National Highways – A1 junction 17 to Wansford Northbound road closure

Closures and diversions

Essential maintenance works on the A1 northbound between junction 17 and Wansford will take place between Tuesday 3 May and Saturday 7 May, between 9pm and 5am, weather conditions permitting (5 nights).

To carry out safety work, National Highways will need to close the A1 northbound between junction 17 and Wansford.  While this closure is in place, traffic will be diverted onto Fletton Parkway, Nene Parkway and the A47 to re-join the A1 at Wanford.

Notice of Uncontested Election

NOTICE OF UNCONTESTED ELECTION

Huntingdonshire District Council

Election of Parish Councillors for Stilton

on

Thursday 5 May 2022

I, being the Returning Officer at the above election, report that the persons whose names appear below were duly elected Parish Councillors for Stilton.

Name of Candidate

Home Address

Description (if any)

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AYRES Sue

8 Apreece Way, Stilton, Peterborough, PE7 3XG

BULL
Keith Reginald

45 High Street, Stilton, Peterborough, PE7 3RA

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DORLING Vicky Jane

(address in Huntingdonshire)

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LEONARD John Charles

Ashcombe, Great North Road, Haddon, Peterborough, PE7 3TN

LEONARD Olive Brenda

Greenacre, Great North Road, Haddon, Peterborough, PE7 3TN

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SHAILER Phil

81 North Street, Stilton, Peterborough, PE7 3RR

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Dated Wednesday 6 April 2022 Joanne Lancaster Returning Officer

Printed and published by the Returning Officer, Pathfinder House, St Mary`s Street, Huntingdon, PE29 3TN

HUNTINGDONSHIRE RESIDENTS BEGIN TO RECEIVE £150 ENERGY PAYMENT

Households within the Huntingdonshire District have started to receive their £150 government energy payment today to help with rising energy bills.  Huntingdonshire District Council is responsible for administering the local payments to households living in properties in council tax bands A – D who are entitled to the payment.

Homes in the district are receiving £150 made to the person who is liable for council tax. The one-off payment does not have to be repaid.

To begin with, the new government energy payment is being made to Huntingdonshire households who have had their first council tax instalment in April and currently pay their council tax to the council by Direct Debit. A payment will be made direct to their bank account – provided it matches to the liable party for council tax bill payments. Just over £6.4million has been paid to those households who are entitled.

Chief operating officer at Huntingdonshire District Council, John Taylor, said: “We are pleased to announce that payments to Direct Debit council tax bill payers have started today. “We will also be contacting those households who do not make payments by Direct Debit. The letter will explain how these households go about receiving the payment.

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Corporate Office – Communications Tel 01480 388033 E-mail
Pathfinder House St Mary’s Street Huntingdon PE29 3TN
Tel 01480 388388
www.huntingdonshire.gov.uk

“Only those who receive letters will need to complete the form, and people don’t need to contact us – we will contact them. The Council will never call you on the telephone or send you a text message to ask for your bank details in order to pay the Council Tax energy payment.”

About the Huntingdonshire scheme:
1.  Those who pay their council tax by direct debit will receive a payment direct to their bank account, providing that the name on the account matches the liableparty for council tax purposes.
2. We will invite non-Direct Debit payers to apply for the payment and provide their bank details. We will need to do anti-fraud checks first before we can use those details to make payments.
3. We must accurately validate contact names and bank details to avoid any errors. Residents do not need to contact the council as we will write to everyone who is entitled to the rebate to explain how they can receive the payment.
4. Remember, we will never call on the telephone or send you a text message to ask for your bank details in order to pay the Council Tax energy rebate.
More details can be found on the Council’s website at Energy Bill Rebate – Huntingdonshire.gov.uk

SPC – Income and Expenditure 2021/22

How is the Parish Council funded and how does it spend those funds?

See the below charts for more information …

The precept is the Parish Council element on your Council Tax bills but it is not the only form of income at SPC.
The expenditure chart also provides information on what the Parish Council spends funds on and the percentage of income on each of the areas detailed.
For further information, you are always welcome to attend SPC’s monthly meeting, Finance, General Purpose and Communication (FGPC) committee meetings which are held quarterly (April, July, October and January) or email with any questions☺️

Help Shape Stilton’s Future … Become a Parish Councillor!

Elections

A Parish Council election will be held this year when the current 4 year term comes to an end.  On 5 May 2022 there will be a vote (if contested) but no vote if there are exactly (or less than) 11 nominations for the position of Parish Councillor at Stilton Parish Council (uncontested).  SPC currently has 9 serving councillors.

Join the Parish Council

If you would like to join SPC and become a Parish Councillor, nomination forms need to be completed and returned to Huntingdonshire District Council between Monday 28 March and Tuesday 5 April 2022 (by 4pm).

Please find the nomination pack attached below and also an annotated nomination form which provides extra guidance when filling out the forms.

The clerk will be making a trip to HDC HQ on Monday 4 April at 10am so if you have a completed nomination form to send in – just contact to arrange collection of the form or telephone 01733 639106.  Alternatively you can hand deliver your own form … HDC are recommending emailing to arrange a delivery slot.

Exciting Times!

Now is a great time to get involved with lots of great projects on the horizon … join the Parish Council and help shape your community 😊

SPC’s January Newsletter

SPC’s January newsletter is attached below …

Cancelled Parish Council meeting planned for 11/01/22

The Parish Council has decided to cancel the planned monthly meeting for January (11/01/22) due to Covid concerns and in an effort to keep residents, councillors and staff as safe as possible.

We hope to rearrange the meeting soon and will publicise the new date and time on www.stiltonparishcouncil.org, social media and the village notice boards.

Please email the clerk at if you have questions, comments or have any issues for the Parish Council to consider.

Thank you and apologies for any inconvenience caused.

SPC’s December Newsletter

December’s newsletter is below …

SPC’s November Newsletter

In this issue … Remembrance Day services, Parish Council finances, the new Pavilion garden, start of the Neighbourhood Plan and more (newsletter attached below)

October’s SPC Newsletter

For the latest village information, see the latest Newsletter below …