The Chartridge ward incorporates Pednor. We have five members representing this area: Cllrs Davies (who lives in Pednor) Mathias, White, Jones and Howell (all residents of Chatridge). Meetings held in this ward take place in the Chartridge Village Hall. Recent examples of how we have supported the Chartridge community include
We have four members representing this area: Cllrs Lherbier (who lives in Asheridge) Brown, Keen & Russell (all residents of Bellingdon). Meetings held in this ward take place in the Bellingdon & Asheridge Village Hall. Recent examples of how we have supported the Bellingdon & Asherdge community include:
We are a small, hugely proactive parish council , working closely with the parish community and the regional councils to ensure that wherever possible the best interests of the local residents are upheld. Across the two wards of Chartridge & Bellingdon we have 8 member councillors, lead by our current Chairman, Peter Brown. Our key objective is to protect the interests of our parishioners and we maintain close working relationships with Chiltern District Council, Bucks County Council, Transport for Bucks, our local police and other key service providers, to try to achieve this objective.
Parish Council meetings are held every 4 – 6 weeks, members of the public are always welcome so if you would like to learn more about what goes on do please join us. Click here to see next meeting date.
The Parish Council work varies tremendously depending on the issues in hand. The present emphasis on keeping costs down in order to meet budget cuts has presented us with new challenges as we compete with other Parish Councils across the Chilterns for a fair claim to higher authority budgets.
We work closely with our District Councillor – Nick Rose and our County Councillor – Patricia Birchley to understand the strategy of both Chiltern District Council and Bucks County Council. These working relationships are key to securing support for the community be it a new salt/grit bin for a specific area, new or repaired road surfaces, dog poo bins for popular footpaths . We also do our best to share information with the community via the five noticeboards within the parish and now, our new website.
As much as possible we are proactive and have worked with local services and organisations to :
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From 4th March 2013 waste services will be provided by SERCO Ltd and will include much improved recycling services. All properties should by now have received an information pack in the post, explaining the changes to you - if you have not receive this please call the Waste Services team on 01494 586550. Click here for further information.
Annual Parish Meeting - Wednesday 8th May 2013 in Chartridge Parish Hall at 7.45pm. Come and meet your parish councillors and raise your questions.
NHS 111 is now active in Buckinghamshire, which means everyone in the county can access a new telephone service that has been introduced to make it easier to access local health services, when they have an urgent need. For full details go to www.nhs.uk/111 or firstname.lastname@example.org
A parish council sets its own precept based on the annual budget the parish feels it needs to support the community. Chartridge Parish Council has the lowest precept within Chiltern District and our Band D Council Tax in total is the lowest in Chiltern District.