Chorleywood Film Club | Friday 19th November | The Courier

Chorleywood Film Club’s next event is on Friday 19th November at the Memorial Hall. The screening will be the recently released true-life spy thriller, The Courier (2021: Cert. 12: 112 mins). It tells the story of an unassuming British businessman, Greville Wynne, who was recruited into one of the greatest international conflicts in history.

Click here to view the event poster.

Magical Christmas Party

Wednesday 22nd December 2021 at 2pm -4:30pm. Link to booking – https://buytickets.at/chorleywoodparishcounci/608292

Christmas Wreath Workshop

https://buytickets.at/chorleywoodparishcounci/593450

Covid-19 September 2021 Update

The Parish Office is now open fully staffed between 9am and 1pm Monday to Friday and visitors are welcome to the Office for essential enquiries. However both Officers and Rangers will be practicing social distancing where possible so please respect their space. If possible and not exempt please wear a face covering when visiting the office.

If an enquiry in person is not necessary, please either telephone the office on 01923 285594 or email general enquiries to info@chorleywood-pc.gov.uk and your request will be passed to the appropriate officer.

Thank you for your understanding and co-operation.

We will publicise any changes to arrangements as further changes are made to Government guidelines.

Chorleywood Community Champion Award

During the Pandemic there have been some fantastic examples of good deeds and people going above and beyond to help others in time of need. In February the Parish Council launched the Community Champion Award and received seven nominations all of whom received a medal of recognition and gratitude.

Chorleywood Community Champion Award Winners 2021 (pdf)

Mission EmployAble

In an exciting joint venture, the charity Mission EmployAble is raising money, along with the Cricket Club, for a new pavilion and café to replace the existing clubhouse.

Work is currently underway to finalise the details of the project before work commences on site.  Once completed,  inside the pavilion, Mission EmployAble’s café will serve delicious homemade food to families, runners, keep fit groups, dog walkers and cricket fans. Uniquely, it will be staffed by young adults with learning disabilities, who will be trained and supported by the charity.

To make a donation to Mission EmployAble, to keep up to date with the building’s progress and for details of forthcoming fundraising events, visit: missionemployable.co.uk

Re-instatement of Parking control measures at the Common permissive parking areas

At a meeting of the Full Council on the 28th July 2020, Councillors agreed to re-instate the parking enforcement scheme at War Memorial Hall, Shepherds Bridge and the Old Shepherd permissive parking areas. The scheme has been suspended for five months during the height of the Coronavirus lockdown and restrictions.

Following maintenance of the ticket machines, the enforcement will now restart on the 10th of September but for the period 10th to the 27th September zero charge warning tickets will be issued to help people get used to the system being back in place. However, from the 28th September anyone found parking without displaying a ticket (or residents/visitors pass for the Old Shepherd permissive parking area) in these areas between 1pm and 3pm Monday to Friday will be issued with a penalty charge ticket.

Lost and Found Property | Changes to Procedures

The police service has traditionally accepted the responsibility of recording all lost and found property, despite there being no statutory duty to do this. In February, police forces nationally stopped receiving reports of lost property and now accept only certain types of found items. Hertfordshire has come in line with these policies.

The below link to our website provides detailed advice about what to do if you have lost or found property.

https://www.herts.police.uk/Information-and-services/Advice/Lost-or-found-property/Lost-or-found-property

Chorleywood First Responders

Parish Council Chairman Cllr Steve Watkins Presents Keverne Bailey from Chorleywood First Responders with cheques totalling £2587 including money from Grant Funding and Fundraising.

Chorleywood First Responders are volunteers who are trained to attend certain types of emergency calls in the area where they live or work. Their aim is to reach a potential life threatening emergency in the first vital minutes before the ambulance crew arrives.

If you would like to know more about what they do or us are interested in signing up as a volunteer please click the below link.

https://www.eastamb.nhs.uk/join-the-team/community-first-responders

Memory Café

The Memory Café is held monthly at Sunrise Chorleywood for those living with dementia.

Please click here for further information.

Erosion Prevention Work in Common Gate Road

Our rangers have put logs next to the curb stones in Common Gate Road. They have been put there to stop vehicles eroding the Common. Click to expand photos.

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