Next meeting:

Next Parish Council meeting - 7.30pm on Tuesday 14 May 2019 at the Curridge W I Hall, Curridge Road,  Curridge, Berkshire RG18 9DZ.

Agenda and planning schedule for the forthcoming Parish Council meeting here
Dispensation Information for Members of the Public at meetings
Guidance Notes for Members of the public at meetings
Parish Council draft minutes will become available prior to a Parish Council meeting for members of the public to view. Draft Minutes.

Latest News: Summary of Parish Council Meeting held on 12th March 2019

Latest Updates

Uncontested Election of Parish Councillors 2 May 2019
Election for Parish Councillors for Chieveley (Chieveley Ward) 2 May 2019 
Election of Parish Councillors for Chieveley (Curridge Ward) 2 May 2019

There is a vacancy for Chieveley Ward from 2 May 2019.

MAKE A CHANGE, BECOME A LOCAL COUNCILLOR
Chieveley Parish Council is calling on residents, passionate about their community.

What do councillors do?
Councillors are the champions of their community and give residents a voice on the decisions the council makes. Becoming a councillor will allow you to make a real difference in your community by engaging with residents, local groups and businesses to find out their needs; making decisions on which services and projects the council should take forward; and getting involved locally to ensure the services are meeting your community’s needs.

Can I stand?

There are only a few rules to stand for election.
You must be: 
A British citizen, or a citizen of the Commonwealth, or the European Union 
18 years of age or older
Live in an area that is served by the local council

How can I get involved?
Email the Parish Clerk at chieveley.pc@btinternet.com for more information.

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) Good Councillors Guide 2018. 'This guide introduces the work of local councils and the part you play as a councillor in the tier of local government closest to the people. You will also find it a useful reference. It is divided into five parts to help you find your way as a new, or even as an experienced, councillor .'

Dog fouling on footpaths and byways

Receiving a number of complaints from walkers, runners and dog walkers about the amount of dog fouling taking place along the local footpaths and byways.   It is an offence to let your dog foul on a Public Right of Way.  Please be responsible and clean up after your pet and dispose of it appropriately. There are dog waste bins located at the end of Bardown, Manor Lane and at Chieveley Recreational Centre, Chieveley.  Also Chapel Lane and Crabtree Lane, Curridge.  Thank you.

West Berkshire Council Housing and Economic Land Availability Assessment (HELAA)

West Berkshire Council needs to maintain an up to date picture of the amount of land that is available for new development, including land for housing and economic development. Inviting landowners, developers and others to submit potential development sites for consideration as part of their HELAA.  The HELAA will not make recommendations on which sites should be developed but will make a preliminary assessment of their suitability and potential.  The information gathered from this process will help inform the next Local Plan which will allocate sites for housing, employment and other land uses to cover the period up to 2026. The period of submission  of sites is up to 31 March 2017. Link to West Berkshire Council HELAA page here

Minerals and waste sites consultation

West Berkshire Council are in the process of developing a new strategic Minerals and Waste Plan for the District.  This plan, once adopted, will set the strategy for minerals and waste development over the period covered by the plan.   Minerals and Waste Sites Consultation document here

Two sites in Chieveley Parish have been included in the consultation.

  • 60 Acre Field, Old Street, Chieveley (Page 12) and land behind Chieveley Services (page 21) adjacent to Old Kiln Quarry.
  • An adjoining Parish site off Long Lane near Fishers Crossing (page 39)