Issue 118 - October 2021
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Last Chance to Feature in the Updated Haddenham Village Guide!

We're currently in the process of updating the village guide, last published in 2019.

The guide contains lots of useful information on Haddenham, including the contact details for local groups and businesses. It is produced and paid for by the Parish Council and is delivered to all properties within Haddenham.

If you're part of a village group or organisation that would like to be included in the village guide, then please contact assistantclerk@haddenham-bucks-pc.gov.uk with a brief summary of the group, meeting times and contact details. 

Please check with other group members prior to contacting us to prevent multiple requests for inclusion from the same group.

There is no charge for local groups to include information within the guide. Businesses looking to take advertisements will be contacted separately. 
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Woodways Playground Refurbishment

We're very pleased to say that work to refurbish the playground has been completed and the playground was re-opened in time for half term!

There is lots of new and exciting equipment for younger residents to enjoy, including a wooden fort complete with climbing wall, slide and bridges, an accessible junior play unit, and a rope snake swing. There is also a new goal wall, featuring a basketball hoop and cricket stumps, as well as a netball post.  

The zip-wire, wheelchair swing and see-saw have been kept from the previous playground. 

The decision to refurbish the playground was made as much of the ageing wooden play equipment was beginning to show signs of wear. Now we hope that children will be able to safely enjoy the playground for many years to come!
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Have you spotted a streetlight out around the village? 

Please let us know as soon as possible by reporting the location and number to office@haddenham-bucks-pc.gov.uk.

Repairing or replacing streetlights is specialist work and our streetlight contractor usually attends Haddenham on a monthly basis, so it may take some time for light to be repaired once it has been reported. 

The sooner we know about a problem, the sooner we can get it fixed!
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Haddenham Educational Charity Grants
On behalf of Haddenham Educational Charity, we are pleased to announce that it has been able to offer a grant to all who applied this year.

Seventeen applications were received from residents, across a range of subjects. 

Well done to everyone who received a grant and best of luck with your studies!

Further information on the charity and its grant policy can be found on the Parish Council website.
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 Fix my street

Did you know you can report problems like graffiti, fly-tipping, blocked drains and potholes online?

Fixmystreet.com is an online service that allows users to report and track issues, which are then reported to the relevant authority.

By entering the location of the fault, you will be able to see whether it has already been reported and what the current status of any investigation and repairs might be. You can also submit photos to show the problem.
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Support for Buckinghamshire Charities and Community Groups

Does your charity or voluntary group need help to thrive and grow?

A new service offering support, guidance and training to charities, voluntary and community groups in Buckinghamshire is now available.
Delivered by local charity Community Impact Bucks and funded by Buckinghamshire Council, the VCSE (Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise) Support Service provides free help with all aspects of running a charity or voluntary group including starting up, leadership, funding, and volunteer recruitment and management, with priority given to those with income of less than £100,000. Tailored support ensures each organisation can get the help that they need.
To get help for your organisation or, if you know of an organisation that would benefit from support, fill in the short request form.
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Have Your Say On Local Issues
The following consultations on issues affecting Buckinghamshire are currently open:

Buckinghamshire Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services Survey  Buckinghamshire Clinical Commissioning Group is asking for feedback to help plan future services. This survey can be answered by either: Secondary school age children (age 11 and over) and young people or, Adults, including those who may have looked after a child or young person who has used these services. The survey closes on 29 October 2021

Buckinghamshire Council Size Consultation
Have your say on the number of councillors at Buckinghamshire Council. The survey closes 2 November 2021.

Countywide Public Consultation - Parking, Movement and Speed Orders
Buckinghamshire Council is inviting comment on various amendments to:
- The Buckinghamshire Council Prohibition of Waiting, Loading and Stopping and On-Street Parking Places Order
- The Buckinghamshire Council (Speed Limit) Order 
- The Buckinghamshire Council (Traffic Movement) Order.
The survey closes on 8 November 2021.

Buckinghamshire Council 2022-23 Budget Consultation
Buckinghamshire Council is asking for your view on its proposed budget for 2022-23. The survey closes on 14th November 2021.

Post-16 Transport Policy Statement 2022-23 Consultation
Buckinghamshire Council is proposing to update its Post-16 Transport Policy Statement. The Policy Statement sets out transport arrangements for students aged 16 and over and specifies the arrangements for transport that the Council considers necessary to make in order to facilitate the attendance of sixth form students receiving education or training. The consultation closes on 29th November 2021

Nominate a site for the Local Heritage List 
Buckinghamshire residents are currently able to make nominations for the Local Heritage List. The Local Heritage List seeks to identify locally significant assets and celebrate their contribution to local identity and character 
All kinds of assets can be considered for local listing, including:
  • Historic buildings
  • Buildings demonstrating local style
  • Archaeological sites, such as upstanding earthworks or buried remains
  • Landscape features
  • Historic gardens and parks, and individual elements within them
  • Public works of art, monuments and street furniture, including signage
Criteria for assets to be included on the list can be found via the link.
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Meetings and Minutes:
Upcoming Meetings
1 November 2021 - Planning Committee
1 November 2021 - Finance and Governance
1 November 2021 - Banks Park Recreation Ground Charity
Latest Minutes:
11 October 2021 - Planning Committee (draft)
11 October 2021 - Full Council (draft)
11 October 2021 - Banks Park Recreation Ground Charity (draft)
11 October 2021 - Haddenham Educational Charity (draft)
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