HRH The Duke of Edinburgh
10 June 1921 to 9 April 2021
On behalf of our residents, the Chairman of Shedfield Parish Council offers deepest sympathies to the Royal Family on the death of His Royal Highness, The Duke of Edinburgh.
A virtual Book of Condolence is expected to be available online in due course on the Buckingham Palace webpages to capture thoughts and memories of the late Duke, and messages of sympathy to the Royal Family.
We hope you find our website of value to you in providing information about your Parish Council - and your parish – which covers our three villages –Shedfield, Shirrell Heath and Waltham Chase.
The Parish Council is seeking to respond to the changes and challenges brought about by COVID-19 and will follow the Govt. Road Map as advised. We have a lot of information on this website you can access. https://gov.uk/guidance/national-lockdown-stay-at-home
Please read the rules and FOLLOW them if you are using any of the open spaces and facilities in Shedfield, Shirrell Heath and Waltham Chase.
We pass all reports on to the local police. Those people who are not taking the situation seriously really are putting the rest of us at risk.
There are helpers and volunteers that have come forward to help people with shopping for essentials and collecting medicine etc. If you don't know who is doing this for your road, then you can contact Jo, Mel and Nicky, volunteer coordinators, and they will advise and support you. Their details are on our COVID-19 page. Click on the RED banner, above. Thank you also to everyone who has offered support to enable this service to be possible.
We may need to postpone the Parish Assembly in April and details will be advertised here on our website. The Parish Council meetings are being held virtually and we continue to offer the opportunity for people to contribute; either remotely, or by sending an e-mail which will be discussed at the meeting. All our meeting dates can be found on our website.
Our recreation grounds are all open but please observe social distancing and avoid using the outdoor adult gym equipmentas this is awaiting repair
Dogs may be left off their leads on Shedfield Common and the Triangle Recreation Ground in Waltham Chase.
I would like to thank our members of staff for their hard work and adjustments they have made, to those working on the Parish Council website and Facebook and to Gary our Community Service Officer who is working in the Community.
Finally, I would like to thank you all for your support of the local initiative to support those in need at this time. Moving forward, we will advertise opportunities to assist on our Facebook page and under ‘Latest News’ on the home page of our Website. Thank you all in advance for your support.
Please contact the Clerk for more details - Telephone 01329 830060 / 07918623009 or e-mail directly to the Clerk,
Councillor Margaret Jones
Chair of Shedfield Parish Council