News articles by Mellor Parish Council

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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Parish Council Emergency Powers

4th of June, 2020

MELLOR PARISH COUNCIL – EMERGENCY POWERS Doc Ref MPC EM 26.03.2020 It is agreed that from 6.00pm on Thursday 26th March 2020, Mellor Parish Council will, until further notice I.Empower Chairman (Cllr. Marsden) & Vice Chairm...

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Coronavirus - Covid 19

4th of June, 2020

Mellor residents will no doubt wish to support their community. It is pleasing to note that the Spar Shop on Carter Fold has offered a delivery service to local shoppers who cannot get to the store. Please ring them on 01254 812802. If y...

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Third Parish Council Vacancy

4th of June, 2020

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy is deemed to have occurred in the office of Councillor for the Parish of Mellor following the resignation of Councillor B. Murtagh on 3rd February 2020 Rule 5 of the Local Elections (Parishes and...

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Free Home Safety Visits

4th of June, 2020

Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service offers FREE home safety visits looking at the way people live and any problems they may have They will refer as necessary to other agencies for help such as volunteer services social services and safe...

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Mellor Youth Orchestra

4th of June, 2020

Mellor Youth Orchestra was formed eighteen months ago and since that time it has performed at various village events The Remembrance Service at the War Memorial was enriched by the talents of its members when hymns were played One se...

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Grants for Voluntary Groups, but HURRY!

4th of June, 2020

Voluntary groups in Ribble Valley can apply for funding towards revenue or capital projects which will support the needs of communities and or directly benefit the residents of Ribble Valley as a whole. A Criteria must be followed a...

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Another Casual Vacancy for the Parish Council

4th of June, 2020

GOVERNMENT ACT 1972 (SEC.87(2)) NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy is deemed to have occurred in the office of Councillor for the Parish of Mellor following the resignation of Councillor D. Murtagh on 6th January 2020 Ru...

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Upgrade of Public Use Computers in Libraries

4th of June, 2020

The upgrade to the public use computers in libraries will mean quicker log in,improved broadband access and computers which have been upgraded to Windows 10. Users will be able to self extend their computer session, with additional space to...

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Remembrance Day 2019

4th of June, 2020

Civic service will be held at St. Mary's Mellor 9.30, including Ribble Valley Mayor & Chief Executive, followed by The Silence at 11.00am and Service at Mellor War Memorial.

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Christmas Fayre 2019

4th of June, 2020

St. Mary's Church Mellor are holding a Christmas Fayre on Saturday 30th November from 11.00am until 1.00pm. This will be in school, Santa will be there & lunches will be served.

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Casual Vacancy for a new Parish Councillor

4th of June, 2020

GOVERNMENT ACT 1972 (SEC.87(2)) NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy is deemed to have occurred in the office of Councillor for the Parish of Mellor following the resignation of Councillor Moss on 6th November 2019. Rul...

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First Village Meeting Saturday 28th September

4th of June, 2020

The meeting is for all to come along and meet your Parish Councillors to give them your views on anything relating to Mellor and Mellor Brook. The Parish Council has limited powers, but can act as a focus and contact other agencies on be...

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Mellor Village Show 2019

4th of June, 2020

As usual, Mellor Village Show will have fun & interest for everyone. It takes place in the Village Hall this year on Sunday 1st September, between 2.00pm & 4.00pm. However, if you plan to enter (& hopefully you do!) then now ...

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Dog Dirt - are YOU a responsible dog owner?

4th of June, 2020

Mellor Village Hall Committee has been in touch following the collection of FIFTEEN BAGS OF DOG DIRT from the field. Dogs make wonderful companions, however their faeces, as well as being smelly and unpleasant (as you will realise if you...

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Mellor Play Area Upgrade

3rd of June, 2020

Mellor Parish Council is delighted to announce the successful funding bid to Lancashire Environmental Fund for £30,000 to allow drainage and the installation of new, additional play equipment for younger children, using recycled materials wh...

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