POLICE REPORT – PCSO Ali Evans reported that there had been 107 incidents reported since July 3.
This included the following:
l 19 suspicious circumstances
l 9 concerns for safety
l 6 road traffic collisions
l 5 neighbour disputes
l 5 vehicle complaints - all involving mopeds/trial bikes or mini motos being ridden in Carr Woods, Clinton Park - the main offender was identified and had his bike seized under section 59.
PCSO Evans said incidents of anti-social behaviour were low considering it was the summer holiday.
The main youth problems during this period have been with bikes or mopeds which appear to have stopped since a bike was seized.
“There are no emerging trends in the area or surrounding areas,” she said.
She also added that metal thefts were considerably down in the East Lindsey area.
Public meeting – Coun Betty Harvey OBE informed councillors that there would be a public meeting on Tuesday October 23 at Coningsby Community Hall.
There will be the opportunity to meet Richard Davies, a candidate for the police commissioner.
The meeting starts at 7pm.
Tattershall with Thorpe’s Best Kept Gardens – The Best Kept Garden Competition was held prior to the September meeting of Tattershall with Thorpe.
The front garden was judged for the Rose Bowl, which had been donated by Colin Watkins, and was won by Mr &Mrs Dodd of 7 Sleaford Road, runners up being Mr & Mrs Lord of 24 Fortescue Close.
The container prize was judged for the Barrack Trophy, which was donated by Bert Barrack MBE.
This was won by Mr and Mrs Carter of North Road, Tattershall Thorpe.
The runner up was Sarah Lake of Browning Court.
All received a certificate.
Tattershall with Thorpe Parish Council – Chairman Coun Gill Shaw welcomed everyone back to the Tattershall with Thorpe Parish Council meeting after the summer break.
The council mentioned the Community Payback Scheme, which did two lots of good work during July and August at Holy Trinity Church.
This included planting bulbs and removing a tremendous amount of nettles.
The tree warden reported that trees in the Market Place had branches hanging over the A153 which needed cutting back.
They also warned of deadwood when leaves have fallen.
Other points raised at the meeting:
l Traffic issues at North Road/Chapel Lane were discussed with Lincolnshire County Council but Highways advised nothing further could be done.
l A letter was received concerning the drainage at the churchyard. The PCC have concerns about this and a site meeting will be held.
l Overgrown areas highlighted on footpath walks have been rectified by the LCC.
l A health and safety/risk assessment will be carried out by Coun Peter Barrack and Dave Shaw. A plan for severe weather will be formed and volunteers requested for spreading grit.
l The Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place on Thursday December 6 at 6pm. The tree will be planted on Sunday December 2.
l Coun Andy Fletcher is updating the website.
l A site meeting was held regarding the Alchemy Festival between 21-24 September. Fears of noise were allayed by organisers but if anyone has complaints there are phone numbers on the noticeboard.
l Tattershall Parish Council will organise the youth achievement Awards.
l The Service in the Field will take place on Wednesday October 7.
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