October 2014 Newsletter

Town Clerk: Saskia Kiernan/Ady White, Town Hall Chambers, 10 Lind Street, Ryde, PO33 2NQ; Tel: 01983 811105/811196 Email: clerk@rydetowncouncil.gov.uk or visit our website at www.rydetowncouncil.gov.uk

Wight in Bloom 2014

The Town Council is delighted to also announce that it won the Best Community Involvement award in the Wight in Bloom Awards 2014 for its town planting scheme. This is a credit to our planting and watering contractors and all our other partners.

Support St Vincent’s Care Home

Wight Diamonds Marching Band will be in concert at 6pm on Sunday 26th of October, at Medina Theatre in aid of the charity, SSAFA (Soldiers’, Sailors’ and Airmen’s Families Association) St Vincent’s care home in Ryde. The concert will include an exciting mix of marches, show pieces and popular music. Tickets are only £5 for all seats and are available from the Theatre Box Office.

Pool Lifeguard and First Aid Courses

The Waterside Pool will be running pool lifeguard and first aid courses at the Pool in October. For more details please ring the Pool on 563656.

 

Apples, apples, apples

Do you have any apple trees in your garden that produce apples that go to waste? If you do you can help raise funds for the Waterside Pool by donating them to be pressed into apple juice by Rosemary Vineyard that will be sold at the pool. Please bring your apples down to the collection buckets outside the Waterside and leave you name at reception if you would like your contribution to be recognised. For further details ring 563656.

Councillors Contact Details

Details of how to contact your local town councillors can be found on the Town Council’s website at www.rydetowncouncil.gov.uk – click on the ‘The Town Council’ section from the homepage. Alternatively please ring or email the Town Council offices and we will be pleased to provide you with this information.

October Town Council meetings and dates for your diary

Full Council 7pm 6 October Garfield Road Church 

Planning Committee 7pm 14 October Lind Street Meeting Room

Finance Committee 7pm 29 October Lind Street Meeting Room

All meetings are open to the public; agendas are available to collect from the Town Council offices or to download from the Town Council’s website at www.rydetowncouncil.gov.uk

The Town Council Office is at Town Hall Chambers, 10 Lind Street, Ryde (opposite Ryde Theatre) and is open to the public Monday to Thursday between 9am and 2pm and on a Friday between 9am and 1pm. Enquiries may still be made at any time to the above telephone numbers or email address.

If you have a local community event coming up which you would like to publicise free of charge on this page and/or on the Town Council’s noticeboards please do get in touch using any of the contact details at the top of the page.