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Below is a number of news articles and notices relating to Croxdale & Hett Parish Council, please get in touch if you have any questions.

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Cemetery Maintenance Review

The Parish Council invites tenders and quotes for the cemetery maintenance contract at Croxdale and Hett Cemeteries.  For an information pack, please contact the Parish Clerk.  You can download the document below

Cemetery Maintenance Notice
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GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an EU regulation that establishes a new framework for handling and protecting the personal data of EU citizens. ( This will still apply after Brexit).
It introduces new obligations and liabilities for all organisations – including Parish Councils, that handle personal data and new rights for individuals in respect of their personal data. The new regulations will come into force on 25 May 2018.  For Croxdale and Hett Parish Council itself, as a corporate body, it is the formal Data Controller and as such must meet its obligations.

Information held by Croxdale and Hett Parish Council

A data audit of all personal data has been carried out.  This includes:

  • What is held
  • Where it came from
  • Who it is shared with
  • The legal basis for holding it
  • Whether consent is necessary
  • How it is protected

In particular, Croxdale and Hett Parish Council looks to minimise this risk by looking to ensure personal information is:

  • Accurate and up to date
  • Relevant
  • Not kept too long
  • Not disclosed to those who the person it relates to does not wish to have
  • Not used in ways that are unacceptable to or unexpectedly by the person it is about
  • Kept securely

Individual Rights

Croxdale and Hett Parish Council has reviewed and amended all of its policies and procedures in order that they cover all the rights which individuals have including:

Communicating Privacy Information

Croxdale and Hett Parish Council has reviewed all of their Privacy Notices and Privacy Impact Information including:-

Subject Access Requests / Consents / Data Breaches

Croxdale and Hett Parish Council has updated its procedures in respect of handling requests and providing information.

Children

Croxdale and Hett Parish Council does not hold any information / data on any child.

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Community Speed Watch

Community Speed Watch is a scheme to encourage people to reduce speeding. This scheme enables volunteers to work within their community to raise awareness of the dangers of speed and poor driving.  Please see link to poster for further details.

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Formation of a Youth Club

Croxdale and Hett Parish Council in conjunction with Spennymoor Youth and Community Association, Croxdale WMC, Spennymoor AAP and County Councillors Dunn and McKeon, have formed a new youth club which commenced on 7 March 2019 for 10 to 15 year olds. The group takes place on Thursday evenings (term-time only) at Croxdale WMC from 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm. Parents will be required to complete a registration and contact form at the first session. If you have any queries, please contact the Parish Clerk.

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Croxdale War Memorial

Working with Croxdale Residents’ Association, the Parish Council has formed a Working Group in relation to installing a new war memorial at Croxdale.  Terms of Reference of the Working Group can be found here.  If residents are interested in being a member of the Working Group, please contact the Parish Clerk.

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COVID-19

Monthly meetings of the Parish Council have been cancelled due to the Coronavirus.  During this period, urgent decisions will be taken by the Parish Clerk in conjunction with the Chairman and other Parish Councillors.

As of 13 May 2020, the ‘Coronavirus Act 2020’ allows local councils to hold their regular meetings online.  Over the coming weeks and months, monthly meetings may be held virtually online via ‘Zoom’, depending on timescales and guidance on holding public meetings in person, can resume.


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Cemetery Works

Please see below the scheme of works document in relation to painting of the cemetery gates  at Croxdale and Hett.  Closing date for quotations from interested parties is Friday 17 July 2020.

Scheme of Works

Notices

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At its meeting of 17 May 2018, meetings of the Council were revised to the fourth Wednesday of each month (as opposed to the second), except in December.  All meetings commence at 7.00 pm.

Please see meeting schedule here.

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The Parish Council invites tenders and quotes for the cemetery maintenance contract at Croxdale and Hett Cemeteries.  For an information pack, please contact the Parish Clerk.

Deadline for submission of applications is 5.00 pm on Tuesday 25 September 2018.

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The Parish Council invites quotations for grass cutting services at Croxdale and Hett Cemeteries. For an information pack, please contact the Parish Clerk.

Council Tax

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2020 / 2021
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2019 / 2020
Council Tax Public Notice
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2018 / 2019
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2017 / 2018
Council Tax Public Notice
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Police Data

Please see below a link to the most recent Police data regarding this area.

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