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Our village Recreation Ground is being currently transformed into a community space, complete with a wild flower meadow, play equipment, pathways and new signage. This second phase of work started in April and villagers are now being encouraged to have their say and shape the detail. What kind of play equipment do you want? Where do you want the signage and seating? What else would you like on the Rec? Find out more see our latest edition of Hardingstone Voice and follow our updates here

The Parish Council are holding a number of consultation events over the next few weeks so that residents can view and comment on the plans submitted by the four play providers - details of the "Have Your Say" events being held in Hardingstone can be found here. Please find a copy of the feedback form here - you can print off, complete and return to the Parish Council before 5 June 2012.

Other news

Parish Council announce Section 137 Grants ..... Hardingstone Parish Council has set aside an amount within its annual budget to support local organisations. This funding is known as Local Governmnent Act 1976 Section 137 grants. This year six local organisations originally applied for funding and their applications were considered at the Extraordinary Meeting of the Parish Council on Friday 4 May 2012. Subsquently one organisation withdraw their application for funding. Details of the grants awarded by the Parish Council can be found here - the awards will be presented at the Annual Parish Meeting on Wednesday 30 May.

New Parish Councillor Co-opted.....the Parish Council is very pleased to announce that Jim Kerr was co-opted as a Councillor at the Parish Council meeting of 24 April 2012.  Jim brings a background of community involvement including three years as a local neighbourhood watch co-ordinator.  His contact details are available on the Parish Council contact page, along with those of other Councillors and Clerk.

Village Sign .... We have successfully won a grant of £4,500 from ‘Awards for All’ to fund a village sign. We sought your views at the Hardingstone Fete and most people said they wanted to see pictures of the church, war memorial, cottages, village hall and Queen Eleanor Cross. The most popular locations were at both entrances to the village, the Green and the Warren. Our next steps are to assess the suitability of these locations and consult with any residents, land owners and agencies affected.

Contact details of the Clerk and all Parish Councillors can be found on the Contact Page and on all notice boards.

Last updated 25 April 2012 

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