Parish Council Elected
There will no Parish Coucil this year as the election
was uncontested - See Councillor
Road Closure Notice
- Part of Riplingham Road, Kirk Ella
Riplingham Road, Kirk Ella will be closed for a
distance of 140 meters east of the junction with the A164 Humber Approach
Road from 4th March to allow works to contruct a new roundabout.
It is anticipated that the works will be completed by 31st December
layout map of this scheme
Major Planning Application Submitted
On Land South of 21 Great Gutter Lane for erection of 131 dwellings.
Consulting at present, closing date 25th April 2019. ERYC Reference
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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
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.
from Royal Mail (pdf file)
on the A164
roundabout is set to be built on one of the region's busiest roads.
The £4.2m scheme will see an improved junction lay-out on the
A164 between Kirk Ella and Swanland - see
South Hunsley Ward Councillor's page for more details.
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.
In the last few months East Riding
of Yorkshire Council has issued 2 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
A Message from your Chairman -
Spring is here and the villages are looking fresh and beautiful again.
The snowdrops have been out for a while and now the daffodils are flourishing.
The Parish Councillors would like to say a special thank you to all
of you who have helped Councillor Elizabeth Robinson with the community
bulbs that the Parish Council buys. We also want to say a special thank
you to the public spirited people who put flowers round street names,
and at the corner of roads and highways. Many of you also plant small
flowers along the front borders of your properties and all these things
contribute to making our villages so attractive.
We also value our history and heritage, as many of you have already
commented on the new information display boards. There already were
some at Willerby Square Car Park and one at the entrance to Hogg Lane
in the centre of Kirk Ella. Now we have the two new ones situated at
both ends of Church Lane, the Beverley Road end near the seat and the
Packman Lane end close to the Churchyard wall. Both have been carefully
assembled by Councillor David Robinson, who is producing the next one
for the West Ella Preservation Society, to be erected in West Ella close
to the new war memorial site. People who have already expressed an interest
have been asking if they could obtain a copy. To do this, please contact
Mandy, our Clerk. Councillor John Bailey has put the information, regarding
the proposed new roundabout at the bottom of Riplingham Road, on to
the West Ella notice board for anyone to read who has not already seen
some notification about it. Our Clerk, Mandy, has also sent his recommendations
to County Hall regarding the possibility of some drivers creating a
“rat run” through our villages to avoid the current hold-ups
at Willerby. He has asked questions of the planners and made positive
Unfortunately, I must end by once again drawing your attention to the
fact that crime is on the increase in our area, mainly in Anlaby but
some disturbing incidents have occurred in Kirk Ella & West Ella.
Thefts are mainly from garages, sheds and motorcars but there have been
burglaries on West Ella Road and an attempted burglary on Annandale
Road. Some offences have happened during daytime so please remain vigilant
and report anything suspicious. You don’t need me to tell you
the obvious precautions to take to make sure your property remains secure
but data for our area can be acquired by visiting www.police.uk and
following the “Find your Neighbourhood” link.
Take care and whilst you are walking in the village,
see if you can spot the latest new blue plaque.
Councillor Margaret Raymond
Chairman - Kirk Ella & West Ella Parish Council
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