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Public Inspection of Accounts 2016-17

Click here for Notice of formal period for public inspection of the Parish Council accounts 2016-17 between 3rd July and 11th August 2017.

St Peters Parish Festival

Sunday 23rd July 2017 (volunteer from 8am, main event 12 – 4pm) at Power Park, St Peter’s. Cost: FREE!

Come and join us as a volunteer to help set up from 8am on site, then stay to enjoy the rest of the event! From the Festival Organiser: ‘The 2017 St Peter's Festival is set to be bigger and better than ever. Once opened by the Mayor of Worcester, highlights of the festival will include a 4 person climbing wall, a meet and greet with a very famous Princess, Tappy the Robot, a huge range of activities to get involved with, along with performances on the Main Stage, and brand new this year a Relaxation Zone and Have a go Dog Agility.  The 1st Worcester Scouts will be on hand with their challenging 'construction'.  For those who like to support great local small businesses, a great array of stallholders will be pedalling their wares.

Also, a community art project with take shape whilst the Festival continues through the afternoon.  Keep your eyes peeled on the Facebook page, St Peter's Parish Festival, for more updates as to what's going on.  Can't wait to see you all there on Sunday 23rd July between 12noon and 4pm in Power Park.’ No need to book, just turn up on the day.

Community Litter Pick 27th July

Meet at Tesco play area 10:30 – 12:00. Join us on a community litter pick through the Parish. All PPE and equipment provided. This event is supported by St Peter’s Parish Council, Tesco, Friends of St Peter’s Parks and City Council Community Engagement Team. No need to book, just turn up on the day. (This happens on the last Thbursday of every other month.)

New St Peters Girl Guide unit

Planning to open in September 2017, meeting at St Peters Village Hall. Contact Jess (07526 579047) or Beth (07896 977528) or email firststpetersguides@yahoo.com or Click here for more information

Honorary Freeman Bob Jenkins Retires as Clerk

At the Annual Meeting of the Parish (19th May) Bob Jenkins stood down as Clerk to the Parish, succeeded by Alex Booth who has been the Assistant Clerk for nearly 2 years. At the March meeting the Parish Council resolved to confer on Bob Jenkins the title 'Honorary Freeman' of the Parish in recognition of his long standing service to the community of St Peters and the Parish Council since its inception. Councillors present paid tribute to Bob and wished him good health in his retirement.

West Mercia Police Smartwater Offer

Visit www.westmercia.police.uk/smartwater-offer

Superfast Broadband in St Peters

Visit www.superfastworcestershire.com for the latest information on 'superfast broadband' infrastructure in St Peters Parish.

Worried about dog poo?

The 'Poowatch' initiative supported by the Police & Crime Commissioner, Worcester City Council and Safer Worcestershire provides a smartphone app and web site where you can report dog fouling. The App also shows the location of dog litter bins.

South Worcestershire Development

The South Worcestershire Development Plan has been adopted by Worcester City, Malvern Hills and Wychavon. It sets an important planning framework for South Worcestershire. More information can be found at: www.swdevelopmentplan.org

Southern Link & Parkway Station

Worcestershire County Council briefing on strategic infrastructure schemes in the vicinity of St Peters, including the southern link road (phase 3) and Worcester Parkway station.

Litter!

Fixed Penalty Notices for littering carry a fine of around £85.00. The litter problem in parts of St Peters have led to the City Council Safer Worcester Team considering installing some CCTV in an effort to indentify the culprits and issue fines. Please help to keep our community clean. More information.

Check Your Home is Fire Safe

Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service provide advice to everyone and for the more vulnerable such as the elderly, people living alone and those with reduced mobility, the Service offers a free of charge fire safety check in the home.

Click here for more information.