Next Parish Council meeting – Monday, 5th November 2018 at 7.30 pm.
Parish Council Vacancy – A vacancy has arisen for the Edgworth Ward following the resignation of Councillor John Catterall.
The Council may fill this vacancy by co-option and request that interested parties apply in writing to the Parish Clerk by 18th October 2018, stating why they wish to be involved in the community as a Parish Councillor and what experience they have which they feel is relevant.
Applicants must not be debarred from standing as a Councillor, and must appear on the current Register of Electors; or have, during the whole of the preceding twelve months, resided in or within three miles of the parish; or the applicant’s only place of work during the whole of the preceding twelve months date is in the parish.
Lancashire Best Kept Village Competition – Belmont, Chapeltown and Edgworth have been entered into the 2018 competition; judging took place during June and the results are awaited
Village Pharmacy – The Pharmacy in Edgworth is under the threat following withdrawal of NHS funding for small pharmacies. More people need to patronise the pharmacy if it is to continue to operate.
The pharmacy offers an electronic prescription service whereby patients can nominate it to receive and dispense their prescriptions. Residents are urged to take up this facility.