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Medstead Parish Council

Public Notices / News

ANNUAL GOVERNANCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY (AGAR) RETURN FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31ST MARCH 2019 . Under the Accounts an Audit Regulations 2015, authorities must publish the following information on a publicly accessible website.

Public Rights Notice - Completed Audit public-rights-notice-external-audit---Sept-2019.pdf 108.3 KB Sect. 1 AGAR Section-1-AGAR-Redacted.pdf 517.3 KB Sect 2 AGAR Section-2-AGAR-Redacted.pdf 310.8 KB Sect 3 AGAR Section-3-AGAR.pdf 420.8 KB

Public Notices - Four Marks & Medstead and Chawton and Ropley Community Meeting to discuss the proposed EHDC Large Housing Sites for the 2017-2036 Local District Plan. Meeting starts at 4:00 pm Sunday 8th September 2019 in Four Marks Village Hall. Hard copy leaflets being distributed across Four Marks & Medstead over the next few days. Please share this post around the local communities.

YOUR LOCAL PLAN - YOUR SAY Drop In Dates lp-major-sites-posters-0719.pdf 99 KB OUR LOCAL PLAN - YOUR SAY - LOCAL MEETING DATE FOUR-MARKS,-MEDSTEAD,-ROPLEY,-CHAWTON-FLYER-FINAL-(1).pdf 499.3 KB

Thursday, 5th May 2016

Neighbourhood Plan Referendum

We are pleased to announce the Medstead and Four Marks Neighbourhood Plan was accepted by our community at Referendum on 5th May 2016 by 2001 votes for and 140 against with 7 spoiled papers.

A majority of 93.45% were in favour of our Plan.

There was a 41% turnout.

Details of the referendum will also be published on the East Hampshire District Council website.

Medstead Parish Council Elections 2019

Seven candidates stood for election as Parish Councillors to contest the nine seats on Medstead Parish Council on 2nd May 2019. All candidates were elected uncontested by the Returning Officer. 

With two councillor vacancies remaining on Medstead Parish Council following the local election, three applications had been received from Mr Charles Clark, Mr Andrew Jackson and Mr Gordon Mitchell. A short presentation by each candidate was heard by Council at the Annual Meeting of Medstead Parish Council held in the Village Hall on Wednesday 8th May 2019.

Council considered the applications further and then undertook a secret ballot with up to two selections being made by each councillor.

The Clerk was asked to read the result of the ballot and it was agreed that Messrs. Charles Clark & Andrew Jackson be appointed as co-opted councillors. Both were asked to sign the Declaration of Acceptance and the Disclosure of Pecuniary Interest Forms and then took their place at the Council table. 

15th September 2016

CPRE Hampshire Countryside Award 2016

In a packed hall near Winchester, HM Lord-Lieutenant of Hampshire, Nigel Atkinson Esq presented the 10th annual CPRE Hampshire Countryside Awards to a diverse range of rural-inspired projects. 

Countryside conservation charity, CPRE (the Campaign to Protect Rural England) runs the awards to celebrate a beautiful and living countryside that everyone can value and enjoy. During the awards ceremony held at Itchen Abbas and Avington Village Hall, this year’s awards judges were united in how difficult the task had been to decide on the winners from a unique group of entries from across Hampshire.

Alongside lead sponsor, The Southern Co-operative, the individual award category sponsors attending the event were Community and Voluntary - The Southern Co-operative, Young People - Steve’s Leaves, Rural Enterprise - Dutton Gregory Solicitors, and Sustainable Buildings - Radian.  

East Hampshire and Winchester District

Highly Commended - Community and Voluntary category: Medstead Village Pond Project (Medstead Parish Council)

Gemma Lacey from The Southern Co-operative said: “The community commitment to this project was outstanding. It has rallied together to raise funds and undertake the work required to transform a disused pond into a wildlife pond, turning a 15-year community idea into a reality.

The village pond provides a truly special place that can now be enjoyed by the local community and provides an educational opportunity for school children, with a pond dipping platform and wildlife information boards.

This project really showed the power of collective action at a community level and what can be achieved as a result. It is also a great showcase for Neighbourhood Plans in action.”

CPRE Award Ceremony 2016 CPRE Award Ceremony 2016