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At the Full Council Meeting on Wednesday 8 February 2017, the Council voted unanimously in favour to seek the approval of the Secretary of State for Communities to apply for a PWLB loan of £240,000 up to 20 years for the purchase of new premises as we are leasing the current building. The annual loan repayments will come to around £16,882 on a reducing basis and will be paid from the precept budget. The level of Precept has not been increased in order to pay the cost of the loan. Your views and opinions on this matter are invited by 28th April 2017. More details regarding the purchase and reasons behind it can be found on the council website www.whittleseytc.com, under the tab of ‘Council Communication’ http://www.whittleseytc.com/council-matters/council-communications/
The Post Office will close for refurbishment, that was deferred from last year, on Thursday 9th March for 2 weeks reopening on Saturday 25th March 2017 (The Nisa store will be closed for 2 weeks 14th April – 29th April during which the Post Office will also be closed. Alternative Post Offices include Coates, Stanground, Ramsey St Marys and Peterborough.
Acts of Remembrance.
Friday 11th November at 11.00am – Act of Remembrance at Whittlesey War Memorial
Friday 11th November at 11.00am – Act of Remembrance at Coates War Memorial.
Sunday 13th November at 9.30am – Holy Communion with Act of Remembrance – St Andrews
Sunday 13th November at10.45am – Coates War Memorial with Act of Remembrance, followed by Civic Service in
Holy Trinity Church.
Sunday 13th November 11.00 am – Morning Service with Act of Remembrance – St Thomas’
Sunday 13th November at Midday – Turves War Memorial – Act of Remembrance
Sunday 13th November 12.15pm – Eastrea War Memorial with Act of Remembrance
Sunday 13th November – The parade leaves the Ivy leaf at 2.00, the Act of Remembrance at the
Whittlesey Memorial on Queen Street is at 2.30, this is followed by a Civic
Service at 3.00pm in St Marys’
For further information on any of the above please contact Sue Piergianni – Town Clerk on 01733 351296 or via email email@example.com
Early this year Whittlesey Town Council carried out a residents survey to find out if residents would like to route this cycle race through Whittlesey. The people of Whittlesey voted in favour of this.
We have been working with the Race Organisers since then to try and make this happen in 2017.
Unfortunately due to other changes imposed on them a lot of the budget set aside for Whittlesey has had to be used elsewhere. This means that the Organisers do not have enough cash for the race to come through Whittlesey in 2017.
I know that this will disappoint many people.
The Organisers remain committed to Whittlesey and will now work to try and make this happen in 2018.