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CLOSURE OF FLINTSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL'S CASH OFFICE IN BUCKLEY TOWN COUNCIL'S BUILDING

The Flintshire County Council Cash Office which is housed in the Buckley Town Council building on Mold Road, Buckley will close on Friday 3rd July 2015. From 6th July 2015, the services provide by the Cash Office will be delivered from the Flintshire Connects facility in Buckley Library. The closure notice is attached.

TOWN COUNCIL BURSARY SCHEME

The Town Council has introduced a Bursary Scheme to support a small number of students who are about to or are already attending a University or College of Higher Education. The Bursary, when granted, will be paid directly to the University or College of Higher Education to assist in the payment of the students tuition fees. Please see the attached advertising literature in relation to the Scheme and also the information form which provides details of the Scheme including how any interested party should apply for inclusion in the Bursary Scheme.

PREPARATIONS FOR THE COMING WINTER

Flintshire County Council have advised the Town Council that in preparation for the forthcoming winter, salt bins in the town will be filled at regular intervals. The County Council have asked the Town Council to advise its residents that the salt in the bins is for use on the highways only and not intended for private use on drives, paths etc. Weather forecasts will be posted on this website when inclement weather is expected. 

TOWN COUNCIL CHALET

The Town Council has a chalet in the shopping precinct in Brunswick Road, Buckley. The chalet is available for hire, in situ, at a cost of 5.00 per day. Anyone wishing to hire the chalet should be either a registered charity or a social organisation. The Town Council cannot hire the chalet to commercial traders whose business make conflict with the activities of the traders within the Precinct. Anyone interested in hiring the chalet should contact Andy White, the Buckley Town Centre Manager on tel no. 01244 544540. Please see chalet as used recently by a social organisation.

BUCKLEY TOWN COUNCIL'S FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO SUPPORT AND PROMOTE BUCKLEY TOWN AND ITS PEOPLE

The Town Council, on an annual basis, makes grants, donations and financial contributions towards a number of activities and organisations within the town to promote and assist the enjoyment of the town by its population and visitors. The Town Council considers applications from charitable and other social/sporting organisations within the town at a meeting of its Finance Sub Committee (Grants). Please note the Town Council is unable to fund individuals in relation to grants and donations except where the application falls under the Bursary Scheme. The Town Council also supports organisations outside the town where appropriate. To obtain an application form to be considered for a grant or donation please see attached form. Please note that the closing date for receipt of applications is 31st October each year. To view the financial contributions in 2014/15 click here. 

CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU

The Citizens Advice Bureau Outreach Service officially opened for business in the Town Council Offices on Wednesday 7th April 2010. The office hours are: Appointments 9.30am till 12.30pm and Drop In from 1.30pm - 4.00pm each Wednesday. The service is being funded in its entirety by Buckley Town Council in partnership with Hawarden and Higher Kinnerton Community Councils.  

SOCIAL MEDIA

The Town Council does not normally respond to social media comments about either itself or its Members. If anyone has concerns or complaints you are requested to contact the Town Council direct on 01244 544540 or by email at tjr@buckleytc.org.uk .

TELEPHONE NUMBERS OF NORTH WALES POLICE AND CRIMESTOPPERS
 
If any individual needs to contact either North Wales Police or Crimestoppers in a none urgent manner, the following telephone numbers should be used:-
 
North Wales Police 0845 607 1002 (if you require to speak in Welsh the telephone number is 0845 607 1001). For non emergency response please call 101.
 
Crimestoppers - 0800 555 111 - any information provided to Crimestoppers is always treated confidentially.
 
 
 

 

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