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Kirk Ella & West Ella Parish Council

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Latest News
Keep Reporting the SMELL
All of us have been affected by the smell from the Albion Lane Recycling Site. If you are concerned you should report it to the Environmental Agency (EA) on: Free Phone : 0800 80 70 60 It is easy to do and is open 24/7 When you phone get an incident number otherwise your call will not be registered. You should call every time you are affected. It’s only by YOU reporting that will get the E.A. and E.R.Y.C. to do something!

Waitrose Green Disc)Scheme.
Waitrose supermarket have kindly included the Haltemprice Skate Park on this month’s (August) Community Matters (Green Disc) Scheme.

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 construct a new roundabout.
It is anticipated that the works will be completed by 31st December 2019.
See Notice and Diversion Map See layout map of this scheme

Major Planning Application Submitted
On Land South of 21 Great Gutter Lane for erection of 131 dwellings.
ERYC Reference 19/01041/STPLF DIRECT LINK

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: 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.
See latest Reports

Postal Scams
Information from Royal Mail (pdf file)

Traffic on the A164
A new roundabout is being 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.

Drone Information
Information on how to fly drones safely and legally - See Drone Code pdf

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. 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

Location of
Salt Bins
See pdf file

A Message from your Chairman - June 2019

I am delighted to be able to tell you that the complete Parish Council has been re-elected unopposed. This means a huge saving on the Parish Council Tax (the precept) as we would have had a large bill for election expenses which would have included our share of the County Hall paper work and staffing, postal votes, rent of the Polling Stations and staffing them, together with all the publicity etc. It certainly would have been very costly!

So our Parish Councillors are the eight photographed on the back of your recently circulated Annual Parish Report, Councillors John Bailey, Shaun Horton, Doreen Kaye, Nicola McMaster, Margaret Raymond, Stan Raymond, David Robinson and Elizabeth Robinson.

As I mentioned previously, Councillor Marion Jackson unfortunately has had to resign through ill health. She was a great asset, worked extremely hard and struggled valiantly but eventually has had to retire.

So we now welcome a new member, who has a real interest in the local community whom I am sure many of you will already know; Neil Oakes, the owner of the Kirk Ella News at the very heart of our village which he runs together with his wife Christine. He was born and raised in Hull. After school at Hymers College, Neil went up to Peterhouse, Cambridge and took a BA (Hons) in Law, followed by a stint at Guildford Law School before returning to Hull to practice as a solicitor. In 2014 a change of career saw Neil and his wife Christine take over as proprietors of the busy Kirk Ella News, a retired solicitor and now a thriving businessman who has lived locally for 17 years. He has stocked our Heritage Trail books for a long time and advertised our trail on the most attractive posters in his shop window over the last year or two. He also supported the villages Acts of Remembrance activities with a wonderful “Poppy Waterfall” in his shop window, which we photographed for our annual report. With his enthusiasm and many attributes we are sure he will be a real asset to the Parish Council.

Cllr. John Bailey is continuing to keep a watchful eye on the major road works at thejunction of Riplingham Road and the A164. He has reported any concerns directly to the E.R.Y.C. Cllr.

Elizabeth Robinson also continues to work very hard as the Chairman of the Flood Alleviation Scheme Committee and Cllr. David Robinson is busy preparing another village information board.

Lastly, may I remind you of the continuing advice from the police, a burglar will choose the property with the easiest access. It is now holiday time, so when you go away ask a neighbour to check that no post or leaflets are left sticking out of your letterbox. Remember, a completely dark house always looks empty so when you are away, leave some lights on timers in the house. Make sure that all doors and particularly windows are secure.

Best wishes,
Margaret Raymond
Councillor Margaret Raymond
Chairman - Kirk Ella & West Ella Parish Council

This message is also available as a pdf

Parish Council Annual Report - 2019
See pdf file (large file)
(also available as A4 page format - very large file 11Mb)

East Riding Parish News - website
Fairfield Neighbours Group
See website