Farnhill Parish Council will be holding a short meeting on Thursday 26th March to carry out urgent business and to consider delegating the Clerk to do anything expedient and necessary to ensure the continuous business of the Council and to deal with mandatory undertakings in order to prevent the authority from incurring liability during the period that the delegation is applicable. The Clerk will consult with the Chairman/Vice Chairman during this period.
Due to recent circumstances with the Coronavirus Pandemic and to protect the public the meeting will be closed to members of the public.
All future meetings will be cancelled till further notice.
Clerk to the Council
The Parish Council have 1 vacancy for a Parish Councillor for the Parish of Farnhill. The Parish Council must now fill the vacancy by co-option.
If you are interested please contact the Clerk by e-mail or by Tel 01535 634942.
Farnhill Parish Council have recently purchased a new seat for
Milking Hill Bridge due to the old one decaying beyond repair.
The latest addition to Street Lighting at Farnhill
A heritage lantern at Hanover Street
Problems travelling to work, training or education? Wheels to Work (a not for profit charity) has a fleet of mopeds for loan. Since its launch in 2001 over a thousand local people have benefited from the scheme.
Successful candidates receive a moped, safety equipment, insurance, tax and bike servicing for a small weekly contribution. To be eligible for the scheme you must:
- Live in North Yorkshire
- Be 16 or over
- Have no suitable transport to travel to work, training or education
- Hold a provisional license
For more information and to apply online, visit www.hambletoncommunityaction.org or telephone Andy Reddick 10609 780458 Ext 209
At the recent Scarecrow Festival £1,050 was raised for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance. The scarecrow ‘Donald Trump’ was the public choice and the judges’ choice was ‘Kildwick Bell Ringers’
The Parish Council have recently acquired funding from Airedale Chemical for a defibrillator for the village and NYCC Locality Budget has provided funding to cover the cost of fitting the defibrillator.
It has now been fitted on the exterior wall at the Institute and will shortly be registered with the Ambulance Service.
A training and awareness session is being held on Tuesday 16th May 2017 at 7.30pm At Kildwick/Farnhill Institute.
David Jones the Community Defibrillation Officer will be attending to explain how to gain access to the defibrillator and give a short training session on how the defibrillator works. All residents of the village are welcome to attend.
One of the requirements of the insurance taken out by the Parish Council is to have a report on trees on land owned by the Council carried out by a qualified tree specialist every three years. Following this report, an application is made to Craven District Council for any necessary work as the trees are in a Conservation Area. Click here for a schedule of the proposed work and here for a site plan. Click here for the Planning Application made to Craven District Council.
Craven District Council are proposing to have a single collection for recyclable items such as paper, plastic, glass, cans, etc. This takes away the need to separate the items and they will be collected fortnightly. Craven are seeking your views. Click here to complete a short survey. Consultation closes on 21st December.
A new bench, simply engraved “For Janet”, has been erected on Farnhill Moor. The bench replaces one destroyed by vandals. Many thanks to all involved in the erection of the bench.
The calendar created by Kildwick and Farnhill Institute for 2017 is now on sale. The calendar shows 12 different views of Kildwick and Farnhill through all four seasons, together with plenty of space to enter your appointments, etc. Click here for details of costs, availabilty, etc.
The Parish Council has recently installed a seat on the Lower Arbour. We would like to thank Mr Bunnett, a former Farnhill resident who left in 1951 but returned often, for sponsoring the seat. Click here for a view from the seat.
NYCC plan handing over Crosshills Library to the community in April 2017. Residents are invited to complete a survey to help refine plans and help gain funding. Click here for the survey.
The Parish Council is undertaking extensive work on the Lower Arbour. A new “User Friendly” path has been installed, replacing the uneven steps. It is intended to make the steps higher up easier to walk down.