Parish Council Community Fund – Application Form 2021/22

Tintwistle Parish Council is now taking applications for the next round of the Parish Council Community Fund.

Any Tintwistle community organisation that is properly constituted can apply for a proportion of this funding to support their activities.

If your organisation is interested and would like to apply, please complete the application form below.

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PCCF Application Form August 2021 (2)

 

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WASTE RECYCLING

High Peak goes to W.A.R on fly-tipping
Illegally dumped rubbish blights our environment and costs local taxpayer tens of thousands of pounds to investigate and clear up – so the Borough Council and its waste partners at AES are going to W.A.R on fly-tipping in the High Peak.

Fly-tipping cost High Peak taxpayers over £42,000 last year. This is money which could be invested in other areas of the community if people disposed of their waste correctly.

Offenders who are caught face prosecution and risk a significant fine of up to £50,000 or imprisonment. You can still be prosecuted if your waste is found fly-tipped, even if you didn’t dispose of it yourself.

Councillor Jean Todd, Executive Councillor for Climate Change, Environment and Community Safety, said: “Fly-tipping is a very serious issue which puts our staff, the public and our environment at risk.

“The fine for offenders found guilty of fly-tipping has recently been increased and our staff are always on the lookout for those responsible.

“What people may not know is that you can also be prosecuted if your waste ends up being fly-tipped. It’s easy to avoid that by following some simple steps, which we’ve summarised in our W.A.R campaign, and I would strongly urge anyone paying for someone to dispose of waste to follow these steps.”

Individuals or companies charging to remove waste must have a licence to do so. Residents can avoid scams and help keep the local environment clean by joining the W.A.R on fly-tipping and checking the following when booking an extra waste collection:

W: Waste Carrier license – do they have one?
A: Are they going to dispose of your waste legally, and can they provide evidence?
R: Receipt – always get a receipt for your transaction

You can check carrier licences online at www.environment.data.gov.uk/public-register/view/search-waste-carriers-brokers<http://www.environment.data.gov.uk/public-register/view/search-waste-carriers-brokers>

Councillor Todd added: “We at the Council and AES share the anger and frustration residents feel when fly-tipping incidents occur and I want to reassure people that we are working hard to reduce it.

“Everyone can help us with that by remembering W.A.R and disposing of waste correctly. By working together in this way, we’ll hopefully see a reduction in the amount of fly-tipping that scars our environment.”

If you witness an act of fly-tipping you can call the police on 999 and report it as an environmental crime in progress.

You can also use our website to find out more information about fly-tipping, how to dispose of waste responsibly and report fly-tipping at www.highpeak.gov.uk/Fly-Tipping<http://www.highpeak.gov.uk/Fly-Tipping

Councillor Rob Baker| High Peak Borough Council
Borough Councillor for Tintwistle Ward

Parish Council meeting on Monday 21st June 2021

The June meeting of Tintwistle Parish Council will take place on Monday 21st June at 7.30pm at the Parish Council offices, Sexton Street, Tintwistle.

Due to Coronavirus restrictions and current advice the number of members of the public allowed to attend will be limited to six. This will be on a first booked basis. If you wish to attend, please email the Clerk on tpcounciloffices@aol.com prior to Monday 21st June 2021 at 11.00am.

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agenda 210621

 

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Annual Parish Council Meeting on Monday 17th May 2021

The Annual meeting of Tintwistle Parish Council will take place on Monday 17th May at 7.30pm at the Parish Council offices, Sexton Street, Tintwistle.

Due to Coronavirus restrictions and current advice the number of members of the public allowed to attend will be limited to six. This will be on a first booked basis. If you wish to attend, please email the Clerk on tpcounciloffices@aol.com prior to Monday 17th May 2021 at 11.00am.

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Agenda 170521

 

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Annual Parish Meeting to be held on Monday 17th May 2021

The Annual Assembly of the Parish Meeting for Tintwistle Parish Council will be held on:

Monday 17th May 2021 at 7.00pm

at Tintwistle Parish Council Offices, Sexton Street, Derbyshire.

This will be an in person meeting. Members of the public are welcome to attend. Due to Coronavirus restrictions and current advice the number of members of the public allowed to attend will be limited to six. This will be on a first booked basis. If you wish to attend, please email the Clerk on tpcounciloffices@aol.com prior to Monday 17th May 2021 at 11.00am.

Any questions relevant to Parish Council matters members of the public may wish to have included in the public participation session, please email the Clerk on tpcounciloffices@aol.com prior to Monday 17th May 2021 at 11.00am.

 

APM agenda 170521

 

 

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