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ROAD CLOSURE UPDATE

Please find attached the resident’s letter and the location plan for the A595 Gosforth to Holmrook (Greengarth Junction) LUF carriageway resurfacing scheme. The works carried out under a full road closure from 22:00pm each night will commence Monday 1st July to Friday 26th July.

Members of the public will be escorted through the site between the hours of 19.00hrs – 22.00hrs when safe to do so, depending on what activity is taking place there may be delays of up to an hour. Access for emergency vehicles will be maintained at all times. Between 22.00hrs to 05.00hrs the entire site will need to be closed with no access for the public.

Please note there will be no road closure on the 4th July due to the General Election

Residents Letter Stubshead Lane to Greengarth Junction-1

Stubshead Lane to Greengarth Jn – Location Plan Gosforth to Holmrook-1

 

VACANCY – PARISH COUNCILLOR BY CO-OPTION

The Parish Council is effectively a team of people who work for the benefit of the whole community. It is now looking for someone who would like to join the team and who is:

  • A good team player, who can contribute opinions at meetings, whilst willing to see others’ views and accept majority decisions.
  • Willingness to work with the Council’s partners (e.g. voluntary groups, charities, other Councils).

If this is of interest to you, please see the attached, which sets out the process and how to apply

Co-opting a councillor procedure

The law requires the successful candidate to fill in 2 forms, please see the links below

Declaration of Acceptance of Office

Declaration of interest form for Parishes

 
 
Notification of a Footpath Closure

CUMBERLAND COUNCIL (FOOTPATH NO. 426001 IN THE PARISH OF SEASCALE)

(TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF PEDESTRIANS) ORDER 2024
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that to enable Cumberland Council to carry out bridge
replacement works (“the Works”), Cumberland Council has made an Order the effect of
which is to prohibit pedestrians from proceeding along an approx. 10 metre section of
Public Footpath No. 426001 at Whitriggs in the Parish of Seascale between Grid
References: 304310, 500824 and 304313, 500832.
There is no suitable alternative route available for pedestrians.

Any queries to the Countryside Access Team, The Parkhouse Building, Kingmoor
Business Park, Carlisle CA6 4SJ or Highways hotline 0300 373 3736 or via the
Cumberland Council website

The Order will come into operation on 21 May 2024 and may continue in force for a period
of up to six months from that date, although it is anticipated that the restrictions will only be
required for one week, and only as and when the appropriate traffic signs are displayed,
Chief Legal Officer, Cumberland Council, Cumbria House, 117 Botchergate, Carlisle CA1
1RD
Dated 15 May 2024

Map of affected location

 
TrueVision TV Windscale Fire Drama
 
Do you have memories or family stories of life in Seascale in the 1950s?
Television producer Rachel Watson is researching local stories for a TV drama based around the fire at the Windscale plant in 1957.She’s keen to hear from anyone who’d be happy to share family stories of life in Seascale in the 1950s, from Windscale staff and their families, to farmers, local businesses and schoolchildren, to get a real sense of the period and the real people who lived and worked here.Please contact rachel.watson@truevisiontv.com if you’d like to find out more.
www.truevisiontv.com
 
Seascale Parish Asset Funding Community Plan
 
After going through all the feedback from the suggestions of funding for Parish Assets we have the following as the most requested/supported projects to work on
– Refurbishment of Both Play Parks (Seafront and Coniston Avenue)
– General overhaul and improvements to Coniston Avenue Park
– 4G/Multipurpose Sports pitch/Facility
– A Shower and Changing room facility at the Seafront
– Beautification in the Village, flowers, art etc
 
We are now looking for feedback, ideas and comments based on these options, looking for the general reaction to these ideas,
This is a long term project so we are looking for a lot of feedback over the next few months , narrow down our options and even get rid of some of them that may not be possible despite the support for them
to give feedback or comments please contact Cllr Bran Harvey-Chadwick on bharveychadwick@gmail.com, or submit on comment on Seascale Parish Council’s Facebook Page

JOB ADVERT

Seascale Parish Council are looking for people who would help one of our Councillors empty our foreshore litter bins. We even have a barrow to transport the bin bags to the trade waste bin in the recycling area. :-) Whilst volunteers are welcome, you would be paid £11.50 per hour for this work. 

So if you are looking for a job with minimal hours this may well suit you, as even in the tourist season, it is not likely to be more than 15 hours a month. 

If interested and would like to know more please email the clerk  clerkseascalepc@gmail.com

MAJOR ROADWORKS INFORMATION

map link

https://one.network/?tm=136345816

link to PDF

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PDF

Cumbria roadworks

ELECTIONS – NEW REQUIREMENTS

New UK Government requirements mean that people must show photo ID, when voting at a polling station, in the upcoming parish council elections on May 4.

Acceptable forms of identification are a passport, driving licence, Blue Badge, an identity card with a PASS mark, certain concessionary travel cards, a defence identity card and a national identity card.

Those who don’t have photo ID, can apply for a free Voter Authority Certificate, by 5pm on April 25, at: http://www.gov.uk/apply-for-photo-id-voter-authority-certificate

Please note, if the voter does not have a valid passport, an expired passport is accepted, as long as the photo shows an likeness.

CAR PARK NEWS

Following discussions between representatives of Sellafield Ltd and Gosforth and Seascale Parish Councils regarding inappropriate parking specific measures will be implemented. Please see the attached for details

Gosforth and Seascale Car Parks (002)

TIME TO  GET WALKING AGAIN!

Walking in Cumbria has hundreds of walks to download and print, free, it also has books of walks, details of all the walking groups in the county and much more. Whether you want to walk on your own or with a group all the information is there in one place. See link below

https://www.walkinginengland.co.uk/cumbria/

SCAM WARNING

Cumbria Police would like to advise the public that we are aware of a telephone scam whereby people who are claiming to be police officers over the phone are requesting members of the public to transfer money to them to assist in a fraud investigation.

There have been a number of incidents in west Cumbria specifically the Drigg and Seascale area. This is scam which has been reported in other parts of the country.

We would like to state that no police officer would ever contact the public requesting any money. We would like to remind people to remain vigilant and to contact the police to check on the identity of officers if you have any suspicions.

Report online at www.cumbria.police.uk/report-it. You can also phone on 101.

Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111. 

Copeland BC Pest Treatment Charges

Please see link for further information below:

Pest Treatment Charges 2021 to 2022

Seascale Initial Assessment of Coastal Erosion

The following disclaimer is required to enable the link below to be placed on this website

” It should be noted that this is a request for information on any flood or erosion issues and is not a full consultation on what measures may be taken to address these issues. That degree of consultation will come later in the subsequent development process assuming that it proceeds”

Seascale Notes for Parish Council 02.21 – with disclaimer

 

Please see the link below to an online tool showing roadworks both current and planned.

https://one.network/

Highways Customer Feedback Survey 

Cumbria County Council seeks customers ideas and views to improve county highways network.

To complete their survey please use the following link:

https://cumbria.citizenspace.com/cumbria-county-council/highways-feedback-survey

The below link is very useful. It is on Cumbria Police Web Site and is only to be used for

  1. Speeding Complaints
  2. Report of Anti Social Driving
  3. Other Road Safety Concern

Please note: It is not to be used for road defects that’s via CCC hotline or web site

https://www.cumbria.police.uk/Report-It/Road-Safety-Concerns/Road-Safety-Concern-Form.aspx

Telltale signs cannabis farm V1

Play area::

Covid-19 Play Area Risk Assessment June 2020

 

Sports Hall:

The Sports Hall user update please see link below

sports hall user update

 

Public Toilets:

Open

 

 

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