Tuesday, 6 September 2011

NatWest Community Force

NatWest have launched a community initiative called CommunityForce. CommunityForce is a great way for local charities, organisations and groups to raise publicity and attract new volunteers as well as the chance to receive funding.

In each of their CommunityForce areas they will be making awards to three community projects with local people deciding the winners.

Parish Path Liaison Officers

Somerset County Council run a scheme called “Parish Path Liaison Officers” who effectively become the "eyes and ears" of the paths in the parish and Aller currently has a vacancy in the role.

The PPLO can be an individual or group of people who take on the role of walking the paths in the area a minimum of three times a year and reporting any problems. SCC supply a handbook and also a basic toolkit is offered for those who want to carry out minor clearance of vegetation from around stiles and gates.

Please contact any member of the Parish Council if you are interested in filling the vacancy or would like to find out more.

Friday, 2 September 2011

Dog Control Orders

Please be aware that Two new Dog Control Order Notices were brought into effect from 1 July 2011 - Dogs on Leads and Dog Fouling

Tower Mint Medals for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee 2012

 To celebrate the 60 year reign of Her majesty Queen Elizabeth II, The Tower Mint has produced an commemorative medal for schools and councils to honour the occasion. The obverse depicts a portrait of Her Majesty and the reverse shows the Diamond Jubilee emblem. Find out more