July News from West Chiltington Parish Council

West Chiltington, West Sussex

Bin Issues

The new bin collection timetable has been in place for a while now and we’ve all had time to get used to the new system. There will be a review after 12 months so all feedback is welcomed. The ‘Bins’ section of the Horsham District Council website www.horsham.gov.uk is very informative, but if you still have comments you can send an email to
yoursay@horsham.gov.uk or phone 01403 733144.

Internal Audit results

We are pleased to report that our Internal Audit has been completed and the following remarks were made by the Auditor. “Following completion of our interim internal audit on the 14th November 2017 and our final audit on the 20th April 2018 we enclose our final report for your kind attention and presentation to the council. The audit was conducted in accordance with current practices and guidelines and testing was risk based.”… “It is clear the council takes governance, policies and procedures very seriously and I am pleased to report that overall the systems and procedures you have in place are entirely fit for purpose and indeed are a model of good practice.”

To see a copy of the Annual Governance and Accountability Return 2017/18 and the Notice of Public Rights go to our website and follow the Council link to Finance. www.wcpc.org.uk

Village Show Saturday 14th July 2018

West Chiltington Parish Council will have a stand at the Show again this year. Please come along and say hello to your councillors.

Major Cycle Event Sunday 23rd September

15,000 cyclists will leave Goodwood Motor Circuit for the start of the first “Vélo South” on Sunday 23rd September – a major new 100-mile closed road cycle event for the UK. The route is circular and can be viewed on the website. The part which will effect West Chiltington will see the cyclists come from Ashington and travel west along Harbolets Road and Adversane Lane (B2133) which will be closed from 08:15 – 16:45. The road closures therefore are likely to effect local travel arrangements on that day. From the velosouth.com website: “The route has been carefully considered and selected minimise the inconvenience of the necessary road closures. Emergency Services will be operating as usual and the public should use normal protocol in the case of an emergency.” If you do plan to travel on that day, please check the Velo South route first. Alternatively, you may wish to sign up and ride for a charity or as a business. For more detailed information go to: www.velosouth.com

West Chiltington Parish Council: 01798 817434
wcpcclerk@aol.com www.wchilt-parishcouncil.org.uk

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