Agendas. 

Parish Council Meeting Dates for 2018

3rd September
5th November

Physical Activity Strategy 2017-2022
East Herts issued a draft for the Physical Activity Strategy in November for 2017 to 2022. This can be viewed here.

Recreation Ground
In the January meeting councillors approved a quotation for a new gate at the Ardeley Children’s playground. Work has just been completed, please do go and have a look at the brand new gate now in situ.

Planning Applications
The latest planning applications can be found here

East Herts District Council Traffic Reports
EHDC have just issued the following documents, which can be found here;

Hertfordshire Transport Facts 2017

Hertfordshire Road Casualty Facts 2017

Rural Broadband
Broadband can be slow in villages and Ardeley is no exception. A resident at our last Parish Council meeting in March reported to councillors that he had recently signed up to the Government run ‘Broadband Subsidy Scheme’ and is now receiving vastly improved internet speeds. I am sure this information could be beneficial to many of our parishioners. Below is a couple of helpful websites to give you more detail on the scheme including the company that the resident signed up to.

 guide-to-better-broadband-subsidy-scheme-2018.pd

 https://www.gov.uk/government/news/better-broadband-scheme-extended-for-another-year

 http://notspotbroadband.com

 Conservation Area Survey
A Conservation Area Survey has been carried out by East Herts District Council. 

Highways
It was pleasing to report in the January meeting that the new speed restriction sign in Cromer had been erected and we hope that this will have a positive effect on reducing traffic speed through the village.
Council is also following the progress of the Safer 507 campaign, which is seeking a change to weight restrictions and possibly the classification of a portion of the 507 near Cottered.  Council now has word that a consultation process will begin next year and will stay involved, hoping to request a weight limit for the B1037.

Defibrillator - Volunteer Emergency Telephone Scheme
The council have funded a VETS (Volunteer Emergency Telephone Scheme) system for use in the Parish (Ardeley, Cromer, Woodend and Moor Green).  We have a group of ten volunteers who can bring the defibrillator to you in an emergency.  In an emergency, after ringing 999, you can call 01438 301911 for a volunteer helper. When you call the number, all ten volunteers are called at once.  The first person to answer will be connected directly to you. The defibrillator is very small and lightweight about the size of a bag of sugar.  It is in a locked cabinet in the phone box, fitted with a light, in case you need access at night time.  The key code is given to the person who calls 999.  This is a great asset to our community, which has been proven to save many lives. 

From UK Power Networks
Do you or someone you know need extra support during a power cut?  Although power cuts don’t happen very often when they do they can be worrying.  UK Power Networks is the electricity network and it provides a ‘Priority Services Register’ for people who might need extra help in a power cut.  Older people, families with very young children, and people with specific medical conditions are among the many people who are eligible to register for free support.  You can find more details and register by visiting ukpowernetworks.co.uk/prioritysupport or calling 0800 169 9970.