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SALHOUSE PARISH COUNCIL

Park Benches – Donation by Plymouth Brethren Christian Fellowship.

1) It was agreed to accept the kind offer of a park bench.

2) Design selected was Corbridge.

3) Immediate decision was on Station Road by Telephone Kiosk. Clerk to reply and contact Highways

for approval

 

HEDGE END TOWN COUNCIL

To consider application to donate a Park Bench by Plymouth Brethren Christian Church Resolved: To approve a timber constructed park bench to be placed in the Recreation Ground on the boundary with 2000 Centre, to be maintained by the Council following donation.

 

The Town Council of Royal Leamington Spa Warwickshire

To consider the donation of a Park bench by the Brethren Christian Fellowship.

 

Groby Parish Council

The Clerk advised that the Brethren Christian Fellowship, a charity who continually benefit the public and local community, have set aside some funds for an offer to donate a new park bench to Groby Parish. Three (3) types of benches to choose from – due to Health & safety reasons, the offer is a supply only donation, however a further donation to cover fitting costs could also be made. The

Trust would like to include a plaque to indicate that it was donated by the Trust.

RESOLVED unanimously to place this item on the agenda for the next Parks & Cemetery

Committee meeting for further discussion.

 

Brundall Parish Council

Donation offer of a park bench to the parish

Cllr Nurden declared a non-disclosable pecuniary interest in the agenda item. He left

the room and took no part in the discussions or voting.

Cllr Davies took the chair.

It was resolved by a unanimous decision to accept the offer of the bench from the

Plymouth Christian Brethren.

The Council opted for Logic Millennium Standard bench and the location would be in

the Cemetery to the right of the grave spaces near to the planted tree so that visitors

can be seated near to the graves.

Cllr Nurden returned to the room and resumed the chair.

 

Thorpe St Andrew Town Council Meeting

Donation of park bench

The Brethren Christian Fellowship had offered to donate a park bench for community use.

Mr J. M. Ward proposed, seconded by Miss S. P. Lawn, that the offer of a Corbridge teak

bench was taken up. On a show of hands it was RESOLVED to accept the offer and to

suggest a location on the grass verge near the electricity sub-station opposite 56a Thunder Lane

 

WEST MOORS PARISH COUNCIL

DONATION OF A NEW PARK BENCH

The Offer of a new bench received from The Brethren Christian Fellowship was widely

accepted and it was RESOLVED that the Millennium bench would be chosen and to be placed in Fryer Field

Voting: Unanimous

 

Sprowston Town Council

 

RESOLVED to accept the offer of a park bench (millennium metal) from the

Brethren Christian Fellowship to be placed at Wilks Farm Drive open space.

Fen Meadow

The Plymouth Brethren Christian Church has very kindly donated a recycled – plastic bench to the Town Council.  This has been installed at the upper end of Fen Meadow close to Fen Walk.

Councillor Charles Notcutt, Town Mayor has officially unveiled the seat in its new location and can be seen admiring the view across the Meadow to St Marys Church.

 

NETTLEHAM PARISH COUNCIL

To ratify the recommendation regarding the type and siting of the bench donation

by Plymouth Brethren Christian Church – It was unanimously RESOLVED to ratify the

recommendation of the Property Committee that a wooden bench be located in Bill Bailey’s Memorial

Field as it was felt that the links to young people made this site particularly relevant to the church.

 

Bristol City Council

GREATER BRISLINGTON NEIGHBOURHOOD PARTNERSHIP

 

– Installation of a metal bench (includes concrete base) by the Childrens Play

Area for Arnos Court Park, donated by the Plymouth Brethren Christian

Church – £370

 

BENHALL & STERNFIELD

ANNUAL PARISH COUNCIL MEETING

COMMUNITY PLAY AREA

Two representatives of the Plymouth Brethren joined the meeting.

Their organisation has kindly offered to donate a bench to the village and it has been suggested that this could be sited on the new Community Space.  Three designs are available and details will be forwarded to the councillors for their choice. Landscaping should be completed by the end of June and a site meeting will be arranged to decide location of the new bench.  A plaque will be included as well as the cost of installation.   The chairman said the gift was much appreciated and thanked the Plymouth Brethren on behalf of the Parish Council.

