Parish Council Meeting Notes – February 2019

Representatives of Haslington WI were present at the meeting to report the progress of the instalment of the bench on the Village Green and the planting of two trees alongside the bench. The opening of this event was to take place on 2 March 2019 at 11 am.

No report had been received from the Police concerning actions in the previous month.

A resident had written to the Clerk expressing her concerns about bogus callers and it was advised that people need to be vigilant and ask for Identification. It was also asked if Home Watch scheme operated in the Parish. As this was not known at this time Cllr Mollart volunteered to be the Parish representative and work with any residents who are interested in being involved subject to the Police support.


Keep the front and back door locked with the keys taken out even when at home.

Stop and think if anyone is expected look through the window to identify caller.

If you have a door chain or door bar be sure to put in on before opening the door.

Always ask the callers for ID and check carefully even of the caller has an pre-arranged appointment.


The missing manhole in the pavement at Winterley has been reported many times but no action has yet been taken. This is to be challenged by the Parish Council.

Improvements were scheduled for Maw Lane, Hedges along Crewe Road from Kents Green Lane to the beginning of the houses along Crewe Road were again reported as being overgrown and detrimental to people using pushchairs or mobile scooters.

The light on the Dingle that had been repeatedly reported as not functioning had now been repaired.

The Parish Cluster Meeting was to take place at Crewe Hall. A representative of the Council was to attend.

A report from the police regarding Haslington Hall found no evidence of criminal activities and no further action would be taken.

The Oakhanger bus stop shelter is to be installed but a temporary shelter to highlight the bus stop is essential for the convenience of residents.

The Chairman reiterated his advice that if anyone had noticed a dangerous pothole to report it direct to the Cheshire Highways, the more complaints they receive the sooner the problem of potholes will be resolved

Information on Arthur Price Road had been requested and the information given showed that the service man had served in RAF Bomber Command and had been killed in 1943 WW11.

A request had been made on the ongoing procedure of the play equipment on the Gutterscroft Playing Field. The Chairman said that this was now the responsibility of ANSA.

The bins have been removed from the Car Park in Waterloo Road and an explanation was to be requested from ANSA

The minutes for this meeting could be viewed after the next meeting to be held 4 March 2019/ Any complaints or problems to be made direct to the Clerk, Mrs Joan Adams on 01270 569760.

Cllr. D Farrall