East Ilsley Annual Accounts 2018-19

We are required to publish our accounts for a period of 30 working days between Monday 17th June and Friday 26th July. Please click on each title to download the information. If anyone requires any further assistance, please contact the Responsible Finance Officer, Fenella Woods on 07912 565665 or email clerk@eastilsley-pc.gov.uk Official Notice Summary of…

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Putting Waste in its Place

Message from West Berkshire Council Did you know food waste makes up nearly 25% of the rubbish in a black bin? The good news is that food waste can easily be recycled in your green bin and you don’t need a garden waste subscription to recycle it! To help promote this important message, over the…

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Bicycle Thefts in Newbury

Message from Thames Valley Police: Over the last few weeks Thames Valley Police have received reports of bicycle thefts in the Newbury area, especially in the town centre. The thefts are occurring in public places as well as from sheds, garages, front and back gardens. Arrests have been made in connection to some of the bicycle…

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Self-care Month

Message from West Berkshire Council: We have all had moments where we have felt anxious, scared, angry, sad or worried about coronavirus (Covid-19), and during this time we might be worried about our own health or the health of loved ones. We may have experienced changes in our sleep patterns, had an increase or reduction…

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A34 Postponed

Message from Highways England I am writing to advise that work to improve safety at the A34 East Ilsley northbound junction has been postponed. Work has been rescheduled to start on Monday 14 September, and is expected to be completed in early-October 2020. For the safety of our workforce and customers, we will need to…

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Scams doing the rounds…

Message from Neighbourhood Watch: There are a number of scams at the moment and some have been doing the rounds for a few years. The Amazon Prime scam involves victims receiving an automated call informing them that they have been charged for an Amazon Prime subscription and to press 1 to cancel the transaction.  They…

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A34 (Northbound) Junction Improvements

Message received from Highways England: Improvements to the junction including reconfiguring the junction by widening into the island to create additional space, resurfacing of the northbound exit slip road, new signage, cutting back vegetation and new road markings, has now been scheduled to start on Tuesday 1 September 2020 and should take up-to three weeks…

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WBC Residents Survey – the results are in!

Message from WBC: Residents’ views on the impact of Covid-19 on West Berkshire have been received and are being analysed. West Berkshire Council undertook a survey of residents in late May to understand how communities are feeling about the impact of Covid-19 on their health, finances, on the environment and on the wider community. Almost…

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New legislation offers £100 pavement café licences to kick start hospitality businesses

Message from West Berkshire Council: Hospitality businesses in West Berkshire will be able to apply for additional outdoor seating to allow them to welcome customers back safely. Pubs, cafes, restaurants and hotels across England have been closed since late March but received confirmation on 23 June that they would be allowed to re-open on 4…

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Citizens Advice Bureau

The 2019-2020 Annual Report from the Citizen’s Advice Bureau can be viewed here:  CAWB Annual Report 2019-20

Improvements to the Mental Health Crisis in West Berkshire

Message from Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust/Berkshire West CCG/Berkshire West  A 14 point plan of action to improve mental health crisis pathways  in Berkshire West, making them more readily available and easier to access, has been drawn up following a lengthy consultation with service users and other key stakeholders. The experiences of people with mental…

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