Llangarron Parish Council

Your Parish council = The closest tier of government to you. The voice of local people.

Parish Council Meetings are held on the last Tuesday of each month, other than August and December when there are no meetings. Occasionally extra ordinary meetings are arranged to deal with urgent matters such as planning applications. NDP meetings will be called as required and the dates published as they are established.

Ward Cllr’s report – Jan- Feb 2021

 

Residents affected by flooding should report the event to the:

Environment Agency incident hotline
0800 80 70 60
24-hour service
Find out about call charges

https://www.gov.uk/report-flood-cause

 

Keep Herefordshire Warm is Herefordshire Council’s home energy advice service. By providing a freephone advice linededicated home energy advisors and grant funding for eligible homes, Keep Herefordshire Warm supports households to use less energy, lower their bills and make energy-saving improvements to their properties.

Homes relying on electric heating may be eligible for free first-time central heating, grants are available for insulation and support for when your boiler needs repairing or replacing. Warm, affordable homes are vital to health and quality of life – and Keep Herefordshire Warm is here to help make the winter months more comfortable.

Call our friendly advisors for free on 0800 677 1432, or visit keepherefordshirewarm.co.uk.

SUPPORT FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY FLOODING

We are aware that a number of homes and businesses across Herefordshire have been affected by flooding recently. If you or anyone you know have suffered from flooding in the county, please do let us know where and what happened as this may help us to minimise flooding problems there in the future. In order to report flooding, as well as access other useful resources, please visit www.herefordshire.gov.uk/flooding.

Please be aware that Talk Community support is available for all emergencies, including those affected by flooding. Please encourage those requiring support to contact us on 01432 260027 or at talkcommunityhelpline@herefordshire.gov.uk.

A number of areas regularly impacted by flooding have set up their own flood groups – please get in touch with us at talkcommunityhelpline@herefordshire.gov.uk for more information.

There are things people can do to limit the impact of flooding, including preparing a personal flood plan, sourcing sandbags/flood barriers from local parish councils or builders merchants. More specialised flood prevention advice can be obtained from the National Flood Forum. It may also be useful to check the actual water levels at different locations in the county, as well as sign up to get Flood Warnings from gov.uk by phone, email or text message.

This can be a very anxious and stressful time compounded by the difficult position with Covid-19 therefore if you know of someone affected that could do with support Herefordshire and Worcestershire Healthy Minds service is available to help. This is an NHS service and care is both free at the point of contact and confidential. Herefordshire Healthy MindsPreviously known as Let’s Talk, supports people who are experiencing difficulties such as stress, anxiety, low mood and depression. In order to access the service, people must be 18 or over and registered with a GP in Herefordshire. People can self-refer by contacting 01432 347606 or completing the online self-referral form.

In addition please visit the flooding section on the WISH website

Best regards,

Amy Pitt                                                              Mairead Lane                                                                  

Assistant Director                                             Acting Assistant Director

Talk Community Programme                       Highways & Transport / Head of Infrastructure Delivery                                                

Adults and Communities                               Economy and Place

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FLOOD MAPS

The Parish Council would be interested in receiving requests from residents for amendments to existing flood maps . All requests should be submitted to the Clerk at llangarronparishcouncil.org.uk in the first instance who will then forward them to the Environment Agency for their attention.

FOOTPATHS

Don’t Lose Your Way reveals over 49,000 miles of lost historic paths

In Herefordshire there are 2253 miles of paths that could be lost forever (Click on the link below for further information)

Lost Paths History

 

Agendas will be posted on notice boards and this website,

Minutes will be posted within one month of the previous meeting.

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