Gnosall Parish Council

Tennis Court The new tennis court is now complete and should be ready to play on in early July. The court was constructed by Charles Lawrence Contractors who,despite a delayed start due to adverse weather in early spring,have built a wonderful court,laid the bases for two new benches and the base for outdoor gym equipment that will added in the very near future. The court is a free to use facility and the council hope it is enjoyed by parishioners and visitors of all ages. The court surface is designed for tennis and racket sports and is not suitable for playing football or cycling on,(the multi use games area is designed for these sports).

Canal Boat Trip with Fish &Chip supper Following last year’s sell out GFest organised canal boat trips,another one has been arranged on Wednesday 4th July starting from the bridge by The Boat pub at 7.15pm. the cost is very reasonable at only £15 per person. Please get in touch with the parish office to purchase tickets. Annual Report If you would like a copy of the Annual Report for the year 2017/18,copies are available from the Parish Office and Grosvenor Centre. The report is also posted on the council’s website

Fun Day and Village Picnic Saturday 21st July – a date for your diaries! From 11am – 2pm there will be a number of free activities on The Acres starting with the official opening of the tennis court at 11am. There will be organised activities on all designated recreation areas,the basket ball hoop,the football pitch,the Multi Use Games Area,pond dipping off the boardwalk. Why not bring a picnic and make use of the designated picnic site. The ice-cream van will be on site as well as a refreshment stall. Look out on village notice boards for more information.

Dementia Friendly Gnosall Parish Council is a recognised Dementia Friendly Organisation and at a recent meeting agreed to demonstrate the Council’s awareness of this and considered ways to support sufferers and families in ways the Council can manage including an information pack,to waive booking fees of the Grosvenor centre for dementia related activities,to sharing information via the Parish Council’s newsletter (GMK),by holding an annual fund raising event and possibly creating a tranquil sensory garden. Further details will be shared in the autumn.

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY • The next Council meeting will be held on Monday 9th July at 7.30pm in the Brearley Room. All parishioners are welcome to attend Council meetings and can raise any matters during the public open forum • Civic Amenity Visits,20th October and 2nd February 2019 • Christmas Lights event24th November 2018

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