Little Kingshill Village Society

 

 

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Annual General Meeting 2016

The Annual General Meeting of the Village Society was held in the village hall on 23 March 2016, at which the minutes of the 2015 AGM were approved.

To view a copy of the AGM Minutes click below:
2015 AGM Minutes

To view a copy of the Chair's Report to the 2016 AGM click below:
2016 AGM Chair Report

At the AGM a presentation of The Emerging Local Plan and Implications for the Green Belt was made by Chiltern District Councillor John Gladwin: To view a copy of John's presentation click below:
Local Plan Presentation

 

 

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Illustrating with Style

 

∗ Being surrounded by the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty has proven to be truly inspirational for budding
year six artists at Little Kingshill Combined School.
The young creatives put pen to paper to capture ‘Local Views’ in a competition sponsored by the Village Society to find
a winning image for the cover of this year’s handbook. The pupils presented a wonderful selection of illustrations depicting
buildings and scenes from in and around the village as black and white line drawings, using either pencil or ink.

The LKVS judges were overwhelmed by the standard of entries with some remarkable illustrative styles on display and
selecting an overall winner was no easy task.
It was however felt that Francesca Luker’s drawing of the Baptist Church had both captured the character of the building
and been created with remarkable stylised detail. Francesca’s winning Illustration is proudly featured on the cover of the
handbook - a worthy winner indeed!

The competition was generously supported by local gallery owner Carina Haslam who joined us to present the winning prize
plus awards to runners up Hannah Eades and Amy Goodall for their outstanding views of the village.
The Village Society would like to thank all the pupils who took part in the competition and wish them all the very best with their future artistic endeavours.
Thanks also to Carina Haslam for kindly offering to support for this project www.carinahaslamart.com

 

∗ Left to Right - Front: Hannah Eades, Francesca Luker, Amy Goodall
Back: Sandra MacDonald (LKVS), Carina Haslam (Carina Haslam Art)

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∗ A hoax chain email warning of a parcel delivery scam is doing the rounds again.
This is a hoax message which has been wheeled out at Christmas in various forms for years.
It asks you to pass it on to your friends, family and neighbours.

The Police fraud outfit, ActionFraud is the UK’s national fraud and internet
crime reporting centre. It provides a central point of contact for information about fraud and financially
motivated internet crime (tel. 0300 123 2040). On www.actionfraud.police.uk, it gives the following advice
about this hoax,which you are advised to pass on to whoever sends it to you, if you receive it from anyone you know:
If you receive this email just delete it and do not to forward it to anyone.

 

 

 

Current Local Issues

 

The Village Society campaigns on various local issues:

 

Emergency Green Belt Village Meeting

 

To comply with government house-building policy detailed in the National Planning Policy Framework, Chiltern District Council has produced a Draft Delivery Development Plan in which it is proposed to remove two thirds of properties in Little Kingshill from the Green Belt. A public consultation began on 8 April 2013 to gather views on the proposals. The Village Society invited all residents to attend two events to discuss the implications of this initiative:

 

1. The Emergency Green Belt Village Meeting, held at the village hall on 8 May 2013 and,
2. Consultation Response Surgery, also at the village hall on 12 May 2013

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HS2 Campaign

 

The route of the proposed HS2 London to Birmingham passes close to the village.

 

Little Kingshill Village Society strongly opposes the construction of the high speed railway through the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

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Prince of Wales Re-Development

 

The Prince of Wales public house at the junction of Windsor Lane and Hare Lane has been closed for several years and has now been demolished to make way for two houses.

The Little Kingshill Village Society supports the redevelopment of the site as domestic housing

 

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Enforcement of the Speed Limit

 

The speed limit of 30 miles per hour through the village is believed to be exceeded frequently, particularly on Windsor Lane

 

Little Kingshill Village Society supports measures to limit the speed, such as speed activated "Slow Down" signs

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Pot Holes

 

Several of the roads through the village have an unacceptable level of pot holes, potentially hazardous, particularly to cyclists, and damaging to cars.

 

Little Kingshill Village Society lobbies the local coulncil for improvements to the condition of our roads

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Fly Tipping

 

Illegal dumping of both domestic and trade wastes around the countryside is a serious nusisance and cost to our community

 

Little Kingshill Village Society promotes awareness of this issue and recommends that any action of a suspicious nature is reported promptly to our community police.

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