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Council Elections Results
Mayor and Deputy Mayor for 2019/2020 year.
At the Annual Town Council meeting on 13th May 2019 councillors voted Cllr Sarah-Jane Gilmore in to continue in the role of Poynton Town Mayor for an unprecedented third year with Cllr Lee Podmore as Deputy Mayor.
You can read about some of Cllr Gilmore’s mayoral activities, events and fundraising, over the last 2 years on the Town Mayor’s Facebook Page: https://bit.ly/2HlN9nv
Town Clerk appointed
The Council is delighted to announce that from 1st May, Mrs Haf Barlow will be Poynton’s Town Clerk. Haf has been Deputy Clerk for over two years and it is particularly pleasing that we can continue to benefit from her skills and experience in role.
National Grid overhead line refurbishment
Refurbishment work will be carried out on National Grid’s electricity transmission line between the Macclesfield substation and Bredbury to replace insulators, fittings and wires along the 55 pylons on the 18km route. This will involve the creation of temporary access routes to the pylons and some road closures but electricity supplies will not be affected. The work will be carried out between June and September. There is more information here.
Poynton Area Community Partnership in conjunction with Poynton Dementia Steering Group will be raising awareness during Dementia Action Week. Members from the steering group will be visiting local businesses to encourage involvement in the campaign to continue the work which makes Poynton a Dementia Friendly Community. Look out for the Dementia Action Week Forget-me-nots along Park Lane.
If your business or group would like to know more about this, please contact Sharon Duke, Poynton Town Council’s Communities Co-ordinator on 01625 872238 or email Sharon.email@example.com.
Why not find out more about dementia .....
by attending one of the Dementia Friends Information Sessions, available free of charge at Poynton Civic Hall.
Poynton Area Community Partnership are offering free dementia awareness sessions open to anyone working in shops, businesses, organisations, community groups, or individuals on a paid or voluntary basis.
These one-hour sessions will be held at Poynton Civic Hall on the dates below:
- Thurs 23rd May, 6pm
- Sat 25th May, 10am
Please book your free place by contacting Val Burlison, Cheshire East Council on 01625 374950 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Just-Drop In, young person’s counselling service, Poynton Civic Hall
Free person-centred counselling for young people aged between 12 and 25 years, is now being offered by qualified counsellors from Just DropIn. Appointments are available on Tuesdays at Poynton Civic Hall from 5.30pm - 8.30pm.
Volunteer Community Change Agent: Action on Hearing Loss
Action on Hearing Loss are offering the exciting opportunity of ‘Volunteer Community Change Agent: Action on Hearing Loss’. The role will include; spreading awareness amongst young people about the dangers and implications of noise induced hearing loss, ensuring that local businesses practice deaf awareness and sign up to become Active Listener organisations, and organise fundraising and awareness events.
If you are interested in this role and would like more information, please contact email@example.com or telephone 07760 764800.
Councillor surgery 1st June and 6th July 2019
Your chance to meet your local Cheshire East and Poynton Town Councillor and Police Community Support Officer to raise any issues about Poynton. Drop-in from 10am to 11am or make an appointment for 11am, 11.20am or 11.40am on 01625 872238.
Poynton Council Community Support Team
The Council Community Support Team have visited Cedarwood and Homelyme House retirement apartments to talk to the residents about their role within the community and to listen to any concerns they may have.
The team were able to offer reassurance and advice as well as judging the Easter bonnet competition. The team continues to forge good links with community groups and local schools, providing assistance when necessary with trips and educational talks.
Activities in the Civic Hall
Rhythm Time run exciting, multi-sensory and educational music classes that will help your little one's development here in Poynton. Rhythm Time run classes for children aged between 6 weeks and 3 years. Classes run each Friday during school term time. The summer term runs from 5th May – 19th July, but you can join at any point during the term. Classes cost £5.25 per week, booked in termly blocks.
Fridays, 12.45pm, Babies (6 weeks – 14 months), 1.30pm, Toddlers (15 months – 3 years)
To join in the fun, book your place at www.rhythmtime.net/fd676
Activities and events at the Civic Hall
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