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Aylesbury Town Matters Issue 53

Aylesbury Town Council News Feed - Tue, 05/28/2019 - 13:17

Issue 53 of Aylesbury Town Matters is out now and is being delivered to all residents in the Parish of Aylesbury over the next 4 weeks. You can also view and download a copy by clicking on the below button.

This issue covers lots of community news and events, the forthcoming Community events such as Moonday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing, Aylesbury on Sea and Parklife Weekend, the Summer Playschemes at the Jonathan  Page Play Centre, a reflection on its year as Mayor, from the former Mayor of Aylesbury; the Aylesbury in Bloom application, updates from the Dementia Action Alliance and the Youth Town Council and lots of Community News.

Aylesbury Town Matters is also available in Audio Format. We have teamed up with Aylesbury Talking Newspaper Association. If you wish to receive the magazine in audio format then please contact Christine at ATNA direct on 01296 428861 or e-mail aylesburytn@yahoo.co.uk who will make the necessary arrangements.

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Poll Clerks needed to work at the European Parliamentary elections on Thursday 23 May 2019

Aylesbury Town Council News Feed - Wed, 05/01/2019 - 12:18

Aylesbury Vale District Council would like to hear from people who are available to work as a Poll Clerk at Polling Stations on Thursday 23 May 2019.  The fee payable is £135.

No previous experience is required.  Poll Clerks are required to work from 6.30am to 10pm.  The job primarily involves marking the Register of Electors to show that electors have presented themselves to vote, and to assist the Presiding Officer with other electoral tasks on the day.

Further information on working at elections is available on the Council’s website at https://aylesburyvale.moderngov.co.uk/mgGeneric.aspx?MD=mgworkatelections .  Please note, polling staff will not be required to complete an e-training session for these elections.

If you are able to work, please contact Craig Saunders at Aylesbury Vale District Council on 01296 585043 or csaunders@aylesburyvaledc.gov.uk

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Aylesbury in Bloom – Garden competition 2019

Aylesbury Town Council News Feed - Sun, 03/31/2019 - 14:25

What a difference a year makes. Last year we had the beast from the East and this year we had the hottest February since records began in 1910.

Many flowers blossomed early and residents could be heard mowing their lawns in February making an early start to getting their gardens ready for the summer season.

Why not get rewarded for all of your hard work in your garden and enter our annual garden competition? The competition is open to residents, schools, organisations and businesses in the parish of Aylesbury Town.

No garden is too small or large to enter. Over the years the judges have seen some fantastic gardens ranging from small gardens created with just pots, baskets and quirky containers to gardens laid to lawn surrounded by flower beds as well as vegetable gardens, including strawberries growing on a shed roof.

If you garden alone or together with neighbours in a communal area or you are a school/nursery/childminder with a group of children who garden, there is a category for everyone.

We have already received some entries and it promises to be an exciting year again. Everyone will be awarded for the hard work with award ceremonies being held at Lindengate this year.

If you are thinking about entering or haven’t sent through your application form yet, please complete the form and return to the offices at Town Hall or via e-mail.

Categories include Best Front Garden, Best Back Garden, Best Edible Garden, Best Wildlife/Nature Garden, Best Container Garden and Best Young Gardener. Participants can choose to enter multiple categories and with such a wide variety there is something for everyone’s garden.

The competition is sponsored by Michael Anthony Estate Agents and we would like to thank them for all of their support.

Below are the entry form for 2019 together with the judging criteria and terms and conditions.

AiB 2019 Application Form

AiB Terms and Conditions 2019

2019 Judging Criteria Resident Garden categories

2019 Judging Criteria School Garden categories

2019 Judging Criteria Communal Garden category

Our judges are already looking forward to seeing everyone’s gardens and to helping with tips and advice. We look forward to receiving your entry by 19th June 2019.

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