Sheepwash Times May 2022
Precept 2022-2023
The Parish Council have increased their Precept for 2022-2023 by 2.51%. For example, Band D properties in 2021/2022 were £84.99 per annum, in 2022/2023 they will be £87.15 per annum, this is an annual increase of £2.16. Precept is used for the maintenance of our open spaces, buildings and future projects in the village.

Platinum Jubilee Celebrations
Heighington Parish Council would like to invite residents to decorate their properties with bunting and flags to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee (Thursday 2nd June – Sunday 5th June). Look out on our noticeboards and social media for further details regarding events to celebrate the occasion.
The Parish Council are intending to plant up the telephone box and other sites across the village. The W.I. are intending to yarn bomb the bus shelter and would be grateful if there are any people in the village who would like to contribute crafted flowers – any size, any colour and any craft style would be much appreciated!

Calling all dog walkers!
Would you like to fight plastic pollution in our village whilst out on your daily dog walk? Heighington Parish Council have litter picking sticks available to borrow if you would like to pick up a few pieces of litter on your walk. Each piece of litter picked helps to create a safer environment for both our residents and pets. If you are interested in helping out, please contact the Parish Office for further information. We would also like to take this opportunity to thank all residents who have volunteered to litter pick already and clean up after their dogs, your help in keeping our village a beautiful place to live is much appreciated!

Clothing Bank
Many thanks to all the residents who have used our clothes bank, which is located to the rear of Jubilee Hall, it has just been emptied and is ready to be used again! Your support will help to fund local charities and Parish projects.


Fix my Street
Did you know that residents can report a range of local issues e.g. graffiti, fly tipping, street lighting via fixmystreet.com you will receive updates as your report is managed.
 

Mobile Library
The Mobile Library will be at St Thomas’ Church Carpark between 9.45 – 10.45am on Thursday 5th May 2022.

Pop Up Takeaway at Jubilee Hall
Curry Jacks will be parked outside Jubilee Hall providing freshly made curries on 13th & 27th May, feel free to have a night off from cooking and check them out!

Parish Council Vacancy for Councillor
Could you spare 1 or 2 evenings a month?
Would you like to have a say about what goes on where you live?
Would you like to do something positive for your community?
Then we need someone like you!
Becoming a Parish Councillor is easier than you think, and training is provided, why don’t you get in touch and find out all about it? Email us at heighingtonpc@gmail.com or call us on 01522 790846.
Remember, together we make a difference.

What’s on in Jubilee Hall
A range of groups and classes take place at Jubilee Hall, please have a look and see if there are any you are interested in!
Tai – Chi
2nd Heighington Brownies
Heighington W.I
Heighington Cricket Club Under 10s
Games Group
A Good Yarn – Heighington (Portable Craft Group)
Gardening Club
My Baby Can Dance
Carpet Bowls
Heighington Ladies

Meetings
If you would like to attend any of our meetings our Civic Meetings Calendar can be found on our website, all meetings are held in Jubilee Hall, Heighington.

Parish Council Office
The office is open Monday – Thursday 10am -2pm. Alternatively send us an email at heighingtonpc@gmail.com. You can also visit our website:
http://parishes.lincolnshire.gov.uk/Heighington. We are also on Facebook as Heighington Parish Council – Lincolnshire and on Nextdoor.
We do request that visitors sanitise and wear a mask.