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Next meeting details:-
Parish Council Meeting
October 16th at 7.00pm
St. Kenelms Hall, Minster Lovell
Meetings are usually held on the third Monday of every month,
7.00pm at St Kenelm's Hall.
See Council Information page for 2017 meeting dates
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Robert Courts MP
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By post: Robert Courts MP, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA
The Council has received further complaints of dog walkers not clearing up after their dog, specifically in Upper Crescent. Please do not be irresponsible - this is an illegal act - clean it up!
Notice of Election - Statement of Persons Nominated
New Flood Prevention website
Minster Lovell Planning Policy Statement
West Oxfordshire District Council's (WODC) Local Plan 1997 contained a Planning Policy Statement for Minster Lovell which in more recent Local Plans, was not included.
Minster Lovell Parish Council wish to protect the Village from unwanted, large-scale development and has adopted a new Minster Lovell Planning Policy Statement. It is anticipated this will provide some protection when WODC consider new planning applications and also provide guidance in the event of planning applications being approved.
Document - Minster Lovell Planning Policy Statement
West Oxfordshire District Council - New
Recycling Service Changes 2017
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IT IS A SCAM!
Communication from Thames Valley Police
The young lads who go door to door, selling
Often they have some form of ID which they
display, but this is bogus. They may also hand over a card saying
they are deaf / dumb / just out of prison / in the process of being
reformed and working towards a better life.
The bag of household products is supplied by
the man who employs them. We did have a man who lived in the Thames
Valley area, who organised the local lads. Traditionally they came
from Nottingham hence the name, but now, they are recruited from
How does it work?
The lads are supplied with the full bag and
charged a minimal sum for the contents it used to be £35. They
can keep whatever they make, above this amount.
Usually they are deposited in an area from a
Transit Van and given a list of streets to work. An hour or so later
they are picked up and dropped off, in another location. They often
work from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
They will knock on a door, offering cleaning
items, they know to be rubbish, which the householder also knows to be
rubbish. That is part of the scam. Many people will purchase
items pay them something, just to go away.
The price for whatever has been purchased
usually comes to a note usually £10. The householder disappears
to get this this is when the scam begins when the note is handed
over, the lad examines the condition and how long it took the person to
get it. If it is crumpled, they accept it and move on. If it
is crisp flat and new they are much more interested and may engage the
person in more conversation, to obtain details about them. As they
leave they will smell the note. If it is slightly musty this is
an indication that there is more in the property. Those addresses
are noted. The addresses of elderly / vulnerable / gullible people
are all noted.
These are handed to the employer and there is a
small amount of cash handed over for each one
These addresses are then sold in prisons and
pubs. If there is a later break-in, the employer expects a further
cut of the proceeds.
These lists are purchased by all sorts of
people including tarmaccers, tree workers, roofers, dodgy builders
Once on a list, your address could be sold on
and on. Hence the repeat nature of these persistent callers.
In almost every case of a stop check the
lads have long strings of convictions, for burglary and violence.
They use the skills learnt during their criminal activity to identify
N.B. If any salesperson comes to your
door, wed suggest you ask to see their Pedlars certificate -
these are only issued to individuals under very strict conditions.
If they are in
your area, please call us immediately on 101 with a description of
them & any associated vehicle they may be using.
Planning Application - Burford Road
Please note that a planning application has been received as follows:
Residential development of up to 85 dwellings together with a new vehicular access onto Burford Road (B4047), footpath links, areas of public open space. children's play area and landscaping.
Planning application ref: 16/02588/OUT Click on the application reference to view the application on the District Council's website.
Location: Land west of Minster Lovell, south of Burford Road, Minster Lovell.
The Planning Officer's details are:
Phil Shaw, West Oxfordshire District Council, Elmfield, New Yatt Road, Witney, Oxon. OX28 1PB.
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Roll Out - Minster Lovell
The following web address has been provided for residents to check whether they can get connected to Fibre Optic Broadand. A new cabinet was recently installed in Old Minster Lovell which may mean that you can register for the superfast service. The current timescales are that electricity is being connected to the cabinet during May. Following tests, Broadband should be available to residents in June.
Please use this link to check whether you can have Fibre Optic Broadband - http://www.homeandwork.openreach.co.uk/when-can-i-get-fibre.aspx
The webpage contains agendas and minutes of recent meetings and Terms of Reference for the Local Consultation Working Group.
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Useful Contact Information
Non Emergency Police - 101
NHS - Non-emergency - 111
Met Office - http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/
Oxfordshire County Council - 01865 792422 www.oxfordshire.gov.uk
Oxfordshire County Council Highways - 0845 310 1111
West Oxfordshire District Council - 01993 861000
Thames Water (burst pipes/leaks) - 0800 714 614 http://www.thameswater.co.uk/
Scottish & Southern Electric Power Distribution Emergency Line (power cuts) - 105
National Gas Emergencies (gas leaks) - 0800 111 999
Repatriation of fallen
A group of parishioners have organised repatriation assemblies at the south end of the village at the junction of the Brize Norton road and the A40 slip road.
Car parking is available at the Minster Lovell Scout Group car park.
Contact has been made with the repatriation organizing group at Brize Norton so the cortege will slow down at the junction allowing the assembled people to pay their respects. Posters informing the Village of any forthcoming repatriation will be displayed at the Spar Shop and at the Post Office.
Anyone wishing to know details of repatriation can log on to:-
www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/cms/content/repatriation-fallen-service-personnel and register for an email to be sent to them direct.
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