P A G E 2 News Budget/Precept
ere will no increase
in the parish precept
the council tax...”
The Parish Council is pleased to announce that for the second consecutive year there will be no increase in the parish precept portion of the council tax for residents of Heath. This means that the precept has remained at a constant level since the Parish Council came into existence in April 2010.
We are also freezing the price of hiring our facilities – The Key Centre (including parties), hard courts and junior pitch. This will ensure our pricing remains excellent value compared to similar facilities in the area.
We have been able to keep our prices steady whilst investing in improvements such as the kitchen refurbishment and redecoration of The Key Centre by continuing to increase the usage of our facilities and by reducing costs – particularly by moving to a different supplier for our grounds maintenance services.
E L V E T H A M H E A T H M A T T E R S
Over the next few months, work will begin on a new Parish Council website which is intended to be a hub of useful information relating to all aspects of life on Elvetham Heath. We intend that it should be your first port of call. The old grey pages will be replaced by a much more interactive
Hampshire Farmers’ Markets It has taken the best part of a year, but we are now delighted to report that the Hampshire Farmers’ Market will be setting up shop in The Key on the fourth Saturday of each month from April through to October.
As the market will be sited in The Key car park, additional parking will be available on market days at the park and ride car park. It was always the vision of the developers when they designed The Key that it would be used for public events. We started with Carols in The Key at Christmas and hope that the Farmers’ Markets will be a great asset to our community.
First Event: Saturday 28thApril 10.00am -2.00pm
and dynamic site. We would like all residents to feel that this really is a site created just for the needs of our community. It’s even being developed by one of our residents, Adam Bevington, who runs a company called Shed 90.
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