Parish Council

ANNUAL PARISH MEETING

The Annual Parish Meeting will be held on Monday 15th April 2019 at 7.30 p.m. in the Village Hall.  As well as the usual Parish Council annual business, there will be opportunity to hear from NATIONAL GRID representatives about the ground surveys and construction programme in advance of works in our village; you will be able to ask questions, including concerns about the works depots and the haul roads. Please put the date in your diaries now and we look forward to seeing you.

JOINT LOCAL TRANSPORT PLAN 4

This document gives more detail about the transport proposals contained in the Joint Spatial Plan.  Below is the response from Tickenham Parish Council.

JLTP 4 RESPONSE 14.03.19

PUBLIC MEETING, 2nd JANUARY 2019 –  UPDATE

About 150 Tickenham residents attended the public meeting on 2nd January to be informed about the West of England Joint Spatial Plan (November 2018). The Plan includes a proposal for a road from Hanham Way, Nailsea, to join the B3130 near Washing Pound Lane: it would carry hundreds more vehicles through the village to the M5 J20 at Clevedon.  So far as could be identified, all those present preferred a direct link road to J20 through the valley – as was proposed many, many years ago!  Obviously there are concerns about the impact of that route too, but it is unbelievable to think that a route through the heart of Tickenham is acceptable – or even sensible.  Such was the feeling at the meeting that an action group has been formed to fight Tickenham’s corner!  A copy of the slide presentation from the public meeting is available below.

PRESENTATION HANDOUT 02.01.19

TPC JSP response Final

 

Tickenham Parish Council

Tickenham Parish Council has been in existence for getting on for 100 years and before that the Parish Meeting for a further thirty or forty years! Many things have improved over that time and the Council continues to consider a variety of issues affecting the village, not least planning applications and highways issues. There is much variety and some frustration but being a parish councillor is a commitment to maintaining the ethos of the village.

Tickenham is served by North Somerset CouncilCllr Nigel Ashton is our Ward Councillor and holds a surgery during the monthly Village Market (2nd Saturday of the month) in the village hall committee room, from 10.30am.

Further information:

The parish council meet every 2nd Thursday of the month in the village hall committee room, from 6.30pm. The Annual Parish Meeting is held in April and the Annual Meeting of the Parish Council (when it elects its officers) is held in May.

A taste of Tickenham past …

1894  First Parish Meeting
1895  Allotment rent is 8s4d (42p) per annum
1918  Request for reduction in rats in village
1923  Election of first Parish Council
1924  10mph speed limit requested
1925  351 parishioners attend Annual Parish Meeting
1930  Problems with water on the road 
1946  Top of Hill Lane has no water, electricity or gas 
1953  TV sets at Village Hut for coronation
1966  Talk of street lighting: residents say ‘no’ 
1972 ‘Gardeners Question Time’ held in village hall
1975  Street numbering of Clevedon Road
1980  Village Field purchased
1992  Tickenham wins Best Kept Village competition

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