The upgrade of Elwyn Gardens is nearing completion. Following a successful bid to the Nation Lottery and working in partnership with Vivark Ltd, a new pathway and been laid, the perimeter fencing re painted, a new sign will be going up shortly and new planting will be supplied.
Many students were celebrating their GCSE results recently, none more so than those from our own Halewood Academy which, based on the results, is the highest performing provider in Knowsley.
Provisional analysis of the results show that the Academy achieved the highest increase in GCSE results this year with 43.5% of pupils gaining five A* – C including English and Maths, an improvement if 18% since 2014. In English alone, 71.5% of pupils achieved a pass at C or above.
Many congratulations and well done to all the students who have worked so hard throughout their Academy career and our grateful thanks to Gary Evans and all his staff for their dedication to our young people.
Our picture shows high-flying students Amy Silker, Alex Watson, Elle Hughes and Charlie White together with Academy Principal, Gary Evans and Knowsley Council’s Cabinet Member for Children’s Services, Cllr Gary See.
Cllr Clare Rose
Mayor of Halewood
STAFF VACANCY (New closing date)
Buildings and Communities Officer
Band E (Scp 18-21) (£17,891 – £19,939)
Halewood Town Council is committed to providing a responsive quality service to the residents of Halewood and currently has a vacancy for a Buildings and Communities Officer.
The primary purpose of the post is, at all times, working as part of the Town Council staff team, to be a representative Halewood Town Council: to the community, its stakeholders and partners, providing cost effective, high quality services and amenities which reflects the interest and expectations of the Halewood community, in accordance with the wishes and powers of the Town Council.
Specifically, the post holder is responsible for the management of Town Council buildings, including cyclical and reactive maintenance and cleanliness, security and health and safety and to offer a positive and welcoming service to the community, providing groups and individuals with development assistance, support and information and assisting colleagues in service delivery..
Further details regarding are shown by accessing the following links:
Closing date for applications is Friday 2nd September 2016.
SEPTEMBER TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
The September Town Council meeting will take place on Thursday 15th September at 7pm in the Arncliffe Sports and Community Centre.
To access the agenda click on the following link:
SPECIAL TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
There will be Special Meeting of the Town Council held on Tuesday 19th July 2016 at The Arncliffe Sports and Community Centre commencing at 7pm.
To see the agenda for this meeting please click on the following link:
VACANCY FOR TOWN COUNCILLOR
There remains a vacancy for a Town Councillor to represent Halewood West Ward on Halewood Town Council.
Having issued a notice under s 87 (2) of the Local Government Act 1972, no poll having been claimed, the Town Council may fill the vacancy by co-option.
Eligibility to become a Town Councillor is prescribed under s 79 of the Local Government Act 1972 so long as persons are not disqualified under s 80 of the same Act.
Accordingly expressions of interest are sought from eligible, qualifying members of the public who would wish to be considered for co-option to fill the stated vacancy.
The following link is to the person specification for the role and any person expressing an interest in being co-opted to fill the vacancy, will be invited to address the Council for five minutes, on how, having regard to the Person Specification, they consider themselves to be the best candidate to be co-opted. Members of the Council will then ask the candidate questions for a similar period before making a final decision on whom to co-opt.
This meeting is likely to take place on either 18th or 19th July 2016.
Also shown is a link to a Register of Interest form which all Members of the Town Council must complete and sign.
Should you wish to express an interest please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
or write to me at The Arncliffe Sports and Community Centre, Arncliffe Road, Halewood, Liverpool L25 9PA.
THE CLOSING DATE FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST IS
12NOON ON 8TH JULY 2016.
RE-ARRANGED TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
Following the horrific murder of Jo Cox MP , as a mark of respect for her and her family, the Town Council meeting scheduled to take place on 16th June has been cancelled.
The re-convened meeting will now take place 22nd June 2016 at 5:30pm in New Hutte Neighbourhood Centre, Lichfield Road, Halewood L26 1TT
PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF LOCATION
THE EXERCISE OF PUBLIC RIGHTS
Under the Local Government and Accountability Act 2014 and the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (SI2015/234), any person interested has the right to inspect the accounting records for the financial year to which the audit relates.
In relation to the year ending 31st March 2016, public rights may be exercised in accordance with the following notice:
Acknowledging our responsibility to ensure that there is a sound system of internal control in place, the Annual Governance statement for 2015/16 was approved by the Town Council on 21st April 2016.
In respect of the year ending 31st March 2016, the Accounting Statements are unaudited and therefore are still subject to change.
Responsible Financial Officer
NEW 3G PITCHES NOW AVAILABLE
As part of its drive to improve services to the community, Halewood Town Council is delighted to announce the availability of its newly laid 3G pitches at the Arncliffe Sports and Community Centre.
Following consideration by Members of the Town Council, Bradley Surfacing Systems from the Midlands, recently completed the project, funded entirely by the Town Council.
The hourly rate for hire is a very competitive £25, which is discounted to £20 per hour for Halewood residents / groups. Block bookings of 10 weeks or more attract a further 10% discount.
To hire the facility please contact us on 0151 443 2063 or download the application form by following the attached link: