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Today, Croxley Green Parish Council announces the launch of a Christmas lights competition that will take place this December.
It will be free to enter for all residents of Croxley Green and there will be two categories in which you can enter to try and win a trophy.
We urge all residents to enter no matter the size or extent of your display.
The judging panel will be made up of some of your local Parish Councillors and will take place in the week beginning Monday, 18 December.
Entries must be submitted by 4:30pm on Thursday, 14 December. You can submit them to Croxley Green Parish Council by hand, post or e-mail.
Winners will be announced on Friday, December 22.
Competition entry forms can be picked up from the Parish Council office or downloaded from http://croxleygreen-pc.gov.uk/index.php/information/forms.
You can now read our new look Parish Pump Lite online at http://croxleygreen-pc.gov.uk/index.php/council/parish-pump.
Unlike before we will not be delivering the Parish Pump Lite to every household but you will be able to read a digital copy on our website and pick up hard-copy versions from locations around Croxley Green.
It is with great delight that Croxley Green Parish Council announces that they have been the recipients of a commendation from the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) for their work in creating a bird-box trail for the village.
The trail, which was installed in Croxley Green at the beginning of the year, houses 45 bird-boxes across all areas of the village. Residents are able to pick up leaflets outlining the locations of the boxes which also contain information relating to the species of trees on which the boxes were installed.
Representative from Croxley Green Parish Council, Ryan Bennett, commented “we are grateful to the CPRE for seeing the value of this project and the commendation illustrates the fine work being undertaken by your Parish Council who continue to work hard every day to improve our rural environment”.
The trail was the brainchild of former councillor David Wynne-Jones whom championed the project from its inception and sadly passed away in July this year. In tribute to David the trail will be renamed the Wynne-Jones Bird-Box Trail in recognition of the hard work he put in to getting this project off the ground.
The CPRE expressed that the project “is a fantastic example of a Parish Council being great stewards of the environment”.
Hertfordshire County Council Chairman Richard Thake was on hand to present the commendation to the Council at the County Hall in Hertford.
You can pick up copies of the Wynne-Jones Bird-Box Trail leaflet from the Council office or alternatively download one from http://croxleygreen-pc.gov.uk/index.php/information/forms.
At the Council meeting on 28 September Trevor Collingwood was co-opted to the Parish Council. There were a number of other candidates who had put themselves forward to represent the residents and in the first round of voting Trevor Collingwood was appointed. Trevor will take up his position as Councillor at the next meeting of the Parish Council on Thursday 26 October.