The Town Council were delighted to receive 20 fabulous design entries into the above competition and would like to thank everyone who participated. The Mayor, Councillor Elizabeth Bruce judged both the 0 – 4 year and 12 – 16 year categories. The Deputy Mayor, Councillor Julie Cairns judged the 5 – 11 year category.
Both Councillor’s Elizabeth Bruce and Julie Cairns commented on how much they enjoyed judging the competition and how hard it was considering the high standard of the entries and would like to thank everyone who participated.
The winners were as follows:
0 – 4 years
1st Willow Shields
2nd William Foster
5 – 11 years
1st Tommy Hutchinson
2nd John Adamason
12 years +
Arrangements will be made to deliver prizes, 1st prize in each category – £20 One for All Voucher + Easter Egg, 2nd prize – £10 One for All Voucher + Easter Egg
Please use water wisely, the Town Council have been advised that there have been several instances recently where taps have not been fully turned off. This results in water being waster and will incur unnecessary costs to the Town Council.
Please follow government guidelines when visiting allotments and take precautionary hygiene measures. There is also advice on: nsalg.org.uk
As of Monday 13th April Chilton food bank will open twice a week:
Mondays and Tuesdays from 10am – 1 pm at St Aidans Church Hall.
Food donations can be left during this time.
Message from Town Clerk
It has been brought to the attention of the Town Clerk that there are rumours in the Town that the Town Council are going to close Chilton Cemetery. Please rest assured that this is not the Town Council’s intention the ICCM guidance is that Cemeteries can remain open as long as the current social distancing rules are adhered to. Please stay safe and follow the Government guidelines to stop the spread of Covid 19.
The Town Clerk “I am checking the ICCM (Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management) Guidance regularly and at the moment cemeteries can remain open. The Town Council realise that this is an awful time for everybody – all we ask is that you adhere to social distancing rules and the regular hand washing guidance i.e. when you enter and leave your home.
Unless we are told by the Government that we have to close the Cemetery it will remain open as we know how important it is to the Community.
Please take care and stay safe everyone”.
In recognition of the fact that a lot of local people will face hardship as result of the local business closures arising out of the emergency Covid 19 measures the Town Council have agreed to make an initial grant of £500 to Chilton food bank.
The Council made this decision last week (w/c 23rd March) but have been waiting for assurances from the food bank head office that this funding will ONLY be used for the benefit of Chilton Food Bank. The Council were pleased to receive this assurance on 2nd April 2020.
Chilton Food Bank is still open every Monday from 10am – 1pm at St Aidan’s Church Hall.
As well as dealing with those in need, any food donations can be dropped off at this time, if you have food that you wish to donate but can’t deliver, during this time, please contact Mike Morrison on 01325 301937 to make alternative arrangements
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