News articles by Mellor Parish Council

Drainage Improvements at Mellor Village Hall

12th of March, 2021

Flooding has been an issue at Mellor Village Hall and, following damage to the Sports Hall, Mellor Parish Council wished to work with Mellor Community Association to find a long term solution and therefore sought specialist professional advice.

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COUNCIL TAX REFUND SCAM

12th of March, 2021

RIBBLE VALLEY RESIDENTS WARNED ABOUT COUNCIL TAX SCAM SCAMMERS are targeting Ribble Valley residents with e-mails promising council tax refunds in exchange for personal details. Ribble Valley Borough Council is due to issue counc...

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County Council Elections 6th May

17th of February, 2021

Are you interested in becoming a County Councillor? Do you want to make a difference to your local community? Do you want to know more in order to decide? How could you do this? In preparation for the forthcoming elections, the...

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Census 2021 - Diary Date 21 March

9th of February, 2021

Every 10 years a full Census is carried out across Great Britain, recording details of who, where & how we all live, including occupation and it notes all residents. This is a comprehensive record which provides a picture and a future resource...

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Captain Sir Tom Moore R.I.P

4th of February, 2021

All have been saddened by the passing of "Captain Tom". We will surely remember a lovely gentleman, who has touched us all. A tribute to him is linked to this post.

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Drugs Misuse - what should you do?

6th of January, 2021

Are you woried about possible drug use in Mellor and Mellor Brook? Residents have noticed drug paraphenalia, but what should you do if you have suspicions? Cllr. Stella Brunskill has been discussing these concerns with local Police & their adv...

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Ribble Valley Community Hub is there to help

6th of January, 2021

A New National Lockdown is now in force in order that Covid 19 can be beaten. This will cause problems for the more vulnerable in society, but there is help at hand, via Ribble Valley Community Hub, who can be contacted on 01200 414597 Monday to F...

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County Council Winter Bulletin

5th of January, 2021

The recent cold weather, with ice & snow is causing some difficulty, even whilst we all Stay At Home, following the latest Government guidance.  Please try to keep in contact, at a safe distance, preferably by phone with those y...

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Scam Warning from Trading Standards

5th of January, 2021

Once again, those who wish to prey on the more vulnerable are looking to illegally gain from the less fortunate. Lancashire County Council Trading Standards have issued detailed guidance, please see the linked document.

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Covid Tier 4 guidance HANDS - FACE - SPACE

31st of December, 2020

What you can and cannot do in areas with a very rapidly rising level of infections, where tighter restrictions are in place. If you live in a Tier 4 area, you must follow the rules below. This means that you cannot lea...

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Tier 4 Play Area guidance

31st of December, 2020

We all want children to enjoy the Play Area, but please remember to think of others. The latest guidance for use of Play Areas in Tier 4 follows: Guidance when visiting our play area Please follow this a...

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DPD parcel & other scams

24th of December, 2020

Scam warning: Fake DPD emails and texts. Action Fraud has seen a surge in reports relating to fake emails and texts purporting to be from DPD. ...

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Criminals want to spoil Christmas!

22nd of December, 2020

As if the latest Covid restrictions were not enough, there are criminals about who wish to prey on the more vulnerable. Please make sure you are aware of the scams & make sure others are too! 2020 has been a year to look out for one ...

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Appreciation of the Remembrance Project

10th of December, 2020

Parish Council has received a lovely handmade & written card from the Calligrapher, who has given permission to share this on the website. The details are shown in the linked image. We have also received a message of thanks from Rev....

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E V Charging Points come to Mellor

4th of December, 2020

Mellor Parish Council has been working with Mellor Community Association and Charge My Street in order to install Electronic Vehicle Charging Points at the Village Hall. These will be sited in the Car Park, across from the Main Entrance & work...

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We Will Remember Them

10th of November, 2020

101 names of those from Mellor, Mellor Brook, Balderstone & Osbaldeston who gave their lives in both World Wars and subsequently have so far been identified. Mellor Parish Council, with support from Balderstone Parish Council wished to record ...

