News articles by Mellor Parish Council

ROAD CLOSURES Saccary Lane

26th of January, 2022

Substantial works are being undertaken on Saccary Lane in order to improve the edges of the road. This will take place between 25 January 2022 & at least 14 February 2022. Alternative routes will be signed, but can be seen in the attached map....

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It's OK to say you are not OK!

13th of January, 2022

Mental Health for everyone has come into focus even more over the last 2 years. Remember that there is a question mark at the end of "How are you?" and it is important to actually listen to the answer, rather than assuming it will be OK....

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New Police initiative to link with CCTV

24th of December, 2021

Lancashire Constabulary have recently started using Nice Investigate for our digital management system. The system allows businesses, councils and the community to register their cameras on the community portal  which will allow off...

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Covid Update on Vaccination

17th of December, 2021

Today, 17 December 2021, the latest figures for those who have tested positive for Covid have again shot up to almost 100,000 new cases in the last 24 hours. What can WE do to limit the progress & keep ourselves & our loved ones ...

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Casual Vacancy for Mellor Parish Council

7th of December, 2021

There is a Vacancy for another Councillor to join Mellor Parish Council, following the recent resignation of Mr. Walmsley, who is thanked for his contribution to local life. What does this mean to you, as a resident? the following is quo...

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Winter is truly here!

7th of December, 2021

Following Storm Arwen, it seems Storm Barra is in its wake. Lancashire County Council's gritting teams will again be out at night & in all weathers to protect us as we travel. Please, if your journey is not necessary, and the wea...

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Scams, Scams, Scams!

7th of December, 2021

Lancashire Trading Standards has issued the latest Consumer Alert Report, please see the attached document. Unfortunately, especially at this time of year the unscrupulous will attempt to prey on the more vulnerable in society: therefore...

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Remembrance Day Service 2021

15th of November, 2021

On a beautiful November morning, following a church service at St Marys Mellor, during which the "Book of Remembrance" was blessed, the Rev'd Karen Herschell led the choir and parishioners on the short walk to the War Memorial.

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Be Dog Theft Aware

7th of September, 2021

Keep Your Dog Safe It’s an invitation to a thief if your dog is: left unattended in your garden/outdoor area, even if you think your garden/outdoor area is secure - most dogs are stolen from ...

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Making Your Roads Safer

30th of July, 2021

Lancashire County Council’s highways maintenance services are working hard to improve your roads but they need your help. Last year the team fixed almost 40,000 potholes and repaired 3,300 faults on street lights.  But, with 4...

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Welcome to new Vicar for Mellor

21st of July, 2021

The congregation of St Mary's church in Mellor welcomed it's new Vicar the Revd Karen Herschell at an induction service carried out by the Archdeacon of Blackburn and instituted by the Bishop of Blackburn on Sunday 27th June. Rev...

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Election Results 06 May 2021

8th of May, 2021

The Elections for Borough Councillor for Mellor, County Councillor for the area & Police & Crime Commissioner have closed. Poll Staff are working through the count and the results, once they have been verified, will be shown on R...

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Road Closure Barker Lane 01.06.21 to 03.06.21

13th of April, 2021

LANCASHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL (BARKER LANE, MELLOR, RIBBLE VALLEY BOROUGH) (TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF THROUGH TRAFFIC) ORDER 2021 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Lancashire County Council intend to make an Order under Section 14(1) (a) of the Road Traffic ...

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Notice of Election for Borough Council

30th of March, 2021

On 6th May 2021 there will be an Election, and this includes your chance to vote for a Borough Councillor to represent Mellor Ward on Ribble Valley Borough Council. Four Candidates have been duly nominated and they are: JOHN HYMA...

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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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