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Parish News – July 2019

New Parish Councillors The parish council would like to welcome its three new members, who were co-opted at the meeting on 13th June. The new councillors are Bill Russell, Scott Powles and Alison New, and it is hoped that they will enjoy their time on the parish council. Many thanks to all the candidates who …

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Parish News – June 2019

The Annual Parish Council meeting took place in May, and Colin Charlett and Alan Cobb will continue their positions as Chairman and Vice-Chairman, respectively. The council thanks the councillors who have stepped down for their time and commitment they have given over the years they have been members. Parish Council Vacancies Due to insufficient nominations …

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Parish News – May 2019

Vacancies on the Parish Council Due to the uncontested parish council election, there will be three vacancies on the council from 7th May 2019. We hope that these vacancies will be filled by co-option at the parish council meeting on 13th June. If you care about where you live and are passionate about your community, …

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Parish News – April 2019

Do You Know Where the Defibrillators Are in Kennington? There are four defibrillators located in Kennington: on Playfield Road (outside the launderette), on Meadow View Road (off Poplar Grove), outside the Village Centre outside Kirlena House (on Kennington Road). If you need to use one of these units: There is currently a petition with government …

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Playing Fields Committee Meeting 21 November 2018

A meeting of the Playing Fields Committee will take place on Wednesday 21st November at 7:30pm in Playfield Road pavilion. Members of the public are welcome to attend. Playing Fields meeting agenda – November Minutes will be added once agreed at the January meeting

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Interim Report – Playfield Road Pavilion Feasibility Study Public Consultation

Thank you very much to everyone who has taken the time to comment on the proposals to rebuild Playfield Road pavilion. There are some themes which have emerged: Children’s Play Area The proposal is to relocate the current equipment along the southern boundary, so it is the other side of the gate to the memorial …

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Planning Committee Meeting 13 November 2018

A meeting of the planning committee will take place on 13 November 2018 at 7.30pm in meeting room 1 of the village centre. Planning meeting agenda – November Minutes will be added once agreed at the December meeting.

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Playfield Rd Pavilion Rebuild – Feasibility Study – Public Consultation

Kennington Parish Council would like your views! History of Playfield Rd Pavilion  Playfield Road playing field was originally given to Kennington Parish Council for public use by F.A. Sutton Esq. of Coventry and F. J. Minns Esq. of Oxford in July 1962. The pavilion was constructed soon afterwards, and refurbished in 1995, with grant funding …

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