Parish Council Meeting Notes – April 2019

The Chairman reported that no police report had been submitted

There was still a problem with potholes especially in the Clay lane area leading into Haslington By-Pass. This was an ongoing problem for many areas in the Parish and Cheshire East Highways had been contacted many times regarding potholes causing problems for motorists and cyclists alike this will be raised again through the ward member.

Lorries are ignoring the No HGV signs in Maw Lane it was acknowledged but the Chairman pointed out that the lorries were allowed access if they had a genuine reason for using Maw Lane.

The Fun Day on the Village Green will take place on 11 May 2019 from 11am to 3pm.. The PA for this event had been booked.

The election result for Parish and Cheshire East Council will be announced on 4 May 2019.

Councillor David Marren attended his last meeting as Councillor for Haslington Ward and he was thanked by the Chairman for his commitment to Haslington Parish Council.

A new councillor will be elected in the forthcoming election.

A request for financial support had been requested for various events

This was dealt with by the Parish Council with advice from the Treasurer.

A discussion was held on replacing trophies for the Best Kept Garden competition..

It was requested that the flower baskets should be filled by the end of May and the beds, pots and tubs, likewise.

The 30mph sign in Maw Lane was in the hedge making it difficult for motorist to notice and this was to be reported the Cheshire East Council.

The seat that had been demolished in Winterley at the junction of Pool Lane and Hassall Road was to be replaced.

The tempoary bus shelter in Oakhanger had not yet been installed and the Clerk was to take this up with the relevant authorities.

A speed gun was to be supplied to Oakanger and the Chairman paid tribute to the Speedwatch Team in the Parish.

Help is requested for tables and trestles for the Fun Day stall on 11 May.


At the end of the meeting Councillor George Wood told councillors that he would not be standing for election in May. He said he had served the Parish Council for 44 years and thought it was now time to retire.  The Chairman and Councillors all thanked him for his valuable service over the years and wished him all the best for the future years

The minutes for this meeting could be viewed after the next meeting to be held 13 May2019 Any complaints or problems to be made direct to the Clerk, Mrs Joan Adams on 01270 569760.

Cllr Mrs D Farrall