Cllrs Burns gave some background information on the project which is now known as Benhall “Community Play Space” and is run by a group of parents headed by Rachel Nightingale.  The contractor is Simon Leonard.

 

Minutes of BFRA AGM Held on 22nd February 2013

A bench and disabled access to the play park by the shops have now been installed. The

bench was kindly donated by Plymouth Brethren Christian Church for which we are very

grateful. The disabled access and the installation of the bench were funded by the Parish.

We hope that these new facilities will be an asset to those using this play area.

 

Kesgrave Town Council

The Town Council had been approached by the Plymouth Brethren Christian Church who wished to donate a bench to the Town and, if accepted all they ask is for a plaque to be attached, acknowledging the donation. The Committee was presented with three different types of benches and agreed the all metal type was preferred. However, the Committee asked if it would be possible to provide or part fund a bench similar to those already located in the Town to give continuity. The Deputy Clerk will investigate.

 

CUBBINGTON PARISH COUNCIL

The Parish Council was pleased to note that the bench donated by the local Plymouth Brethren Christian Church had now been installed in the Queen Street shopping area.

 

Meeting of Frampton Cotterell Parish Council

Donation of bench for The Park

Pursuant to Minute 605, the Clerk reported that the bench offered by the Plymouth Brethren Christian

Church, with back support, would match those already in situ at The Park. Two quotations for the

installation of the bench had been obtained. Members considered the most suitable location for the new

bench and

RESOLVED: THAT

x (1) subject to consultation with the rugby and cricket clubs, the bench be located along the

boundary adjacent to the rugby pitch;

x (2) the quotation from Mr C Belcher for the installation of the bench in the sum of £200 be

accepted; and

x (3) the Council’s sincere thanks for their generous donation be extended to the PCB Church.

 

Hyde Park Cemetery

Donated Benches

Earlier this year the Plymouth Brethren Christian Church in Doncaster Kinly offered to donate two more benches for installation in Hyde Park Cemetery.  We thank them very much indeed for this generous gesture.  The benches were recently fabricated by ET Developments.

 

Blofield Parish Council

TO CONSIDER THE DONATION AND LOCATION OF A BENCH FOR THE PARISH FROM THE

PLYMOUTH BRETHREN CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP

The council expressed their thanks to the Brethren and Mr Goodenough. The council agreed that

this bench should be placed by the Town Pit. A decision on which style of bench will be delayed

until the area has been cleared of excessive growth and an improvement plan developed. The

council resolved to approve the expenditure of up to £500 (excluding VAT) of section 106 funds to

cut back the excessive growth around the Town Pit and get this area tidy. Clerk to contact the

Garden Guardian to carry out this work. The council will then consider further improvements and

placement of the bench to make this area pleasant and enjoyable for the community

 

Thaxted 

Donation of Public Seat

The Council is grateful to the Plymouth Brethren Christian Church for its generous donation of a new hardwood bench at Cutlers Green.  Lovely to see it being used so creatively!

 

MEETING OF SLYNE WITH HEST PARISH COUNCIL

A donation has been received from the Plymouth Brethren Christian Church for the purchase of a picnic

table at the recreation field and a bench on Manor Road play area.

 

FULBOURN PARISH COUNCIL

Windmill Estates Residents Panel – Thanking Council for the donated bench from the

congregation of the Plymouth Brethren which is greatly appreciated by residents; another resident

pleased with new one in Home End.

 

BISHOPS CLYST PARISH COUNCIL

Play Area – Cllr Gibbs – Plymouth Brethren has come up with a solution to fix the donated bench to the existing concrete base using a resin. RoSPA inspection is due next month, Cllr Gibbs feared that they would mark down the play area’s existing springer equipment and asked the Clerk if it was worthwhile making contact with them informing them of the imminent replacements. The Clerk said that the report would be based on the equipment that is in place and being used at this time so felt that getting in contact would not be beneficial. The gate at the top end of the play area needs to be padlocked closed so prevent children from playing with it and leaving it open.

 

CULLOMPTON COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION

NOT BENCH….

of £1000.00 and practical assistance by the Plymouth Brethren Christian Church – noted  with grateful thanks.

 

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