Skerne & Wansford Parish Council's Winter Newsletter
For the latest edition of the Newsletter please click here.
November Meeting of the Parish Council
To view the draft minutes of the parish council meeting held on 16 November please click here.
Annual governance and accounting statements
For the Skerne and Wansford Parish Council AGAR click here.
Keep in touch - join your village's Facebook group
A Wansford Facebook group has been set up for people to exchange snippets, post pictures, originate a discussion - whatever. It is called Wansford YO25 Community. If you're already a Facebook member you can search for Wansford YO25 Community. The only rules are that your are kind and courteous and to keep politics, religion and any contentious issues out of any discussion.
Monday afternoon craft sessions at Wansford Village Hall usually take place each Monday, from 1.30pm to 3pm. Take a project, learn a new craft, knit and natter or call in a for a cuppa. £1 entry.
Village Hall coffee mornings
Weekly coffee mornings usually take place in Wansford Village Hall each Wednesday in aid of the hall refurbishment fund. The cost is £1 and all members of the Skerne and Wansford community are welcome to attend as well as passers-by and visitors.
Information sheet re use of defibrillators
Click here for the information sheet re the use of defibrillators which was available at a defibrillator usage course held in Wansford Village Hall on February 11.
Talks with Harmony Energy re future parish projects
Click here for a round-up of the discussion in a recent remote meeting with the CEO of the company which has gained planning permission for a 140-acre solar farm at The Beeches, Skerne, and is entering into a planning gain agreement with the parish council.
Powers and duties of parish councils
All parish councils have powers and duties (things that they may do and things that they must do) conferred upon them by statute. Click here to find a list of the duties and potential powers of your parish council. Note that no parish council is a highways authority or a planning authority. Neither is Skerne and Wansford Parish Council a burial authority although it uses the power to contribute towards the expenses incurred in the upkeep of the two villages' burial grounds.
Rural Vulnerability Service
To access the Rural Vulnerability website, which tackles issues such as poor broadband speeds, rural transport, fuel poverty and health, click here.
The Emergency Plan for Skerne and Wansford has now been compiled and a copy of it can be found in the Policies and Procedures section of this website. If you have any special skills or equipment you feel able to offer the community in the event of an emergency, please call on or contact the parish council clerk, using the contact form above, or any parish councillor.
Safeguarding policy in the York diocese
Click here for the home page for safeguarding in the diocese of York, where you can find information and guidance concerning protecting children and vulnerable adults in your church. For information about church services in the Nafferton and Hutton Cranswick benefices follow the link at the top of the page
Weather outlook for East Yorkshire
For the Met Office local forecast click here
Site last updated August 6 2021