Month: February 2018

Get rid of your paper £10 notes

After 1st March shops will no longer accept the old £10 notes.  The Bank of England has replaced the paper notes with polymer ones because they are cleaner, stronger and have better security features. Either spend them by Thursday of

Grant support – Report from Mia Tasker-Hall

In December 2016 Kingsmead Parish Council provided a £500 grant to Mia Tasker-Hall who was travelling to The Gambia with Cheshire Girl Guiding to volunteer with the Gunjur Project. Click here to view her report  

February Parish Council Meeting

The next Parish Council Meeting will be held on Monday 26th February from 7.30pm at Kingsmead Primary School.  Residents are very welcome to attend and the public open forum takes place from 7.30pm. Click here to view the agenda  


The next community litter pick is on Saturday 17th February 2018.  If you would like to be involved please meet at the Kingsmead Parish Council noticeboard in Kingsmead Square at 10am.  Litter picks, gloves and bin bags will be provided. 

Take part in the BBC Loneliness Experiment

An invitation from All in the Mind presenter, Claudia Hammond. We all feel lonely at certain points in our lives, but for some people that loneliness becomes chronic. To help us discover who feels lonely and what can be done to


Cheshire West and Chester Council are currently carrying out a 20mph assessment on Regency Way and the associated side roads including Dukes Way. Monitoring was carried out in the last week of January.  Any roads meeting the criteria for a 20mph

ITunes Scam

Cheshire Police Alert Northwich police are currently investigating a number of telephone scams targeting the elderly where a caller claims to be from the HMRC tax office. The caller convinces the subjects to buy large amounts of I Tunes vouchers

Urban Trendz Theatre presents Andy Hutchings’ “The Chinese Room”

1st to 3rd March 2018 @ DAVENHAM THEATRE Artificial Intelligence is increasingly affecting all our lives. Where is it leading? Chester writer Andy Hutchings explores the “reality” of the future by rethinking Alan Turing’s Bold Vision Of Future Machine Intelligence. Turing argued

Information regarding what causes potholes in the borough’s roads and how Cheshire West and Chester Highways team repair them

At this time of year bad weather has a massive impact on the amount of potholes forming and we can all see an increase in the number of potholes on the borough’s roads. Causes of a pothole 1. Water seeps

Cheshire West and Chester Council Control of Dogs Orders Review

​Closing date: 28 April 2018 Background In October 2014 the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 (the Act) introduced new powers relevant to tackling anti-social behaviour. In addition, the Act made changes to existing legislation and councils were required

Response from Highways to questions posed by Kingsmead Parish Council

The following issues have been raised with Highways, response from Highways in green: 1. The safety of people using the pedestrian crossing on the spine road by the Kingfisher roundabout. Too many close calls as badly sited warning signs on

Phantom Debt Fraud Alert

Action Fraud has recently experienced an increase in the number of calls to members of the public by fraudsters requesting payments for a “phantom” debt. The fraud involves being cold-called by someone purporting to be a debt collector, bailiff or other