News articles by Sabden Parish Council

Stay ‘In the Know’ and report it

17th of January, 2022

Recently Scott Fairclough from the police rural task force and PCSO(Police Community support officer) Sian Coffey introduced themselves at a parish council meeting, they outlined their roles and explained how we all can help by reporting activity....

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Watt Street Bus Shelter

7th of December, 2021

The parish council would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused due to works connected with the installation of a new bus shelter at the Watt St junction with Whalley Road. When the development at Victoria Mill was approved the d...

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Telephone Kiosk

7th of December, 2021

The Parish council is pleased to confirm that the BT Phonebox is now decommissioned and officially adopted. Our Councillors are pleased so many in our community have taken an interest in its future use and maintenance and look forward to...

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Best kept Village Competition 2021

15th of October, 2021

The Award Ceremony for Lancashire Best Kept Village Competition was held on Monday 11th October 2021. The results for Sabden were as follows: Championship Class – Sabden – Highly Commended (joint 3r...

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Parking in and around our Village

27th of September, 2021

The parish council acknowledge parking in the village can be difficult and would like to remind you the village car park has spaces for as little as £1.65 per week if an annual permit is purchased from Ribble Valley Borough Council.

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Report Highway Faults

1st of September, 2021

Helping to keep Lancashire moving... Lancashire County Council is working hard to IMPROVE YOUR ROADS Did you know you can report highway faults online? Potholes Street lights Traffic lights Broken...

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BT Phone Box

15th of July, 2021

Following a review on usage by BT they have decided to decommission the phonebox. In these instances the community has the opportunity to adopt the kiosk and retain the iconic feature. Many members of the community have already discussed on...

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Wildflower Gardens

17th of June, 2021

The Parish Council has planted out the wildflower garden alongside the brook on the Lower Holme again this year and has also created a wildflower garden near the Milking Parlour. Apart from being so attractive with a random collection of...

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Best Kept Village Competition

31st of May, 2021

Just a reminder that the judging period for the Best Kept Village Competition is from 1st June until 18th July 2021.  During this time we will have four unannounced visits from the judges.  During the recent rainy spell grass h...

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No more Dog Mess spraying

28th of April, 2021

It is with disappointment that the parish council has made the decision to no longer spray/highlight Dog Mess. Over the past few years this action has proved to be very successful but due to the agreesive nature and tone of comments on social medi...

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Vacancy for Parish Councillor

14th of April, 2021

SABDEN PARISH COUNCIL LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1972 (SEC. 87(2) NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy is deemed to have occurred in the office of Councillor for the Parish of SABDEN following the res...

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Improvement works on Holme Play Area

8th of March, 2021

During the week commencing 8th March work will be taking place on the Holme Play Area. A new slide and safety surfacing will be installed and new surfacing will be laid beneath the swings. The areas where the work is takin...

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John Shorter

27th of February, 2021

The Parish council is saddened by the untimely death of former councillor John shorter. John served as a parish councillor for 24 years from 1995 to 2019 and as Vice Chair for most of these years. He was a dedic...

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Hedge along the Holme path

25th of February, 2021

Over the next few weeks you may see the Lengthsman working on the Holme hedge. He will be planting to fill the gaps which have occured over the years. Once planting is complete there may be temporary fencing erected to protect the plants unti...

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Dog Fouling

6th of February, 2021

  The Parish Council are aware of areas of dog fouling around the village. Any dog fouling will be sprayed in an effort to highlight the offence and hopefully to encourage the dog owner to pick up after their dog. Would al...

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Further Update on proposed works at Bull Bridge

2nd of February, 2021

Lancashire County Council has sent the following update regarding the proposed works at Bull Bridge. 'We have ordered the posts, but they are not standard and required custom manufacture. Our Materials team are currently in receipt o...

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Thankyou & Merry Christmas

21st of December, 2020

Sabden Parish Council would like to say a big `thank you` to all our residents who have been so outgoing in helping each other through the past year. It has been difficult for many, but the fact that we are such...

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Update on Proposed Works at Bull Bridge

2nd of December, 2020

In response to the parish council email chasing for a date when proposed works at Bull Bridge would commence, we have received the following response from LCC. Thank you for your email regarding the Bull Bridge in Sabden. ...

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Vacancy for Parish Councillor

19th of November, 2020

SABDEN PARISH COUNCIL LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1972 (SEC. 87(2) NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy is deemed to have occurred in the office of Councillor for the Parish of SABDEN following t...

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See Saw removed for repairs

12th of November, 2020

Unfortunately the Blue & Yellow four seater see saw has been removed from the play area for repairs as the base has been cracked due to inappropriate use and behaviour by a small group of teenagers. It will be returned as soon as possible....

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Stay Safe on the Play Area

12th of November, 2020

Recently a number of the Covid safety notices posted around the Holme Play area have been removed, they are being replaced to serve as a reminder and for the safety of all users of the play area. Please remember Hands, Face, Space &ndash...

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Sabden Remembers

31st of October, 2020

Unfortunately, due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic a Public act of Remembrance will not be held this year. We are aware several wreaths have been ordered and will be laid either on the day or the weekend before. As usual St...

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Notice to Sabden dog walkers

27th of October, 2020

  For the next few months we are going to experience dark mornings and evenings and we would like to ask all dog walkers to be extra vigilant picking up after their dog.   Please either carry a torch or wear a head torch i...

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