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Remembrance Day 2020

9th of October, 2020

Remembrance Day this year will, of necessity be commemorated in a different way in order to protect us all. There will be no Service at Mellor War Memorial, and the laying of wreaths must be carried out in our own time, with social dista...

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Mellor Library to reopen

24th of September, 2020

Great News!  Mellor Library is to reopen 30 September 2020. However, due to Covid regulations and in order to keep everyone safe, there are changes, so please raed this before you go; details of the opening times are included.

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Mellor Play Area has been re-opened

4th of September, 2020

Mellor Parish Council continues to follow the latest Government Guidance and asks that all do so in order to protect one another and beat Coronavirus. However, if it is found that some are abusing the facility, putting themselves or othe...

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Speed Kills - hopefully not in Mellor

22nd of August, 2020

During lockdown our roads have been quieter. However the Parish Council is now receiving a number of serious complaints about speeding in & around Mellor - this is unacceptable, but could be dangerous or even fatal.Particular areas highlighted...

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Time to get on yer bike!

22nd of August, 2020

'Switch to Cycling' is a new campaign from Lancashire County Council aiming to build on the momentum of those of you who have started cycling during lockdown and encourage more people to take up cycling for short journeys. It pro...

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Isolation Art Exhibition

22nd of August, 2020

Lockdown Artists to Exhibit at Popular Clitheroe Gallery Residents have unleashed their creativity during lockdown in response to 9 themes set by Ribble Valley Borough Council’s Arts Development Team. Over 140 piec...

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Consultation on Controls of Dogs in Public

22nd of August, 2020

Ribble Valley Borough Council wants all our views on whether control of dogs in public places should continue. A Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) was introduced in 2017, in order to keep our public spaces cleaner, safer & healthier. The Co...

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Cllr. Noel C. Walsh R.I.P.

6th of August, 2020

It is with great sadness that we received the awful news on Monday 3rd August 2020 that our friend and fellow Councillor - Noel Walsh had sadly passed away following a serious illness.    This is very sad news indeed ...

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LCC - Have Your Say on Your Roads

22nd of July, 2020

You can have your say on your roads and transport locally by completing a short survey.  As part of a new campaign to promote the work of their highways service, Lancashire County Council is encouraging people to complete the National Highway...

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Bus service improvements

2nd of July, 2020

Bus services are changing across Lancashire. Whilst there are more, sensible rules to keep all as safe as possible, for example wearing face masks and using contactless payments where possible, or correct fare when not, the improved services open ...

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Mellor Play Area - remains closed

2nd of July, 2020

Mellor Parish Council continues to follow the latest Government Guidance on Coronavirus. Whilst it may be possible to re-open some facilities, the guidance does mean continual cleaning, disinfecting and ensuring social distancing. T...

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The Harry Challenge raising funds for NHS

11th of June, 2020

Harry Clarkson, a passionate gardener sadly passed away on 29 April 2020. Harry was involved with building Mellor Village Hall, a keen member of the former Mellor Garden Club and instrumental in setting up Mellor Village Show. He had the vision to...

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VE Day 75th Anniversary Commemorations

4th of June, 2020

We’d love to see communities getting involved (while observing Government Guidelines on Covid-19): so why not have a street party with everyone in their own homes, or bake a cake, or get the kids to make some bunting to string out. Let ...

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Funding during Covid 19 Situation

4th of June, 2020

I wanted to share a few links to grants/funding that I am aware of, in case it is of any use to any groups at this time. If I hear of any others I will forward these on. If you are aware of any others that would benefit our communities, pleas...

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Cornavirus update - newsletter now out

4th of June, 2020

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE STAY AT HOME, SAVE LIVES, PROTECT THE NHS, BEWARE OF SCAMS Mellor Parish Council will not be physically meeting for the moment, and has resolved to work using Emergency Powers. However that does not meet that nothi...

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