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COVID 19 Vaccine Scam Text
We have been informed about a new scam that is being circulated, but looks very believable. It starts with a text, seemingly from the NHS saying that you are now eligible to apply for the new vaccine and to click on the link to apply. The link takes you to a website, which looks genuine and asks the user to complete a form asking for the following information.
Name
Date of Birth
Address
Payment card details
Proof of address

This should automatically ring alarm bells, as we all know, the vaccine is FREE.

Do NOT click on links in unknown texts - always check it first
NEVER give out your personal details.
With the recent approval of multiple vaccines in the UK, these types of scam attempts are likely to continue as fraudsters look to take advantage of the rollout.
Cold calls regarding the vaccine are also beginning to take place.

If you, or anyone you know, have been affected by this fraud or any other scam, report it to Action Fraud by calling 0300 1232040 or visiting www.actionfraud.police.uk.

ERYC launches Winter Grant Scheme
The scheme is to support those most in need with the cost of food, energy (such as heating, cooking and lighting), water bills (including sewerage) and other essentials (such as sanitary products), warm clothing, soap, blankets, boiler service/repair, and purchase of equipment including fridges, freezers and ovens.
SEE PDF for information and how to apply

Footway Maintenance Work
As part of ERYC annual £2.35m capital and revenue programme of planned footway maintenance works. A package of footway maintenance work has commenced at various locations within the East Riding and will take approximately 8 weeks to complete.

The works will consist of patch repairs and slurry sealing of the existing footways at the following locations (during daytime working hours):-
- The Lunds, Kirk Ella
- The Avenue, Anlaby
- Collynson Close, Willerby

This work will be carried out by PBS Construction (NE) Ltd as part of the Footway Term Service Contract for 2018-20. All the works will be carried out under localised traffic management; the contractor will endeavour to keep any disruption to an absolute minimum during the working hours.

Forthcoming Roadwork Notices (pdfs)

Gorton Road, Anlaby - Planned Maintenance Scheme Notice& Map
Beverley Road, Kirk Ella

Message from Humberside Police
There has been an increase in bike theft across the area. please remain vigilant especially when putting bikes away after use. People are asked to check their security arrangements. Key times have been highlighted at between 1600hrs and 2300hrs.

Covid19 Emergency - Information & Advice
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Help to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by following 3 Steps To Safety
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FREE Bespoke Cycle Training Offer
During the lock down, many residents have been walking and cycling as part of their daily exercise.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council is keen for people to continue as the restrictions are eased and its Road Safety Team is offering safe, free personal cycle training to support residents in this transition.

The sessions will help to give adults and children aged 11 and over the opportunity to gain the skills and confidence to cycle more regularly as workplaces, shops and as schools begin to reopen. See POSTER pdf

Information update on Services from ERYC
This contains which services are affected during the current emergency and has been issued to all Parish Councillors - SEE PDF

Message from Humberside Police
How you can access support and safeguard yourself against scams during the coronavirus outbreak. (pdf file).

Tackling Anti Social Behaviour
The team has responsibility for the Safe and Sound Grant, a scheme to help residents stay safe in their own home. It is here to help those who suffer from anti social behaviour and our website provides helpful information on anti social behaviour and what can be done to tackle it: http://www2.eastriding.gov.uk/living/crime-and-community-safety/anti-social-behaviour/ We rely on information that residents pass on and we encourage you to use our website and report anti social behaviour to Humberside Police on 101 or your Anti Social Behaviour team on 01482 396 380.
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Dog Fouling
A general reminder to all dog walkers that they have to clean up after their dog, whatever the weather or leaf or snow cover. The same applies to the hours of darkness - you need a torch. There are plenty of litter bins throughout the Parish, so please pick it up. When the children are encouraged to walk to school it is only fair that dog mess is picked up. East Riding of Yorkshire Council has issued Fixed Penalty Notices in Kirk Ella for failure to clear up after a dog has fouled. If any resident can identify a dog walker who does not clean up, with the time and place, they should report it to ERYC, and the dog warden will try to visit the area. We have some stickers and will be affixing these to the lamp posts around Pine. Meadows. If any resident knows of other areas where more stickers are needed, please let us know. When the pavement is dry, we will use the Parish Council stencil and spray paint but it is not suitable in wet and cold weather. Liz and Tom kirkellagrapevine@gmail.com

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Parish Council will not be holding meetings until further notice
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A Message from your Chairman - December 2020

I thought you would like an update to know that in spite of restrictions your Parish Council members are still working hard. Covid has made it very difficult to deal with new suggestions and ideas but I will update you on what has happened so far.

1) Your footway lighting bill has been paid so you will not be walking in the dark during the winter!

2) The planning has gone through, with a few adjustments, for South Ella Way location so 224 new properties will be built on the old school site.

3) The new notice boards that we ordered have been delivered and erected. They are of an excellent quality as requested for Kirk Ella. L & K Warcup Construction erected them for us. The old ones, which we begged from Wolfreton School when it was demolished, were no longer fit for purpose.

4) We have made good use of the grant, to commemorate the 75 years since the end of WWII, that we were successful in obtaining from the E.R.Y.C. We used it to purchase a new seat which is now at the corner of Church Lane near the historical information board. It supplements the Church memorial to those who gave their lives for us on active service during the war so it was right that the position was agreed with the British Legion.

5) Councillors are determined that you should not miss out on the village Christmas lights this year. They were erected and checked by Lighting & Signs Limited at the end of November and should be on until the New Year. We regret that because of the corona virus we are unable to have the usual very popular switch on with the school children’s choir but I am sure you will understand.

6) Councillor Doreen Kaye has been in communication with The Wheatsheaf Public House and in spite of it being closed because of restrictions the management has agreed to the village Christmas tree being placed in its usual position. It was ordered some time ago and you will see it complete with lights from November 30th.

7) Councillors and our Clerk have received much paperwork during the lockdown and time of restrictions and are available to talk to you over the telephone if you need advice during this difficult period. You can access information about a range of support at www.eastriding.gov.uk/3stepstosafety.

8) Planning applications continue to be reviewed by Councillors throughout lockdown and comments reported back to the E.R.Y.C. planning department at County Hall.

9) No doubt many of you will have received the Christmas edition of The Journal, if not you can do as I did and purchase one from Waitrose supermarket. You will be interested to know that it has a double page article on the Kirk Ella and West Ella Heritage Trail, with a photograph of our latest plaque being put up at the beginning of the year. Because of the publication in The Journal, the Heritage Trail booklet has been in great demand again all proceeds of which go to the Parish Council funds.


Stay safe
Margaret Raymond
Councillor Margaret Raymond
Chairman - Kirk Ella & West Ella Parish Council

This message is also available as a pdf
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2020 Annual Report
The Annual Report was written in February 2020 then given to the printer in March, and printed at the end of that month. Because of "lock down" the delivers would not accept them and the Clerk has had to store them at her house until Friday 26 June, when the distributors accepted them. The delivery service has now resumed. Please accept our apologies for the delay. SEE PDF FILE Printed copies are available
from the Parish Clerk
East Riding Parish News - website
Fairfield Neighbours Group
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Location of
Salt Bins
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