It is now the start of the new financial year, and we want to share our annual precept information with the parish.
Please click through the infographic slides below for our budget information for 2023/24, and for a shortlist of some of our achievements during this past financial year.
If you would prefer to view these infographic slides as a PDF, this is available via our Annual Precept 2023/24 Infographic.
Our Achievements 2022/23
You can also read a more comprehensive list of Our Achievements 2022/23, below.
- Held a Tea for Heroes cream tea event for local volunteers and “COVID Heroes”.
- Organised the Frampton Cotterell Parish Council Community Awards.
- Gave out 63 water bottles for children in local schools to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
- Created a “Queen & Corgi” photo-op board for the Queen’s Jubilee.
- Organised and ran the Sport themed Scarecrow Trail in October, with 1st and 2nd place prizes.
- Initiated our regular Coffee & Cake Mornings and our Warm Space mornings at the Brockeridge Centre.
- Facilitated the Remembrance Parade in November.
- Hosted a successful Bioblitz 2022 event in the Spring.
- Set up a Community Crops Swap at the Brockeridge Centre.
- Installed two new Water Refill Stations in the village.
- Planted over 500 wildflowers.
- Planted 400 tree saplings.
- Created a new Conservation Plan for The Park.
- Approved a new Bat & Bird policy.
- Ran a wildflower meadow survey at Centenary Field.
- Approved funding for an inclusive local bat project with a volunteer.
- Continued and improved our Climate & Nature communications.
- Hosted a stall at the Big Green Week
- Began pond plans at Centenary Field, dug test pits and started tree clearance preparations.
- nstalled a Bug Hotel wood carving at Centenary Field.
- Carried out ash dieback works to protect local trees.
- Updated allotment agreements to promote organic practices and not use traps for wildlife.
- Purchased bat detectors for bat walks and for residents to hire.
- Purchased moth trap surveys.
- Set up a P.P.E. recycling scheme.
- Collaborated on projects with Plastic Free Frampton, Frampton Cotterell Nature, The Scouts, and Frampton Cotterell Youth Group.
- Ran monthly volunteer conservation sessions across the village.
- Upgraded lighting at the Brockeridge Centre to improve security and reduce anti-social behaviour.
- Installed lockable bin stores at The Park.
- Fixed plumbing in the changing room showers at the Pavillion.
- Hosted a Macmillan Coffee Morning and raised £268.
- Won SGC 106 Funding of £390,052.18 for use in developing The Courts at The Park.
- Ran a public Courts Development Survey to get residents’ views on how to develop the Courts at The Park. The Council will be analysing these results to make improvements in the Parish.
- Gave a £75 grant to the Frampton Cotterell British Legion.
- Ran a public Ridings Road Play Area Survey to get residents’ views on how to improve the play area at Ridings Road. The Council will be analysing these results to make improvements in the Parish.
- Installed new dog waste and litter bins in the village.
- Purchased and put in a new Community Noticeboard at St. Peter’s Church.
- Ran a public survey for the King’s Coronation Celebrations.
- Hosted a successful Carols Around The Tree Christmas event in December.
- Ran a “Design A Christmas Card” competition for local children.
- Continued to organise Christmas Lights around the village.
- Hosted Father Christmas himself at the Brockeridge Centre Mums & Tots group!
This is just a selection of the things your parish council does for the community!
If you’d like to find out more about us, or if you are interested in getting involved with the parish council as a volunteer or if you’re interested in becoming a councillor yourself, get in touch!