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Welcome to Kington Town Council

 NEWS!

COVID 19

The Town Council is closely following government advice with regard to the current situation with Covid 19.   Please note government and nhs advice regarding social distancing and self isolation and look out for your neighbours.  Please also support local businesses wherever possible and stay safe and well.  

For the latest government advice on what you need to do, follow the link to the government website here.

Herefordshire Council are co-ordinating some volunteer effort and matching this with requests for support.  To access their latest information and/or to volunteer to help, please see the Herefordshire Council website here.

If you are self isolating and you live in Kington and need help or are able to volunteer to help others, there is now a dedicated telephone number you can ring:

  01544 230050

Messages left on this number will be responded to as quickly as possible.

In view of the announcement on Monday 23rd March, the Town Council offices are now closed until further notice.   If you need to contact town council staff you can do so by telephone on 01544 239098 or mobile 07483 914485.  Messages left by telephone will be responded to as quickly as possible and emails to the town council will continue to be monitored and are the preferred method of contact.  Town Council staff are now working from home.

Town Council and Committee meetings are suspended until further notice pending guidance from the government on how town and parish councils can operate effective decision making during these exceptional circumstances.  A scheme of delegation is in operation to ensure that the town council is able to operate in an emergency situation and this is under constant review in accordance with government advice.  If you require any further information on this, please contact the town clerk.

At the moment, we expect the Recreation Ground to remain open but would remind everyone of the need to adhere to social distancing.  With effect from Monday 23rd March the children's play area and the toilets will be closed on government advice.  Play equipment will not be checked during this closure and we are unable to guarantee that the play equipment is safe or virus free.  Please do not use and remember that this decision has not been taken lightly and is to protect all of our residents.

 

You can report potholes, full litter bins, fly tipping and related matters online via the Herefordshire Council website www.herefordshire.gov.uk.  

In the interests of all our residents, please check on your neighbours and tell your neighbours if you are self isolating so that they can provide any help or assistance that you might require.  Heed government advice on your own personal situation and ensure you stay healthy.

 

 Civic Award 2020

Do you know a local hero? If you know someone who you think should be publicly acknowledged for the work or services they do to benefit the community, why not nominate them for a Civic Award.  Nominations are now invited for the 2020 Town Council Civic Award.  Nomination forms are available from the Clerk or can be downloaded HERE

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 


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This is the website for the Town Council of Kington in
Herefordshire
We are situated in the uppermost western reaches of the county and only a short distance away
from the border with Wales - a true Marches market town. 

This site has many links to other local organisations including Herefordshire Council, our Local Authority.

We do our best to keep our information accurate and up to date. If you spot any errors, or need to update your business details, please contact clerk@kingtontowncouncil.gov.uk  and we will make the update or correction.
You can explore the site by using the menu  bars above.

 You will find direct links to Herefordshire Council's website from this site. These are useful for making contact about housing,  pot holes, dog mess, grit bins etc


 

 

Opening times and dates of Full Council Meetings

Next meeting of the Full Council

To be confirmed

Larger Meeting Room, Old Police Station, Market Hall Street, Kington.

Members of the public are warmly invited to attend but please refrain from attending if you feel unwell, for any reason.

Thank you

Click HERE to be taken to the page for Full Council and Committee meeting dates

THE TOWN COUNCIL OFFICES ARE NOW CLOSED DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS.  IF YOU WISH TO CONTACT A MEMBER OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OR THE TOWN CLERK, PLEASE TELEPHONE 01544 239098 AND LEAVE A MESSAGE.  ALTERNATIVELY, PLEASE EMAIL CLERK@KINGTONTOWNCOUNCIL.GOV.UK