May 2016 (AGM)
The Parish Council notice board is
to the right of the Quaker Old School. This gives at least three clear days
notice and the agenda for any forthcoming meeting of the Parish Council, and at
least seven clear days notice of the Annual Parish Meeting. It is also used to
display the unconfirmed Minutes of the previous meeting.
The same notices should appear on
Emergency Plan for
Quaker Meeting House
St Maryís Church.
Please make sure that you have
candles/torches in your property that can be used in the
event of a power cut.
Keep a supply of 'emergency food'
Look out for your neighbours,
especially those who live alone.
Defibrillator is situated in the
porch of the Quaker Meeting House.
CONYERS PARISH COUNCIL
VACANCY FOR A
Yealand Conyers is a
small rural Parish. The Parish Council are seeking to appoint a
new Clerk to the Council.
The post is part
time, with hours to be worked flexibly (an average of three
hours per week)
There are a minimum
of six council meetings annually, held in the evening. There are
additional meetings during the year, which the Clerk will be
required to attend. The Applicant will be required to work from
candidate is required to be computer literate and should have
good communication, literacy, administration and financial
The applicant should
be prepared to undergo further training at locations outside the
Applications must be
received by 01.11.2016, supported by a C.V. which should explain
how the applicant meets the job description. The Applicant
should supply contact details of two referees.
Applications to the
Chair, Cllr. Hancock,
and full job description from Cllr Hancock , 01524 730 223
Training and use of defibrillators
There will be two
hour session at 7p.m. 22nd September 2016 in the Village Hall
on Basic Life support and use of defibrillators. The
defibrillators at the Quaker Meeting House and the Village Hall
are designed for Public Use in the event of a collapse. if you
would like to attend ,please contact Dawn Hancock on 01524730223
work 30th August - 18th November
Warton Road will
closed from the railway Bridge by Millhead
There will be a free
shuttle service from Millhead into Warton and the Yealands
following the diversion route into Carnforth Town centre. This
19 seater service will be free of charge . If you require wheel
chair access phone in advance 0345 672 3723, quoting project
number C2V+u.80040096 .
diversion will see traffic to Warton from the A6 using Rose Acre
Lane and the traffic leaving the area will use Nineteen acre
PLAN FOR THE YEALANDS
Both Parish Councils would
like to draw up a Community Emergency Plan should a major incident need the full
attention of Fire, Ambulance and Police Services. It is hoped that the Community
can obtain details of people willing to assist in such an event, such as First
Aiders, 4x4 car or tractor owners and skilled chain saw owners. People could
help by providing food, drinks and candles in the event of a prolonged power
cut. Places of safety will be identified, together with the names of people
willing to be called to help. This information would be collated and passed on
to the Emergency Services so that they have points of contact. If you are
willing to help, please contact:
Dawn Hancock, YCPC
Sue Brown YRPC
Neighbourhood Watch - ATM Security - Santander Bank
For your information
On Saturday, 26th
March, Lancaster Police removed two suspected
fraudulent device items which had been attached to
the two ATMís at the Santander Bank on Penny Street
ongoing to find out who has tampered with these
ATMís and whether anyoneís bank accounts have been
If you used either
of these ATMís on Saturday, 26th March,
please check for any fraudulent transactions on your
account and make your bank aware.
There have also been
numerous reports of suspicious activity at other
Santander ATMís across the County over the last few
Please take extra
care when using Santander ATMís.
Watch Liaison Officer
West Division (Lancaster & Wyre)
This is a message sent via In the Know - Lancashire.
This information has been sent on behalf of Action
Fraud (National Fraud Intelligence Bureau)
The courier scam is when fraudsters call
and trick you into handing your cards and PIN or
cash to a courier on your doorstep. There are many
variations of the scam, but it usually follows this
- A fraudster
will cold call you on a landline, claiming to be
from your bank or the police. They state their
systems have spotted a fraudulent payment on your
card or that they have a suspect in custody for
fraud relating to your account. In order to reassure
you that they are genuine, they often suggest that
you hang up and ring the bank/police back straight
away. However, they donít disconnect the call from
the landline so that when you dial the real phone
number, you are actually still speaking to the
- They then may
either ask you to read out your PIN or type it on
your phone keypad, suggest that you make a bank
transfer to them to ensure safe keeping of your
money or in some cases ask you to visit your local
banking branch to withdraw cash. They may also ask
for details of other accounts you hold with the bank
or financial service provider.
- Finally, they
either provide details for you to make the bank
transfer or send a courier/state a police officer
will attend to collect your bank cards and/or the
cash. The fraudster will have then obtained your
name, address, full bank details and potentially
your card and PIN.
- Your bank will
never send a courier to your home
- Your bank and
the police will never collect your bank card or cash
- Your bank and
the police will never ask for your PIN
If you receive one of
these calls end it immediately
If you have handed over any details to the
fraudster, call your bank and cancel your cards
you want to call your bank, then do it from another
you believe that you have been a victim of fraud you
can report it online at
or by telephone on 0300 123 2040.
Click here for full poster
Meetings are held in the Quaker Old
School, Yealand Conyers, usually on the first Wednesday of every other month,
commencing at 7.45pm. Electors are entitled to attend these meetings, and may
address the Council during the first 15 minutes which is set aside for ďPublic
ParticipationĒ. Electors are not entitled to speak during the meeting, although
the Council usually allows brief comments when time permits. Between meetings
the Parish Council encourages electors to contact the Clerk or any of the
Councillors about any issues that they feel the Council should address.
The Annual Parish Council Meeting
is held on the first Wednesday in May. The Chairman is elected at this meeting.
In the year of an election (every four years) the Annual Parish Council Meeting
is held on the fourth day following the day of election, or within fourteen days
The Annual Parish Meeting
(sometimes referred to as the Parish Assembly) is usually held on the same
evening as the Annual Parish Council Meeting. It gives electors a formal
opportunity to discuss views on village issues.
All Parish Council correspondence
should be addressed to:
Mrs Sue Harrison,
91 Silverdale Road,
Council have received notice of planning applications for a
solar farm on land south of Cinderbarrow Lane, Priest Hutton,
Lancashire application 15/00949/ FUL. This development would be
very visible from Yealand Conyers. There is also an application
15/01227/FUL for land at Tarn bank, Tarn Lane, Yealand Redmayne.
This is for the erection of a small scale standby electricity
generation plant comprising of a substation, two
control/communication buildings, two 30,000litre bunded fuel
tanks, nine engines block, four transformers, welfare
facilities, turning area, landscaping and access road.
If you wish to comment on these
proposals please look at the full plans on
using the planning
reference numbers to view the full plans. Comments may be sent
by e mail to
or in writing to Development Management team, PO Box 4, Town
Hall, Lancaster, LA1 1QR
Our next Parish
Council Meeting is on the 4th November 2015 at 7.45 in the
Quaker Old School. We want to represent the views of the Parish,
so please come along.
Applications - Online Inspections
To inspect all plans
click here to visit Lancaster City Council website.
Click here to view the Lancashire Police
Guide To Obtaining Crime Information.
In accordance with section 51 of
the Act, Yealand Conyers Parish Council has adopted the Model Code of Conduct
and all members have signed statutory undertakings to comply with the provisions
of the Code.
Lancashire County Councillor:
Lancashire City Councillor:
Lancaster City Council - Parish Council Membership Details: